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Sawasdee Thai Restaurant

4008 Saint Elmo Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1339
+1 423-822-9001
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good12%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“thai food” (8 reviews)
“curry” (5 reviews)
“beef” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4008 Saint Elmo Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1339
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Some of the best Thai food I've ever had! Came after reading some reviews on TripAdvisor and definitely was not disappointed!! A bit of a drive from downtown but most definitely worth the drive down.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank deekskan
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been going to this place for lunch going on 5 years now; it’s my favorite Thai restaurant in Chattanooga, and makes my top 5 favorite restaurant list period. Their egg rolls are a must-order. Their lunch menu doesn’t have their curry on it, but...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank recarleton
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

If you want a good hot soup of slippery wide rice noodles, look no further. Pangang curry had a great flavor. Personally, I liked the decor and the service was very friendly. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JessicaCE
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Okay the food is amazing!!! My husband and I always have a go to dish when we order so if there is something that we don’t like then it’s not all for nothing. We ordered appetizer of fried tofu, it was good I wish the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Andrea T
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Let me begin by saying that this restaurant is not the fanciest, trendiest, Thai you will visit. The inside is very plain with questionable looking carpet and in desperate need of paint and redecorating. Back to the food... We had the Por Pia Tood (Thai...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed November 8, 2017

I don't get the good reviews for this place. Atmosphere literally stinks. Carpet is severely run down and has a foul odor. The entire place feels grimy. If that's the part seen by customers, I can't imagine the kitchen. The lady who served us was...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank OnTheRoadAgain2some
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Had a curry dish the was fantastic, just the right amount of heat and wonderful flavor. Seriously, the best and most authentic Thai food I have ever had. The two ladies that run it are the servers, cooks, and cashiers, and they are lovely women....More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 836sarahm
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

A local Thai restaurant that has very good food. Service and condition of restaurant is average. Mainly a local take out house. Near to the incline railway at the base of Lookout Mountain.

Date of visit: November 2016
2  Thank ChattChefJoe
Reviewed December 8, 2016

Have had tons of Thai food on our travels (including Thailand) Food here was very good and the service was fast a friendly. Our server recommended my wife have the Massaman Curry and it was very good. If were ever in Chattanooga again and were...More

Date of visit: November 2016
1  Thank scrufgrove
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

How can it not be good with an owner/cook from Laos or surrounding country?? I guess if they can't cook..but that's not the case here. This Thai rocks !! We love this place. It's located in a really cool up and coming area of Chattanooga...More

Date of visit: November 2016
2  Thank spiderelliot
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4008 Saint Elmo Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1339
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-822-9001
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