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6802 Odana Rd, Madison, WI 53719-1016
608-828-9565
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Today
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Thai Go-To

I always order the guey teuy kee mao. It's fantastic. My partner gets panaeng curry. Very rich and nutty. Good beer, good service. Lunch is fast. I've been coming here for years! My only complaint is the dinner prices, which are much more than lunch but serving sizes seem the same.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2014
docrockaud
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Madison, Wisconsin
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32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Madison, Wisconsin
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54 reviews 54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I always order the guey teuy kee mao. It's fantastic. My partner gets panaeng curry. Very rich and nutty. Good beer, good service. Lunch is fast. I've been coming here for years! My only complaint is the dinner prices, which are much more than lunch but serving sizes seem the same.

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Mc Farland
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68 reviews 68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I have been to Thailand 3 times and this is great --a lot like what we've had over there (only they will modify the food so you don't get it as hot as in Thailand). This is our family-favorite in Madison. The Pa Nang curry with tofu is our favorite dish and is consistently a crowd-pleaser. We also really enjoy... More 

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Houston, TX
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227 reviews 227 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
289 helpful votes 289 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

On this night I ordered spring rolls, pad bai ka prao, and thai iced coffee. There had to have been meaning lost in translation. The "ka prao" I ordered was nothing like the "pad gra pow" I had come to love. The dish served was sliced beef rather than ground. Because of that I was fairly disappointed. I also did... More 

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Whitewater, Wisconsin
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63 reviews 63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Coconut milk soup was a large portion with plenty of chicken and mushrooms, but not as spicy as we've had elsewhere. Lime chicken flavor was not particularly appealing; the "lime" flavor was not evident. Waitress was lacking in personality and never returned to the table to inquire about satisfaction with the soup or entrée. We had finished before anyone returned... More 

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phoenix
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We found the menu to offer great choices, good wine specials and everything was very tasty. The decor of the restaurant was also quite inviting. We were a little surprised at how small the portions were considering we were there during dinner. My husband and I thought we could share an entree but it wasn't enough to do so. The... More 

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Hartford, WI
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Quite honestly, the one menu item I am on a mission to copy is their ginger tea. It rocks. Entrees, as someone who enjoys Asian but isn't an expert, I like spice level medium to get a little zing. Fun place to go but not a good enough value for the 45-minute drive. Portions are large enough for leftovers which... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Had diner with three co-workers. I decided to have a noodle dish "Sabai Noodle" which was well flavored and well done. Two coworkers had chosen mild dishes which turned out rather dull. The vegatables didn't seem seasoned at all. On the plus side the water glasses never got the chance to get empty.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

Great food and drinks. Great place to experience Thai food if you have never had it. Little pricy. I liked the Thai decoration. When I was there in the restaurant and eating the food I felt like I was back in Thailand.

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Madison, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I've eaten here for 15+ years and have consistently received fantastic, flavorful food at a reasonable price. The best Thai food I've ever eaten, in fact. And the staff are unfailingly pleasant. The service, however, is often slow, with the wait staff either rushing about trying to meet everyone's needs or nowhere to be found. Food can be slow to... More 

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Gaithersburg
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I had the Mus-Mun curry with cinnamon, onion, coriander, anise, cumin, potato, apple, peanut and chicken. I told the waitress it was so good that I could eat it every day. I have eaten here a number of times and it is always very good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6802 Odana Rd, Madison, WI 53719-1016
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 608-828-9565

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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