Restaurant Spotlight: Khao San Thai Kitchen

Posted by Justin Havre on Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 9:05am.

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The Khao San Thai Kitchen is one of the best places for Thai food in Calgary. They are not new to the 17th Avenue SW area or the Thai food scene throughout the city. The experience of the owners provides plenty of great food to the area and the plenty of excellent drinks. Here's what you can expect when you dine at this restaurant.

The Menu

If you're looking for authentic Thai food, Khao San is the place for you. This restaurant provides a wide variety of Thai dishes with all prepared beautifully by the chefs. The blend of sour, salty and sweet provides the perfect harmony in every dish. Some of the favourites on the menu include:

  • Satay
  • Thai Style Beef Jerky
  • Khao San Angel Wings
  • Corn Fritters
  • Golden Tofu
  • Tom Kha
  • Papaya Salad
  • Crying Tiger
  • Pra Ram Long Song
  • Salmon Panang Curry
  • Green Curry
  • Yellow Curry
  • Red Curry
  • Chicken Cashew Nuts Stir-fry
  • Sweet and Sour Basa
  • Koong Ob Woon Sen
  • Pad Thai Koong Sod
  • Pineapple Fried Rice
  • Drunken Spaghetti Seafood
  • Pad Thai
  • And More!

There are plenty of vegetarian options, along with plenty of other options on the menu, as well. When it's time for dessert, you can enjoy coconut ice cream, sweet sticky rice with Thai custard or Taro Pearls in Sweetened Coconut Milk.

Location and Hours

Khao San Thai Kitchen is found at 1314 17th Avenue SW in Calgary. They are open for lunch from 11:30am to 2pm, Tuesday through Friday. They are also open for dinner from 5pm to 9:30pm, Tuesday through Thursday, from 5pm to 10:30pm on Friday and Saturday and from 12pm to 9pm on Sundays. The restaurant is closed on Mondays.

Whether you come in in for the lunch special during the week or you come for dinner on the weekend, you will certainly have the opportunity to enjoy great Thai food at Khao San.

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