fried tofu- lightly battered tofu, deep fried and served with yummy peanut sauce.
Coconut Tofu (8)
a twist on deep fried tofu! tofu dipped in coconut batter and then deep fried. served with sweet chili sauce.
Crab Wontons (5)
yummy crab meat and cream cheese wrapped in wonton and deep fried. served with sweet chili sauce.
Coconut Prawns (4)
4 large scrumptious prawns dipped in a tasty coconut flaked batter and deep fried. served with sweet chili sauce.
Shrimp Tempura (4)
tender shrimp and vegetables dipped in tempura batter. served with sweet chili sauce.
tofu or meatless entrees available upon request.
traditional thai hot & spicy soup- clear stock broth simmered with tom yum paste, lemon grass, galangal (pungent member of the ginger family), green onions, mushrooms, tomatoes and lime juice. choice of chicken, tofu, veggie, prawns* or fish* (snapper or salmon).
Tom Kha (mild)
ginger coconut soup - flavorful, rich coconut milk simmered with fresh onions, galanga, kaffir lime leaves, lime juice, green onions and mushrooms. choice of chicken, veggies or prawns.
for the seafood lover!! spicy hot and sour seafood soup - combination of shrimp, fish, scallops, squid and mussels simmered with tom yum paste and lemon grass, fresh galanga, kaffir lime leaves, mushroom, tomatoes, green onions and lime juice.
Kaeng Juad Tofu
soft tofu, spinach, mushrooms, green onions in a mild clear stock broth with a drop of fried garlic oil.
Won Ton Soup
delicate wontons, prawns and baby bok choy cooked in a clear chicken broth.
Yum Neua/ Yum Moo Ya-ang*
thai beef salad or thai pork salad - grilled savory beef, sliced and tossed in a spicy lime sauce dressing along with ground roasted rice and bits of lemon grass, ginger, tomatoes, onions, assorted greens, mint leaves, sliced green onions and cilantro.
Yum Pla Muk*
squid in spicy lemon sauce tossed with slices of onion, cucumber, lemon grass ginger, tomatoes, lettuce, ground peanuts, and mint leaves in house ingredients.
shrimp tossed with slices lemon grass, ginger, tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, lettuce, and mint leaves.
mussels in a spicy sauce tossed with slices of lemon grass, ginger, tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, lettuce and mint leaves.
Yum Po Tak*
seafood salad - shrimp, squid and green mussels tossed in a spicy lime sauce dressing along with ground peanuts and bits of lemon grass, ginger, tomatoes, onions, assorted greens, mint leaves, sliced green onions and cilantro.
tofu or meatless entrees available upon request. ($2 extra for shrimp)
Pad Baa Mee
stir-fried fresh yaki soba noodles with broccoli, cabbage, bok choy and carrots. choice of chicken, beef, pork or tofu.
a thai favorite for everyone. stir-fried rice noodles with egg, ground peanuts, bean sprouts, green onions and carrots. choice of chicken, beef, pork or tofu.
Pad Lat Nah/ House Special Noodles
stir-fried fresh wide rice noodles with egg. topped with broccoli, carrots in a light oyster and soy sauce. choice of chicken, beef, pork or tofu.
Pad Se Ew
soy sauce noodles. stir-fried fresh wide rice noodles with egg, broccoli, bok choy, and carrots. choice of chicken, beef, pork or tofu.
Pad Kee Mao
hot and spicy noodles. stir-fried fresh wide rice noodles in ground fresh pepper sauce with egg, fresh tomato, broccoli, bok choy, carrots, onions and fresh basil leaves. choice of chicken, beef, pork or tofu.
recognized as the laotian national dishes.
a cold dish. ground chicken mixed with roasted ground rice, dried peppers, lemon grass, shallots, slices of onion, mint leaves, cilantro and light fish sauce. served with sweet or steamed jasmine rice.
another tara thai house favorite lettuce wrap. crisp spicy rice mixed with ground chicken, lime juice, fish sauce, cilantro and whole peanuts. served with lettuce, cilantro and mint leaves. unique and very tasty.
Khao Poon Nam Kai
chicken noodle soup-laotian style. traditional laotian rice noodle soup. an elegant concoction of fresh shredded banana flowers, cabbage, bits of long bean, mint leaves and basil in a spicy shredded chicken coconut milk soup.
Set For 2-3$15.95
Mekong River Sausage (mild)
homemade pork sausage seasoned with tangy herbs and mouthwatering spices. grilled and sliced to perfection. served with strips of fresh crisp ginger, a tangy accompanying house ginger sauce and choice of steamed jasmine or sticky rice.
Pla Neung (subject To Availability)
succulent halibut marinated and steamed with fresh lime juice, gingerroot, pickled garlic and green and white onions. delicately arranged over a bed of tofu and topped with fresh ginger, baby bok choy and basil. choice of steamed jasmine or sticky rice.
Grilled Salmon/ Pla Yaang
tender nw salmon filet drenched with lemongrass flavors and garlic spices, grilled flawlessly and presented with steamed veggies topped with tasty peanut sauce. choice of steamed jasmine rice or sticky rice.
Mango Over Sweet Rice (seasonal)
decadent slices of mango served over delicious blend of coconut milk mixed with sweet sticky rice. a definite must have to complete your meal.
Purple Rice In Coconut Milk
sweet purple rice (thats the way its grown!) simmered in tantalizing coconut milk. served hot.
Home-made Coconut Ice Cream
homemade with a house secret recipe. a refreshing finish to a spicy meal.
Tara Thai Northwest has been open since 1985. It is the third post of the Tara Thai business. It is the only one that is still operated by the original, founding family. We serve both Thai and Lao food, which are very similar. Our goal is to bring and provide the best Thai and Lao cuisine experience for our customers. We do what we know best, as many experts of their respected fields say. And we love to continue to do it for you for the past 19 years!
You will find that we select only the freshest ingredients and offer the perfect blend of exotic spices to satisfy only the hungry and adventurous. Tara Thai NW is one of the few restaurants that not only provide Thai food, which is quickly becoming the trend, but we also present Lao food, which is a lot more colorful that your typical Pad Thai.