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Permanently Closed - Tamarind Seed

4.3
678 reviews
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$30 and under
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Thai
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This restaurant is permanently closed. 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.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Thai
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Hours of operation
Mon-Thurs 11am-2.30pm, 5pm-10pm
Friday 11am-2.30pm, 5pm-11pm
Saturday 4pm-11pm
Sunday 12pm-10pm
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Phone number
(404) 873-4888
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Nan Niyomkul
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Peachtree/14th
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Parking details
Self Park and Valet offered
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Public transit
Art Center Marta Station
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.3  based on all time ratings
4.4
food
4.2
service
3.9
ambience
4.0
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vipOpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
1.0  Dined on September 6, 2017

I showed up and it was closed for renovation. I don't know why opentable accepted my res and confirmed it . This is usually a great spot. It didn't need renovation. But I showed up and it was closed.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on September 3, 2017

We have been fans since they were located on 14th Street. We are so sad they are closing for 2 years due to the renovation at Colony Square. We are looking forward to trying their new restaurant in November.

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rexdad (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on September 3, 2017

My favorite Thai restaurant, sorry they are closing for a time.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on August 26, 2017

Nice restaurant tat we had pastor by multiple times. Will be returning more often

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OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on August 25, 2017

One of our FAVES!! Been going here for at least 8 years. Love it!!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Portland)
3.0  Dined on August 22, 2017

Food was just okay. Didn't taste authentic, but my food was enjoyable. I had the pad prik king and it had a strong vinegar flavor to it... I actually enjoyed that but it tasted less like the pad prik red curry dish I am used to and more like some other ethnicity's cuisine -- maybe Chinese or Singaporean. The quality if the chicken (white meat) I ate was good.

One person in my party said his chicken was chewy and he did not care for it. The void was not even spicy hot for me -- despite my ordering it five out of four stars (not a mistake... I intentionally order above the star level because I do like it hot and most places cater to the masses that do not handle hot food well)

I also found the food to be expensive for Thai food

Overall the place is okay. I believe the restaurant will be relocating and opening with a new identity soon based on a sign near the door.

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vipATLandPHL (Atlanta)
2.0  Dined on August 21, 2017

Restaurant is a bit bedraggled...we waited at hostess desk for a little bit before being acknowledged. Bathrooms need updating. Food was just ok. Service was fair.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
3.0  Dined on August 20, 2017

Appetizer was pretty good, entrees were tasty, even if a little too much garlic was used. Service was barely adequate. I think it has the opportunity to be a top notch Thai restaurant, but it needs to increase service and food quality. I doubt I'd go back until I saw a review praising its service.

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OpenTable Diner (Birmingham)
3.0  Dined on August 19, 2017

Crowded and quite loud. Hostess told us at the door that they were backed up and that they might not get our food in time for our theatre time. We ordered just cold appetizers and she made sure we got our food quickly. The food was good. Staff seemed generally overwhelmed and disorganized. The dining room and rest rooms could have been cleaner.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
1.0  Dined on August 18, 2017

After 20 minutes and prompting from us, the waiter took our order. Couldn't answer questions about the menu. Appetizers arrived and no drinks. After another prompt, we got drinks. Once the food arrived, we never heard from the waiter again until he brought the bill (certainly not because they were busy). Woman, who appeared to a manager, used the excuse that the waiter was new. It's management's fault for not training rather than the waiter's fault.

Now about the food - to call it bland is kind. Thai food should taste like Thai food, spicy and fresh, not mushy like it came from a buffett. Thai food from a mall food court would have been better.

The hostess was more interested in texting someone, with her back to the hostess stand.

Overall horrible experience. Need new management or deep pockets to remain open. I gave it 1 star only because 0 was not an option. This was more than generous.

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