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“Not your typical camping supper” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tamarind Thai Cuisine

Tamarind Thai Cuisine
330 Rockwood Rd, Ste 112, Arden, NC 28704-8216
828-654-0988
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Ranked #3 of 56 Restaurants in Arden
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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111 reviews 111 reviews
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Not your typical camping supper”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

Camping at mills river but didn't want to cook supper the evening we arrived. Decided to try this. Happy with our choice....basic Thai vegetable medley and garlic chicken were our entrees. Spring roll appetizers very good! About $40 total with tip.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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31 restaurant reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Nice small restaurant with big flavors”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

This a fairly small restaurant in a strip mall but the inside is very nice and comfortable. We had a great dinner here. I had the, Panang Curry I think, which was excellent. Wife enjoyed the Green Curry and the kids raved about the Pad Thai. I hope to go back before we leave. Highly recommended if you like Thai!

Visited August 2013
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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Finally something delish in Arden.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

There are lots of soso and decent places to eat in Arden. I just visited Tamarind for the first time the other day and I have to say I loved it. I went in between lunch/dinner on a weekend. I loved the vibe and decor. My 4 year thought it was super nice too. I find that other thai/noodle type places in Asheville really scoff when you come into their quiet zone with little kids. This placed seemed to be really welcoming and the staff was great. I had the boston rolls, which were really quite simply good. It had been a while since I had such fresh rolls here in AVL. I had the calamari which was super good and the fried wontons which were a bit crispier than usual but really good too. My favorite part was their wonton soup. WOW, can we say fresh? Not that gross 100 year old broth with pungent pork flabby wonton that most have. This wonton soup was very very very very good. It renewed my faith in simple dishes that seem to get gross over time. I loved it, can't wait to actually try the thai food.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Absolutely Fabulous!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our first visit to Tamarind! The food was fresh and wonderful, with incredible flavors and perfect heat! The service was friendly, attentive and efficient. Will definitely be back, and often!

Visited May 2013
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Asheville, North Carolina
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“Nice flavors.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

If you want something different & yummy this is the place! I have been here many times, most recently last week with a friend. My friend had ordered a noodle dish. She let me taste & it was good. I usually get the dish with ginger & some spice, I like it a little hot! :) I have also had the wonton soup & my son also loves that soup.The prices are better if you go at lunch time & on the weekends they only offer the dinner menu all day.

Visited April 2013
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