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40 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1455
+1 847-797-7843
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Winnebago, United States
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed a delicious and beautifully presented authentic Thai dinner tonight. I started off with the Miang Kum appetizer which I haven't eaten since leaving Thailand many years ago. I also ordered the Tom Kha soup with chicken and the pineapple curry with duck. My friend ordered the hot cellophane noodle dish with shrimp. All the food was presented beautifully... More 

1 Thank Denise N
Chicago, Illinois
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581 reviews
374 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed January 5, 2017

When there are no empty tables on a Monday night, that's a good sign. Loved their tasty, warm food on a cold winter's night! Spices will be altered to your tastes. Delicious food and beautiful presentatiion. We shared a main dish and each had a small soup. Loved the Tom Yum and the Tom Kha; each small bowl would be... More 

1 Thank dkm57
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Good food! Lots of choices! The place isn't super big but it's nice. People are nice. I would go back for sure!

Thank Jonathas Manoel C
Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2016

We have had many of the dishes at Alt Thai. -Pad Thai with Shrimp and BBQ Pork-fresh, and delicious, not too sweet. -The Glass Noodle Salad, served warm with spicy, tangy vinegar dressing. -Scallops, Hawaiian Chicken and Curry dishes...I guess we have pretty much eaten most of the things on the menu. The services is very quick and the servers... More 

1 Thank Muffie D
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Perfect for anyone in the Arlington heights area however I would also recommend that this is a drive worthy experience. The location is great for local Arlington heights shopping (if you are planning on shopping and eating please use the parking garages or you will be greeted with a fresh parking ticket. The food is wonderful - fresh and spot... More 

1 Thank dfelt01
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200 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Came Saturday night early and were seated quickly. The asparagus roll was very good and quite unique with shrimp as well and very large. The salmon roll is more a salmon fried egg roll but delicious with a mayo sauce. Had basil noodle with tofu and tilapia Penang . Both were done very well and decent portion of the noodle... More 

1 Thank Wrx8
West Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Great for a date night! Even my 6 year old kids love it and ask to come back for the Pad Thai and crab rangoon often. My wife and I love the pot stickers, chicken salad (think rice vinegar base with fresh lemongrass, cilantro, etc over a little bit of greens) and the tofu Panjang Curry. Yum! If you like... More 

1 Thank JDole
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151 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2016

I’ve been here with my wife at least 10 times, and have yet to have anything bad. For the most part, its kind of an Americanized version of Thai food. The one thing that keeps me coming back most is the Pineapple curry with duck. Its insanely delicious, and there are not many places in the suburbs where you can... More 

1 Thank Marcphoto
Inverness, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Never been disappointed at this place - have visited many times - owner personally oversees the food prep and service - he is not interested in expanding beyond what he does - for which we give him full credit - he enjoys what he does and takes care of his many repeat customers with high quality food and service. His... More 

1 Thank dkamath2016
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

2 Stars because the people were friendly. No more than that because the food was terrible. The Tom Ka soup smelled like old fish and tasted similarly. The chicken satay and the salmon were both very dry. The brown rice is ...unique. It didn't taste bad, but it is not what you expect when you order brown rice. Just skip... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $20
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:30 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 - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1455
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 847-797-7843

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