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40 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
18477978442
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Gem

This was a great find. You have to have an open mind to eat here. Our family went for dinner. Our waiter had great suggestions. We had chicken and veggie potstickers. Opt for the chicken potstickers. My son had the chicken tempura which was great. My daughter had a three meat noodle bowl. The pork... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Family4231
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Mt Prospect
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Mt Prospect
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a great find. You have to have an open mind to eat here. Our family went for dinner. Our waiter had great suggestions. We had chicken and veggie potstickers. Opt for the chicken potstickers. My son had the chicken tempura which was great. My daughter had a three meat noodle bowl. The pork was delicious in it. I... More 

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Thank Family4231
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small in size with contemporary décor. Seating is uncomfortable with hard chairs and small tables. Many tables are near the doorway and very cold in winter weather. Portions are small so don't expect any leftovers to take home. Ordered their Big Plate for an appetizer which is 2 pieces of a variety of items with multiple sauces. The sauces come... More 

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Thank Nicki P
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

AltThai's food is fantastic. Every time we have been there, the mean has been served fresh and hot. However, don't go there on a Sunday night because the take out orders take priority. When we have been there on a Sunday night, and this happened 3 times, we have been left unserved with the excuse of "So sorry, we have... More 

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1 Thank MB278
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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76 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I had limited exposure to Thai food before going to altThai. My husband talked me into trying this restaurant and I was very pleasantly surprised by how good the food was. It is a quaint place in Arlington Heights with good food and good service at a good location! We will definitely be going back!

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1 Thank JaJa903
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Been there for Six years...consitency is their best attribute! We do both tale away and in house dining!

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Thank Luca D
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Definitely a favorite! Always consistent, delicious and fresh! Every time we go we are happy whether we have an old fave or try something new! Service is quick but never rushed and there is a decent beverage selection..

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Thank Emnic2010
Barrington, IL
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

I have been going here since they opened. Amazing spring rolls. Fresh ingredients. Large portions. Friendly staff. Authentic thai. Great atmosphere. Clean! Cant go Wrong Here!

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2 Thank Maggie C
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

altThai is our favorite Thai place in Arlington Heights (and there are several to choose from). We actually went to Thailand a few years ago and found this the closest to the food we had over there. The Tom Ka soup is amazing. We also love the Panang Curry. You have to try the brown rice. It is different than... More 

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2 Thank JenThor
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We've been to altThai numerous times and we've never been disappointed. Food, service, & location are great--and when we've done take-out we've also been happy. We had a friend with us one visit (who was no stranger to Thai food) and said this was one of the best he's had!

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2 Thank Jennifer V
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

We've been to Alt Thai before and enjoyed it. Love the food and atmosphere. Great jazz music playing in background. It's an intimate (smaller) place. Everyone enjoyed their food, but I must say that one of our orders was incorrectly placed. Shrimp instead of chicken Pad Thai. I understand. Accidents happen. I had a delicious Panang curry with no problems.... More 

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3 Thank ChicagoHoopsFan

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: 18477978442

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 20
  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:30 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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