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The Elephant Trail

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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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Newington, Connecticut
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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3 of 5 bubbles 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 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank ICFG
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233 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Stopped in here on a rainy afternoon and were promptly and pleasantly seated. (As a side note, I used the ladies' room and it was extremely clean.) Drinks were a Clean Slate Riesling ($7) and sake. Appetizers were Thai summer rolls ($5.95) and pumpkin curry puffs ($7). Entrees were Seafood Pad Thai ($11.95) and the Pineapple Fried Rice House Special... More 

1 Thank radiowitch
Canton, Connecticut
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179 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We ended up here after stopping by several places we typically go and found them all busy. We were glad we did. Classic Pad Thai was excellent. My wife tried a shrimp and scallops combo that was good. I think the traffic is light because of location. It's along a busy road, but not in a plaza with any other... More 

Thank Booha
West Simsbury, Connecticut
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This THAI resturant started off with a bang....however they progressed too quickly. Parking lot and access on rt 44... horrendous .. Service terrible...waited..waited..waited..then bammm aweful & cold... Send it back...same thing.had out of town guests.. What an embarrassment. Spoke to manager.. No apologies..just a blank stare. I have lived here a long time. We'll hang the banner that u are... More 

1 Thank lfmorris
Avon, Connecticut
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271 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

If you are into Thai food then this is your restaurant!! The food is outstanding...it is a family owned restaurant that makes you feel like you are special. The menu is varied and every thing is flavorful and mouth watering good. The food is authentic so be ready for a treat.

Thank Noodlebee
Rome, Italy
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5 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

If you want good Thai food, this is the last place to go to. Suggest going to Thai Basil in West Hartford, Sweet Chilli Thai in WH or East West Grille also in WH (fusion of Thai and Laotian). The Elephant Trail - went there with my family, appetizers we asked for which is on the menu, they don't cook... More 

Thank DIlip1915
Avon, Connecticut
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88 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Elephant Trail has excellent Thai food. I have spent a lot of time in Thailand so if you are looking for authentic food, go to NYC. However, ET has excellent food, as good as you can get anywhere in CT.

2 Thank jstaines72
Avon, Connecticut
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The food is absolutely wonderful! We had Thai spring rolls which are my favorite! fried wantons, pineapple fried Thai rice with beef, chicken with ginger, all very delicious! Service is excellent, may need some Plants to soften the look and create barriers but other wise exceptionally clean even the rest rooms and comforting

Thank Bekanico

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?