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Thai Lotus Restaurant

2601 N Center St, Hickory, NC 28601-1338
+1 828-322-4368
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“basil rolls” (4 reviews)
“thai food” (8 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2601 N Center St, Hickory, NC 28601-1338
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

The service was very good and the staff quite friendly. The noodles my wife had were good, but we've had better. I ordered my dish with #2 heat and it was rather bland; and my rice was tasteless. Simply put, we've enjoyed better Thai restaurants,...More

Thank PGinNC
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

Craving shrimp pad Thai. Stopped in for take out. My first visit there. Awful. Made with angel hair pasta?? Not even pad Thai noodles. And about three bean sprouts sprinkled on top. Absolute worst pad Thai I've ever had.

Thank FranH-75
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

I've eaten here a couple of times now, this last being take out. Red curry was disappointing, thin and bland.

Thank annef37
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I eat here almost every week. We have tried many things on the menu and have enjoyed each dish. Our favorite is massaman curry. Love the owners and staff. Great service!

Thank Susan G
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Honestly, if you dont like this food, you don't like thai food. The person who posted the review where he put packets of sugar to "balance out" the red curry is a moron. What in the world? The basil rolls are on-point, best pad thai...More

1  Thank Sona Singh C
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Maybe their regular chef was on vacation today??? Based on other Trip Advisor reviews, we expected a much better meal. Ordered fresh basil rolls and there was no flavor, and serves with a heavy goupy sauce. The salad that comes with the lunch special was...More

Thank stephLexington_VA
Reviewed August 19, 2017

We had lunch and it was outstanding. The staff was polite and efficient. The food was delicious. The Tom Kha soup was wonderful and fresh. The Massaman Curry was seasoned perfectly. We finished off with the green tea and the coconut ice cream. Wonderful meal....More

Thank Ge0rgiaPil0t
Reviewed May 16, 2017

My Wife and I have dinner here at least once or twice a week. Quiet atmosphere, great food and great staff!!!! Always a wonderful experience!!!

Thank ace1267
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Get the three flavor fish. Listen to me; order the three flavor fish. Add the Thai tea, along with lighter beverage of normal tea or water. Molly, the American spelling for her Thai name, tells that these dishes are legit Thai foods from her youth...More

Thank Springlake425
Reviewed January 31, 2017

This is a cozy restaurant with great service and great food. Have never been disappointed over many meals. Molly, the owner, is quite personable and eager to please her customers.

Thank Lynn S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2601 N Center St, Hickory, NC 28601-1338
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
  • Phone Number: +1 828-322-4368
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