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Sawasdee Thai Restaurant

4008 Saint Elmo Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1339
+1 423-822-9001
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good15%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
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“thai food” (6 reviews)
“brown rice” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
4008 Saint Elmo Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1339
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

A local Thai restaurant that has very good food. Service and condition of restaurant is average. Mainly a local take out house. Near to the incline railway at the base of Lookout Mountain.

Thank ChattChefJoe
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Have had tons of Thai food on our travels (including Thailand) Food here was very good and the service was fast a friendly. Our server recommended my wife have the Massaman Curry and it was very good. If were ever in Chattanooga again and were...More

Thank scrufgrove
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

How can it not be good with an owner/cook from Laos or surrounding country?? I guess if they can't cook..but that's not the case here. This Thai rocks !! We love this place. It's located in a really cool up and coming area of Chattanooga...More

1  Thank spiderelliot
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful surprise find for us!! We were looking for a Thai restaurant after a trip to Rock City and happened to come across Sawasdee. The food was excellent and very tasty. Service was excellent with a friendly smile. I would highly recommend Sawasdee...More

Thank pepe20152015
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Very casual place, good food. The server was insistent that the food might be too hot for us even though we assured her we were very familiar with Thai. I had green curry with beef, the only alcohol available is beer even though they have...More

Thank nycogirl
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This authentic Thai restaurant serves all the tradition dishes at budget prices. Service is friendly and prompt. Food was fairly bland so ask for heat if you like spicy. Decor is a bit scary with stained carpet and tired furnishings. Don't expect trendy, but good...More

Thank Dwightcr
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Sawasdee is run by these two nice & friendly thai ladies. the food is feshly prepared & always tastes super good. the whole experience there just screams 'thailand' from the room, decor, set up and everything. we love it there. our favorite is the Larb...More

Thank heygauthey
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I have been coming here for about 12 or so years. I often stop by for a quick bite at lunch and sometimes for dinner. I have always had a great experience. The food is fresh and tasty. I have been to some other Thai...More

Thank KatieW2
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I'm shocked at 5 star reviews as this was certainly not our experience. My daughter and I were traveling, and after a long day of driving, we both had a hankering for Thai food. After checking the reviews, we called Sawasdee and placed an order...More

Thank G8T0RGAL
Reviewed 9 May 2016

There's OK Thai in Chattanooga and really good Thai in Chattanooga. After eating at Sawasdee, now I know there is great, superlative, authentic Thai here. We went for an early Mother's Day dinner Saturday night, after hearing raves about it from every person I know...More

Thank HHandbasket2014
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4008 Saint Elmo Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1339
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-822-9001
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