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Tamarind Tree

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1036 S Jackson St Ste A, Seattle, WA 98104-3016
+1 206-860-1404
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pho” (15 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1036 S Jackson St Ste A, Seattle, WA 98104-3016
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was ok, atmosphere was pleasant enough. We sat next to the fire place. Tables seemed uneven? Wait staff was courteous. Tea was hot. Food was so-so. Definitely feels like you're somewhere else when you go here, I enjoyed that.

Thank Franklin W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband’s friend recommended this place. We decided to stop for dinner before going to Portland. It’s tucked away in the corner of a Vietnamese restaurant plaza. Because we did not have reservations, we got seating under the tarp with heat lamps. It was still...More

Thank D. W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've never had Vietnamese food before so a work friend suggested we go to this restaurant when I was visiting Seattle. It is tucked away in the back corner of a parking lot in a neighborhood of tired buildings, but when you step inside the...More

Thank Rusty A
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Atmosphere was good apart from a group of very loud young women cackling. I ordered what sounded good and came with greens. Perhaps in Vietnam people take branches of basil and chew on them, but it was odd to be separating my own leaves from...More

Thank hoyland54
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Tamarind Tree continues to be one of my favorite place for dinner in Seattle. The is very very good and the cost is very reasonable considering the quality of the food.

Thank Alec D
Reviewed March 6, 2018

I have eaten here several times and have never been disappointed. Last time I had turmeric rice cakes with shrimp and ginger white chocolate pudding for dessert. Both were fabulous. My dinner companions all loved their meals too. Reasonable prices. Somewhat noisy and slow service...More

Thank trujcs
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

My entire experience here has been amazing. First of all, the atmosphere is simply wonderful. There is an open fire in the main room and trees all over the place. It looks freshly painted and decorated (certainly not something you expect to find inside judging...More

Thank Darina R
Reviewed January 9, 2018

Tamarind Tree is truly a hidden gem on the Seattle International District. It is at 1036 Jackson St. hidden back behind the street building...in the corner. Not much to look at on the outside however once in the door the smells, atmosphere, and staff capture...More

Thank babyowl13
Reviewed November 5, 2017

This charming restaurant with it's elegant ambiance is a hidden gem of a find tucked away among the dozens of other Asian restaurants in Chinatown. It also has a screened in patio when the weather permits for seating. The parking is in a alley but...More

Thank Christine O
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Best kept secret in Seattle. Reservations good, walk in also welcomed. Get the Tamarind crepe. Greens morning glory. Plantains in coconut creme dessert. Yum.

Thank JD98040
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
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 98104-3016
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-860-1404
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