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Char Thai Restaurant

5039 E 5th St, Tucson, AZ 85711-2113
+1 520-795-1715
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“thai food” (14 reviews)
“curry” (4 reviews)
“soup” (6 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
5039 E 5th St, Tucson, AZ 85711-2113
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

This is a small Thai restaurant in a shopping strip off the beaten path. The food is good - but not as good as at Thai restaurants in LA. Prices are very reasonable, service is great and the atmosphere casual but very clean and orderly....More

Thank ivgotit2
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We had a soup and a noodle dish (one of each) and these were filling for the two of us. The soup was good, the noodles delicious, although both rather mild for Thai food. The prices were ok for the quality, but I would not...More

Thank Erwin W
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Had very bad Thai food the last time we were there about 9 mos ago. Wanted to give them one last chance tonite. Ordered wonton soup and the wontons (which were previously frozen) were partially cooked and sent back to kitchen. Because they were not...More

Thank Cerulea
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious Thai food in a casual restaurant tucked away in an east side neighborhood. Friendly staff. Handful of spicy vegan options, which is appreciated. Good spot for a meal after work, but a bit on the pricey side.

Thank Sage C
Reviewed 30 March 2017

In a city with a lot of mediocre Asian restaurants, Chars stands out as a superior Thai restaurant--good curry with medium spice being exactly right (for me and my wife at least). Large menu and food appears freshly made and well seasoned, with lots to...More

Thank normane557
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We ordered soup and it was good. The pad thai was heavy on the bean sprouts but tasty. The chicken satay was good also. I ordered the green curry which was very good. Nice Thai atmosphere and great service.

Thank Helaine M
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

A good dining experience. The food was good and the service friendly and helpful. The menu is exhaustive and it was difficult to decide what we wanted. Suffice it to say we were not disappointed!

Thank junaidadil
Reviewed 13 August 2016

The lunch menu is a particularly good deal. You eat well for less than $10. The staff is extremely kind. The decor is very simple, not romantic nor very Thai so lunch is better than dinner.

Thank TravelingCat22
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We were in Tuscon for a conference and found this restaurant on TripAdvisor. It was a fantastic experience. The shop was decorated in Thai way. The owner was from Thailand. The food there was authentic Thai flavor (although with some adjustment in flavor: not too...More

Thank TooN_Hemato
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Looking for place to treat my Thai language students, not a bad place at all. Service was great. The food was great. I love the hot pot for soup rather than giving you a small individual bowl. The owner insisted that we order "medium hot"...More

Thank Prawet J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$8
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5039 E 5th St, Tucson, AZ 85711-2113
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-795-1715
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