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The 5 Best Thai Restaurants Near Palm Desert

Updated: May 30, 2022

Dreaming of an island escape? With khao soi and coconut curries, these great Thai spots offer an island escape in Palm Desert. This list of Thai options was created after an analysis of the best local sites and millions of diner and critic reviews. Palm Desert boasts some great food offerings and these are the best of the best for your tom yum fix!

Find the perfect Thai restaurant

Le Basil

Thai, $$, Palm DesertThai, $$Palm Desert
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Coachella Valley Locals, 2019

    Best Thai Food in Coachella Valley

    Coachella Valley Locals, 2019

Blue Orchid Thai Bistro

Thai, $$, Palm DesertThai, $$Palm Desert
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Coachella Valley Locals, 2019

    Best Thai Food in Coachella Valley

    Coachella Valley Locals, 2019

Peppers Thai Palm Desert

Asian, Palm DesertAsianPalm Desert
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.5

If you travel further

Bangkok Noodles

Asian, $$, Cathedral CityAsian, $$Cathedral City
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

My Thai

Thai, $$, La QuintaThai, $$La Quinta
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

How did these spots get chosen?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Thai restaurants in Palm Desert. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 10624 Palm Desert restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 264 top lists and articles from the likes of Coachella Valley Locals. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Coachella Valley Locals - Best Thai Food in Coachella Valley. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. These ten options are sure to delight.

Common questions

Peppers Thai Palm Desert, Le Basil, and Blue Orchid Thai Bistro are the highest-rated Thai restaurants that serve breakfast in Palm Desert.

Peppers Thai Palm Desert, Le Basil, and Blue Orchid Thai Bistro are the highest-rated Thai restaurants for take-out in Palm Desert.

The highest-rated Thai restaurants for delivery in Palm Desert are Le Basil, Blue Orchid Thai Bistro, and Thai Smile.

There are 4 Thai restaurants in Palm Desert.

Peppers Thai Palm Desert, Le Basil, and Blue Orchid Thai Bistro are the highest-rated Thai restaurants that are good for groups in Palm Desert.

Drink pairing tips

  • The best drink pairing for prawn curry

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for prawn curry can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cold drink, particularly a glass of saffron lassi. This, sweet, cold drink balances the spicy prawn curry.

  • Pinot Noir and vegetable jalfrezi


    A nice red wine that will bring the most out of the spicy and tart flavors of your vegetable jalfrezi would be Pinot Noir.

  • The perfect complement to butter chicken


    When ordering butter chicken, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

Fun facts

  • Most shrimp ever?

    Joey Chestnut knows that you can never have too much of a good thing. They proved this by eating 12 pounds of shrimp, setting a world record in the process!

  • All about seafood

    Be ready to chow down on seafood in The United States every October. That’s when people there celebrate National Seafood Month.

  • The world record from Vietnam

    The 55 chefs of holds the world record for making the noodle soup, an impressive feat considering its weight of 2,996 pounds 1 ounce.

Parking in the area

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. 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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