Best Thai Restaurant in Boston

2015 Best Thai Restaurant

S & I to Go

Allston

Sometimes the most unassuming places pack the most punch. This humble haunt serves up pad see ew with ample wok char, just-sweet-enough pineapple curry, and a soulful pad gra prowRead More

2014 Best Thai Restaurant

Thai North

Brighton

Upon entering this tiny Brighton storefront, you’ll want to turn to the wall on your right: It’s entirely covered with images of the dizzying array of Thai specialties on offer….Read More

2013 Best Thai Restaurant

Thai North

Brighton

The best way to order at this tiny Brighton eatery is off the handwritten chalkboard in the back, which showcases northern Thai specialties such as Chiang Mai curried noodles and…Read More

2012 Best Thai Restaurant

Brown Sugar Café

Boston

All the exotic Thai flavors you love are here: The som tum papaya with sticky rice is a garlicky experience, with crunchy strands of papaya and dried shrimp. A lime…Read More

2012 Best Thai Restaurant

Brown Sugar Café

Boston

All the exotic Thai flavors you love are here: The som tum papaya with sticky rice is a garlicky experience, with crunchy strands of papaya and dried shrimp. A lime…Read More

2011 Best Thai Restaurant

Dok Bua

Brookline

How do we love thee, Dok Bua? We love the Thai-American comfort food you so expertly turn out (the gloriously delicious pad see ew; the rich, spicy-sweet pineapple curry). We…Read More

2009 Best Thai Restaurant

S&I to Go

Allston

Notwithstanding the beef tendon fire pot at Montien (still the hottest soup around, in both senses of the word), this unassuming Allston 12-seater is your first-class ticket to Bangkok. The…Read More

2008 Best Thai Restaurant

Brown Sugar Café

Boston

The sheer size of Brown Sugar’s menu and the sizzling tease of the plates that come flying out of its always-busy kitchen can turn the most decisive diners into covetous…Read More

2007 Best Thai Restaurant

Dok Bua

Brookline

A confession: We’re still working our way through Dok Bua’s marathon menu. (This is partly because we’re compelled to order the sublime mango curry and the miang cum appetizer—betel nut…Read More

2006 Best Thai Restaurant

House of Siam

Boston

Despite what your chowhound friends tell you, it is not true that the quality of an ethnic restaurant falls as its sanitation scores rise. And it’s certainly not the case…Read More

2005 Best Thai Restaurant

Khao Sarn Cuisine

Brookline

Order pad thai, if you must. But what makes Khao Sarn worthy are its specialties from the northern reaches of Thailand—miang kum, for example, is a do-it-yourself dish that lets…Read More

2004 Best Thai Restaurant

House of Siam

Boston

In a town with no shortage of commendable Thai restaurants, everyone has a favorite. But House of Siam wins us over with both big-picture style and thoughtful details. The duck…Read More

2003 Best Thai Restaurant

Khao Sarn Cuisine

Brookline

Unlike the now-ubiquitous Asian fusion restaurants it resembles, this Coolidge Corner newcomer serves food that is authentically exotic. Fortunately, the knowledgeable waitresses excel at coaching diners who might otherwise steer…Read More

2002 Best Thai Restaurant

Montien

Boston

The city’s most delicious proof that life exists beyond pad Thai is found within these neon-lit walls. Authentic and exceptionally fresh dishes dominate chef-owner Tony Suktheva’s Thai menu (ask for…Read More

2001 Best Thai Restaurant

Brown Sugar Café

Boston

Spicy, sour, salty, and sweet: In Thailand, the perfect meal offers all four tastes. And with its extensive menu, Brown Sugar Café furnishes plenty of options for creating the consummate…Read More

2000 Best Thai Restaurant

Brown Sugar Cafe

Boston

Think all Thai restaurants in Bosotn are serving from the same kitchen? This Fenway spot is a welcome departure from bland curries and soggy pad thais. The dinner roster is…Read More

1999 Best Thai Restaurant

Bangkok City; House of Siam

Boston

No doubt about it—the Tie Restaurant makes for a very bad pun. So sue us. The fact is we’re torn between two establishments that offer grace, charm, goodwill, and friendliness…Read More

1998 Best Thai Restaurant

House of Slam

Boston

In the beginning, there was House of Siam’s Chicken with Basil, and it was the best. Subsequent visits introduced us to their pad thai, which gives Jae’s a run for…Read More

1996 Best Thai Restaurant

Bangkok Blue

Boston

This sophisticated new eatery across from Copley Square serves traditional Thai dishes with an exotic flair. Dishes such as Pad Thai, Satay Tom Yum, and a warm Gado Gado salad…Read More

1995 Best Thai Restaurant

Siam Square

Boston

The atmosphere isn’t much, but the food is. Ask for the brown menu—reserved for Thai diners—and order the Steamed Mussels, the Tod Mun fish pancakes and the Green Papaya Salad…Read More

1988 Best Thai Restaurant

The King & I

Boston

Go for the chicken salad at lunchtime and the spicy peanut sauce anytime. Thai-m and Thai-m again…Read More

1986 Best Thai Restaurant

Thai Cuisine

Boston

To extinguish the fires from the blazing red-curry dishes and other house specialties, order a Singha beer…Read More

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