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Gumrai Thai

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170 N Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004-6062
847-590-1000
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Iowa City, Iowa
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

My friends and I were in Arlington Heights as a weekend trip into the Chicago area. The first night, we wanted some more exotic food - Thai, Malaysian, Japanese, Indian, Moroccan, Afghani. We were headed to another Thai place, but passed it accidentally when we saw Gumrai and that they had parking next to the restaurant. That was the deciding... More 

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Thank Lynn E
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We dine here monthly, crab rangoons the best you will find. Thai , Chinese and sushi. All good. Friendly service and nice atmosphere. near downtown.

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Thank Ed R
Marion, Illinois
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136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

They seem to have flavorful dishes with traditional seasoning but the atmosphere was pretty bland. Our server was polite & efficient but that was about it. I will probably go somewhere else for my Thai fix next time I'm in town.

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Thank ANR_78
Chicago, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite Thai place in Arlington Heights. Everything is always good and the service prompt. It's a little annoying that, if the Sushi chef does not come in, they have no sushi that day, but that's my only complaint.

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Thank Tonia G
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

We used to order from here until we moved from Arlington Heights. We miss their panang salmon and the pad se ew.

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Thank mjk037
Chicago, IL
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

They have a very large selection of lunch specials for only $8. That includes the entree, soup and the appetizer of the day (some days it's two chicken satays, others it's a crab rangoon and a spring roll.., etc.) I highly recommend the Pad Thai and the Cashew Chicken.

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Thank Corinne A
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food is bland - just an underseasoned mess. Right down the street is Alt Thai which is much nicer from a food, service and ambience standard.

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Thank dfelt01
Buffalo Grove, IL
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great for lunch. You can get lunch with soup and an appetizer for about $9. Service is very good, food is very good.

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Thank Anderfinkel
Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Went for a dinner and ordered a veg curry rice. I felt the rice is stale and couldnt eat atleast half of the portion. Didnt like the service as well. Then we understood that why the place was empty even on a weekend night. A big NO for this.

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Tampa, Florida
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65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Traveling on business and this restaurant was on a recommended list. Ordered take out for a quick bite. Ended up with a very tasty, just right meal. A great break from eating at a chain restaurant.

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Thank Kai R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 N Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004-6062
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: 847-590-1000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?