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Thai Essence

1534 Win Hentschel Blvd, West Lafayette, IN 47906-4144
+1 765-269-9380
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“thai food” (11 reviews)
“curries” (4 reviews)
“fried rice” (4 reviews)
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1534 Win Hentschel Blvd, West Lafayette, IN 47906-4144
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

We dropped by this place on a weekday, and it was close to their closing time for lunch (which if I remember correctly is 2.30pm) so we called ahead to make sure it'd be okay to come along. The lady on the phone was very...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank marux23
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Tried out the Thai restaurant. I did not care for the soup. Everything else was ok. Good service and great location.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank roberttK5588KI
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Love, love, love the food here. My hubby loves the different curries and I love the chicken pra ram. Don't miss the ice-cream for dessert!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ajholden63
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Went here for lunch yesterday. Very crowded, so we were expecting good food. Just a so-so menu with not much ability to ask for what you would like your way. Dishes all seemed to come with a large portion of white rice to take up...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 84NancyP
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Visit West Lafayette at least twice a year, and always eat at Thai Essence. But I was disappointed after a recent visit. I suspect that the place has new owners, because formerly things were not as they are now. First and obvious change: no Asian...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank june s
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Thai Essence may be one of the best Thai restaurants in the US. We've taken many out of town visitors there and we often hear the comment that they've never tasted Thai food so good. It's authentic Thai and the duck and fish specialties are...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank lous652
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Try the hot and sour soup. Also like the pad Thai, fried rice dishes and any of the noodle dishes. Always high quality.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank D4640PSdenniss
Reviewed 26 March 2018

I enjoy Thai cuisine and was pleased to find Thai Essence. We stopped for lunch and I ordered Pra Ram w/chicken and my husband ordered the Beef and Broccoli. We both enjoyed our meal. I was a bit disappointed that the restaurant is situated in...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank oakleaf-delphi
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Stumbled on Thai Essence while in town to visit our son at Purdue. . There were 6 adults in our group. Half of our group do not regularly eat Thai food. We were all very pleased with our selections. The eggplant with tofu was exceptional....More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank maryhp998
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I love Thai food and have visited several Thai restaurants over the years. This one was okay. The menu said my dish was medium spice (two hot peppers next to name of dish) and it actually had no spice at all. I...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 704kathaleenb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1534 Win Hentschel Blvd, West Lafayette, IN 47906-4144
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  West Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 765-269-9380
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