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“Great Thai food.”
Review of Thai Simulan

Thai Simulan
Ranked #139 of 221 Restaurants in Burlington
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Thai
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234 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“Great Thai food.”
Reviewed September 19, 2012 via mobile

We went for lunch (but are eager to go back for dinner next time we are in the area). The food was great- very authentic Thai food in a nice (and relaxing!) atmosphere. The menu looked really extensive for dinner although I thought the lunch menu was small. The food was very very good though. Some of the better Thai food we have had in the state

The only downside I really had was the service. Wrong drinks were brought out, admittedly "forgot" to put in our food order until about 15 min after we ordered, and was completely rude when we asked for a drink refill (this was after our drinks sat empty for quite some time). Needless to say, the service as poor.

But everything else was great!

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1 Thank ChelseaUT
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English first
Burlington, North Carolina
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55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Amazing food”
Reviewed May 29, 2012

Also known as Dan Thai. This place has great Thai food. Their pad thai, pad see eu, and spicy noodles are all amazing. The peanut sauce on their salad is the best. Nice atmosphere, helpful staff, fairly quick service most of the time (it was a little slow on valentine's day, but they also had a full restaurant and they are only a small place with just like 2 waiters).

Visited February 2012
Thank Tammy G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Loved it - atmosphere, food, service topnotch”
Reviewed March 11, 2012

We dined and Thai Simulan with friends on a college visit based on some other excellent on-line reviews. It did not disappoint. We were promptly greeted by a hostess dressed in Thai attire as we walked through the door to the spacious, nicely decorated restaurant. The four of us were seated at a very large and comfortable booth. I enjoyed a very large glass of white wine, my friend had an Asian Beer.

The four of us shared a sampeling of noodles, curry and duck and started the dinner with delicious salad and lettuce rolls. The service was prompt and gracious.

The bill for 4 of us came to $64 including tax - we thought very reasonable given the drinks, quality and quantity of the food and the setting.

When we visit Elon again, we'll return.

  • Visited March 2012
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Thank where2gonexttime
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Elon, Nc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Very good food, prices not so good”
Reviewed February 13, 2012

My wife and I have been to this restaurant several times in 2011 and enjoyed the food and reasonable prices. On our last trip we noticed that all the prices have been raised about $2 a plate. This is out of line with similar restaurants in the area. We will not be back.

Visited February 2012
Thank johnnyaa
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Eden, North Carolina
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Atmosphere, food, presentation, price---all terrific!”
Reviewed August 24, 2011

A group of 4 of us enjoyed a delicious, well-prepared meal last night served by attentive waitresses. An extensive menu preceded beautifully presented dishes of Pad Thai, Pineapple stir fry, and---as for me--a spicy dish of basil, chicken, and noodles. The soup was also wonderful. Most interesting was the extensive sushi and sushami menu, with all four of us ordering a number of items that were, once again, beautifully presented.We're going back!

  • Visited August 2011
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