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The 13 Best Pad Thai Restaurants Near Kansas City

Updated: June 20, 2022

If you're in the mood for Pad Thai head to these Kansas City venues that do this Thai classic justice. We analyzed millions of reviews from the best sites to bring you this ultimate list of Pad Thai spots in Kansas City. So the next time you feel like great Thai street food visit these spots for the best wok sauteed pad thai in town!

Find the perfect Pad thai spot

Waldo Thai

Thai, $$, Kansas CityThai, $$Kansas City, Waldo Homes
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Kansas City's top 5 Thai spots

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Lyft

    Top 5 Most Visited Thai Restaurants in Kansas City

    Lyft

Baramee Thai Bistro

Thai, $$, Kansas CityThai, $$Kansas City
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Lyft

    Top 5 Most Visited Thai Restaurants in Kansas City

    Lyft

Noodle Bar

Asian, $$, Kansas CityAsian, $$Kansas City
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Phikul Thai Bistro

Thai, $$, Kansas CityThai, $$Kansas City, River Market
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Thai House

Asian, $$, Kansas CityAsian, $$Kansas City, Willow Creek
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Kansas City's top 5 Thai spots

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Thai Restaurants in Kansas City, MO

    Three Best Rated

Sweet Siam Thai

Thai, $$, Kansas CityThai, $$Kansas City, Old Westport
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Kansas City's top 5 Thai spots

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 6 best Southeast Asian restaurants in Kansas City

    Hoodline, 2019

Tasty Thai

Thai, $, Kansas CityThai, $Kansas City
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Thai Restaurants in Kansas City, MO

    Three Best Rated
  • Lyft

    Top 5 Most Visited Thai Restaurants in Kansas City

    Lyft

Bangkok Kitchen

Thai, $$, Kansas CityThai, $$Kansas City, Rosedale
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Lulu's Thai Noodle Shop

Thai, $$, Kansas CityThai, $$Kansas City
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Thai Restaurants in Kansas City, MO

    Three Best Rated
  • Lyft

    Top 5 Most Visited Thai Restaurants in Kansas City

    Lyft

If you travel further

Thai Kitchen

Thai, $$, IndependenceThai, $$Independence, Highland Manor
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Thai Restaurants in Independence, MO

    Three Best Rated

Sushi Karma - Asian Bistro & Bar

Asian, $$, MissionAsian, $$Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Thai Orchid

Thai, $$, ShawneeThai, $$Shawnee
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Spices Asian Restaurant

Asian, $$, North Kansas CityAsian, $$North Kansas City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

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    USA Today

How did we curate this list?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Pad thai craving shouldn't be a full-time job. We analyzed 257 lists and articles from top sources like USA Today, Hoodline and Three Best Rated, 5301 Kansas City restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. These spots have been featured in USA Today - Best Asian Restaurants in Kansas City, Hoodline - The 6 best Southeast Asian restaurants in Kansas City and Three Best Rated - 3 Best Thai Restaurants in Independence, MO. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

FAQ

Cozy Thai Restaurant, Noodle Bar, and Baramee Thai Bistro are the highest-rated pad thai spots for dinner in Kansas City.

Noodle Bar, Waldo Thai, and Thai House are the highest-rated pad thai spots for a pick-up order in Kansas City.

Cozy Thai Restaurant, Noodle Bar, and Baramee Thai Bistro are the highest-rated vegetarian pad thai spots in Kansas City.

Cozy Thai Restaurant is the highest-rated pad thai spot that is good for a date night in Kansas City.

Cozy Thai Restaurant, Noodle Bar, and Baramee Thai Bistro are the highest-rated pad thai spots to get a quick lunch in Kansas City.

Drink pairing tips for Pad thai

  • The perfect match for prawn laska

    When ordering prawn laska, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Riesling, a popular white wine.

  • Pair Guava Collins with chili garlic noodles

    Guava Collins and chili garlic noodles are a really great match. The fruity flavours of the cocktail pair well with the spicy flavours of the chili garlic noodles.

Interesting facts about Pad thai

  • National Noodle Day

    The love for noodle is unlimited in The United States - that’s why they celebrate National Noodle Day every year.

  • The first ever noodle

    The next time you bite into a deliciousnoodle remember to thank China who are responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

  • The world record from Vietnam

    Don’t you hate it when there is not enough food for seconds? This wasn’t a concern when the record was broken for the biggest noodle soup. Weighing in at 2,996 pounds 1 ounce there was more than enough noodle soups to go around!

Parking information

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