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85 E Main St, Avon, CT 06001-3805
+1 860-677-0065
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to try this place because of friends and what a great surprise! My first time to a Thai place so Natalie recommended the drunken noodles and my wife had the Pad Thai. Both were excellent the drunken noodles had just enough heat so it did not over power the flavor. The Pad Thai was delicious very flavorful with... More 

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Thank Cbhauptmann
Avon, Connecticut, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Elephant Trail is a wonderful restaurant! Wonderful food...very tasty...and beautifully served. I had one dish served too hot (spicy), but they took it off the bill and offered to redo it. Hot means hot! And I love that. You will not have a bad meal here!

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Thank Leslie G
Houston
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great red curry and pad si wow, both with chicken. Amazing rolls for appetizer; very peppery and somehow samosa-like. Thai iced tea for everything off. Fabulous little place.

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Thank Bonnycate
Avon, Connecticut, United States
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered takeout- spring rolls and soup It was 12 min. max and the food was fresh but didn't seem to have alot of flavor. The place is pretty big and there are a few tables to eat outside. Great for larger parties.

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Thank Pam W
West Simsbury, Connecticut
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was here a while ago with out of town guests and it was awful, wrong order brought to one person so they had to wait.....while others were served,no apologies from staff & very slow. Well I decided to try again and was just as unfriendly, slow & still expensive. I would recommend you go to one of the other THAI... More 

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Thank lfmorris
Newington, Connecticut
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We took friends to the restaurant for dinner. We were going to an event in town and had dinner here first. The staff was great getting food on the table in time for us to go to our event. Our meals were outstanding. Everything here is cooked to order. You don't find that often. We highly recommend giving The Elephant... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Since it was my husbands birthday, we wanted to try a new place. This restaurant is nice, staff is friendly, and food was just ok. My pad Thai was dry just a glob of noodles stuck together. Hubby and kids didn't care for their meal. Going back to our old spot.

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Hamden
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Six of us were looking for a restaurant in the Avon area following a local performance. We decided on Thai food. We were pleased to find that the restaurant was easily able to accommodate our small group of six and that there was plenty of space so that we were not crowded. The service was great. The food was good,... More 

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Thank ICFG
Connecticut
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166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 339 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Stopped in here on a rainy afternoon and were promptly and pleasantly seated. (As a side note, I used the ladies' room and it was extremely clean.) Drinks were a Clean Slate Riesling ($7) and sake. Appetizers were Thai summer rolls ($5.95) and pumpkin curry puffs ($7). Entrees were Seafood Pad Thai ($11.95) and the Pineapple Fried Rice House Special... More 

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Canton, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We ended up here after stopping by several places we typically go and found them all busy. We were glad we did. Classic Pad Thai was excellent. My wife tried a shrimp and scallops combo that was good. I think the traffic is light because of location. It's along a busy road, but not in a plaza with any other... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 E Main St, Avon, CT 06001-3805
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Avon
  • Phone Number: +1 860-677-0065

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