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Suwana's Thai Orchid

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11 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801-2903
+1 828-281-8151
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dumplings were good but the red curry was watery and tasteless. Went in with high hopes. Service was fine, not overly attentive. Good location in downtown. Went in expecting better food.

Thank Prema S
Kernersville, North Carolina
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love Thai food. After an evening of walking around downtown Asheville, we got hungry and just sort of drifted into the closest restaurant that looked good. There is a poster on the wall that mentioned that this restaurant is the #1 Thai restaurant in town. It was very good. The decor is nothing fancy, maybe a little shabby. The... More 

Thank lindy7772016
Old Fort, North Carolina
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130 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I had Drunken Noodles and soup which were both good, but nothing I haven't eaten previously. Price was good and service was prompt.

Thank NCactuary
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

On the recommendation of a friend we chose Suwana's for dinner before the symphony. Reservations at 6 concert at 8, no problem.? The table was ready when we arrived; the restaurant packed. We ordered appetizers to start right off. They arrived and we ate them with menus still in hand! They were cleared before the waiter took our order. After... More 

Thank tomandlindaNcUsa
Burnsville, North Carolina
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144 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

My family loves to go here for authentic Thai food. The chef/ owner is very nice and has come out many times to chat with us and give us recommendations and enamor us with his stories of growing up and learning to cook this amazing food. My daughter always chooses this restaurant to eat for her birthday. So good!

Thank Mootheart
Harrisburg, North Carolina, United States
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130 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

My wife and I brought our friends Rich & Aida to visit the the Biltmore and afterwards we took them to Suwana's Thai Orchid Restaurant. They really never ate Thai food but was agreeable to try it. Rich ordered Phad Z Ew with beef, Aida had Pad Thai with chicken and my wife and I both ordered the Drunken Noodle... More 

Thank Steven C
Lexington, Kentucky
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76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Wife is a huge thai fan, so were always looking for some of the best thai we can find. This place is legit, super friendly staff and the food is amazing as well. We had chicken pad thai and the pork drunken noodle. Both were excellent, but i think the pad thai was a must try if you stop by.... More 

Thank mrslinkydog
Lilburn, Georgia
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181 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Wife and i ducked in here out of the cold rain. We had hot tea, each had soup. We split an appetizer and pad thai. The bill with tip was $47. The food was good but not outstanding. Had we both had an entree and an adult beverage the bill would have been at least $75. Sorry but i think... More 

Thank gullivertravels62
Daren M, Manager at Suwana's Thai Orchid, responded to this review

sir, if you were there on the weekend when we only serve dinner and you both had an appetizer with two Pad thais, your bill would not have been $47.00. There must have been a mix up. All you needed to do was to speak to the waiter. More 

Carrboro, North Carolina
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Friendly downtown setting.Convenient to theater ,Pack Square.shopping,Museum. Food and service good,staff friendly and accommodating particularly as to how Hot you wish your food served.Classic Thai menu well done

Thank erica44
Canandaigua, New York
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84 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were craving Thai food and found Thai Orchid. I had Drunken Noodles which was very yummy and well made. I can't remember what hubby had but it was delicious but too hot. So be careful with heat. Service was good too.

Thank davidsonknoll

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801-2903
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-281-8151
Tis restaurant is the best in Asheville.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?