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Gumrai Thai

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170 N Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004-6062
+1 847-590-1000
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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best Thai in Arlington Heights. The noodles are cooked perfectly and the Chinese dishes are delicious. Try the Pad Thai, the Pad Se-Ew, the Sushi and the Cashew Chicken! Yum! I'm calling right now!

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Thank Bill S
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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121 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

A friend introduced me to Gumrai this week. Can't believe it took three years to find it! What a hidden gem of a value for lunch. Restaurant itself is not overly remarkable, but don't let that fool you. My $9 lunch special netted me soup, 1 ea crab rangoon and spring roll and a MASSIVE plate of Pad Thai. Service... More 

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Thank Robert Z
Iowa City, Iowa
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

My friends and I were in Arlington Heights as a weekend trip into the Chicago area. The first night, we wanted some more exotic food - Thai, Malaysian, Japanese, Indian, Moroccan, Afghani. We were headed to another Thai place, but passed it accidentally when we saw Gumrai and that they had parking next to the restaurant. That was the deciding... More 

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Thank Lynn E
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

We dine here monthly, crab rangoons the best you will find. Thai , Chinese and sushi. All good. Friendly service and nice atmosphere. near downtown.

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Thank Ed R
Marion, Illinois
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249 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

They seem to have flavorful dishes with traditional seasoning but the atmosphere was pretty bland. Our server was polite & efficient but that was about it. I will probably go somewhere else for my Thai fix next time I'm in town.

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Thank ANR_78
Chicago, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite Thai place in Arlington Heights. Everything is always good and the service prompt. It's a little annoying that, if the Sushi chef does not come in, they have no sushi that day, but that's my only complaint.

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Thank Tonia G
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

We used to order from here until we moved from Arlington Heights. We miss their panang salmon and the pad se ew.

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Thank mjk037
Chicago, IL
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

They have a very large selection of lunch specials for only $8. That includes the entree, soup and the appetizer of the day (some days it's two chicken satays, others it's a crab rangoon and a spring roll.., etc.) I highly recommend the Pad Thai and the Cashew Chicken.

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Thank Corinne A
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

The food is bland - just an underseasoned mess. Right down the street is Alt Thai which is much nicer from a food, service and ambience standard.

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Thank dfelt01
Buffalo Grove, IL
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

Great for lunch. You can get lunch with soup and an appetizer for about $9. Service is very good, food is very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 N Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004-6062
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 847-590-1000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?