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Tamarind Thai Restaurant

7970 University Ave Ste 310, La Mesa, CA 91942-5537
+1 619-337-2581
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“thai food” (7 reviews)
“spicy noodles” (5 reviews)
“green curry” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
7970 University Ave Ste 310, La Mesa, CA 91942-5537
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

The dishes that we shared were great. The staff made sure our water glasses were constantly full, which is something I appreciate. Despite a slightly downtrodden exterior of the building the restaurant is located in, the interior is pleasant and intimate.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JanKnee
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Horrible service, cold sauce on top of main dish, One member of our party was not served at all. When the cook was informed of this he said the food would be ready in 10 minutes. This did not happen.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Ivan E
Reviewed May 12, 2018

A new low! I’ve never had such bad service in a restaurant that I had to follow through on a threat to leave without paying, but today was that day and this was the place. Scenario: three people arrive for an early Saturday lunch at...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank RoadBoater
Reviewed January 24, 2018

This was my first time here and we enjoyed ourselves. Now I am not a Thai food expert and not real big on coconut milk so I tend to lean toward the noodles. We had a calamari appetizer that was good. The spicy seafood soup...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank tim s
Reviewed December 9, 2017

The food here is fresh and delicious and the ambience is calm and very enjoyable. The fish dish was out of this world, and the spicy noodle is my favorite. I eat here at least once a month, and it is a hidden jewel of...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank cincin11192104
Reviewed September 21, 2017

We go here quite often and have never been disappointed! Service and food are always wonderful. They even offer beer and wine.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank dmerghart1
Reviewed August 16, 2017

this is one of our top picks for carry-out food in the la mesa area. excellent thai food. the inside seating is fairly limited (though there's nothing wrong with it).

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank markoestreicher
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

This little restaurant has such a friendly atmosphere and delicious food. They have many delicious choices like their Green Curry and their Spicy Noodle but the best is their Spicy Fried Rice.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Ann C
Reviewed May 4, 2017

From the time I walk in, the atmosphere, service and delectable dishes make me smile! The waitresses are friendly and attentive and the lunch specials are affordable for almost any budget, while the presentation and flavor taste like a million dollars! I look forward to...More

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank LadyBugBeard
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Great service! Loved the spicy noodle!! I had spicy level 7 and it was perfect! Washed it all down with a Singha beer. Very clean and nice area. Totally recommend it!

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank Veronica O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7970 University Ave Ste 310, La Mesa, CA 91942-5537
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 619-337-2581
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