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Suwana's Thai Orchid

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11 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801-2903
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Asheville, North Carolina
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89 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife & I love Thai food. We cook Thai from scratch and seek out Thai restaurants across America when we travel. We usually order a Pad Thai and one of the curries. That gives us a base for comparing one Thai restaurant to another. We actually drove downtown today to eat in another restaurant but were walking by Thai... More 

1 Thank David O
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

The servers were promp and efficient. Food was hot and satisfying, but not remarkable. I had the lemongrass and coconut milk with seafood. Very tasty but a bit too sweet even for me. Acceptable portion of seafood in it. Fried tofu, fresh rolls were good, but if there is a company that prepares and delivers Thai food, it tastes like... More 

Thank mlkSrq
Norfolk, Virginia
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83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We chose this restaurant on our first night in the Asheville area because Asian food is usually a good choice for the two gluten-free eaters in our party of three. We ordered several appetizers. The edamame were sadly dry and tasteless, the worst edamame we'd ever had. One of our group ordered the Tom Ka (coconut milk soup), as she... More 

Thank Meryl Ann B
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

I consider myself a connoisseur of Pad Thai, and while there is a lot of good Thai food in Asheville, Suwana's continues to claim first place for best Pad Thai. The atmosphere is welcoming, and the wait staff is attentive.

Thank pugl0ve
Harrisburg, North Carolina, United States
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113 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

My wife and I drove to Asheville to see the 7:30pm show of La Cage aux Folles in the Asheville Community Theater on Saturday June 18th. As it turned out, we only had 40 minutes to eat before the start of the show. Prior to stopping in Suwana's Thai Orchid, we tried two other restaurants but the service time was... More 

Thank Steven C
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128 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

simply a good Thai restaurant, great execution of the dishes, nice staff to help you and good flavours. if you are in the mood for Thai, it is really smack in the centre of Asheville and worth the visit. their Pad Thai is excellent, the soups too !

Thank EMBE762
Melbourne, Florida
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

The food, atmosphere, and staff were wonderful! The food was delicious and we love when we are able to specify the level of spice in our food. My wife lived in Thailand for a few years and loves her food Thai Hot! This place really felt authentic to her and the level of spice was spot on. We wish we... More 

Thank adam0586
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Delicious, great service, and great presentation. They were friendly, fast, and attention was paid to every detail, even the paper on the straws was fancy. I would highly recommend!

Thank Kathryn F
Hickory, North Carolina
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

We happened upon this restaurant look for one to get in easily on a Saturday evening and found this place not crowded at all which made us a little suspicious - but we were so hungry we decided to take a chance. So glad we did. Not a lot of great atmosphere but the food was excellent and not overpriced... More 

Thank HickoryHoney
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Just great Thai food and the best we have had on either coast (ok, Asheville is not technically on the coast) but NYC, San Diego, etc. Very gracious and attentive service, really great food and very moderate prices.

Thank dennis l

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $22
Vegetarian Friendly, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801-2903
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: 18282818151
Tis restaurant is the best in Asheville.

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