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Tamarind Tree

#236 of 3,027 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
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1036 S Jackson St Ste A, Seattle, WA 98104
(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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Seattle, Washington
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512 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

No matter how often I go I always enjoy having a meal at Tamarind Tree. Now the the new Seattle trolley is running it's easier to get there without a car. The food is very good and considering the quality and quantity a great value. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank Alec D
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Nice Ambience. Creative food. Excellent spring rolls. The Pha was too large for one person but tasty. Eggplant sate was a wonderful surprise

Thank Pinchas C
Seattle, WA
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

I love this restaurant! If you have never been before the restaurant is located in the back corner of a parking log. Often times there are dumpsters and garbage littering the parking lot. Do not over think it, just head into the restaurant. Upon entering the restaurant does not look that large but off to the left they have an... More 

Thank CourtneySeattle_WA
New York City, New York
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169 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We had rolls, satays-chicken and mushroom, papaya salad, short ribs an grilled chicken with lemon leaves. Everything was flavorful and reasonably priced.

Thank SaW43
New York City, New York
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81 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Seattle has always been home to the ethnic cultures from across the Pacific, and they have settled here and brought with them an amazing variety of cultural heritage, which is almost best expressed in the wide diversity of culinary tastes that they have imparted to their new home. Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai, Japanese (to name a few) foods abound, in many... More 

Thank Alok J
Westport, Connecticut
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138 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

So other folks speak to the neighborhood. My host told me her story that she was bringing a nyc foodie here and after parking he said the food MUST be good because it sure isn't the view. Perfect really. Interior of restaurant is lovely. Full bar with great specialty drinks. I am not familiar with Vietnamese food but everything ordered... More 

Thank Betsy R
Irving, TX
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Tamarind Tree is a Vietnamese restaurant in Seattle’s Asian district. You won’t find Asian fusion here. Tamarind Tree is a true to form Vietnamese restaurant. That means they have a huge menu, quality & fresh dishes, and spotty service. My Overall Rating – 4 Stars (Atmosphere, Service, Food, Return) Atmosphere – Tamarind Tree is hard to find. Look for the... More 

Thank fob2000
Seattle, Washington
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238 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

Unfortunately this is a fabulous restaurant in a sketchy part of town. Warning signs about locking all valuables in your trunk are posted a couple times as you enter the restaurant. Despite that, the interior of the restaurant is great, the kitchen open and the food is served promptly and delicious. We shared the skewered grilled pork rolls, the lemongrass... More 

Thank Krisinseattle
Tacoma, Washington
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

If you haven't tried this Vietnamese spot, you are in for treat. They have a terrific menu and are very careful with their food. Highly recommended and worth a drive.

1 Thank famoffive1982
Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

I'm Vietnamese, an inveterate Yelper, and the type of person to seek out food as the main attraction on my trips. Tamarind Tree is my favorite Viet place in Seattle! The bun cha Ha Noi (bbq pork sausage summer noodles) is particularly beguiling. The "beef seven ways" 7-dish meal is what you get on days of gluttonous inclination. For dessert,... More 

1 Thank Julia T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Asian, Vietnamese, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic
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: (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?