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Thai Taste

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1151 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06511-4819
+1 203-776-9802
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri 16:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Hartford, CT
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

“Thai Taste” is the restaurant my wife and I always choose when looking for Asian food in the vicinity of Yale Repertory Theater, Art Gallery, Center for British Art, etc. It’s on Chapel St. just half a block west of York, slightly below street level, in the space occupied in the old days by the “Old Heidelberg” restaurant, from which... More 

Thank Roy-Tto
New Delhi, India
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant would get many starts for their food. Thai Taste is in the basement and seems to me an old restaurant with old interiors. Not the most clean place. We ordered the prawns, chicken, fried rice and stir fry vegetables. Since we had gone just a few minutes before closing in the afternoon, we had to order all the... More 

Thank yatriinlove
New Haven, Connecticut
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76 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The place is well decorated, but it is in the basement...so may hard to find. They have good lunch specials.

Thank reviewgurucool
West Haven, Connecticut
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Thai foods usually healthy, spicy , but less oil though sometimes salty due to fish sauce. I always order Som Tam salad, Tom yam noodles soup, Pad thai, n Thai fried chicken and Thai fried rice a little salty and it taste like mixed with shrimp paste, if you have allergies with shrimp don't try this one fried rice but... More 

Thank Carapatanrolly
Marco Island, Florida
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173 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

I am not a very big Thai fan but they do have very good food. the fried tofu is very good and they have great pad Thai. I highly recommend this place if you are in the area and are in the mood for Thai.

Thank Riley J
New York City, New York
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87 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

I was in town for a family function and stopped to get take-out from here on the way home. I had a taste for noodles and ordered the Pad See Ew. It was delicious --- the perfect balance of sweet and salty and sour, and the broccoli was not overcooked. I had the Thai steamed dumplings and they were fine,... More 

Thank AMG3235
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219 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

There are several Thai restaurants in New Haven. I think Rice Pot is a little more authentic, but Thai Taste is more proximate to downtown attractions, university, and theater. It served typical dishes in large portions. I wouldn't rush to go back, but I wouldn't avoid it either. We had: red curry with duck, drunken noodle, sliced beef salad, and... More 

Thank HongKongSojourner
Santa Cruz, California
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84 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed stepping down a few stairs and into the darkly decorated decor of this space, a refreshing change from overdoing a specific decor. Service is prompt and very attentive without being intrusive. Food came out fast, 2 steaming dishes of Pad Thai with fresh, artfully arranged ingredients, and a third dish of garlic shrimp presented in the same manner. Everything... More 

Thank ymceight
Milwaukee, WI
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132 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

My son and I ate at Thai Taste on a college visit to Yale. Our vegetarian tour guide recommended it. We tried a red curry dish which was filled with plentiful vegetables and had just the right amount of spice to tingle our tongues without setting them on fire. We also tried the fried rice special which was loaded with... More 

Thank Familytravelmaven
Des Moines, Iowa
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211 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

We ate dinner at Thai Taste, while staying near by at the Study Hotel at Yale. The restaurant has seating downstairs from street level, Their menu has a wide variety of rice and noodle dishes, including the standard Pad Thai. We shared an appetizer sampler, which was excellent and fun to share. I got a duck with orange sauce dish... More 

Thank IowaMum

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1151 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06511-4819
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-776-9802

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