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Thai Essence

1534 Win Hentschel Blvd, West Lafayette, IN 47906-4144
+1 765-269-9380
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“thai food” (10 reviews)
“fried rice” (4 reviews)
“curries” (3 reviews)
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1534 Win Hentschel Blvd, West Lafayette, IN 47906-4144
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!

Thank ajholden63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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

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

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.

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

Thank oakleaf-chris
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

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

Thank Kathaleen B
Reviewed 24 January 2018

We have sampled a number of dishes here over the past few years and have never been disappointed in the flavors or overall quality. The chef will sometimes bring something "new" that he is working on out to a few tables to see what people...More

Thank Janomac
Reviewed 17 October 2017

My husband and I visited this past weekend as a "date night" after looking for good Thai food near us. What caught our attention right from the online menu was the ability to order a lot of their dishes vegetarian or vegan. It was also...More

Thank Amy K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
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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