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Tasty Thai Restaurant

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276 Hawthorn Village, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1519
+1 847-367-1980
11:00 - 21:00
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Gurnee, IL
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80 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Just when I thought I'd found all the Thai joints in the pan-Asian sprawl that is Vernon Hills - here's a little hole in the strip mall....so I tried the lunch buffet. Not cheap at $10.95, a sign proclaims at the door, "no credit cards under $10 purchase!". Off to a rolling start, I am served a glass of ice... More 

1 Thank HarryBGurnee_IL
Lincolnshire, Illinois
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Have been coming to Tasty Thai for years. Their Tom Kar soup is amazing! Can't go wrong with their Lad Nar Noodles with chicken. Their lunch buffets are good and quite reasonably priced. Tasty Thai is consistently good.

Thank TJC6252
Barrington, Illinois
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

I was looking for soup on a snowy day while my husband was looking for more of a meal. We decided on Thai and were pleasantly surprised to find a buffet. Good selection of dishes including pad Thai and coconut curry. The first set of crab ragoons were a bit overlooked but the second batch was perfect. Good tom yum... More 

Thank Pologirl1968
1 review
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

I have spicy red curry, substituted with vegetables and tofu. The tofu was in too big of pieces for me and was squishy. I feel as if it was cooked longer or different they could significantly improve the texture of the tofu. But it wasn't bad. You can substitute meat in any dish for tofu and or vegetables. All the... More 

Thank Michael W
Chicago, Illinois
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105 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Let me start by saying that I am an avid Thai food eater. It is my favorite cuisine. I fell in love with Thai food while living in the SF Bay Area and I've been eating it for over 25 years. I've eaten at many Thai restaurants around the country. The food at Tasty Thai is not authentic Thai food.... More 

Thank MidwestAlpinist
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220 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

May be this has got to do with our ordering of dishes, but food was just OK for us though we had asked for food to be extra spicy. Thankfully, the hot sauce and the dry chilli peppers saved the day. We ordered egg rolls, that fried rice with chicken and pan fried noodles with chicken-which stood out. To be... More 

Thank mlprasad
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2,008 reviews
1,304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,181 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2014

My wife and I decided to stop here for dinner. The interior is a bit blah and nothing exciting. We started off with an order of egg rolls that were just ok. For our main course we ordered two different beef dishes. The food was pretty sub-par. We both thought that the meat was not tender and that the food... More 

Thank WorldTravelers34
Chicago, Illinois
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76 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2014

"Sam" the owner runs a great show. Excellent Thai curries and specialty dishes, a lunch buffet, good presence and most of all superb value. It's the only local Thai place I go to.

Thank John A
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2014 via mobile

Had the pad Thai which was dry and bland. This was a delivery order and was highly recommended by the hotel staff so perhaps it was a bad day, but my experience was not great. (Not to mention it took longer than 45 minutes to deliver the food).

Thank Karen S
Vernon Hills, Illinois
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140 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2014

This quiet little restaurant has some of the best Thai food around. The service is fast and the food freshly made. We go a few times a month and have never been disappointed. Pad Thai with chicken, the vegetable dishes and the tea are wonderful. You can get spicy or not. Ask for recommendations and they will help you out.

Thank 41christined

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 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
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 276 Hawthorn Village, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1519
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Vernon Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 847-367-1980

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?