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Thai Taste

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100 S Illinois Ave, Carbondale, IL 62901-2916
+1 618-457-6900
17:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 14:45
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 20:45
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:45
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:45
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Marion, Illinois
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181 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food at Thai Taste is pretty good. Really it's similar to Thai restaurants you can find in most towns. The biggest issue is the cleanliness of the restaurant. Some of the seating areas are gross, especially the two tables up on the riser by the window. If you are going to dine in, don't take the tables by the... More 

Thank AandE_G
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely place to eat a quiet relaxing dinner or lunch. Service is always good and food is consistently fresh and pleasing.

Thank Susan Z
Marion, Illinois
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84 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was there as part of a larger group for dinner. The service for our group was very good, no complaints at all. I guess I was expecting exceptionally good food. There wasn't anything wrong with anyone's food, but it wasn't anything special. The restaurant is a bit cramped for space.

Thank Chad H
Anna, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is my go to date night restaurant. The food is delicious and the service never disappoints. The flavors are amazing! The fried egg rolls dipped in that awesome honey vinegar sauce are so crunchy and flavorful. The pad krao prau is my personal favorite.

Thank annj959
Southern Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Thai Taste is easily one of my favorite restaurants in Southern Illinois and one of my go-to's for a good meal. I've never had a bad meal there. The lunch specials are great - loads of food at a reasonable price. Dinner is also great too; the dinner menu is much larger than the lunch menu so there is more... More 

Thank Katelyn M
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2017

One of the best and unique tasting restaurants in Carbondale! I frequent at least once a week. Great lunch time prices and portions. Food always tastes fresh and staff is always friendly.

Thank Jasmine W
Carbondale, Illinois
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The food is always great. The service is always good. It is one of the few places that every dining experience is always a good one. Their vegetable soup and pineapple fried rice are phenomenal.

Thank Michele B
1 review
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here since 2006 and it's the best Thai food I've had. Much better than the San Antonio Thai Taste.

Thank Nicholas H
Carbondale, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Have good food and good service with the exception of the hot and sour soup Way to much vinegar. Need to change the recipe as it had been this way for a while.

Thank TerryL8955
Winfield, Illinois
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Right on the main strip, we didn't know what to expect as we visit a great Thai restaurant in the Chicago suburbs. We were pleasantly surprised. The staff were courteous, friendly and professional. The menu had plenty to choose from. Overall, a nice experience.

Thank Scott K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:45
17:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 14:45
11:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 21:45
17:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 S Illinois Ave, Carbondale, IL 62901-2916
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carbondale
  • Phone Number: +1 618-457-6900
Thai Taste has been proudly serving authentic Thai food alongside contemporary American and Chinese-inspired dishes since 2004! We offer an intimate and comfortable dining experience in the historic New Brush Building in downtown Carbondale and convenient takeout options for customers on the go. Each dish on our menu is a unique family recipe, including our famous Pad Thai and our "Voted #1 in Southern Illinois" chicken wings! We're happy to accommodate all diners, with many dishes having vegetarian and vegan options available. During lunch hours we offer a select menu of our most popular dishes to ensure quick and accurate service. During dinner hours we expand our menu to include all available appetizers, entrees, and desserts. For those 21 and up, don't forget to pair your favorite dish with your favorite drink! We offer both local and craft beers, along with a selection of local wines that are sure to complement your tastes. Thank you for reading a little bit about our restaurant. We hope to serve you soon!

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