What are the Top Thai Restaurants in Calgary?

Posted by Justin Havre on Thursday, January 17th, 2019 at 1:23pm.

What to Know About Thai Cuisine in Calgary - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/oksidor/5762718050The culture is rich in Calgary, as they offer a variety of restaurants to satisfy anything that you may be craving. Among all the eateries that are offered, Calgary has three amazing Thai restaurants that were voted 2014 Best Thai Restaurants. Here is what makes each one of them stand out among the rest.

White Elephant

White Elephant gives a straightforward approach to preparing their cuisines. Although, the ingredients are clear, they blend together to make a very complex array of flavours. They have been voted the number one Thai restaurant, two years in a row, so it's no fluke that they won the top spot. They provide food that delivers amazing taste. Some of their dishes include ingredients such as, kaffir lime, lemongrass, fish sauce, garlic, chillies, coconut and galangal.

Khao San Thai Kitchen

The Khao San Thai Kitchen is relatively new to Calgary, and that makes it even more outstanding that they landed the number two spot for Best Thai Restaurant. Those who frequently stop in at this amazing Thai restaurant, recommend the sticky rice mango dessert. Kaho San Thai Kitchen has quickly become a main attraction on 17th Avenue.

Hearts Choices Thai Vegan Cafe

The Hearts Choices Thai Vegan Cafe is a beloved restaurant among those who enjoy a vegan diet. Not only does it offer flavorful and authentic Thai dishes, but they are all made to accommodate a vegan diet. This restaurant is open for both lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday. All of its Thai vegan dishes are served with jasmine rice and a house salad, and its most popular entrees include the Kung Pau Beef-less Stir Fry, the Satay Skewers and Sweet Ginger Tofu. In addition to specializing in vegan dishes, the Hearts Choices Thai Vegan Cafe also offers several gluten-free menu options as well.

De Thai Cuisine

De Thai Cuisine is a Thai restaurant that not only serves authentic meals, but also provides diners with a traditional Thai dining experience. Its chic and sleek interior dining room is reminiscent of fine dining restaurants that can be found throughout the city, but Calgary residents and visitors will still enjoy a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere here. The chefs at this restaurant are able to customize any order to meet the preferences or dietary requirements of the individual. Some of its most popular menu items include the Thai Curries, of which there are several different varieties, and the De Thai Favorites, such as the Candy Chicken or the Crying Tiger. The restaurant is open for both lunch and dinner Tuesday through Friday, and for dinner on both Saturday and Sunday.

Juree's ThaiPlace Restaurant

When a Calgary local steps into Juree's ThaiPlace Restaurant for an authentic Thai meal, they feel as if they have stepped into a haven of relaxation. The green walls combined with the endless bamboo decorations transport people into a zen-like state in which they are ready to relax and enjoy their meal. The restaurant's extensive menu is filled with a variety of Thai specialties, such as Red Curry with Prawn, Fish with Sweet and Sour Sauce and Stir-Fried Mixed Vegetables. There's something for every taste—whether they prefer the natural spice of Thai food or more mild flavors.

Thai Sa-on

Landing the number three spot on the Best Thai Restaurants list, is Thai Sa-on. This casual Thai joint is nestled right outside of the heart of downtown Calgary. They have been in business for 10 years, and enjoy serving the Calgary community with satay, curried fish and an exceptional wine list.

When out and about in Calgary, don't forget to try one of these outstanding Thai restaurants. They have a lot of flavour to offer your taste buds. That is why they were chosen as the Best Thai Restaurants.

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