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The Elephant Trail

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85 E Main St, Avon, CT 06001-3805
(860) 677-0065
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

Thank lfmorris
Avon, Connecticut
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264 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 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.

Thank Noodlebee
Rome, Italy
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5 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

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 

Thank DIlip1915
Avon, Connecticut
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

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.

1 Thank jstaines72
Avon, Connecticut
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank Bekanico
Avon, CT
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319 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank biztrav123
Durham, New Hampshire
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Prentiss P
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank sunjoyous
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Wendy H
Hartford, Connecticut
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank mmeehan3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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?