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Thai Spice Cafe

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3600 N Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746-3314
+1 512-330-0203
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Austin, Texas
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216 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A salad bar included with a Thai entre, with choice of two soups. I had the cashew chicken, but it was unusually flavored; perhaps curry was in the seasoning. There was a very popular sushi bar, spring roll bar, but I could not figure out if there was a extra or it was included with my meal The view is... More 

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Thank BobtheBuilder39
Austin, Texas
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367 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

My fiancée heard about this place when they brought lunch to her office, so we had to try them out. Thai Spice has only been at this new location a few weeks (as they were formerly downtown), so that explained why the place was so empty during dinner time on a Saturday evening. As time goes on, more patrons will... More 

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Rome, Italy
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

My elderly mother and I went at 2 pm on a Friday and were delighted that the appetizer bar was still open. It has salad, soup, spring rolls, sushi and dessert. All fresh and flavorful. It's $8 all you desire and it comes with an entree. My special green curry was only $12. I was saddened to read other less... More 

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Thank Littledipper79
Austin, Texas
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

I love the appetizer bar. the almost-sushi is good, the fried bananas and spring rools are a meal in itself. I wish the sushi was more sushi like and less veggie. The soups are great. The pad thai noodles are some of the best I have had. Never a disappointment here and the price is great. A good local neighborhood... More 

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Thank Reviews_by_Lee
Dripping Springs, Texas
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430 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

If the place were better decorated and better designed/layout, it would get a much better score! The interior is just plain dull/drab. It is a shame because the food is excellent. We go over here a few times a year to have a good Thai meal at a great price--this is a value place for the food.... The food is... More 

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Thank 1234texas
Austin, Texas
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2014

Its not a very classy restaurant but big room to accomdate a lot. The Basil thai fried rice was packed with all the authentic flavours. It was yummy. Portions are bit smaller compared to others. Service is very good that they make you feel very welcomed.

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Thank Narma17
Atlanta, Georgia
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199 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013

This restaurant has NOT turned Thai food into a blan Amercian version of Thai. They used good spices to make the food similar to the food that I have had in Bangkok. I recommend the Cashew Chicken and the Mango & Rice desert. Both are excellent. If you do not want spicy Thai food, then do not order any of... More 

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Thank Vol1970
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2013 via mobile

I have never felt so unwelcomed in all of my life. I walked into this restaurant past lunch when it was not busy at all. Multiple staff walked past me as I waited to be seated. After finally being seated without a hi or no eye contact I waited 15 min to be served or asked if I wanted a... More 

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Thank Ashleyjb
Austin, Tx.
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2013

Spicy dishes are overpowering. Overall, food is fresh, athmosphere is good. I was there on a Sunday for brunch. Not the best.

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Thank KeyConcierge
Eugene
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2012

Ate lunch here -- thought it was a little pricey for lunch and right off campus, but the food was quite good, and so was the service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3600 N Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746-3314
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-330-0203

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