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738 Thompson Ln, Nashville, TN 37204-3601
615-385-9854
Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food at a reasonable price

I eat here regularly and haven't had a bad meal. Service is fast but english is obviously not their first language though they work through it okay.The biggest problem is parking during lunch hour.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
Elrod M
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16 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I eat here regularly and haven't had a bad meal. Service is fast but english is obviously not their first language though they work through it okay.The biggest problem is parking during lunch hour.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I love Thai Kitchen! Have been coming here for a couple years now and highly recommend it. The Red Curry Beef is consistently flavorful and filling! I do go with Panang curry sometimes as well, and love the homemade taste! The staff is always extremely kind and the location is excellent, right in the heart of Berry Hill!

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Nashville, TN
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77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We've passed Thai Kitchen many times over the years, and only recently noticed that the name had changed from "Rice Bowl" to "Thai Kitchen." We always assumed it was a Chinese take-out place, and there's still a glass showcase/counter where we saw people coming in continuously for take-out. Tile floor, a few paintings on the wall, not much decoration. It's... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Order "Thai hot". Person at counter takes order. Looks quizzical. You specify again "Thai hot" and say "I've lived in Thailand. I really mean it." Wait five minutes. Counter person brings your food to the table and says "Here is your order. Not hot." You say "What?!" She says "Not hot." You say Cook didn't believe me?" She says "Yes."... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

A friend and I went here for lunch recently. Even though parking was horrible it wasn't too busy inside. The lady gave us menus and told us to sit down. She came over and got our drink order while we looked over the menu. I ordered the red curry and my friend got a salad (veggies/peanut sauce) and one of... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

I have found this restaurant to always have excellent prices. It is certainly less expensive than restaurants along White Bridge Rd, with food of at least equal quality. I strongly recommend a pot of the Coconut Soup with Chicken, which can be shared among three or four people (or be a meal for one). The only specific suggestion I would... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

I have been coming to this restaurant since it was Rice Bowl. You absolutely will not find fresher fare at the $5.00 price point in Nashville. I almost always get spicy lo mein, sometimes with protein, sometimes just veggie. I would never order the shrimp again because it is truly shrimpy but I also expected that. Yes, there have been... More 

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Lebanon, TN
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

First, to avoid confusion -- Thai Kitchen is also known as Rice Bowl. Same place, two different names! I've been eating here for more than 20 years. It's got WONDERFUL Thai food -- simple, freshly cooked, and FRESH ingredients. Do NOT bother with the "Chinese" selections, stick with the Thai dishes and the curries. Those little ladies standing at their... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

I am fan of the Spicy Noodles with Tofu ... but then again the Lad Nar is also one of my favorites. I get take out at least once a week, and since in summer, when my herbs and peppers are blooming, I bring bags of basil, mint and peppers ... and the cooks take care of me :)

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Russellville, Alabama
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45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

The restaurant is located near the highway and easy to find if you look. The restaurant is in a store-front of a older building.The atmosphere is "functional." I did see many people of various ethnic backgrounds eating lunch there and this was encouraging. I ordered the "red curry" (curry chicken, vegetables, coconut milk). The curry was fresh and tasty but... More 

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Additional Information about Thai Kitchen

Address: 738 Thompson Ln, Nashville, TN 37204-3601
Phone Number: 615-385-9854
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10
Cuisine: Asian, Thai

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 738 Thompson Ln, Nashville, TN 37204-3601
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: 615-385-9854

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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