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Tamarind Thai Cuisine

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330 Rockwood Rd, Ste 112, Arden, NC 28704-8215
+1 828-654-0988
11:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Great staff that provide fast friendly service. The food was amazing just loved everything we had. Cannot wait to go back again.

Thank Lynn W
Wilmington, North Carolina
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Best Thai food in Asheville area in my opinion. Waitstaff very friendly and accommodating. Ordered the green curry and requested mild seasoning as I had throat surgery and they were happy to do this. I also asked for steamed tofu. It was so tasty with just the right amount of spice for me to handle. Fresh basil and green and... More 

Thank PGJ28451
Asheville, North Carolina
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We both had Shrimp Pad Thai. The spice was perfect for us at medium. It could use a bit more sauce but that's just me. They would probably provide more next time if I ask. We added some peanut sauce to ours to give it a bit more moisture. Perfect portion size. Very nice little restaurant in a strip mall.... More 

Thank Kim J
St. Louis, Missouri
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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Excellent food and service. We had an early dinner before heading to the Agricultural Center for a horse show. I had a chicken peanut curry and my husband had a pork Thai dish. I preferred his over mine...but both excellent! We had wine by the glass with a good selection. Service was fast...fortunately it was a night we wanted it... More 

Thank Diablo27
Huntsville, Alabama
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015

DH and I stopped here before a long car ride home. Overall, we were very pleased with our meal. We shared a Tom Yum that was good, but not the best I've had. DH ordered a stir fry dish that he thought was good, but not great. I ordered a dish of spicy noodles that were delicious. The flavors really... More 

Thank Helen H
Asheville, North Carolina
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574 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 400 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Some friends had recommended Tamarind Thai in Arden, near the Asheville Regional Airport, so we decided to try it. After we got there, we realized we already had eaten here some years ago, but for some reason never went back. Our reaction to Tamarind Thai this time was that it is a pleasant little restaurant in a strip mall, with... More 

Thank LanSluderBelize
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228 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Tamarind had done if the best Thai food that I have eaten. The Phad Thai noodles have great flavor. Slightly expensive for lunch, but worth it!

Thank Jim P
South Bend, Indiana
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015

What a great little restaurant in a nondescript strip mall! Once inside, the atmosphere is welcoming and comfortable -- almost elegant. The food lived up to all of the great reviews here. The satay chicken appetizer was tender, moist and delicious. The salmon appeared in a bowl with a tasty sauce on a bed of vegetables and was very good.... More 

Thank FamilyTraveler1969
Asheville, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

My husband, 16 month old son, and I absolutely adore this lovely place! From sushi, to satay, amazing curries, delicious thai dishes, reasonably priced. We order at least once a week, pick up is just as delicious and a better option for us with our lil one sometimes. The staff are SUPER friendly and welcoming. The inside is a comfortable... More 

Thank janelee5809
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2015

I ad the Penang Curry and it was the best Thai food I have ever had. My friends all ordered different entrees and they all said it was fantastic. This was the first time I had been to Tamarind but it definitely will not be my last.

Thank romyharris

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Sushi, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 330 Rockwood Rd, Ste 112, Arden, NC 28704-8215
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Arden
  • Phone Number: +1 828-654-0988

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