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The 8 Best Thai Restaurants In Bakersfield

Updated: August 30, 2022

Craving Pad Thai and papaya salads? Eat the best Bakersfield has to offer at these Thai eateries. To bring you only the best Thai in the area we analyzed top sites and incorporated millions of reviews for this list. Don’t fight the need for kae moe or chicken satay any longer! Head to one of these Bakersfield eateries now.

Find the perfect Thai restaurant

Blue Elephant

Thai, $$, CSU BakersfieldThai, $$Bakersfield, CSU Bakersfield
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Jasmine & The New Taste

Thai, $$, DowntownThai, $$Bakersfield, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019

Bangkok Street Food

Thai, $$, Spice TractThai, $$Bakersfield, Spice Tract
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Siam Iyara

Thai, $$, BakersfieldThai, $$Bakersfield
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
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    Hoodline, 2019

Blue Table Thai Cuisine

Thai, $$, South San Lauren - FruitvaleThai, $$Bakersfield, South San Lauren - Fruitvale
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Singha Thai

Thai, $$, Park StockdaleThai, $$Bakersfield, Park Stockdale
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Soy & Spice Cafe

Asian, $$, Ridgeview EstatesAsian, $$Bakersfield, Ridgeview Estates
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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At C Fresh

Thai, $$, DowntownThai, $$Bakersfield, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Why these restaurants?

Picking the right Thai restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We pored over ratings for 2074 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Bakersfield and 89 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Hoodline and Three Best Rated had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. These top contenders have appeared in Hoodline - Here are Bakersfield's top 5 Asian fusion spots, Three Best Rated - 3 Best Thai Restaurants in Bakersfield, CA and Hoodline - Here are Bakersfield's top 5 Thai spots. 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. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Recurring questions

The highest-rated Thai restaurants for delivery in Bakersfield are Siam Iyara, Jasmine & The New Taste, and Bangkok Street Food.

Siam Iyara, Jasmine & The New Taste, and Bangkok Street Food are the highest-rated Thai restaurants for take-out in Bakersfield.

Siam Iyara, Jasmine & The New Taste, and Bangkok Street Food are some of the highest-rated late-night Thai spots in Bakersfield.

Chef's Choice Noodle Bar is the highest-rated upscale Thai restaurant in Bakersfield.

Siam Iyara, Jasmine & The New Taste, and Bangkok Street Food are the highest-rated Thai restaurants that are good for groups in Bakersfield.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for your green sauce palak paneer

    Experts suggest pairing a green sauce palak paneer with a glass of Chenin Blanc, a popular white wine.


  • saffron lassi and prawn curry


    When considering how to best enjoy your prawn curry, we would highlight how well a glass of saffron lassi complements the dish as it cools the palate between bites.


  • Pair Chardonnay with butter chicken

    Try coupling butter chicken with a white wine like butter chicken to balance its mild, creamy and buttery flavours.

Factoids

  • History lesson

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

  • A traditional drink of Thailand

    Should you find yourself on the streets of Thailand be sure to sample the local thai tea one of the country's most classic and popular drinks!

  • Wallet breaking curry

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $2,584 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, curry?

Parking in the area

We’ve all struggled to find good parking near restaurants in Bakersfield. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Thai spot.

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