Bang Sue is a cozy 50-seat bar on the second floor above Khao San Road restaurant. The bar’s moniker is a nod to Bangkok’s main train station. If you had ever driven past the restaurant’s former location on Adelaide, you will have seen the line-ups out the door. That's why Bang Sue is a great waiting area where people can nibble on Thai-inspired bar snacks and sip on cocktails before they make their way down to the main event.
Inspired by the street food scene of its namesake city, Bangkok Buri (Union Station food court) is making a name for itself right in the core of downtown Toronto. The menu was carefully crafted with the memory of Bangkok's piping hot noodles, green curry and grilled meats in mind, but the founders wanted it to fit in its urban city centre.
Walk into Dee Thai and immediately feel the ethereal glow of Sita, the avatar of Hindu goddess Lakshmi, hanging on the large canvas mural by the bar. With colourful booths and wallpaper decorated with roses and parrots, this modern and elegant space invites you in all the way from the corner of Yonge and Eg.
At first glance Favorites Thai BBQ doesn’t look outwardly Thai, in fact it’s the exact opposite. The light and airy space nods towards an influence of Spanish revival with its rounded passageways and clam pastel hues. The serenity is met with a 70’s inspired terrazzo floor and hippie beads that double as a back-room doorway,
As passionate and as divided as food lovers can be about Thai food in Toronto, many will agree that the 20-year-old Golden Thai restaurant has been a staple in this city, offering a versatile and consistent menu. Not only is this restaurant known for its comfortable ambience and friendly service, but also for the aromatic
“Chic” and “sleek” would be two words to describe Imm Thai Kitchen, the second restaurant from owners of Sala Modern Thai on the Danforth. Opting for something a little more classy, this Thai house in Little Italy is the perfect spot for great Thai classics with a modern twist. Try their classic pad Thai with
Scarborough’s new Thai joint, Jatujak, serves up some bold flavours that contrast with the room’s modest decor. The highlights at this two-week old takeout spot are bright orange curries and vibrant yellow khao sois — but if you’re looking for a ruby-red pad Thai, you’ll have better luck elsewhere.
Parliament Street's Sukhothai has built a steady cult following of Thai food aficionados since it opened a few years ago, so when husband and wife co-owners Jeff and Nuit Regular announced they would be expanding, expectations were high. Their latest venture, Khao San Road, opened on Friday, bringing a much-needed culinary jolt to the waning club district.
Thai all you can eat! Sign us up. At Mengrai Thai award-winning chef Sasi Meechai is serving up the best Thai in the city to international celebrities and Torontonians alike. With the option of à la carte, prixe fixe, chef Sasi’s royal cuisine and all you can eat, there are almost too many options to
Plant-based, wholesome Thai from scratch is the motto at this Bloor and Bathurst spot. Mugi offers 100 per cent plant-based food inspired by traditional Thai cuisine. The menu features a variety of salads, including jackfruit, papaya and mango, as well as a variety of noodle and curry dishes. Request a shot of the house-made chili
Monte Wan of beloved Khao San Road is bringing Toronto more of Thai cuisine’s greatest hits with Nana. Taken from the Thai word for “meeting place,” its communal tables and menu of street food–inspired small sharing dishes really hit the idea home. “Nana” can also mean “many,” which is seen through the multitude of influences
Chef Nuit Regular and her husband Jeff are the couple behind some of the best Thai restaurants in the city, and Pai is no exception. Tucked away in the entertainment district on the site of a former Golden Griddle, Pai serves the unadulterated flavours of Thailand. The resto is named after a small town in Northern
It was spring of last year when word got out that chef Nuit Regular and her husband Jeff — the couple behind some of the best Thai restaurants in the city — would be opening a new downtown restaurant in the site of a former Golden Griddle. Now, nearly a year and a half later, the new place is finally open.
Saigon House fits right in along the strip of restaurants in the increasingly popular Yonge and Lawrence area. The cuisine offered is a mix of Vietnamese and Thai staples, all made with the freshest ingredients available. Favourites from the extensive menu include crispy shrimp rolls and chicken satay with peanut sauce, and adventurous eaters will
This contemporary Richmond Hill eatery serves a mix of Thai and Vietnamese cuisine with a French influence. After opening in Toronto in 1987, Saigon Star moved north to the suburbs in 1993 and has been bringing the flavours of Southeast Asia to Richmond Hill (and those making the trek there) ever since. The menu features