22 E Chicago Ave Ste 122, Naperville, IL | Directions 6054041.771162 -88.147593
Best Thai I ever had – It was my first time there last night but not my last!!! I had the house special Thai Sukiyaki and my mind was blown!
Great service and nice ambiance as well. RUN, DON"T WALK!!!! and see for yourself:)
Great! – I had the Spicy Red Curry & in was out of this world. If you don't like spicy try the beef - my friend loved it!
Average Thai fare – Bangkok village serves average food that is catered to the American palate. The food is clearly too sweet and loaded with coconut milk from a can. I wish they knew better as there are other options out there.
The appetizers are bad and the lunch we ordered was nothing worth mentioning about. We will keep away from the restaurant.
They're not Thai – I've been to Thailand and learned to say thank you in Thai. So I said it to the waiter - he said they're Chinese, not Thai.
The food was OK but not the best I've had.
Not the Thai I'm used to - by far... – Disappointing food, service and attitude of the management. I've been to Thai restaurants all over the country and this was one of the poorest displays of Thai food I've come across. Maybe this was an isolated incedents but the attitude of the manager/owners is representative of the restaurant as a whole. My only recourse is to not return and write this review.
A few details...
My wife called to discuss our take out order and the manager was indifferent, rude and somewhat deceptive. I picked up a take out order and paid the bill. When I got home my wife wondered why the bill didn't match the price she expected. It turns out the prices on the restaurants website were outdated and the prices had gone up.
The funny thing was that my wife asked what the price was for the duck at the beginning of the call and the lady quoted $10.50. When my wife asked why we were charged a different price the manager said it was because the web prices were old and the price had gone up. So, what is the price of the duck? The duck is $12.99, said the manager. Strange.
Furthermore, Pad Thai should be a standard an any Amercian Thai restaurant - especially in a downtown suburb like Naperville. Perhaps it was a bad night for the cook - or maybe he called in sick. Whatever the case - the worse Pad Thai ever recorded by my palette. The problem - no sauce and dry noodles. How can you make Pad Thai with no Pad Thai sauce?
When my wife commented about the Pad Thai that manager abruptly said, "Just bring the food back and we'll give you your money back."
Most restaurants would try to do whatever they could to TAKE CARE OF THE CUSTOMER. Not this place. They clearly could care less about my experience at the restaurant.
So, if you're looking for a watered-down Thai spot, this is the place for you. If you want quality Thai food keep looking.
No way! Save your money! Thank me later... – The food was very poor. You are not eating anything authentic, its very "out of a bottle" tasting dishes. Pad thai was like made from a prepared packet... I had paid for a party of 11 people and everyone was dissapointed. I had explained my thoughts to the servers and they still charged me for full- tip. Just buy a frozen thai meal a Jewel...
Healthy, delicious – Didn't eat there; had several items delivered and it was very good.
We ordered the beef satay with peanut sauce in leiu of chicken which they ran out of. We weren't disappointed. There were 5 or 6 skewers that each had 3 pieces of VERY lean marinated and broiled flank steak. It was absolutely delicious and I could have eaten the whole thing as a meal by itself.
The cucumber salad was excellent with curls of carrot and (I think) radish. the sauce was just right in terms of being spicy-sweet.
We also ordered the cold fresh-crepe spring rolls with plum sauce which were good (a refreshingly yummy yet healthy alternative to deep-fried egg rolls).
For entres, the Ginger Chicken was lean white-meat chicken, mushrooms, sliced green pepper, and onions in a ginger/lemongrass broth. It was excellent over white rice.
The Pad Thai Noodles (tofu only) was not that great To be fair, I've had it better on other dates from the same place but tonight it was dry, there was hardly any scrambled egg, and almost no crunchy bean sprouts to provide an alternate texture to what was pretty much a heap of rice noodles. One thing that annoyed me: the scallions weren't finely diced so as to blend, but were left as (3) big chunks. That means you're either getting a mouthful with no scallions or a giant chunk of scallion.
Overall, my girlfriend and I had to rate the experience VERY HIGH though because the food was healthy, tasty, and (this is the best part): all the meat was MINT. If you've ever bitten into kung pao chicken and wondered if it was cat, or bitten into a ground beef burrito and had your jaw bounce back after encountering cartilage, you know it's hard to find places that use "mint" meat (premium cuts, trimmed of absolutely ALL cartilage, ribbons of fat, etc.) The chicken was all white breastmeat, and the beef was lean, trimmed flank steak.
User review by julismu – My boyfriend and I decided to try this place after moving from the city to Naperville recently. I ordered a stir-fry Shrimp with vegetables and rice noodles. The "vegetables" were about 2 carrot sticks and about 2 whole onions. There was about 3 total shrimp in the whole thing and the rest was rice noodles. Not to mention, it had no taste whatsoever. For $11.95 I expected more than that. My boyfriend's meal was somewhat better, although had an overwhelming garlic taste and was very salty. This place is not worth it and doesn't even compare to the thai food in the city.
Absolutley Incredible Service / Food – This is by far one of my most favorite places to eat at. The service is amazing and the food is delicious!!! I usually order carry out and I enjoy the fun and playful service as well as the owner who on occation has deliveedr my food... talking about meeting the needs of your customers, they go one step beyond that. 10.0 baby!!!
User review by wnderlnd – We stumbled across this place one evening after moving to the burbs from the city. What a find! The prices are incredible, the portions are huge, and the food is wonderful. The coconut soup is so awesome I crave it. The owner will even deliver from Naperville to several of the surrounding suburbs. I really can't say enough out it--we think it is right up there with the Thai restaurants in the city, but the personal service is untouchable. Some of the dishes may not arrive at the same time because they are made to order, rather than prepared ahead of time--hence, super fresh!
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