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Tamarind Thai Cuisine

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$$ - $$$
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330 Rockwood Rd, Ste 112, Arden, NC 28704-8215
+1 828-654-0988
11:00 - 21:00
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Asheville, North Carolina
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

We both had Shrimp Pad Thai. The spice was perfect for us at medium. It could use a bit more sauce but that's just me. They would probably provide more next time if I ask. We added some peanut sauce to ours to give it a bit more moisture. Perfect portion size. Very nice little restaurant in a strip mall.... More 

Thank Kim J
St. Louis, Missouri
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97 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Excellent food and service. We had an early dinner before heading to the Agricultural Center for a horse show. I had a chicken peanut curry and my husband had a pork Thai dish. I preferred his over mine...but both excellent! We had wine by the glass with a good selection. Service was fast...fortunately it was a night we wanted it... More 

Thank Diablo27
Huntsville, Alabama
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

DH and I stopped here before a long car ride home. Overall, we were very pleased with our meal. We shared a Tom Yum that was good, but not the best I've had. DH ordered a stir fry dish that he thought was good, but not great. I ordered a dish of spicy noodles that were delicious. The flavors really... More 

Thank Helen H
Asheville, North Carolina
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572 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 394 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

Some friends had recommended Tamarind Thai in Arden, near the Asheville Regional Airport, so we decided to try it. After we got there, we realized we already had eaten here some years ago, but for some reason never went back. Our reaction to Tamarind Thai this time was that it is a pleasant little restaurant in a strip mall, with... More 

Thank LanSluderBelize
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226 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Tamarind had done if the best Thai food that I have eaten. The Phad Thai noodles have great flavor. Slightly expensive for lunch, but worth it!

Thank Jim P
South Bend, Indiana
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

What a great little restaurant in a nondescript strip mall! Once inside, the atmosphere is welcoming and comfortable -- almost elegant. The food lived up to all of the great reviews here. The satay chicken appetizer was tender, moist and delicious. The salmon appeared in a bowl with a tasty sauce on a bed of vegetables and was very good.... More 

Thank FamilyTraveler1969
Asheville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

My husband, 16 month old son, and I absolutely adore this lovely place! From sushi, to satay, amazing curries, delicious thai dishes, reasonably priced. We order at least once a week, pick up is just as delicious and a better option for us with our lil one sometimes. The staff are SUPER friendly and welcoming. The inside is a comfortable... More 

Thank janelee5809
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015

I ad the Penang Curry and it was the best Thai food I have ever had. My friends all ordered different entrees and they all said it was fantastic. This was the first time I had been to Tamarind but it definitely will not be my last.

Thank romyharris
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015

We went to Tamarind based on reading the reviews. We had a spicy tuna roll as an appetizer... four pieces each for a very reasonable price. Our meals were excellent and the service was very good. If you enjoy Thai food, I highly recommend this place. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Robin9916
Arden, North Carolina
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

Great service and quality of food! We live nearby and often enjoy Tamarind. We like the fact that each dish is made for you individually, and you can request the amount of spiciness that you prefer (ie. mild, moderate, spicy).

Thank Janet H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Sushi, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 330 Rockwood Rd, Ste 112, Arden, NC 28704-8215
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Arden
  • Phone Number: +1 828-654-0988

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