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“A good Thai place”
Review of Thai Orchid

Thai Orchid
Ranked #9 of 51 Restaurants in Aberdeen
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed June 12, 2012

It is run by authentic Thais, and the food is exceptional. Quick and friendly service.

Thank SharonRichardson
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Reviewed April 25, 2012

This place is amazing. Have not had a bad meal and eat here regularly. Tne pad thai is the best of the best.

Thank SmittyII
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Reviewed April 7, 2012

The unassuming exterior of the restaurant (excepting the Thai-style roof over the entrance)gives little hint of the delights to be experienced inside. The accustomed Thai friendliness and smiles are ever present, and the will to please is quite evident. The lunch menu is an abbreviated version of the dinner offerings, and features 14 items ranging from green curry through noodle dishes, to three chicken items, and one of my favorites, Ginger Fish. Aside from the chicken and fish, the dishes come with your choice of meats, seafood, or vegetables, and a salad or spring roll, and steamed or fried rice. Spiciness is available in five levels, from none to Thai hot, and the lowest level of heat matches our tolerance level quite nicely.

The salad comprises iceberg lettuce and red cabbage, accompanied by a peanut sauce, and always has been freshly presented. We don't eat fried foods, so can't comment on the spring rolls. The steamed rice is just that, and the fried rice is rather ordinary.

On our most recent excursion, my companion ordered vegetarian Drunken Noodles with very little spice. She pronounced it excellent, enjoying the flavorful blend of rice noodles (oddly, they were thin noodles, rather than the wider version), broccoli, basil leaves, onion, and sweet chili brown sauce.

My Ginger Fish wins the gold medal. A small filet of cod was perfectly steamed, its fresh, clean taste complemented by the onion, scallion, mushroom, and light ginger sauce topping the filet.

At other times we have dined on Pad Thai, Green Curry, Stir Fried vegetables, Chicken with Basil Sauce, and Chicken with Ginger Sauce, all delightful, consistently of high quality, and in abundant quantity.

The dinner menu is quite extensive, with 8 appetizers, 4 soups, 4 kinds of fried rice, 4 noodle dishes, 11 dinner entrees, 13 chef's specials, and 6 dinner salads, Whew!!

It's worthy of frequent re-visits.

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1  Thank Love2getaround
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Reviewed March 21, 2012

First time at this restaurant; went for Sunday lunch. Nicely decorated in a Thai decor. Servers personable and attentive. I thought my stir-fry veggies with chicken was just so-so; not much flavor; Ginger salad was lettuce with maybe a sliver or two carrot and purple cabbage; ginger dressing was good. Typical oriental meal with rice (no brown rice, just white or fried rice). However two others in their party enjoyed their meals. Seemed to be a popular place for lunch after church. Would try again when in the area, but would select something different.

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Thank Bess A
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Reviewed March 20, 2012

We love the Thai Orchid! The service and food are both fantastic. We usually go as a larger group so that we can order lots of different dishes to share. Never disappointed.

Thank Angela M
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