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The Elephant Trail

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85 E Main St, Avon, CT 06001-3805
(860) 677-0065
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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West Simsbury, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This THAI resturant started off with a bang....however they progressed too quickly. Parking lot and access on rt 44... horrendous .. Service terrible...waited..waited..waited..then bammm aweful & cold... Send it back...same thing.had out of town guests.. What an embarrassment. Spoke to manager.. No apologies..just a blank stare. I have lived here a long time. We'll hang the banner that u are... More 

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Thank lfmorris
Avon, Connecticut
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265 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are into Thai food then this is your restaurant!! The food is outstanding...it is a family owned restaurant that makes you feel like you are special. The menu is varied and every thing is flavorful and mouth watering good. The food is authentic so be ready for a treat.

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Thank Noodlebee
Rome, Italy
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5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want good Thai food, this is the last place to go to. Suggest going to Thai Basil in West Hartford, Sweet Chilli Thai in WH or East West Grille also in WH (fusion of Thai and Laotian). The Elephant Trail - went there with my family, appetizers we asked for which is on the menu, they don't cook... More 

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Thank DIlip1915
Avon, Connecticut
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46 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Elephant Trail has excellent Thai food. I have spent a lot of time in Thailand so if you are looking for authentic food, go to NYC. However, ET has excellent food, as good as you can get anywhere in CT.

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1 Thank jstaines72
Avon, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The food is absolutely wonderful! We had Thai spring rolls which are my favorite! fried wantons, pineapple fried Thai rice with beef, chicken with ginger, all very delicious! Service is excellent, may need some Plants to soften the look and create barriers but other wise exceptionally clean even the rest rooms and comforting

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Thank Bekanico
Avon, CT
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293 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Great service and great food. It is a good choice for lunch in the area with a wide variety of items on the lunch menu. Prompt service will get you in and out during your lunch hour.

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Thank biztrav123
Durham, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Passing through Avon we found this oasis at the foot of Avon Mountain. A warm, spacious, colorfully lit restaurant greets you the moment you enter. A semi-formal / in the country vibe complete with an outdoor patio makes this a unique culinary find. The dishes were full of warm, spicy flavor balanced and tossed to perfection. The soups were deep... More 

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Thank Prentiss P
Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Started going to this wonderful restaurant when they were tiny...the family are delightful and are dedicated to good food. They are always willing to explain all the food choices. You will not be sorry if you eat here.

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1 Thank sunjoyous
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoy eating here. The atmosphere is very casual. For us, it's more of a midweek place than an evening out. The seating is comfortable. My favorite thing is the seafood Tom yum soup pot. The specials are usually good too.

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Thank Wendy H
Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

People often recommended this for their lunch specials. I understand that some people think their Pad Thai is not up to par, but I thought it was pretty great! I was surprised by the beauty inside this restaurant.

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Thank mmeehan3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 E Main St, Avon, CT 06001-3805
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Avon
  • Phone Number: (860) 677-0065

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?