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6822 W. North Ave. (Oak Park Ave.) Send to Phone
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Dive into artful Thai cuisine at this hidden mini-castle on the outskirts of Oak Park.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Lunch Tues.-Sat., Dinner Tues.-Sun.
  • Parking lot
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Kid-friendly
  • Reservations suggested

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  • 4.5 star rating
4.5 rating over 3 reviews
Dining room at Amarind's, Chicago, IL

Amarind's Restaurant Review

: After cooking at Arun's for nearly a decade, Rangsan Sutcharit followed in his mentor's footsteps. He opened his own restaurant, a mini-castle lovingly decorated with Thai artwork. Located in the city’s far west side at the fringe of Oak Park, it showcases his sophisticated preparations and beyond-what-you’d-expect presentations. For practically pennies, you can “oooh” and “aaahh” over dainty fluted-pastry cups brimming with minced shrimp and vegetables encircling a carved-beet rose; plump chive dumplings dabbed with fried garlic; or golden-fried chicken wings sliced to reveal a piquant pâté. Traditional dishes get the royal treatment too. Try velvety garlic beef and pad thai with shrimp and fried rice laced with chicken, green beans, peppers and basil. Or, dive into pad kee mao. The seasoning tends to be subtle, but the fire flares with fried red snapper swimming in red chili sauce with chopped fresh jalapeños. Firm custards, such as yucca-potato brushed with egg yolk, provide just the right finish.

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