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Thai Cafe

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2501 University Dr, #10, Durham, NC 27707-2159
+1 919-493-9794
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (17 reviews)
“coconut cake” (13 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2501 University Dr, #10, Durham, NC 27707-2159
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Reviewed 6 days ago

All the favorites- spring rolls, thai tea, curries- are here but it is not over the top special. The decor is pretty nice! Not a fancy place.

Thank Anasoma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last night was the second time my wife and I ate at the Thai Cafe. I had the Pad Thai with Shrimp and she had the roasted duck special. Both dishes were prepared quickly and served hot! Both were delicious since my wife and I...More

Thank Piratesgold
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

We have never had a bad meal here. The service is very fast, and the food always hot and tasty. It is great to reorder the favourites and add a new dish to try. We can't go here and not get one or two orders...More

Thank Z3386OZdanielc
Reviewed May 5, 2017

The food is quite good and the menu has many things that appeal to me. Service is friendly and you get good value. If I am not in the mood to cook I can find something to eat at Thai Cafe.

Thank achef
Reviewed April 25, 2017

We ended a vacation week of eating seafood with a great Thai dinner here with family. Everyone loved their selections. Personally I had the spicy coconut soup and shrimp and vegetable tempura. Both were excellent and were perfect in place of an entree. Service was...More

Thank EastTNTraveler
Reviewed April 22, 2017

Six of us went fro drinks and dinner. Waitress was friendly, drinks arrived quickly. We sat around for conversation and were not rushed, Fairly busy for a Monday night. Our part of the group had 2 Pad Thai with chicken and a spicy eggplant with...More

Thank Afoodie65
Reviewed April 14, 2017

Thai Café is always a good choice for a delicious lunch with friends. The food is spicy with great sauces. The lunch menu is nicely priced. Worth a visit and more!

Thank eastmansje
Reviewed April 11, 2017

The coconut chicken soup is addictive! I would go there just for that if nothing else! But all the other dishes I have tried there have been very good. Try the Massaman curry. It's my second favorite dish.

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

The service was just ok. The food was bland and the flavor of the stir fry with tofu wasn't good. It might appeal to some for casual dining but not a place we would return to.

Thank smitty0421
Reviewed March 10, 2017

I tend to go here for lunch but have been for dinner a couple of times. The lunch combos come with salad or soup. I am an avowed meatatarian, so the Coconut Soup with Tofu didn't exactly fit in my wheelhouse. It's a good thing...More

Thank David V
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December 16, 2014|
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Response from trflyer | Reviewed this property |
I can not answer this question as I do not drink alcohol. There was a bar area, but do not know the extent of what they serve. I would suggest that you give them a call.919.493.9794.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2501 University Dr, #10, Durham, NC 27707-2159
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-493-9794
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