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Thai China Bistro

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5121 E Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85712-2144
+1 520-325-5185
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tucson, Arizona
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291 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Small restaurant, friendly staff, okay food. Enjoyed the bobo. Had pad thai and it was not very spicy or memorable.

Thank Richard H
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nothing to terribly bad, but also nothing great. It looked great upon being set in front of us, but I wouldn't probably return based on flavor. Not enough salt or spice, especially as they advertise a a Thai place.

Thank Don P
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm always a bit suspicious of any restaurant that tries to do too much; in this case Thai, Chinese, and Sushi. The menu had a ton of offerings but I decided to play it safe and ordered Pad Thai prepared Thai style (spiced for Thais not Americans). Hard to mess that up. My wife had Yakitori. Again, hard to mess... More 

Thank Richard K
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99 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2017

We have frequented various Thai restaurants in Tucson & elsewhere and had been holding off on this place. We were always skeptical since it honestly does not look so great from the street. Four of us dined here for a late lunch on a Saturday. We had curries, shrimp and Ginger chicken and did not enjoy it. The server warned... More 

Thank TucsonDaug
862chuyc, Public Relations Manager at Thai China Bistro, responded to this review

We appreciate all comments whether they are good or bad.............because they will improve our performance in the future. After checking with our staff on the Saturday that you came by, we believe you ordered Pineapple fried rice, Thai Curry, Panang curry and Thai cashew chicken. Your party stayed in the restaurant almost two hours. Our staff did mention that anything... More 

Tucson, Arizona, United States
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 26, 2017

A whole in the wall Thai restaurant located on Grant Rd in Tucson,Arizona across from an Extended Stay Motel and next to an IHOP restaurant. Inexpensive main dishes and a lunch special. Friendly staff and great atmosphere. Try the Bangkok Special (Chicken, Shrimp, Vegetables all simmered in a Red Curry sauce served with a side of White Rice). The taste... More 

Thank naturesmassage
Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 13, 2016

When I went to this restaurant the first time it was OK. This second time I went, I ordered the summer rolls and the sauce tasted so water down I had to use two small dishes of sauce per roll and it was fairly tasteless. The coconut soup, Tom kha guy, had very many pieces of inedible spices and seasoning,... More 

Thank Helaine_13
San Diego, California
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135 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed December 8, 2016

I had flown all day going from Orlando to Tucson. My food reality was all thrown off as our layover at DFW was shrunk from 3 hours to 10 minutes. As such, I hadn't eaten anything all day. I walked out of my hotel and ordered a Thai fried rice with chicken. I just needed to get some food in... More 

Thank Jon S
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

I ordered the spring rolls and they were among the best I have ever eaten. The sauce was absolutely delicious as well and I ordered a second helping of sauce. The green chicken curry was also delicious.

Thank Helaine M
Tucson, Arizona
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Ordered food for takeout. We were told the food would be ready in 15 minutes, but had to wait at least 15 - 20 minutes once we arrived. When we got home (2 blocks away) we found the food to be cold, as though it had been sitting. The sesame chicken was soggy, pad thai and shrimp lo mein were... More 

Thank TheJavaJunkie
chu c, Manager at Thai China Bistro, responded to this review

Scott, we appreciate your comments. By checking your order on the Black Friday, you did order sesame chicken with a spicy level 2 and pai thai chicken with a spicy level 4 and shrimp lomein. You came and pick up your order at 4:53 pm. We open that day at 4 pm (closed for lunch so our employees can enjoy... More 

New Mexico
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103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed November 21, 2016

I met a friend here for lunch, and we had a lot to catch up on. The server was attentive, efficient, and still managed a relaxed demeanor. Three different people attended to our needs, including a man who was probably the owner; he assured us there was no rush, no one needed our table, and no one was waiting for... More 

Thank TheGoodLuckDuck

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $20
Thai, Chinese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5121 E Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85712-2144
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-325-5185
We will make our dishes for Vegan, gluten free and vegetarian guests any way possible. We do a lot of catering for Business and personal celebrations (we will work with your budget and guests special concerns). Ask us any dishes you would like to be served and we will let you know if we can make them for you. We do delivery within 3 miles radius but will consider further distance if possible. Our hours of operation in the winter: MONDAY TO FRIDAY - 11:00 AM TO 9:00 PM SATURDAY - 12:00 (NOON) TO 9:00 PM SUNDAY - 4:00 PM TO 8:00 PM

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