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Thai Spice Restaurant

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1320 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660-1302
+1 773-973-0504
17:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 23:00
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Deerfield, Illinois
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We were recently brought to Thai Spice by friends who have been going there for years. Food is absolutely outstanding - probably the best Thai food I've eaten! The cucumber/tomato salad as a starter was phenomenal. All the food is very fresh. The owner is very accommodating and spoke with us to find out what we liked and made sure... More 

Thank David H
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I've been eating at this restaurant since 1998 or even earlier and hands down, no matter where you travel or what restaurant you go to, you're not going to find a better pad thai. I travel with my family a lot and we tried Thai restaurants across the US, Canada and Europe and none came close. The cashew delight comes... More 

Thank chicago_tri_traveler
Indianapolis, Indiana
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635 reviews
353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We love Thai food and this one will rank among the best. Unfortunately we do not live in the Chicago area to be able to frequent Thai Spice on a regular basis. The owner, Anthony, is Austrian and runs the dining room, greeting you, taking your order, etc. And, he loves to talk and will (as time permits) be at... More 

Thank gold-vintner
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

This restaurant brings the spice hot and heavy (made to order) with a super friendly proprietor and a very chill atmosphere. The menu prices might look a bit high for family style Asian food but it is well worth it and partially offset by the BYOB policy. Food is served family style and the portions are generous. My own travels... More 

Thank AlecfromChicago
Chicago, United States
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

Thai food is ubiquitous in Chicago. There are scads of places where you can a decent Pad Thai. This place IS DIFFERENT (and, by different, I mean way better). On the menu, the prices seem steeper than what I was used to at Thai restaurants. But, it was so worth it. The flavors were fresh and complex. It was clear... More 

1 Thank Laura P
Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed some of the highest quality Thai food ever. The host, Anthony, made the experience amazing with his attention to details and personal attention to our experience. We would certainly go back to Thai Spice again!

Thank IBRWC1
Webster Groves, Missouri
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142 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2014

I cannot say enough great things about the welcoming charm and positive attitude of the host. Unfortunately the food here seems geared more toward the "huge portions = good value" mentality is more geared towards the benefit of college schools than a fine palate. And the dinner prices are expensive for the quality. It's nice that the food is organic... More 

Thank Tuxmiller
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123 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

After having great Thai food in several cities around the US, i was really disappointed with finding something in Chicago that was truly great sushi. That was until my wife and I found Thai Spice. Using trip advisor looking for something nearby that was very good, we opted for something near Loyola and found this restaurant which has traditional Japanese... More 

Thank Njp007
Chillicothe, Missouri
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014

We had never had authentic Thai food and decided to try this Thai restaurant near Loyola in Chicago based on reviews over Mother's Day weekend. So glad we did. Nothing special from the outside, but nice decor inside. The waitress was extremely helpful in explaining the menu and answering our numerous questions. We had potstickers, Thai Pad with chicken, Thai... More 

Thank crinkleroot
Chicago, Illinois
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146 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

Great Thai food in walking distance from my home. With many Thai options in the area this is great that the closest one to me is the best. With the food and the atmosphere here I almost felt that I was back in Chaing Mai Thailand.

Thank Chiguy01

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1320 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660-1302
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-973-0504

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