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“Great Thai food”
Review of Thai First

Thai First
Ranked #28 of 172 Restaurants in Downers Grove
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Thai First was definitely a hidden gem! We had a party of five, so we had a variety of food. Everything was super tasty, reminded us of the whole year my husband and I spent in Thailand. Even though they were busy with takeout orders, the server, Sean, was courteous and helpful. They tailored the dishes to our preference of spicy level. Will definitely return soon.

Thank MengH207
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Super friendly place. The food was really good. We had the same experience as kjm445. We had a great conversation with the owner/manager and she is indeed passionate about the food. The presentation was beautiful and the flavors wonderful. I am certainly glad we stopped.

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Very glad we found this place! It is hidden next to Subway. The noodles are made fresh every day and never from dry packages. The meals were delicious and flavorful and light, not extra heavy on the sauces or oils like other places either. They had a full menu with plenty of options to satisfy everyone. Every appetizer sounded good. The service was quick and friendly. Very reasonable price wise too! We had Tom kah soup, cucumber salad, pad see ew, and pad Thai and they were all excellent! Then the best part was when the owner/manager came up and talked to us afterwards. She was so friendly and polite, and obviously very passionate about her restaurant. We loved talking to her and cannot wait to return!

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Excellent Thai food however they ran out of white rice completely. They offered us brown rice instead which was still cooking and did not come out for another 15 minutes. The food was excellent but the experience left a bad taste. Just apologies - no offer of complementing an iced coffee or desert. The waitress brings us the check and asks us whether we want dessert as an after thought. Rice is something which can be stored or you can run out to a grocery store and pick up a small bag if you know you are running out. Will definitely try it again and hopefully they will have white rice. Management needs to have better inventory controls in place.

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Thank rj3kilo
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The staff is very nice! We have eaten here at least five times and it is our favorite take out place. Our new favorite Thai restaurant! Love the panang curry!

Thank Susan H
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