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Tamarind Thai Restaurant

7970 University Ave Ste 310, La Mesa, CA 91942-5537
+1 619-337-2581
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (5 reviews)
“spicy noodles” (4 reviews)
“green curry” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 15:00All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
7970 University Ave Ste 310, La Mesa, CA 91942-5537
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 21 September 2017

We go here quite often and have never been disappointed! Service and food are always wonderful. They even offer beer and wine.

Thank dmerghart1
Reviewed 16 August 2017

this is one of our top picks for carry-out food in the la mesa area. excellent thai food. the inside seating is fairly limited (though there's nothing wrong with it).

Thank markoestreicher
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This little restaurant has such a friendly atmosphere and delicious food. They have many delicious choices like their Green Curry and their Spicy Noodle but the best is their Spicy Fried Rice.

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 4 May 2017

From the time I walk in, the atmosphere, service and delectable dishes make me smile! The waitresses are friendly and attentive and the lunch specials are affordable for almost any budget, while the presentation and flavor taste like a million dollars! I look forward to...More

1  Thank LadyBugBeard
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Great service! Loved the spicy noodle!! I had spicy level 7 and it was perfect! Washed it all down with a Singha beer. Very clean and nice area. Totally recommend it!

1  Thank Veronica O
Reviewed 3 February 2017

stopped for a to go order and we both got Pad Thais and they were very good and i ordered a beef thai salad and it was great as well.

Thank randy7496
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely patio nice atmosphere, great value. Delicious food. Good wine selection. Very busy especially on Friday's....

1  Thank squinklesus
Reviewed 30 May 2016

This is a small place, tucked away where you can barely see it. We have been coming here for many, many years. The food is excellent. The lunch specials are a particulary good deal.

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Wow! I was surprised how awesome the food and service was for this little restaurant off the beaten path. It is decorated nicely, the service staff is friendly and prompt, nice price range and the food is out of this world, the best fried tofu...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Honestly, Tom-Kar Soup is by far the main reason we go there. We get the large one with chicken and steamed rice. It's big enough to share as a couple and still small enough to share another entreé if you're hungry. The staff is always...More

Thank danielandluci
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7970 University Ave Ste 310, La Mesa, CA 91942-5537
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 619-337-2581
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