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The Terrace

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1559 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514-3601
+1 203-230-2077
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

The food at the Terrace is so good that my father can't go a week without a meal there. And my nephew is hooked on the Terrace's Pad Thai. The food is simply outstanding and the menu offers a good variety of Thai fare. The atmosphere is very comfortable, the service is great, and prices are reasonable. Be sure to... More 

1 Thank coromandelminar
New Haven, Connecticut
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

We have dined ate The Terrace three times and each meal was fantastic. The curries are tasty and complex and dishes like Pad Thai are moist and delicious. We have sampled Thai Restaurants in Boston, New York, and throughout the Bay Area - the food at The Terrace is the finest we have had anywhere. Do not be fooled by... More 

1 Thank Robert F
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116 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Small, quiet mom and pop restaurant. Husband is pleasant waiter and wife the chef. We were party of four on a Wednesday night and very quiet. Long list of nice sounding specials, nice slection of wine and beer. No hard liquor. They will make just about anything, spiced according to palette, with additions or deletions. Service was prompt and not... More 

Thank AJandCin
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

$21 later I had 3 tiny egg rolls and this amount of beef pad see ew. The portions are ridiculously small. A total of 6 pieces of small beer.

Thank angg321
New Haven, Connecticut
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

The Thai food served at the Terrace is hands down the best Thai I have eaten. The larb, pad prik king, tamarind duck, tom yum prawns with rice are all world class. The preparation of all of the seafood dishes is exquisite. Ingredients are farm fresh. If spicy is to you're liking, the dishes will be prepared lightning hot. If... More 

1 Thank ScovilleSteve
Hamden Ct
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

Great food, small restaurant, everything cooked to perfection and fresh! Worth a detour. Owner is only waiter and his wife is the chef, please take a moment to enjoy this place in Hamden!

1 Thank RBlack230
Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2014 via mobile

We were a party of five adults and three kids 4, 7 and 10. We have been traveling around the US for several weeks and was in new Haven to visit our relatives who simply love this restaurant. Amy cooked the Thai dishes to perfection blending all the tastes and spices evenly. The dishes worked in harmony to produce a... More 

Thank PentaK
New Haven, Connecticut
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65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2014

We have eaten here countless times. I make it my business to find Thai food better than I can prepare. I used to have Thai employees and for lunch we exchanged dishes we had prepared. I have asked for special takes on dishes and have always been pleased. The chef likes a challenge from the (wonderful) ordinary. I recommend the... More 

Thank Glyn C
New York City, New York
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223 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2013

When we first started coming here, the food was some of the best Thai food we've ever had with complex flavors you don't usually get outside of Thailand. We ate here a lot despite the fact that the portions are small and the prices higher than the norm. Unfortunately, after a while, the quality of the food started going down... More 

Thank ywnyny
Charlton, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

It was excellent Thai food - Pad Thai and Basil Noodles. We were starving, and the portions were small. We hoped to get more food for the price.

Thank Giumesciscotti

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1559 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514-3601
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hamden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-230-2077

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