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Thai Cafe

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610 Columbus St, Ottawa, IL 61350-2920
11:00 - 21:00
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Ottawa, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016

A great place to eat. Made to your specifications. Price could be a little lower but never had a bad meal. Carryout is also available.

Thank karla s
Wilmington, North Carolina
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214 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

I was looking for a nice spicy lunch.... and found spicy food here. The server was also the cook and the entire staff. The restaurant is actually a re-made home (she may live here). Food was not all that great- I love Thai, but the presentation, the quantity, and quality just were not spectacular for the price. It was rather... More 

Thank lafff
Ottawa, Illinois
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

I have visited Thai cafe' on numerous occasions and each time is a new and delicious experience. You will leave feeling satisfied and wanting to plan your next meal to enjoy at this wonderful Thai restaurant!

Thank SAGES4
Ottawa, Illinois
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Genuine Thai food in a pleasant environment. Foodies into Thai food will surely appreciate this restaurant.

Thank Shanny53
Blue Island, IL (Chicago)
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Don't be put off by the slightly shabby chic attire, this little place is worth your business. We were looking for a sit down, non-chain restaurant that might have lighter fare, so we decided to take a chance on the Thai Café. I'm so glad we didn't did. We started with some green tea, which was charmingly served in individual... More 

1 Thank Jane H
LaSalle, Illinois
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158 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

OK, I admit it. I am not a fan of hot spicy food. I was invited to dinner by family members and could not refuse. Spicy for the sake of being hot does not impress me. Heat with flavor is tolerable but unfortunately this is just heat. Service was good and the dishes were well explained. If you want to... More 

Thank narimasu70
New Mexico
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101 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Great selection of Thai....cooked perfect. One lade seems to do it all...takes order, cooks and cashes out. She is amazing. Nice small place with a nice view of the street.

Thank snoopysoupy
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233 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2015

I have always been a fan of Thai food, and the Thai Cafe in Ottawa was always a favorite spot of mine for lunch and dinner when I wanted something a little different. I'm still pretty happy with the quality of the food, but the prices have gone up significantly the past couple of years, and the portions just can't... More 

Thank Otowners
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137 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

My family enjoyed a quick mid afternoon lunch here yesterday. i tried the Massaman Curry, my wife tried the ginger chicken & daughter tried the pineapple fried rice. I enjoyed my curry with shrimp. They were very generous with 6 large shrimp and while I would have loved to have more the portion size was just right. My daughter wished... More 

Thank Brophman
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Good Thai food with very affordable prices. Convenient to the main public docks downtown. We tried Pad Thai and other dishes, all were good.

Thank Jim L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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: 610 Columbus St, Ottawa, IL 61350-2920
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Ottawa

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