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Tamarind Tree

#175 of 3,065 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1036 S Jackson St Ste A, Seattle, WA 98104
+1 206-860-1404
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, drinks, atmosphere, menu... I try to make it in to Tamarind Tree every time I come through Seattle. It's a good spot. Service is always on point too.

Thank Kyffon B
New York City, New York
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has a great vibe. The staff is friendly, but with the restaurant being busy, they were a little slow in taking our order. Having said that, the food came our quite quickly. We ordered the Chicken Phở, Bamboo duck noodles, and Chili lemongrass chicken rice. The Chicken Pho was pretty basic, no sprouts or any add ons. The... More 

Thank indib0b
Seattle, Washington
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230 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Previous reviewers have this place right. Huge Menu, nice atmosphere, good service and terrific food. One thing I really appreciated was the accurate long in English descriptions of each dish. Makes it easy to decide what to get and will make it easy to try new things in the future. Definitely worth a trip.

Thank parisryan
Seattle, Washington
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708 reviews
382 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great choice for almost any occasion. The food is always very good. I try not to be boring and get the same thing over and over but it's challenging sometimes. I highly recommend a visit.

Thank Alec D
Seattle, WA
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199 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was THE V N restaurant when it opened some years ago and was very popular. We went regularly but haven't in a good while. Stopped in at 5 PM on a Thursday and glad we did. Lots of free parking. Good timing, just a few diners, quiet, and for the first time seated at the fire pit, welcome on... More 

Thank dadhy
Seattle, Washington
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282 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017

This is one of the first "nice" Vietnamese restaurants in Seattle and it is still one of the best and the one all Vietnamese restaurants are compared to. The aging ambiance is still nice and the service is good. You'll find all the standards and some others to try out. Great place, I should come more often. They have weekend... More 

Thank Edmund1020
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

Our family was actually going to try another Vietnamese restaurant, but found out it was closed for the holidays, so we decided to go here instead. It was a nice surprise. Space is fairly modern, and clean. We had: - Beef Meatball Pho - Good for the kids. Big enought to feed two small children, and some of the largest... More 

Thank Vancouver_Roary
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Not much to the outside of this place but don't be fooled. Elegant atmosphere inside. Adequate lighting, nice tables and a fire pit. Food was perfect. Great flavors, I don't think they have anything bad on the menu. Prices are median. We got the prawn fried rice and mushrooms and halibut. Everything was absolutely delicious. No complaints. Portions look small... More 

Thank Brandi M
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

Delicious upscale Vietnamese that is ALWAYS extremely fresh and tasty! As vegetarians we have a lot to choose from. Every dish we have over delivers!

Thank harsimrit8
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

If you tire of Seattle's food trucks and copious burger joints (how many can you really have?) then this is the place to branch out for some really fantastic Vietnamese food. I often get the Phò (there are many variations offfered) but I love how you can get many dishes "dry style" with the broth on the side. The crepe... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1036 S Jackson St Ste A, Seattle, WA 98104
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-860-1404

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