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Tai's Asian Bistro

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638 S Whitney Way, Madison, WI 53711-1035
+1 608-661-8889
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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572 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for supper one night and enjoyed the ambiance of the place. You get a lot of food for your dollar here. If you are hungry, you will fill up fast. The service is great.

Thank JesseWhite
Orange, France
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You may shudder as you enter this restaurant. It has a temporary feel, with piles of packaging materials, unclothed tables and a sticky floor making the first impression. But, if you turn around and leave, you will have made a mistake. The food is terrific, so terrific that you will return and hope that this little restaurant does well for... More 

Thank Jacques59
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Enormous menu with reasonable prices and large quantities. No complaints with the food, it's well done for both Thai and Chinese dishes. Not amazing, but well worth a visit.

Thank Fornand1
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128 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We enjoy Tai's food. They never disappoint. You go up and order your food and wait until you are called. Staff is friendly and food comes out fast. We love their Cantonese Beef Chow Fun and Pho.

Thank Betty C
Madison, Wisconsin, Usa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 September 2016

After looking at several Asian restaurants online, we decided to go to Tai's as it was close to work. We ordered the chicken and rice lunch and added shrimp. The shrimp was very good and we are glad we ordered them. The chicken on the other hand, is rubbery and hard...it is not fresh chicken by any means. As a... More 

1 Thank Steve M
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66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

I love this place. They've got the basics well-covered and present the weird items in an enticing manner. I've actually ordered the eggplant and tofu half a dozen times now. While quality may be considered 3.5 to 4 stars by some, this bistro puts your food out on a plate within ten minutes every time I've been. I also am... More 

Thank Alex L
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234 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I've eaten at Tai's Asian Bistro in Madison, Wisconsin before, and also had take out from them through the years. So it seemed a great choice for a large size take out for a family celebration. We ordered a large amount of food - Walnut Shrimp, Black Bean Chicken, Beef and Broccoli, Pot stickers - pan friend and steamed, General... More 

Thank Frequenttraveler082
Seville, Spain
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

They offer a variety of Thai and Chinese dishes. I prefer to order on the phone and pick it up as the kitchen is not separated from the restaurant, and the smell gets into your clothes easily if you dine in. Food is great, quick service, reasonable price, and good customer service. TIP: Have a paper menu in the car,... More 

1 Thank Practice_kindness
Madison, Wisconsin
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127 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Not much from the parking lot to suggest what kind of a restaurant this is. Once inside, the food is reasonable and very tasty. The stir-fried dishes always have very fresh and crunchy vegetables, an indication that they are prepared to order, not sitting in a steam table. Ordering is easy. Go to the counter, tell the young lady what... More 

1 Thank Jack F
Madison, Wisconsin
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69 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Our first time but not our last. No servers. Get menu at the counter. Order at the counter. Pay in advance. Wait for food. It might be delivered to your table or some people wait at counter for their food. They have two major variations PLATE or BOX. We ordered some plates and some boxes. "Box" is deceiving. It is... More 

1 Thank wimike999

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 638 S Whitney Way, Madison, WI 53711-1035
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-661-8889

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