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Review Thu Jan 22 2009

A (Duck) Walk to Remember

Pad Khee Mao @ Duck WalkLast week I had a rare craving for Thai food so I went to Duck Walk - a Thai restaurant right around the corner from my apartment. It's hard to believe that I walked by this place without a second thought for more than a year and a half. Thai food has never really been my thing, but Duck Walk certainly is.

I can never, ever resist pot stickers so we started out with an order of six - they were a little doughy but still pretty good. For the entrees I had the Pad Khee Mao and my boyfriend ordered the Goey See Me. Both dishes were full of flavor, fresh ingredients and had a little spice to them (both were pretty mild but they have a fantastic spicy sauce you can use to spice it up). Added bonus: BYOB.

Beyond the delicious food, the service is great and it is conveniently located a few steps away from Belmont el stop. The food is also incredibly cheap - we got an appetizer and two entrees for just $20! Duck Walk has a very warm, cozy atmosphere - with just a few tables the restaurant can fill up quickly. Don't be discouraged if it's busy when you get there - the tables seem to clear up pretty quickly. And, if you don't feel like waiting you can always get takeout.

Duck Walk
919 W Belmont Ave.

 

MHJ / January 24, 2009 12:40 PM

Duck Walk is a long time favorite though I've only ever ordered delivery and never dined in the actual restaurant. Their delivery time is incredibly quick. Sometimes I feel like they're already ringing my buzzer the moment I hang up the phone. I'm at Sheridan and Belmont, so not too far from their location, but still, that's quick! And of course the food is always delicious. I love their green curry and their red curry dishes. Their chicken and beef is never sketchy (as at some other Thai restaurants) and the drunken noodles and pad thai are delicious as well. They sometimes have good salads (though more than not I think they run out of those, at least that's how it seems). Nice to see this review and I definitely suggest you all give it a shot!

Lee / January 26, 2009 8:24 PM

While I think there is better thai food to be had, Duck Walk does have the coziest dining room and their food is good. I always enjoy being there.

Kaitlin / January 26, 2009 11:29 PM

Thanks for the insight! I always love to hear what other people think about the restaurants I enjoy so much.

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