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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%
Travelers talk about
“thai food” (19 reviews)
“coconut cake” (16 reviews)
“curries” (10 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2501 University Dr, #10, Durham, NC 27707-2159
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting family and one of their favorites. Very busy night so probably more noisy than most. No frills restaurant. Good menu and option to pick "hotness". Unusual sweet sour soup. Meal good. Fresh and no effect from MSG. Coconut cake to die for so save...More

Thank CoolLMR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have not had Thai food so this was a new experience for us. We had a large party and were promptly seated. The staff was excellent and attentive to the diners. The dishes we ordered were exactly as described, the spice levels were right...More

Thank lefty117
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner on a weekday at Thai Cafe, my husband and I shared an order of fresh spring rolls (shrimp) and we each had a noodle dish. The food was served pretty quickly, the rolls were ok, but we have had better, and the same...More

Thank claude_monnier
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice, large restaurant, but good for friends, groups, discussions, etc. The food was excellent as was the service. Four of us had two appetizers (dumplings and crab crisps) and three main courses including shrimp pad thai and their eggplant dish. ALL of...More

Thank docnc
Reviewed January 6, 2018

Went tonight for dinner; I had the spicy beef basil, wife had a shrimp and broccoli stir fry, and my daughter had the Thai BBQ chicken. I would rate all 3 dishes as excellent. I about licked my plate clean. Bathroom was clean. Service was...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed December 24, 2017

A lot of people seem to like this place, but I can't quite love it. My parents and I walked in to make a to-go order when we were spending the evening at Beer Study. We waited about 5 min at the front of the...More

Thank ckassotis
Reviewed December 23, 2017

Good parking. Non-descript decor. Had hot and sour soup with tofu, yellow curry with chicken on white rice. Palatable but nothing exciting.

Thank David S
Reviewed November 7, 2017

This is a restaurant that never disappoints. Everyone is welcome and gets good attention from the efficient staff. I have eaten here countless times as it is in my neighborhood just a short drive home. Sometimes I take friends there because I can be sure...More

Thank minerjoan1
Reviewed November 2, 2017

Although the service could be better, the food is excellent and especially a coconut cake for desert

Thank paullY8615AN
Reviewed July 28, 2017

The restaurant was nice and roomy. There was a patio that would be nice when it not so hot outside. There was no trouble finding a place to park. The spicy coconut soup with tofu was very good. We enjoyed the KA PROUD LAMB and...More

Thank krazykatztoo
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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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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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