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“Mediocre Taste and regular price”

Thai Ginger - Redmond
Ranked #64 of 245 Restaurants in Redmond
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Thai
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Description: Edit While many Thai restaurants serve dishes domesticated to Western palates, Thai Ginger is known for authentic artfully crafted selections made with the freshest and finest ingredients. Thai food is considered one of the most balanced cuisines on the planet. At Thai Ginger, we provide a variety of dishes from all of Thailand's geographical regions. With each dish you will enjoy proportional sweetness and acidity, along with fresh aroma and spice per your personal request. Come experience the energy and excitement of our exhibition kitchen while our fast and friendly staff assure you have an experience to remember.
Virginia
Level 5 Contributor
82 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Mediocre Taste and regular price”
Reviewed March 6, 2013

This is a chain Thai restaurant and as expected, the quality of food was just average. I would not return to this location as the area as many other options.

Visited March 2013
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New York City
Level 6 Contributor
194 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Awesome food and great service”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

Try their appetizers.........well worth the wait sometimes and also reserve in advance if it is a weekend or some holiday

Visited February 2013
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Richmond, Virginia
Level 5 Contributor
96 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“A hometown favorite!”
Reviewed January 22, 2013

I was introduced to Thai Ginger almost a decade ago when I moved to the Redmond area. It quickly became a favorite of mine, to the point that I will always make sure to have at least one lunch or dinner there when I'm home, and actually miss eating there when I'm on the road for extended business travel.

Located in Redmond Town Center, Thai Ginger is easy to find for visitors and residents alike. Parking is more than ample, thanks to its location. It is a smaller floor plan, and so can get crowded and noisy on some evenings. As with a lot of area dining options, it is sometimes more prudent to go earlier rather than later.

The service - no matter whether you are a solo diner or with a family/group - is almost always very good. They are quick and responsive without making you feel rushed. Also, you never feel like you're left "abandoned" at any point of the meal.

Meals are always fixed to-order, and so are presented in excellent quality. They use a lot of fresh ingredients, and as such, everything always smells and tastes great. Also, when you are asked at the time you order how spicy you would like your food, it always comes at the proper level. I have not once felt like they made it spicier than I preferred; if anything, they err on the side of caution - and even that is rare.

Prices are more than reasonable across their entire menu. They will frequently have lunch and dinner specials that are run for a limited time - or that are a seasonal run - that are often excellent options.

People more knowledgable - or presuming to be more refined - than I will have their own interpretations of how "authentic" Thai Ginger's cuisine is, and I will gladly stay away from that minutiae. All I know is that Thai Ginger is easily my favorite Thai restaurant, to the point that it is hard to find Thai food elsewhere - at home or on the road - that compares. Visitors and residents alike should also have a very good experience here.

  • Visited December 2012
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Seattle, Washington
Level 6 Contributor
378 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
“Great Thai Food”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

This is a great place to dine at. Try the Phad Kee Mao. It's a very good noodle dish with your choice of meat, broccoli and tomato. Very tasty! My friend had the Cashew Nut with Chicken and he said it was good.

Visited January 2013
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Earth
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Very good. A Redmond favorite.”
Reviewed November 22, 2012

Thai Ginger can get very, very busy and take out is exceptionally popular. The food is excellent but sometimes the noise and congestion can detract from the overall experience. Larger groups often have to wait a while to be seated. But the food is worth it and the prices are reasonable which explains why this location, which has been open for over a decade, has been successful from day one.

Visited November 2012
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