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All 21 Princeville Restaurants

Tamarind Thai Restaurant

5-4280 Kuhio Highway, Unit C-101, Princeville Center, Princeville, Kauai, HI
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Ranked #16 of 21 Restaurants in Princeville
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Description: Their e-mail address is tamarind.thai@yahoo.com
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Milwaukee, WI
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84 reviews 84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We love this restaurant and always eat here several times when we visit Kauai. The prices are very reasonable and the food is very tasty. I especially like the green papaya salad. Neither my husband nor I have ever had a bad meal here. They also have carry-out if you've had a long day and just want to get back... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is a small take-out place in the Princeville shopping center. Great to go for lunch and you can eat in the outside area where there are tables and chairs set up. There are lots of choices and I enjoyed a curry with vegetables that was a little watery but still tasty. My husband had the Pad Thai that he... More 

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Absolutely the worst thai food I've ever tasted and probably the worst food in Princeville. My husband and I ordered food to go. When he went to pick it up, we discovered that they only take cash. No biggie. He went to Foodland for cash. We ordered two dishes - Pad Thai chicken and shrimp with garlic sauce. Our bill... More 

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Miami, Florida
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91 reviews 91 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Soups were big which was good but other than that nothing really impressed us. We had the cashew chicken, Kung pao, fried rice, and tom yung goon soup.

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Houston, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We ate here while on a trip to Kauai and the food was wonderful and very authentic. Loved it. Service was great too. You can sit in a common area and listen to live music which is wonderful.

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Orange County, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Checked out a local steakhouse first, and didn't feel like refinancing my house to pay for dinner, so we left and found Tamarind Thai Restaurant. Food was pretty good, and, compared to other places in Princeville, was easy on the budget.

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Bolivia, North Carolina
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88 reviews 88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

We had the stir fry shrimp. Just a few shrimp and veggies mainly green beans. A little disappointed. Soups more Chinese than Thai. Spring rolls very good. Would probably try something different and give a second chance. The redeeming factor was musician playing in the dining area.

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Surprise, Arizona
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134 reviews 134 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Thai food cooked and served by Thai people. We enjoyed the service and the selection of food. Four of us had a selection of favorites and everyone enjoyed it. Check it out right behind the True Value Hardware store in the Princeville shopping center.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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75 reviews 75 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

The food was average, nothing special. The Mexican place next door is much better and busier with the locals.

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Whidbey Island, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

This place has really good Thai food. The ambiance is a bit lacking in the little mall its in, so we took it "to go" and watched the sunset with a bottle of wine at the St. Regis beach. Fabulous stir fried veggies and quick, friendly service. Wonderful evening.

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Address: 5-4280 Kuhio Highway, Unit C-101, Princeville Center, Princeville, Kauai, HI
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Princeville
Cuisine: Thai

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