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85 E Main St, Avon, CT 06001-3805
+1 860-677-0065
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Hartford, CT
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161 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I finally went to Elephant Trail after driving by for years, and I got take out. I got the Pad Thai, Crispy Chicken Pad Thai, and spring rolls. The spring rolls were very good but the noodle dishes were just average. Maybe I am more attuned to the flavors of the local Chinese restaurants but I didn't really love the... More 

Thank Connecticutguy
Avon, Connecticut
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Elephant Trail has a wide range of Thai dishes that taste great and are very nicely presented. My favorite is the drunken noodles. My family has tried a number of different dishes and enjoyed them all. Elephant Trail also provides take out. Overall the quality, atmosphere and presentation of their food is well above the standards you'd expect in a... More 

Thank plivsey2017
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We decided to try this place because of friends and what a great surprise! My first time to a Thai place so Natalie recommended the drunken noodles and my wife had the Pad Thai. Both were excellent the drunken noodles had just enough heat so it did not over power the flavor. The Pad Thai was delicious very flavorful with... More 

Thank Cbhauptmann
Avon, Connecticut, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Elephant Trail is a wonderful restaurant! Wonderful food...very tasty...and beautifully served. I had one dish served too hot (spicy), but they took it off the bill and offered to redo it. Hot means hot! And I love that. You will not have a bad meal here!

Thank Leslie G
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80 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Great red curry and pad si wow, both with chicken. Amazing rolls for appetizer; very peppery and somehow samosa-like. Thai iced tea for everything off. Fabulous little place.

Thank Bonnycate
Avon, Connecticut, United States
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

I ordered takeout- spring rolls and soup It was 12 min. max and the food was fresh but didn't seem to have alot of flavor. The place is pretty big and there are a few tables to eat outside. Great for larger parties.

Thank Pam W
West Simsbury, Connecticut
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Was here a while ago with out of town guests and it was awful, wrong order brought to one person so they had to wait.....while others were served,no apologies from staff & very slow. Well I decided to try again and was just as unfriendly, slow & still expensive. I would recommend you go to one of the other THAI... More 

Thank lfmorris
Newington, Connecticut
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We took friends to the restaurant for dinner. We were going to an event in town and had dinner here first. The staff was great getting food on the table in time for us to go to our event. Our meals were outstanding. Everything here is cooked to order. You don't find that often. We highly recommend giving The Elephant... More 

Thank DCB6712
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Since it was my husbands birthday, we wanted to try a new place. This restaurant is nice, staff is friendly, and food was just ok. My pad Thai was dry just a glob of noodles stuck together. Hubby and kids didn't care for their meal. Going back to our old spot.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Six of us were looking for a restaurant in the Avon area following a local performance. We decided on Thai food. We were pleased to find that the restaurant was easily able to accommodate our small group of six and that there was plenty of space so that we were not crowded. The service was great. The food was good,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 E Main St, Avon, CT 06001-3805
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Avon
  • Phone Number: +1 860-677-0065

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