Lavish, extra-sceney spot of Taj Mahal-like proportions. Harem décor and smallish portions of so-called Asian street food are hit or miss. Chicken samosas, wings with messy chile sauce, and mussels... read more
Somewhat more authentic than its many competitors on this stretch of Ninth. Workmanlike, closer to home cooking than haute. We're always happy with fishcakes, pad Thai, and catfish in hot red curry... read more
In case ya' missed the hint in the name, shiz is for real. Authentic Bangkok-style eats are richer, denser, and more flavorful than the other ten-thousand Thai joints in this stretch of town. Curry... read more
Industrial décor and techno soundtrack, but the food is traditional. Slurp a mango martini and devour a curry that takes you back to your Thailand backpacking trip, when it was just you, your lama,... read more
Faster than a Krung Thep trick. Swirl of staff commotion gets Billyburg locals seated, noshing on Thai plates, then out the door for that Drums show. We feel so used. Stock space with simple des... read more
Pad Thai cafeteria and specialty grocer with funky tables. Tomboy lil' sis to prissier, sneaks-out-every-night older sib Kin Khao (RIP). Eat at the Asian tea bar if you like. Pick favorite dumpling... read more
Jaunty yellow awning marks the spot of subterranean wage-slave fave. Small, wood-paneled, utilitarian. Lunch crush digs into always reliable pad Thai, pad see ew, basil-laden drunken noodles. Cashe... read more
Like they do it in Thailand, not that cute, fusiony crap. Upbeat, friendly spot will have you wishing you found it earlier. Newly expanded and then re-expanded, to better accommodate thrill-seeking... read more
Spice up your pan-Asian repertoire with this top Malaysian, arguably the best in Manhattan. (Rocks an above-average Thai kitchen as well). Cozy atmosphere is just plush enough. read more
Chinese and sushi restaurant boasting an extensive selection of gluten-free items. Oversized portions make it easy to overdose, but if you must, try the cold sesame noodles. read more
This ain't your Uncle Pongpat's Thai joint. Ambitious menu adds skirt steaks with cauliflower, duck with sweet potatoes, and red snapper with cherry tomatoes, to existing Thai repertoire. Results a... read more
Bailiffs, stenographers, jury duty depressives, and prison wardens get their spice on at the city's oldest family-run Thai. Interior renovation is Asian-Lite generic; we miss the circa-1972 wood d&... read more
Tiny, tiny Thai spot. So small that take-out or delivery might be your best bets. Some of the better Siam stylings around. Yummy pineapple fried rice with shrimp, squid, and Thai sausage. Good soup... read more
Lush, quaint garden comes as a surprise, hidden behind homely main dining room. Shabby-chic al fresco atmo great for lingering over standard enough Thai noodles, curries, spicy pad ped pork, grille... read more
Rows of candlelit tables for two beneath amateur-modern walls. Chicken, beef, or noodles spiced any way you like. Delicious sake cocktails and martinis inspired by Bangkok fruit vendors. Choo Chee ... read more
Plan B for when Sripraphai is just too nuts. New ownership has the place spruced up, but classic Esan cooking no longer there. Grab some booze from the sketchy liquor store down Roosevelt, settle i... read more
Astoundingly over-designed Brigitte Bardot sex-club meets Mariko Mori theme park interior with surprisingly reliable food, cute-as-a-button menu, and shockingly reasonable prices. Perch yourself on... read more
Thai spots off the Bedford L are a dime a dozen, but this main drag restaurant is the best. A less-than-$6 lunch special comes with a fried spring roll and lovably surly service. The impossibly wei... read more
Small, unpretentious, and always crowded. Could be best Thai in Brooklyn's glutted market, with robust curries, crazy spicy like they're 'sposed to be. Redesigned space is clean, white walls to bet... read more
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