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Tara Thai

1107 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4840
+1 434-984-9998
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good51%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (10 reviews)
“panang curry” (5 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1107 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4840
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here for several years when visiting the Barracks shopping centre and the food has always been very good. We ordered an Entree meal and it was a perfect amount of food and always accompanied with a small bowl of rice. Excellent price...More

Thank Beebrief
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We both ordered the Pad Thai. The plate was heaping full of noodles, shrimp, chicken, sprouts, carrot shavings and peanut pieces. Handy spot when you don't want the nearby chain restaurants.

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We started out attempting to visit one of the higher rated restaurants across the street from UVA. The traffic and parking hassles caused to change our minds and we wen over to Barrack Road shopping center on Rt 29. Easy free parking and we considered...More

Thank Dennis A
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We were a party of three for lunch. I had a curry seafood dish that cost 16 and some change. It had about two or three small shrimp and one muscle. It also had about a half cup of curry and a small mound of...More

Thank bronco38
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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