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Bangkok Cafe

) #35 of 157 Restaurants in Arlington Heights €€ - €€€ Asian, Thai
17 N Vail Ave, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1430
+1 847-398-1989
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (6 reviews)
“spring rolls” (2 reviews)
“pad see ew” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
€€ - €€€
17 N Vail Ave, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1430
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have visited this cute little thai food multiple times for both in-house and carry out dinner. The food quality is good and portion is big. The service is very friendly and quick.

Thank travel b
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Wonderful waitstaff. The food is reminiscent of what I imagine it may be like to eat at a Thai family dinner. Generous proportions. I highly recommend the grilled calamari and handcrafted desserts. Deserts take a while to prepare as they are cooked to order.

Thank ProteusF
Reviewed 17 December 2016

The above comment is a bit misleading. We visited the restaurant with long-standing friends of the owners, so when one of the sisters came and sat with us at the table (the weather was awful, so business was slow) it should not have been a...More

Thank gamelville
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had an absolutely delicious dinner tonight. Very generous portions at very reasonable tariffs. We enjoyed pad Thai and a delicious basil chicken. I had asked them to turn up the heat a little and my mouth enjoyed a pleasant tingle. Gracious service in a...More

Thank jfadds
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Seven of us made dinner reservations on a Saturday night, and a table to the side was waiting for us even though they were busy and we were at least five minutes late. One of the owners was our server, and she was very sweet...More

Thank occdocbill
Reviewed 10 November 2016

First, let me state that we have become friends with the owners after years of dining at the Bangkok Cafe. The food is wonderful and beautifully presented. If you haven't tried Thai food try it here, they often can adjust the seasonings to your taste....More

Thank Julie K
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We returned to the Bangkok Café in downtown Arlington Heights after a long hiatus and it still remains our go to place for Thai food. This place was started by, and I believe is still run by five sisters that give this restaurant a friendly,...More

Thank ERPriest
Reviewed 3 October 2016

While we have several Thai restaurants in downtown AH, this one is probably the most cozy and easy to have conversations while enjoying delicious food. Our waitress was excellent and eager to please. We came in at the end of the evening and they were...More

Thank Janice T
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The ladies who run this restaurant are wonderful. And the food is light and delicious. The prices are great as well! This is a regular lunch spot for me and my colleagues.

Thank Corinne A
Reviewed 15 June 2016

My husband and I love Thai food especially since we have traveled to Thailand. We love Alt Thai and Gumrai Thai in Arlington Heights and decided to try Bangkok Cafe. We went once and will never return. The food seemed like something we'd get from...More

Thank JThor84
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Tricia G
Do you serve alcohol?
20 April 2017|
Response from occdocbill | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure I had Thai beer there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 N Vail Ave, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1430
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 847-398-1989
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