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Orchids Authentic Thai Food

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2180 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150-6418
+1 530-544-5541
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this place in our every Lake Tahoe visit. It has good food , good customer service and pleasant ambience. We are pure vegetarian and they understand the concept of it as we don't eat eggs or and sea food in the Thai sauces. Tasty food. I would recommend this restaurant to any Thai food lovers!!! 💟

Thank Surat S
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had the Basil Garden, crispy tofu appetizer and sweet rice and mango for dessert. The food was decent. Would have liked more basil in the entree. The appetizer was unique, but seemed to lack flavor. The sweet sticky rice was overly salty and not nearly as good as what I've had in other Thai restaurants. However, everything was acceptable,... More 

Thank hunkeshne
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My wife just recently did a 3 week trip to Thailand and she said this place is the real deal. The prices are good and the portions are huge. We usually order a soup a 2 entrees and always leave with leftovers. They are always busy so be patient, it's worth it.

Thank mvfjet
Guadalajara, Mexico
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Definitley it was good. The thing is, we were 5 dads, 5 kids. If I say We ordered A LOT of food, I'd be short. We ordered one apetizer and one main course for each. It arrived A TON of food. It was enough to feed a battalion of 20 hungry soldiers coming back from the enemy lines (no kidding).... More 

Thank Alvaro F
Bayside, New York, United States
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33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped into Orchid's in Lake Tahoe for an early dinner. We were pleasantly surprised by their extensive menu of Thai food. We ordered 4 different dishes and each one was excellent. I ordered a Pumpkin Curry dish with shrimp. I asked the waitress for moderate spice (red curry) and that's exactly what I got. Great food, great service!

Thank Bob M
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Best Thai food I've had anywhere! Place was VERY busy...we took this as a good sign and we were right. Service was spot on too...well worth a visit.

Thank stuart s
Denver, Colorado
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60 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

While in Tahoe for a week ate at Orchids three time, each better than before! The staff is great, the food authentic and very tasty and the selection is just perfect! Voiced to our waitress that this place is probably one of the better places in town as it really is! Make sure to try it while in Tahoe!

Thank Kathy786
Kirkwood, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Upon entering the restaurant, you are cordially greeted and lead promptly to your table. It is nicely appointed with a pretty aquarium. The server was prompt and friendly. The menu offers many choice that are very tasty and overall excellent. It is a restaurant that we would look forward to returning.

Thank Marilyn M
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

I've been here more times than I can count...for dinner and lunch. It's an absolutely fabulous place! The service is great and the food is even better. My wife and I usually get the same two dishes although we have mixed it up a bit here and there. Our favorites are Penag Curry and the Thai Basil Noodles (Pad Kee... More 

Thank TravelIsAsTravelDoes
Lagos, Nigeria
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23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We were two families with children stayed for two nights in Tahoe. we had Thai food for two nights and didn't try anything else for dinner!! The food was amazing, it's very nice and cozy restaurant and must try if you love Thai food.

Thank RSH611

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2180 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150-6418
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)
  • Phone Number: +1 530-544-5541

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