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Thai Taste

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$$ - $$$
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100 S Illinois Ave, Carbondale, IL 62901-2916
+1 618-457-6900
17:00 - 20:45
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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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103 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Very good egg drop soup and had the chicken satay for an appetizer. The chicken had a coating on it instead of just being grilled but tasted great with the peanut sauce. Excellent cucumber and onion salad in vinegar. Had the chicken pad Thai. It was tasty but ordered it spicy #3 and it's was not very spicy. Excellent lunch

Thank Hunter H
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

OK lets start off by saying there is not many good places to eat in Carbondale, IL. But there is 1 and it is Thai Taste. Always fresh and good quality. If you find yourself in Carbondale go there

Thank ChicagoBiggie
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Thai Taste is always a must when my husband and I come home to visit. We love it so much, we had to have have a few of their dishes at our wedding rehearsal, which they graciously made an exception since they don't cater. You must get the hot wings. They are unlike anything you've ever had. My favorite dish... More 

Thank Moliver4
1 review
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I've been going to Thai Taste for roughly 4 years now and have never once had a complaint. It has become a part of my weekly routine and often go there at least twice a week. The pineapple fried rice is my favorite dish which contains fried rice, green onion, egg, cashews, chicken, and a variety of spices. If you... More 

Thank GuyFierii
Carbondale, Illinois
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This is a great place for Thai food and you have to request how much heat you want in your dish. On Monday and Friday at lunch they have their hot and sour soup which is excellent. For dinner they always have that soup and many more available. It's fast and good.

Thank Debbie3372
McKinney, Texas
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155 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped in with the kids. Do wish they had a kid size portions. My red curry was great and the fried rice was too. The veggie noodles were a bit bland. Would go back

1 Thank Dapger
Crystal River, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

I stopped in for a quick bite to eat. Friendly, fast service. The food was good and as described in the menu. I will definitely return.

1 Thank usernamereadytaken
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Great food and service!! Love eating here and the take out is great! It's always busy but even when there is a wait it never takes too long to get seated!!

1 Thank Melissa R
Chester, Illinois
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Pad Thai is delicious! Spring rolls and tea are good too! I love the lunch they have during the week. Good price and excellent food. They close for a couple of hours between lunch and dinner so check the times before you go!

1 Thank missknowles5
Bloomington, Illinois
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103 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We took our son and his girlfriend for lunch. My son had picked out the place, small and local. It was very crowded, but we were seated very quickly. We each had something different and our choice come with a variety of spice levels - I stuck only with a 5 (although supposed to be quite hot, levels go to... More 

Thank Philip E

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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
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?