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“Karuna's is d' best -- no Thai in this contest”

Karuna's Thai Plate
Ranked #598 of 2,014 Restaurants in Tucson
Cuisines: Thai
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

We go every month to Karuna's. Get to know the counter lady, if not the cook (her aunt or mother). Food is terrific, but especially the buffet; go Wed or Fri for the coconut curry soup.

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

I ordered the Pad Thai, it was very flavorful. The food took a decent amount of time so don't come if you're in a rush. The restaurant is small, but cozy and authentic.

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Thank Amanda M
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

This place has really tasty Thai food. It is a place to visit with friends looking for great food but a very casual atmosphere. We had Pad Thai, Pad Kee Mao, Curry and a rice, beef and basil dish. All were very tasty. Good peanut sauce too!

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

I have been coming here at least once a week since I moved to Tucson in 2005 - As with any restaurant prices have gone up slightly over the years though it is still reasonably priced and the food has remained consistently excellent - The restaurant was recently remodeled with new ceramic tile, paint, and light fixtures - The main attraction here for me is the food and the staff - It is located just down the street from the University of Arizona and it is very common to hear guests speaking about classes, jobs and students while they dine

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Thank Raymon C
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Well I will start with the positive - the food was amazing. Good selection and many vegetarian options. We had the Massaman and Phat Thai. Delicious.

My issue is with all the rest of the experience. The restaurant was dirty. We ate late, but it was evident that they had not cleaned up much throughout the day. We picked the least dirty table and were brought menus and water.

After sitting and waiting quite a long time we went up to the kitchen counter to order as did another table. (I don't know if that is how Karuna normally receives the food orders-no instruction was given) the food was delivered to our table fairly quickly and it was great.

I will also say that the staff was very nice and friendly. They seemed kind of oblivious to the mess and long waits for service.

Thank Patti G
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