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5121 E Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85712-2144
+1 520-325-5185
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Tucson
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99 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have frequented various Thai restaurants in Tucson & elsewhere and had been holding off on this place. We were always skeptical since it honestly does not look so great from the street. Four of us dined here for a late lunch on a Saturday. We had curries, shrimp and Ginger chicken and did not enjoy it. The server warned... More 

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Thank TucsonDaug
862chuyc, Public Relations Manager at Thai China Bistro, responded to this review

We appreciate all comments whether they are good or bad.............because they will improve our performance in the future. After checking with our staff on the Saturday that you came by, we believe you ordered Pineapple fried rice, Thai Curry, Panang curry and Thai cashew chicken. Your party stayed in the restaurant almost two hours. Our staff did mention that anything... More 

Tucson, Arizona, United States
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

A whole in the wall Thai restaurant located on Grant Rd in Tucson,Arizona across from an Extended Stay Motel and next to an IHOP restaurant. Inexpensive main dishes and a lunch special. Friendly staff and great atmosphere. Try the Bangkok Special (Chicken, Shrimp, Vegetables all simmered in a Red Curry sauce served with a side of White Rice). The taste... More 

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Thank naturesmassage
Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

When I went to this restaurant the first time it was OK. This second time I went, I ordered the summer rolls and the sauce tasted so water down I had to use two small dishes of sauce per roll and it was fairly tasteless. The coconut soup, Tom kha guy, had very many pieces of inedible spices and seasoning,... More 

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Thank Helaine_13
San Diego, California
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131 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I had flown all day going from Orlando to Tucson. My food reality was all thrown off as our layover at DFW was shrunk from 3 hours to 10 minutes. As such, I hadn't eaten anything all day. I walked out of my hotel and ordered a Thai fried rice with chicken. I just needed to get some food in... More 

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Thank Jon S
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I ordered the spring rolls and they were among the best I have ever eaten. The sauce was absolutely delicious as well and I ordered a second helping of sauce. The green chicken curry was also delicious.

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Thank Helaine M
Tucson, Arizona
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Ordered food for takeout. We were told the food would be ready in 15 minutes, but had to wait at least 15 - 20 minutes once we arrived. When we got home (2 blocks away) we found the food to be cold, as though it had been sitting. The sesame chicken was soggy, pad thai and shrimp lo mein were... More 

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Thank TheJavaJunkie
chu c, Manager at Thai China Bistro, responded to this review

Scott, we appreciate your comments. By checking your order on the Black Friday, you did order sesame chicken with a spicy level 2 and pai thai chicken with a spicy level 4 and shrimp lomein. You came and pick up your order at 4:53 pm. We open that day at 4 pm (closed for lunch so our employees can enjoy... More 

New Mexico
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103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I met a friend here for lunch, and we had a lot to catch up on. The server was attentive, efficient, and still managed a relaxed demeanor. Three different people attended to our needs, including a man who was probably the owner; he assured us there was no rush, no one needed our table, and no one was waiting for... More 

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Thank TheGoodLuckDuck
Tucson, Arizona
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146 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Extensive menu for vegetarians (they will also make dishes vegan or gluten-free). We ordered carryout. The interior of the restaurant is very basic. The food is not. We ordered the curry fried rice, the pad thai with tofu and the green beans with tofu. All were excellent. I like my food near a 'Thai spicy" but I forgot to mention... More 

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Thank service197
Tucson
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141 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

A friend of mine and I were shopping and got hungry. Driving along Grant we saw numerous places to stop but she caught just a glimpse of the place out of the corner of her eye. Being very hungry, we decided to give it a try. This place proved to be an excellent choice. We were greeted by the friendliest... More 

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Thank Tricia F
Logan, Utah
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I ordered takeout from this restaurant a few times when I stayed at the Sheraton next door. I only ordered Chinese food so I can't comment on that. They are fast, the food is good, and they are friendly on the phone. Their kung-pao chicken isn't very spicy but it is very flavorful. It is convenient if you're staying at... More 

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Thank Laura G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Thai, Chinese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5121 E Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85712-2144
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-325-5185
Description
We will make our dishes for Vegan, gluten free and vegetarian guests any way possible. We do a lot of catering for Business and personal celebrations (we will work with your budget and guests special concerns). Ask us any dishes you would like to be served and we will let you know if we can make them for you. We do delivery within 3 miles radius but will consider further distance if possible. Our hours of operation in the winter: MONDAY TO FRIDAY - 11:00 AM TO 9:00 PM SATURDAY - 12:00 (NOON) TO 9:00 PM SUNDAY - 4:00 PM TO 8:00 PM

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?