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“This is good stuff!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tin Drum Asia Cafe

Tin Drum Asia Cafe
88 Fifth St, Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 881-1368
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Ranked #1,284 of 3,460 Restaurants in Atlanta
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Noodle Shop
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96 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 62 cities Reviews in 62 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“This is good stuff!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

We stopped here on a fluke and tried some new dishes, we cannot get at home. Spring Rolls were awesome, fried rice with veggies was great, egg drop soup was really good and thai peanut was real heavy on coconut milk, but the chicken was good. The rice noodle dish was very good, but has some spice to it.

We wished they had one of these in our hometown!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Los Angeles
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Quick and easy, but not gourmet”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

I like the self ordering system the service was quick, but the food quality is just average. I had the Pho, the vegetables and shrimp were fresh but the broth was not particularly tasty.

Visited October 2012
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Dunwoody, Georgia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Spotty Quality”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

This is a small chain in Atlanta, GA. Best described as "fast casual". They serve a sampling of Asian and Indian dishes.
Service can be fast (most of the time). The food quality is spotty. Dishes seem to change from visit to visit and the quality is not always the best.
Prices are average. All said, worth a try for a quick lunch.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“I love this place!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Very good Basil Fried Rice. Quick service, inside always clean and food consistent! Everyone I take here is hooked!

Visited September 2012
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Good”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

Me and a friend ate here yesterday and it was quite good. I had a salad, coconut soup, edamame, and the cantonese noodles. The salad was a standard salad but it was a large salad chock full o nuts and lots of other things. The coconut soup was wonderful. Very tasty and spicy. I liked the peices of mushroom that were in the soup. It gave it a certain kick. The soup was not waterey or wimpy....it was the perfect consistency. The edamame was nice. I had never had that dish before and i didnt know what to expect of it before it arrived at the table. It is green beans in the pod soaked in salt and spices. It was very tasty and i enjoyed getting the beans out of the pod. The cantonese noodles was my main course and they were the star of the show. They were salty as a another reveiwer mentioned but i like salt so it was perfect for me. I also tasted what i thought was cumin or tumeric. It also had bits of beef which added to the flavor and overall satiety of the dish. The only negative was that there was really nothing in the way of an ambience. Just stark, white bare walls. Some artwork would do nicely.

Visited June 2012
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