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Tamarind Tree

1036 S Jackson St Ste A, Seattle, WA 98104 (Downtown)
(206) 860-1404
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Ranked #193 of 3,440 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $25
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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East Chicago, Indiana
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Authentic Asian food. Our Malaysian friend took us here for lunch and we were blown away with the variety, the atmosphere, the diverse clientele, and especially the food! We keep hearing that it is the best Asian restaurant in Seattle. Definitely agree!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

This has been a restaurant I have long wanted to try and am so glad an appointment took me just up the street. I now know first hand it is well worth making the trip to to this neighborhood to experience again. The service was attentive, the selection outstanding, and the taste of every bite delicious and memorable. We ate... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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91 reviews 91 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We visited this hidden gem up Jackson from the heart of the International District on recommendations and we weren't disappointed. The food is original yet authentic, classy yet homey, the best of both worlds. It was a bit of a walk (10 mins or more from the Bus/Train stop) but worth it. Although it's hidden in the back of a... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We spent two weeks last year traveling around Vietnam, and the food at the Tamarind Tree was better than any we had in Vietnam -- and I´m not joking. This place is inexpensive, too. We´re only in Seattle for two days, and I´d like to go back again. The lemongrass tofu was great. If you like Vietnamese food, give this... More

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Northbrook, IL
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Tamarind Tree is a place than can take your breath away. Unbelievably excellent Vietnamese cooking for every dish . . . plentiful . . . at a reasonable price. Clientele here looks to be Oriental in the far majority, a really good trait if you're seeking authentic meals. And they are. Each dish for our group of four carried a... More

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Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food is amazing, a huge menu of delicious Vietnamese dishes. The quantities are huge and the prices ridicuslously cheap. Definitely one of the best options for Asian food lovers in Seattle. The only minus is the location.

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Seattle, WA USA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Swung in here as we were starving on a Sunday about 3:15pm. The place was packed with two large parties, but we were promptly seated in the back corner away from the crowds. The lemongrass beef satay was fantastic, as was the lemongrass chicken meal and 'morning glory' greens. Two of us split everything and we had more food than... More

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New York, NY
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

On a family visit to Seattle from NYC I was craving Vietnamese food and looking for a place to eat noodles on my birthday (a long standing tradition.) After reading the other Trip Advisor reviews we decided to give Tamarind Tree a try, and we were NOT disappointed! Don't let the strip-mall asian-market vibe outside deter you. We arrived towards... More

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Bellevue, Washington
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I love this place. The fresh spring rolls are my favorite. Love the soy stick in the middle. I would give this a 5 but I have experienced mediocre service a couple times. I will continue to eat here!! My favorite is the spicy beef lemongrass vermicelli bowls! I wish they had a better parking space but what do you... More

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Muret, France
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105 reviews 105 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This is the place where you can find excellent traditional Vietnamese food, while expecting your waiter to speak English. You could certainly find more typical places in the area, but this is likely the best compromise if you don't speak fluent Vietnamese. Beer and wine list is quite limited, but food menu is just amazing. And at a very reasonable... More

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Additional Information about Tamarind Tree

Address: 1036 S Jackson St Ste A, Seattle, WA 98104
Phone Number: (206) 860-1404
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 1 - 25
Cuisine: Vietnamese

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