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Tamarind Seed

Tamarind Seed Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.tamarindseed.com/
  • Phone: (404) 873-4888
  • Hours of Operation: Mon-Thurs 11am-2.30pm, 5pm-10pm
    Friday 11am-2.30pm, 5pm-11pm
    Saturday 4pm-11pm
    Sunday 12pm-10pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Thai
  • Executive Chef: Nan Niyomkul
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Peachtree/14th
  • Public Transit: Art Center Marta Station
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Self Park and Valet offered
A word from Tamarind Seed
This award winning Thai Cuisine has relocated its former Tamarind establishment of over 10years, into Tamarind Seed located at 14th & Peachtree , Colony Square Mall. Using authentic recipes passed down through the family, this Thai food is presented in rich and truly flavorful gastronomic experience.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Excellent favors, very good Thai food with a nice variety to choose from."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "We chose Tamarind Seed as the venue for the meeting and reconnecting of college friend from the U of I Class of 1965. It was perfect in every way. The food was great and the atmosphere terrific!!!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "The food and service AND price were great! We had had lunch here before and we were glad to come again. My wife ate everything which is unusual. The presentation of the food was terrific!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Was recently at dinner at Tamarind. Although the food was really great, service was severely lacking. The staff were quick to take our order and serve food, however there was a large birthday party in the restaurant and the majority of the staff were more focused on cleaning up and separating tables rather than ensuring other guests were being properly served. We waited over 45 minutes after we had completed meal to get our plates cleaned, remainder boxed, and check."
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "The Tamarind Seed was amazing! The food was amazing and the waitress was incredibly nice and welcoming. I don't have a single complaint. The price is incredibly reasonable for how great the food was and the atmosphere was outstanding. The lighting and decorations complimented the experience and the location was great. Thank you so much for such a wonderful experience for my 5th year anniversary!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "5/14/14 chef is no good at making pad Thai. 4 out of 5 of us ordered pad Thai. Dishes were sticky and no Thai flavor. awful entree. None of us could eat our entree . Over heard other servers saying the chef that day does not cook good pad Thai. Pad Thai is a basic Thai entree. 4 of us left there hungry. Manager only took off two meals and then added automatic tip. It was not the servers fault, but watch out for shady fixes that are not benefiting the customer. There was a problem with the chef that night. Yuk food that night. again, server was great and felt so sorry they could not correct the chefs issues. Would not advise going here. Pad Thai is 101 dish. don't eat there. Save your money."
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "Tamarind Seed was without a doubt one of the best Thai places I've been to in a while. All of the ingredients were fresh with flavors that stood out on their own, but when eaten in unison---it was magic! Greens and veggies were perfectly cooked and crisp. Each sauce was paired beautifully with each meal. Try the Pad Thai it's superb! I like spicy food and asked for a spicy paste on the side which paired perfectly with my order of Pad Thai. Very large and beautiful wine selection and humble staff!"
    Dined on 5/6/2014
  • "Really good meal, good service as well,improved since last visit. Papaya salad was particularly good - I've traveled in Laos and Thailand and with more heat this would be as I had before. Fish curry similar, a little sweet and fewer chiles but really good. Can satisfy the pad Thai and maasaman set as well based on observation...."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • " food here is always excellent and service is attentive and thoughtful. if you enjoy thai food, this is a must try in Atlanta. we had dinner before a performance at woodruff center and the location is perfect for that."
    Dined on 4/28/2014
  • " Very nice patio. Food always great!!! Had a spicy lamb dish and shrimp Pad Thi. Service usually perfect, this night it was not attentive."
    Dined on 4/28/2014
  • "We have been too many times to count - always delicious, great service, incredibly consistent. My wife and I both commented "every time we come here it is GREAT"."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "My husband and I have enjoyed many pre-theater dinners here, but we were disappointed on our most recent visit to find that the spicy dishes have been toned down. The num tak salad, which is my husband's favorite dish, was presented differently (less cabbage), was barely spicy, and less flavorful overall (also, beef was a bit overcooked). We ordered 2 dishes with 3 pepper ratings and 1 with a 1 pepper rating, and they were all less spicy than we have come to expect at Tamarind Seed."
    Dined on 4/22/2014
  • "We especially enjoy Tamarind Seed around all holidays. Fresh and high quality food!"
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "This is porbably my favorite Thai restaurant in the Midtown area. Great balance between quality and price."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Great food. I eat here nearly every time I visit Atlanta. Highly recommended."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "The food and service and gone down significantly. The beef nam tok was tough and chewy and the pad thai noodle was too wet and tasteless. I asked and server about the noodle and was told this was how it was served. Never will return."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "We picked the restaurant for its proximity to the Symphony and, for that purpose, it's outstanding. The food was above average and the service was typical Thai friendly but a bit inefficient. Probably not a destination restaurant. OT reservation was spot on."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Looking for a restaurant we had not been to before, my partner and I went here based on the reviews. We were not disappointed. Even though I had a fish entrée with green beans and eggplant (please forgive me for not remembering the name) which had a 3 pepper green curry sauce, it was not too spicy. My partner and I shared the basil rolls, which were rather bland, and the larb, which was excellent with the amount of lime juice that had been added. Indeed, I felt it was the best Thai restaurant I had been to--everything was wonderfully fresh."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "The food is consistently great here. Service is always good. Try the Nan Martini. Nice patio when the weather is nice."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "My third trip with different group. We all love it. We love the appys and the tarimisu to die for! Location perfect for in town attractions"
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "The food was amazing. As a vegetarian, I am always looking for a place with quality vegetarian options. Even though tofu wasn't on the menu, they had it readily available when I asked for it. My husband also asked for a change to his dish & they were more than willing to comply with his wishes. This is a GREAT restaurant!"
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "The food and service at Tamarind is always exquisite. Have been going there every time I go to Atlanta for 15 years. It is a welcoming sensory experience every time you enter the restaurant. One of the best in Atlanta for both food quality and excellent service."
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "Consistently one of the best Thai restaurants in Atlanta, and one of the best restaurants in Midtown."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Food was great , portions huge , but noise level was unbearable I wouldn't return on a weekend"
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "The food was fairly good and the service was good. The pricing however seem to out pace the quality and atmosphere.I have had a lot better for far less. I think the prices just reflect their downtown location, which funny enough is literally 30 steps from a mall food court."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "For a special occasion we enjoy Nan's Fine Dining, but for a more casual evening Tamarind Seed is just fine. The food is as good as Nan's, although a bit less exotic!!"
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Great service, outstanding food and a good value. What else can I say?"
    Dined on 2/4/2014
  • "We love Thai food. Having traveled to Thailand and tried thai restaurants in every city we visit we were largely disappointed in this one. The chicken was not tender the favors of the curries not delicate or complex. Service was attentive but overall not worth going out of your way for"
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "I've loved Tamarind Seed ever since I moved to Atlanta in 2011, but during my most recent visit, I was more impressed than ever. I asked if they had a certain Thai dish that was my favorite when I studied abroad in college. It wasn't on the menu but the waitress said they could make it. They did and it was delicious!"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "I like Tamarind Seed better than their big sister and the prices are much lower."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "I took a friend for lunch who had never been before and she loved it! As always the food was really good. It was a quiet Sunday around 12noon so very different experience from when I have been in the evening and it has been packed. One of my favorites for good Thai food."
    Dined on 1/12/2014
  • "Despite great online reviews we found this to be a disappointing experience. The food was uninspiring, not particularly fresh, overly greasy, too sweet and too salty. Service was slow due to a trade show invasion."
    Dined on 1/9/2014
  • "I ate at Tamarind on 1/7/14. It was VERY cold outside. The restaurant was not much warmer than the outdoors. In my view, it should not have been open. At a minimum they should have told us when we arrived that they were experiencing significant issues with their heat. As it was, by the time we were seated and realized that we weren't getting warmer, we had our beverages and it was too late for us to go elsewhere without taking an extended lunch beyond what we had planned. There were workmen there working on the heat. I will note that I have eaten at Tamarind many times before and I generally give it high ratings. Also, they did provide us with complimentary hot tea after they heard us complaining about the temperature."
    Dined on 1/7/2014
  • "We went there because it was close to the Atlanta Symphony and we do like Thai food. It was just Ok. Nothing was terrible, but nothing was very good either. Service was efficient, but impersonal. Food was delivered within a few minutes of ordering, nothing could have been cooked from scratch. Very loud. The food was OK, but below average for better Thai restaurants. Food prices are moderate; wine prices were high. $15 corkage."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "An excellent Thai cuisine restaurant with lots of choice. The service was 1st class, friendly and attentive. Great value for money in Atlanta's downtown."
    Dined on 12/29/2013
  • "Lightly battered Chilean sea bass was tasty, right amount of sweet and spicy with fried okras and eggplant. White rice balances the meal. Waitress took some time to come back at first to take our order but I think she was just giving us time to look over the menu and came back to check on how we were enjoying our meal. Inside a mall plaza, parking right below was easy to find. Good place for a leisurely dinner with friends and drinks. We are from NYC. Would come back on a future visit to Georgia."
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "The best Thai food I've eaten in the South and Northeast. It reminded me of the Thai restaurants in Northern California. The Thai dishes are authentic, elegant and flavorful! The dishes just has the right amount of sweetness, sourness and spiciness! Tamarind Seed is worth the three-hour drive!"
    Dined on 12/26/2013
  • "Tamarind Seed, in the Colony Square complex, is the third restaurant in Atlanta by Charlie and Nan. The first was the original Tamarind, which had to close because of a street widening project. The second is Nan, which is slightly more upscale than Tamarind Seed, and the third is Tamarind Seed. A fourth, Tuk Tuk, is, I understand, the product of one of their children. All are excellent, with great Thai food, great service, and excellent ambiance. My wife, her son (who lives in Milan) and I went to TS over the Christmas holidays. The crowd was light, but the service and food were just as good as always. The valet parking option makes access very easy. TS and Nan, are, in my opinion, by far the best Thai restaurants in Atlanta."
    Dined on 12/26/2013
  • "Great experience. I had the chicken satay and the pad-zee-mau and they were wonderful. I really enjoyed the fact that I never poured my own sake. Great job!!"
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "Very good Thai food. Good service. Pleasant atmosphere. Staff should lose the Dyson while quests are dining."
    Dined on 12/14/2013