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The 13 Best Thai Restaurants Near Fresno

Updated: August 23, 2022

Craving Pad Thai and papaya salads? Eat the best Fresno has to offer at these Thai eateries. We analyzed articles, review sites, and top local publications to give you the Best Thai options in the area. Don’t fight the need for kae moe or chicken satay any longer! Head to one of these Fresno eateries now.

Find the perfect Thai restaurant

Sake Japanese Cuisine

Japanese, $$, FresnoJapanese, $$Fresno, West
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

Mamas Asian Noodle House

Thai, $, FresnoThai, $Fresno, Mclane
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Explore the 4 top spots in Fresno's East Central neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Noodle Express

Thai, $$, FresnoThai, $$Fresno, Fresno High Roeding
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Lotus Kitchen

Laotian, $$$, FresnoLaotian, $$$Fresno, Roosevelt
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

LA Kitchen

Laotian, $, FresnoLaotian, $Fresno, Roosevelt
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Red Chili Thai and Chinese Cuisine

Asian, $$, FresnoAsian, $$Fresno, Fresno High Roeding
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Thai Phuket Restaurant

Thai, $$, FresnoThai, $$Fresno, Mclane
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
  • Three Best Rated

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    Three Best Rated

Amazing Asian Kitchen

Asian, $$, FresnoAsian, $$Fresno, Mclane
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Sweet & Sour Mart and Deli

Laotian, FresnoLaotianFresno, Roosevelt
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

Mr. Papaya Kitchen

Laotian, $$, FresnoLaotian, $$Fresno, Roosevelt
Google: 3.6
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Thai Gem

Thai, $, ClovisThai, $Clovis
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Pad Thai Restaurant

Thai, $$, ClovisThai, $$Clovis
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Thai Chili

Thai, $$, ClovisThai, $$Clovis
Google: 3.4
Yelp: 3.0

How did we curate these results?

Finding the right Thai restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 2478 spots across Fresno, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 141 lists and articles from the likes of Three Best Rated and Hoodline – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These spots have been featured in Three Best Rated - 3 Best Thai Restaurants in Fresno, CA, Hoodline - Explore the 4 top spots in Fresno's East Central neighborhood and Hoodline - The 5 best Southeast Asian spots in Fresno. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. 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.

Most common questions

Sake Japanese Cuisine, Sweet Mango Mart & Deli, and Mamas Asian Noodle House are the highest-rated Thai restaurants that serve breakfast in Fresno.

Sake Japanese Cuisine, Sweet Mango Mart & Deli, and Mamas Asian Noodle House are the highest-rated Thai restaurants for a quick lunch in Fresno.

There are 18 Thai restaurants in Fresno.

Thai Royal Orchid is the highest-rated vegan-friendly Thai restaurant in Fresno.

Sake Japanese Cuisine, Sweet Mango Mart & Deli, and Mamas Asian Noodle House are some of the highest-rated late-night Thai spots in Fresno.

Drink pairing tips

  • Take vegetable jalfrezi to the next level

    Experts suggest pairing a vegetable jalfrezi with a glass of Pinot Noir, a popular red wine.


  • Enjoy prawn curry with saffron lassi

    For an elevated experience, pair your prawn curry with saffron lassi. This combination works particularly well because this cold drink cools the palate between bites.


  • Chardonnay and butter chicken


    Food with mild, creamy and buttery flavors, like butter chicken, should be paired with a white wine like Chardonnay if you want the most to be brought out of the flavors of the dish.

Interesting facts

  • The Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival

    If you’re a big fan of Thai, then you should definitely consider visiting the Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festivale in California, The United States

  • A popular dish

    Certain dishes are so iconic that they can become a part of a country’s identity. In Thailand, pad thai is recognized as one of the most popular national dishes.

  • The history of chicken tikka masala

    The chicken tikka masala was only thought up in 1960s! We wonder what people ever did without some good chicken tikka masala in their lives...

Parking information

Few things are as aggravating as circling around the block, looking for parking when you’re hungry. 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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