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Thai Pavilion

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131 E Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115-3205
+1 815-756-6445
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I take all of my visitors and employees to the Thai Pavilion. I must have been there over 10 times by now. It's not particularly fancy, but the food is good and reliable. When I go there, I know that what I'm going to get is good (which in DeKalb is not that easy), cheaply priced (about 12$ for a... More 

Thank Phil G
Princeton, Illinois
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163 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

On a college visit we stopped for a bite after the tour. Prices were pretty average for the area and portions were large. (DD actually got 3 meals out of her order.) We liked the curry fried rice and the basil beef. While we did order "hot" our meals were less than spicy for the most part. My only concern... More 

Thank Tracy61356
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Usually get carry out or delivery. Dining there has never been bad...very good service!! Good amount of food for the price (dine-in or delivery) If you want it" Thai Spicy", tell them...they tend to "gringo" it down some.

Thank Michael B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I always get the same dish at every Thai place I go. Green curry is my favorite and at Thai Pavilion it was very good. A nice helping of veggies in a big bowl of green curry, sweet with coconut milk with a nice sized side of white rice. We also got the appetizer platter which had a large variety... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Schaumburg, Illinois
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

The Thai Pavilion has a neat space, good food and perfectly reasonable prices. Thai Pepper Steak lunch special is a solid choice with rice, soup and egg roll all included in the package. Two people can get in and out for around $20 - and you will be so full. Great choice!

1 Thank DaveyMaravilloso
Chicago, Illinois
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74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

We had the fried leek dumplings, cucumber salad and mango chicken. I didn't even eat any rice just the crunchy tender and sweet mango chicken and the delicious cucumber salad. The serving is enough for two.

Thank ive629
Rochelle, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

I cant get enough of the Pad Thai!! SOOOO GOOOD! I been coming here since I went to school at NIU - 2002!

Thank Dawn K
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

The best pad Thai ever!!!! Very fresh ingredients and you will not be leaving hungry. Lunch is a full size meal ( and then some), complete with soup spring roll and a large portion entree. Great flavors and pleasant service. It's cozy atmosphere makes it very enjoyable to visit with friends, not the best choice for large groups. Worth checking... More 

Thank Cathie L
Cedar Falls, Iowa
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

We frequently stop in DeKalb on our way to Chicago. We chose to eat here and are glad we did. It presented good, fresh food in a friendly and warm environment. Reasonably priced and excellent cuisine make a great combination!

Thank Irishjudge
Belvidere, Illinois
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

I love the Green Curry at The Thai Pavilion! It always warms me up on cold days. They have a great lunch special with many choices.

Thank Karen B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 E Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115-3205
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DeKalb
  • Phone Number: +1 815-756-6445

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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?