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Thai Tara

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Downtown Asheville
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1 Page Ave Ste 151, Asheville, NC 28801-2395 (Formerly Thai Basil) (Haywood Street)
+1 828-774-5554
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Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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474 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super location and space in the Grove Arcade. The lunch special options were well priced and my selection was tasty.

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Thank Chris P
Asheville, North Carolina
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

My wife and I truly love Asian food. If you're looking for one of the best Thai restaurants in Asheville - you must try Thai Tara. We plans to go back several times. Good value - terrific food.

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Thank bobperlstein
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

I got a Pork dish, no I can not pronounce it, and it was absolutely the best Pork Thai dish I have ever eaten anywhere. Plenty of pork and the vegetables were amazing. Obviously Fresh cut and crisp. The heat and taste of this meal was the best I've ever had. Plus they have this amazing soup, Tom Yum with... More 

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Thank Micheal S
Asheville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

Really enjoyed the experience. Great Thai cuisine. The owners are the real deal. Very nice and funny too. Especially Tony!

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Thank michaelangell24
Pensacola, Florida
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

We recently stopped in Asheville overnight and went downtown to visit one of our favorite restaurants from earlier visits--it was gone! With cold winds blowing we did not feel like looking around and saw that Thai Tara was open. We decided to give it a try--not a bad decision. There was only one other couple inside, so I was a... More 

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1 Thank Skeet L
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Came here with my parents for dinner. My parents loved the Tom Yum soup. We ordered garlic chicken and basil chicken dishes and they were phenomenal. We agreed that Thai Tara is even better than the Thai restaurants we eat at back home in Fort Lauderdale. Service was great as well. Will be going back whenever I am in Asheville... More 

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1 Thank Coronaaaaaa
Largo, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

the food was excellent. Let's start there. We had spring rolls that were very good. They also have a nice selection of spices, peppers in fish oil, dry, garlic sauce. Tasty. We also got red curry which was quite good. It took some time to order drinks, and then the food order was a few minutes after that. I thought... More 

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1 Thank richardwstevens
asheville,nc
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314 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

I am a local and enjoy Thai food. One of my go to places for it. I always get a dish with a lot of veggies. The food is prepared cooked to order, fresh veggies and lots of them, very tasty food and a lot of it. The lady that takes your order and serves you is very nice and... More 

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1 Thank gypsyiam
Asheville, North Carolina
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Very good Thai cuisine. Like home cooking. Everything is fresh ingredients, made to order. Excellent Pad Thai, yellow curry, house vegetables. Yummy spring rolls.

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2 Thank realness2b
South Carolina
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74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Sometimes I find oriental food heavy. My glass noodles and vegetables were light and not too seasoned. The atmosphere was nice. Service was good.

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2 Thank afriendinSC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Page Ave Ste 151, Asheville, NC 28801-2395 (Formerly Thai Basil)
    (Haywood Street)
  • Public Transportation: On bus route
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-774-5554

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