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Tara Thai

1107 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4840
+1 434-984-9998
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good50%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (10 reviews)
“panang curry” (5 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
1107 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4840
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 27 April 2017

A modern Thai restaurant conveniently located in the Barrack Road Shopping Center, Tara Thai is a good choice for lunch. I had Pad Thai, medium spicy, $10. My wife had Drunken Noodles, $11. Both were very good. The drunken noodle has massively large noodles, tasting...More

Thank dewilson2
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Tara Thai is not fancy and there are busy times when you wish they had a couple more servers. However, the food is excellent and I look forward to going back to try other items. The Pad Thai combo I ordered was really good....ingredients were...More

Thank JJH1764
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Stopped here to get a bite to eat while shopping at Barack's Rd. shopping center and was not impressed. The bikini shrimp appetizer was piping hot which was good; however the other dish I ordered, Kanom Jeeb, was not good at all. You could tell...More

Thank Tamesha O
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. Very fresh and easy to get to around lots of shopping. Quite fresh and terrific service.

Thank Ruben T
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This was either the fourth or fifth Thai restaurant we've visited in the Charlottesville, and quite honestly we've not been disappointed with any of them. On our visit to Tara Thai, we started with appetizers, "Golden Triangles" (fried tofu with a ginger dipping sauce) and...More

Thank Steven R
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

!!Oh!! was our waiter's name as listed on our receipt. He was funny welcoming and offered us a few lessons in his native language. Icons indicating spiciness of each dish on the menu were accurate. The atmosphere is cosmopolitan and comfortable. The customer base was...More

Thank Barb Y
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Took a break while shopping and we were pleasantly surprised! Food was pipping hot and fresh made to order. We had three different dishes and each was perfect.

Thank Celia S
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Nice location if you're in the area and in the mood for Thai. Located in the middle of the shopping center. Sit outside if the weather's nice.

Thank jamestK9937HN
Reviewed 11 November 2016

With just an overnight stay in the area, we weren't sure where to eat. One in our group found this place. It was in a nice shopping center. The service was pleasant and quick. The food was very good. It wasn't crowded, but appeared that...More

Thank TravelPanda99
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Great traditional thai food in a pleasant, relaxing environment. Expansive menu, welcome seating, smart service, and flavored to perfection. Stirfy chicken/basil, pad thai, satay, and cold beers rounded this one out. Will be back next time I am in town. Bravo!

Thank JoelZ195
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1107 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4840
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-984-9998
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