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Tara Thai

1107 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4840
+1 434-984-9998
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good50%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (11 reviews)
“noodles” (7 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1107 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4840
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

We’ve dined at Tara Thai for lunches and dinners many times over the years. At this point we have a very favorite items that we tend to order, but we sometimes venture out and have one of their specials. The other night the special was...More

Thank Grace K
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

It’s hard to imagine so-so Thai food. That is what this is. For starters, when we arrived at 8:30, they were already mopping the walls of the kitchen and dripping dirty water on food prep counters. I asked them to stop, which they did. The...More

Thank BaldAndHappy
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here for several years when visiting the Barracks shopping centre and the food has always been very good. We ordered an Entree meal and it was a perfect amount of food and always accompanied with a small bowl of rice. Excellent price...More

Thank Beebrief
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We both ordered the Pad Thai. The plate was heaping full of noodles, shrimp, chicken, sprouts, carrot shavings and peanut pieces. Handy spot when you don't want the nearby chain restaurants.

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We started out attempting to visit one of the higher rated restaurants across the street from UVA. The traffic and parking hassles caused to change our minds and we wen over to Barrack Road shopping center on Rt 29. Easy free parking and we considered...More

Thank MaryDen
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We were a party of three for lunch. I had a curry seafood dish that cost 16 and some change. It had about two or three small shrimp and one muscle. It also had about a half cup of curry and a small mound of...More

Thank bronco38
Reviewed 26 April 2017

A modern Thai restaurant conveniently located in the Barrack Road Shopping Center, Tara Thai is a good choice for lunch. I had Pad Thai, medium spicy, $10. My wife had Drunken Noodles, $11. Both were very good. The drunken noodle has massively large noodles, tasting...More

Thank dewilson2
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Tara Thai is not fancy and there are busy times when you wish they had a couple more servers. However, the food is excellent and I look forward to going back to try other items. The Pad Thai combo I ordered was really good....ingredients were...More

Thank JJH1764
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Stopped here to get a bite to eat while shopping at Barack's Rd. shopping center and was not impressed. The bikini shrimp appetizer was piping hot which was good; however the other dish I ordered, Kanom Jeeb, was not good at all. You could tell...More

Thank Tamesha O
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. Very fresh and easy to get to around lots of shopping. Quite fresh and terrific service.

Thank Ruben T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, 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. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1107 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4840
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-984-9998
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