The Top Thai Restaurants in Boston

A flavorful Thai meal | © Sean MacEntee / Flickr
A flavorful Thai meal | © Sean MacEntee / Flickr
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Freelance Writer27 February 2017

There is an abundance of wonderful Thai restaurants in Boston where you can eat to your heart’s content. From classic pad Thai to khao soi, you’ll have plenty of entrées from which to choose.

Montien Thai Restaurant

Restaurant, Thai, Asian, Wine, Beer, $$$
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Seafood combo at Montien Thai Restuarant
Seafood combo at Montien Thai Restuarant | © Pelican / Flickr
Montien Thai Restaurant serves up hearty portions that are great for sharing. A family-owned eatery, you’ll find delicious authentic Thai recipes, including the amazing kra tiam prik Thai with pineapple, mushrooms, pepper sauce, and garlic. The roasted duck curry is another popular choice.

Brown Sugar Cafe

Cafe, Restaurant, Thai, Asian, Vegetarian, $$$
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A flavorful Thai meal
A flavorful Thai meal | © Sean MacEntee / Flickr
Brown Sugar Cafe serves up a variety of Thai food using fresh ingredients. In this casual eatery, they offer country-style specialties in large portions. They make entrées from the North, Central Plains, and Southern regions of Thailand so that patrons can experience a wide range of Thai food. Try out their Thai ravioli and shrimp tempura, or order up a combo platter for a variety of tastes.

Pho Basil

Restaurant, Thai, Vietnamese, Asian, $$$
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Fragrant and delicious vegetarian pho
Fragrant and delicious vegetarian pho | © Kirsten / Flickr
Pho Basil is a bright restaurant that serves up a mix of Thai and Vietnamese dishes in a minimalistic space. All meals are spiced to order and made with fresh ingredients. Try their pad gra pow with stir-fried basil and ground chicken in a garlic-chili sauce, or go for the sa ot with lemongrass sauce and tofu.

Thai Basil Restaurant

Restaurant, Thai, Asian, Vegetarian, $$$
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Located on Newbury Street, Thai Basil Restaurant serves classic and traditional Thai eats in a casual environment. Enjoy delicious foods – such as Thai coconut curry and the Thai basil wok, which is made to order with the house special sauce – at affordable prices. The restaurant also offers up plenty of vegetarian options and an entire gluten-free menu.

Thaitation

Restaurant, Thai, Asian, Vegetarian, American, $$$
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The charming Thaitation offers up many Thai specialties in a cozy environment. Enjoy chive dumplings and Panang ribs; these flavorful dishes will not disappoint. The restaurant is a great affordable pick to go to in the Fenway-Kenmore neighborhood of Boston. Patrons can also sit outside to eat during the summer months.

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My Thai Vegan Cafe

Restaurant, Thai, Vegan
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Located in the Chinatown neighborhood of Boston, My Thai Vegan Cafe is an affordable restaurant that serves up delicious plant-based entrées that vegans and non-vegans alike will adore. Try their flavorful spiced pad Thai or go for the Thai eggplant dish. There are plenty of soups to choose from as well – one favorite is the wonton soup.