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Tara Thai

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5501 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville, MD 20781-1932
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food at Tara Thai is great! There's never a wait there so it's great if you're a big group or go there last minute. The drinks are also really good. The service is great - can be quick if you need it to be. I've ordered in from there as well and its just as good!

Thank Shayna E
Hyattsville, Maryland
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115 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered two dishes and dessert for dinner. One dish was tofu in peanut sauce. The tofu tasted like it had been rolled in dirt (seriously) and the sauce was unlike any peanut sauce I've ever had, or made. It was more like water that had washed over some peanuts, and was bitter. The other dish was cellophane noodles with... More 

Thank ryan61562
Suburban Maryland
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

This is a sit-down establishment with a lunch menu that has fast-food prices. Their currys, pad-thai and panang dishes are excellent, especially when considering the lunch menu prices. Their selection of beers is a bit limited, but it is adequate. My experience with service has been consistently good.

Thank Symber_Gwenza
Mesa, Arizona
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

The green curry is quite good. We drop in when we want a quick meal. The atmosphere is pleasant and modern. Service can be a bit slow.

Thank GARY S
Washington DC
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

Tara Thai was, as always, a fine place to bring my two little granddaughters. Both love the broad rice noodles, chicken and especially, the broccoli in the sauce! We all liked the quiet atmosphere and the friendly service.

Thank Roving_Rene
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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162 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

As most local chains this edition of Tara Thai is solid and reliable for a quick work lunch. Service is not great but the food is good.

Thank Vozdrad
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2015

Standard outpost of this local mini-chain. Limited menu of Thai standards. The food is overly sweet and under spiced. Ordered drunken noodles and could not taste any Thai basil or hot pepper. There was hot sauce on the table but its much better when the pepper is cooked into the food. Not many Thai restaurants in PG county but I... More 

Thank Dan D
Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2015

The portions are getting smaller overall, plus in noodle dishes there are fewer shrimp and fewer vegetables. To me, the dishes tend to be too sweet. Bummer, because the location is great and I generally love Thai food--so I would eat here a lot if it was better. We used to get take out once a week.

Thank Hilary C
Hyattsville, Maryland
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126 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015

Stop by with a friend for a late dinner and was pleasantly surprise the service was awesome and the food was great. My friend ordered the golden triangle with is crispy fried bean curd with peanut sauce I wasn't a fan of the bean curd but the sauce was wonderful. I can't remember the entrée I order but it was... More 

Thank Ant1007
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2015

Good quick service and food; just down the street so it makes it easy to get to and we enjoy that fact.

Thank Susan C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5501 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville, MD 20781-1932
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Hyattsville

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