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Suwana's Thai Orchid

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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THAI APPETIZERS​
4.95
Crispy Roll
Three piece Thai spring roll stuffed w/ glass noodle & vegetables. Served w/ house dipping sauce.
5.95
Fresh Roll
Thai​ fresh roll filled w/ shrimp, chicken, tofu, avocado, carrot, cilantro, & cucumber. Wrapped in tin rice paper & served w/ house peanut sauce & Thai chili sauce.
5.95
Steamed Dumpling
A four piece Thai dumplings stuffed w/ shrimp & chicken, served w/ house dipping sauce.
4.25
Tofu Tod
Fried​ bean curd served w/ both Thai sweet chili sauce & crushed peanut dressing.
3.95
Edemame
Steamed whole soybeans lightly sprinkled w/ salt.
5.95
Coconut Shrimp
Three piece fried golden coconut-battered shrimp served w/ Thai sweet chili sauce.
4.95
Chicken Satay
A two piece char-grilled marinated chicken on bamboo skewers served w/ peanut sauce & cucumber dressing.
6.95
Pla Muk Tod
Fried crispy calamari served w/ sweet chili sauce
4.95
Tod Mun Jay
Fried mixed vegetable cake in a mild curry sauce, served w/ both cucumber dressing & crushed peanuts.
THAI SOUPS​
7.95
Som Tum
Shredded green papaya, green beans, carrot, tomato, peanuts, garlic, & mixed seafood in chili lime dressing.
8.95
Yum Nuer
Sliced grilled sirloin tossed w/ green salad & spicy lime dressing.
7.95
Larb
Ground chicken or pork seasoned w/ Thai spices, & lime juice.
9.95
Roasted Duck Salad
Sliced roasted duck tossed w/ green salad & spicy lime dressing.
8.95
Nam Sod
Ground chicken salad w/ chili lime dressing, peanut, fresh ginger, red onion, green onion, & cilantro.
THAI SALADS​
7.95
Som Tum
Shredded green papaya, green beans, carrot, tomato, peanuts, garlic, & mixed seafood in chili lime dressing.
8.95
Yum Nuer
Sliced grilled sirloin tossed w/ green salad & spicy lime dressing.
7.95
Larb
Ground​ chicken or pork seasoned w/ Thai spices, & lime juice.
9.95
Roasted Duck Salad
Sliced roasted duck tossed w/ green salad & spicy lime dressing.
8.95
Nam Sod
Ground chicken salad w/ chili lime dressing, peanut, fresh ginger, red onion, green onion, & cilantro.
THAI DINNER SPECIAL​
Hor Mok
Famous Thai curry custard mixed w/ broccoli, baby corn, mushroom, cabbage, carrot, egg, & kaffir lime leaves.
19.95
Duck Curry
Boneless roasted duck in red curry w/ pineapple, lychee, tomato, carrot, bell pepper, & sweet basil.
19.95
Soft Shell Crab
Fried crab topped w/ mixed vegetables in mild curry sauce.
20.95
Seafood Basil
Sauteed shrimp, salmon, calamari, scallop, & mussels w/ broccoli, carrot, onion, bell pepper, basil leaves in garlic pepper sauce.
13.95
Rama Garden
Hot plate served steamed mixed vegetables w/ chicken or tofu in house peanut sauce.
20.95
Mussaman Lamb Chop
Thai marinated lamb chop roasted & topped w/ thick mussaman curry sauce & steamed vegetables.
THAI CURRIES​
Gaeng Kaew Wan
Green curry w/ coconut milk, green beans, eggplant, carrot, bamboo shoots, bell pepper, & sweet basil leaves. Served w/ your choice beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
Gaeng Daeng
Red curry w/ coconut milk, bamboo shoots, carrot, bell pepper, green beans, & sweet basil leaves. Served w/ your choice beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
Gaeng Panang
Panang curry w/ coconut milk, bell pepper, & kefir lime leaves. Served w/ your choice beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
Gaeng Mussaman
Mussaman curry slowly cooked w/ coconut milk, potatoes, onion, carrot, & peanuts. Served w/ your choice beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
Gaeng Karee
Thai​ version of indian-style yellow curry slow cooked w/ coconut milk, potatoes, carrot, & tomato. Served w/ your choice beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
Gaeng Kur
Curry w/ pineapple, cherry tomatoes, bell peppers, sweet basil, & coconut milk. Served w/ your choice beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
THAI LUNCH SPECIAL​
An egg roll +1.50
Ginger
Shredded​ ginger, onion, bell pepper, baby corn, mushroom, & ginger sauce. Served w/ soup of the day choice of chicken, pork, tofu, or vegetable, beef, shrimp, salmon, or catfish, combination.
An egg roll +1.50
Garlic
Onion, bell pepper, broccoli, carrot, & mushroom in garlic pepper sauce. Served w/ soup of the day & your choice of chicken, pork, tofu, or vegetable, beef, shrimp, salmon, or catfish, combination.
An egg roll +1.50
Basil
Onion, broccoli, bell pepper, mushroom, basil leaves, & carrot in basil sauce. Served w/ soup of the day & your choice of chicken, pork, tofu, or vegetable, beef, shrimp, salmon, or catfish, combination.
An egg roll +1.50
Spicy Eggplant
Eggplant, carrot, onion, & bell pepper in hot basil sauce. Served w/ soup of the day & your choice of chicken, pork, tofu, or vegetable, beef, shrimp, salmon, or catfish, combination.
An egg roll +1.50
Sweet & Sour
Onion, bell pepper, cucumber, tomato, & pineapple in sweet & sour sauce. Served w/ soup of the day & your choice of chicken, pork, tofu, or vegetable, beef, shrimp, salmon, or catfish, combination.
An egg roll +1.50
Phad Thai
Rice noodle, tofu, egg, bean sprout, carrot, green onion, & ground peanuts. Served w/ soup of the day & your choice of chicken, pork, tofu, or vegetable, beef, shrimp, salmon, or catfish, combination.
An egg roll +1.50
Drunken Noodles
Rice noodle, egg, carrot, onion, bell pepper, broccoli, basil, in spicy whisky sauce. Served w/ soup of the day & your choice of chicken, pork, tofu, or vegetable, beef, shrimp, salmon, or catfish, combination.
An egg roll +1.50
Phad See Ew
Rice noodle, egg, bean sprout, carrot, broccoli, sweet soy sauce. Served w/ soup of the day & your choice of chicken, pork, tofu, or vegetable, beef, shrimp, salmon, or catfish, combination.
An egg roll +1.50
Thai Fried Rice
Stir-fried rice, garlic, onion, tomato, carrot, green onion, & egg. Served w/ soup of the day & your choice of chicken, pork, tofu, or vegetable, beef, shrimp, salmon, or catfish, combination.
An egg roll +1.50
Spicy Fried Rice
Stir-fried rice, garlic, broccoli, onion, bell pepper, basil & hot chili. Served w/ soup of the day & your choice of chicken, pork, tofu, or vegetable, beef, shrimp, salmon, or catfish, combination.
THAI ENTREES​
Phad Kra Prow
Sauteed sliced meat w/ garlic, minced hot chili, onion, broccoli, carrots, basil leaves & bell pepper in basil sauce. Served w/ your choice of meat: beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
Phad Pak
Stir-fried fresh vegetables tossed in house sauce. Served w/ your choice of meat: beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
Gai Phad Med Ma Moung
Stir-fried chicken w/ cashews, onion, bell pepper, & carrot in a mild spicy sauce. Served w/ your choice of meat: beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
Honey Beef or Pork
Honey & thai spice marinated meat served w/ plum sauce. Served w/ your choice of meat: beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
Gai Yang
Char-grilled half chicken marinated Thai style, served w/ sweet chili sauce & sticky rice. Served w/ your choice of meat: beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
Sweet & Sour
Stir-fried sliced meat w/ onion, bell pepper, cucumber, tomato, & pineapple in sweet & sour sauce. Served w/ your choice of meat: beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
Sesame Chicken
Golden fried chicken topped w/ sesame sauce. Served w/ your choice of meat: beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
Phad King
Stir-fried sliced meat w/ ginger, onion, bell pepper, baby corn, & mushroom in house sauce. Served w/ your choice of meat: beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
Phad Prink King
Stir-fried sliced meat w/ green bean & kaffir lime leaves in spicy ginger sauce. Served w/ your choice of meat: beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
Spicy Eggplant
Stir-fried chinese eggplant, bell pepper, onion, carrot, & basil in spicy sauce. Served w/ your choice of meat: beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
THAI RICE & NOODLE DISHES​
Phad Thai
The most famous thai rice noodle dish w/ tofu, egg, bean sprouts, carrot, green onion, & peanut in special phad thai sauce. Served w/ your choice of meat: beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
Phad See Ew
Stir-fried thick rice noodle w/ egg, bean sprouts, carrot, & broccoli in sweet soy sauce. Served w/ your choice of meat: beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
Phad Khee Mao
Famous​ thai drunken rice noodle w/ egg, carrot, onion, bell pepper, broccoli, & basil in spicy whiskey sauce. Served w/ your choice of meat: beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
Phad Voon Sen
Stir-fried bean thread noodles w/ egg, bean sprouts, carrot, bell pepper, baby corn, mushroom, & broccoli in sweet soy sauce. Served w/ your choice of meat: beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
Rad Naa Mee Grob
Crispy egg noodle topped w/ bamboo shoots, onion, bell pepper, mushroom, quail egg, & carrot in thick gravy. Served w/ your choice of meat: beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
Thai Fried Rice
Fried rice w/ garlic, onion, tomato, carrot, green onion, & egg. Served w/ your choice of meat: beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
Spicy Fried Rice
Thai fried rice w/ bell pepper, broccoli, & basil in spicy sauce. Served w/ your choice of meat: beef, chicken, pork, or tofu, shrimp, salmon, or catfish.
15.95
Pineapple Fried Rice
Famous fried rice w/ pineapple, egg, garlic, onion, tomato, raisins, & curry seasoning served in half pineapple shell
KID'S​
5.95
Chicken Finger & Fries
4.95
Corn Dog & Fries
6.95
Kid Chicken Fried Rice
DESSERTS​
5.95
Mango Sticky Rice
Juicy ripe mango served w/ sticky rice topped w/ thick coconut cream.
5.95
Fried Banana w/ Ice Cream
6.25
Thai Fried Ice Cream
Served w/ sticky rice, mango sauce, dark & white chocolate, & raspberry sauce.
About
Located Downtown, This Is The Best Thai Restaurant In Asheville, NC! Come Try Us Out You Will Love It!
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $22
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Sushi
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

Great meal! Had the ginger chicken stir fry. Way too much food but excellent. Took leftovers so get to enjoy it again! Table mates also loved their meals. A caveat- ask the server if you’re vegan. Many of the dishes have fish sauce but the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 483carolr
Reviewed May 13, 2019

Quiet little restaurant that's easy to find. Our food was delicious and authentic (we have lived in Thailand). They also serve local beers. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Helen711
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Visiting from Ohio, the green curry was delicious ( I should have ordered hot instead of medium) and the basil lunch special was delicious as well. Spring rolls were hot and fresh. Great Thai food makes us so happy! Will definitely eat there again if...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

I always get the Pad Thai when I go to Suwana’s. It tastes amazing amazing and it’s a huge serving so you can take some to munch on throughout the week. Their curry is also very good. Seating is limited, especially on a busy night...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank fhv_58
Reviewed February 20, 2019

We were only passing thru and Asheville was our overnight stop. My wife wanted rice, which will be served at any and all Asian restaurants. We love Thai food so searched TripAdvisor and found viable options. Seeing downtown (pre-paid) parking was nearby, we headed out...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank WA2world
Reviewed December 10, 2018

On the good side, our server was rally great. She assisted us in identifying and recommending vegan options for dinner. Dinner was served promptly (perhaps too promptly?). Great downtown location. Overly noisy with tinny, annoying "Thai?" music. It was a slow Monday evening, and I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

The service was excellent, food very good, tasty, prices are reasonable; we were glad to find this restaurant thanks Trip Advisor. If you are close by, try it!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank annasF472NN
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

I love thai food... that being said I like to try it wherever I go. Well the drunkin noodles were delicious. Didn't think I could eat the entire meal but being so good...I certainly did. Service was fast and friendly. The egg roll was yummy...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jrosa727
Reviewed October 22, 2018

It was busy on a Saturday evening with an average wait for Asheville on a weekend. The staff are friendly and efficient, and the portions are adequate, but the food is only average. It is just a quickly prepared dish that isn't a high quality...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank WThiker
Reviewed October 19, 2018

After reading the reviews we had to try this place and made time to go for a late lunch before we left Asheville. We were disappointed, the food was no particularly good and the sauces were thick and asteless, the décor non existent and it...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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