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503 N Meadow St, Ithaca, NY 14850-3228
607-277-2220
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice atmosphere inside, clean and welcoming. The variety of Asiatic dishes, with a strong prevalence of Thai, has menu options to satisfy almost anyone. Prices were very reasonable with most entrees being less that twice the price of a fast food "meal deal". I was very impressed by the number of duck dishes on the menu. I don't think... More 

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Thank TateTheMate
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Small, charming Thai restaurant with friendly staff and excellent food. Don't let the plain exterior fool you. Go on in and give it a try!

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Thank seeksdecember
Ithaca, New York
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464 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Ithaca, NY should really position itself as the destination for Southeast Asian cuisine given how many very good choices there are -- among those is Tamarind though it quaintly describes its fare as "Asiatic" cuisine. It is a definitely Southeast Asian in its cooking with small nods to Japan etc. I visited here after a gap of a couple of... More 

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Thank rh24
Burdett, New York
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105 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Before the new owners this venue was the best Thai food in Ithaca. We've been her several times and each time the quantity, quality and service has varied from great to unacceptable/cheap.

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Thank KestrelHaven
Latham, New York
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

My wife found this restaurant while we were passing through Binghamton last week. The meal that we had was delicious and very reasonably priced. I am gluten free, and was p[leased with the number of options that I had. The waitress couldn't have been nicer. All in all, it was a very positive experience eating at this restaurant. Even though... More 

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Thank Charlie S
Ithaca, New York, United States
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91 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We love Tamarind, and eat here quite frequently. The service is great, and the main waitress knows us by name, and even knows what we usually order as an appetizer--the crispy vegetable platter! The food is quite tasty, and the portion size is pretty large. We almost always take food home with us. If you have a sweet tooth, I'd... More 

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Thank Andrew W
elmira,ny
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

the last time I ate in sate sauce was just a blob of peanut butter but my panang curry with duck was decent . I ordered 1 to go this past weekend & it had lots of pieces of bone chips in it ... overall a big disappointment . There are many better places for thai in Ithaca .

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Thank omni98
Elmira
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Doesn't look like much from the outside.. The food is really good. I highly recommend it.. You can have no spice to as much as they have.

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Thank BA1100n
Ithaca, New York
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

After sharing many dishes over the years with my dining companions I have settled on the duck dishes (so I can share "littler" portions HA! The wines are reasonably priced and service friendly.

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Thank Etienne M
Fairfax, Virginia
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107 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

I went here for lunch with a colleague; it was my first visit. The restaurant is not fancy. The seating and decor are very basic, but comfortable. The food was quite good. The staff were very polite and responsive.

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Thank Tim G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Thai, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 503 N Meadow St, Ithaca, NY 14850-3228
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: 607-277-2220

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