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The 15 Best Thai Restaurants In Phoenix

Updated: September 21, 2022

Looking for the best Thai restaurants in Phoenix? These are our top choices for sticky rice or shrimp cakes. 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 Phoenix eateries now.

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Thai E-San

Thai, $$, EncantoThai, $$Phoenix, Encanto
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Phoenix's top 5 Thai spots

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Three Best Rated

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    Three Best Rated

Glai Baan

Thai, $$, Camelback EastThai, $$Phoenix, Camelback East
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Phoenix's top 5 Thai spots

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Eater, 2021

    Phoenix’s 38 Essential Restaurants

    Eater, 2021

Reign of Thai

Thai, $$, Paradise ValleyThai, $$Phoenix, Paradise Valley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Phoenix's top 5 Thai spots

    Hoodline, 2019
  • City Seeker

    Best Thai in Phoenix

    City Seeker

Wild Thaiger

Thai, $$, EncantoThai, $$Phoenix, Encanto
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    The 3 best Thai spots in Phoenix

    Hoodline, 2020
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Thai Restaurants in Phoenix, AZ

    Three Best Rated

Golden Thai Kitchen

Thai, $, MaryvaleThai, $Phoenix, Maryvale
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2020

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    Hoodline, 2020

Lom Wong

Thai, Central CityThaiPhoenix, Central City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

Thai Recipe Bistro

Thai, $$, EncantoThai, $$Phoenix, Encanto
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Talay Thai Restaurant

Thai, $$, EncantoThai, $$Phoenix, Encanto
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Zen Thai

Thai, $$, Central CityThai, $$Phoenix, Central City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Thai Long-An

Thai, $$, EncantoThai, $$Phoenix, Encanto
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Taste of Thai

Thai, $$, Ahwatukee FoothillsThai, $$Phoenix, Ahwatukee Foothills
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Pad Thai Kitchen

Thai, $$, South MountainThai, $$Phoenix, South Mountain
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

Thai Rama

Thai, $$, AlhambraThai, $$Phoenix, Alhambra
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Krachai Thai Kitchen

Thai, $, North MountainThai, $Phoenix, North Mountain
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Molly's Thai Ban

Thai, $, Paradise ValleyThai, $Phoenix, Paradise Valley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Figuring out the best Thai restaurants can take awhile. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 11589 restaurants, and 692 lists and articles from top sources like Three Best Rated, Hoodline and Eater. Yes, we even looked at Three Best Rated - 3 Best Thai Restaurants in Phoenix, AZ, Hoodline - Here are Phoenix's top 5 Thai spots and Eater - Phoenix’s 38 Essential Restaurants to pull this list together. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten options are sure to delight.

Questions & answers

Glai Baan, Chanpen Thai Cuisine, and Golden Thai Kitchen are some of the highest-rated late-night Thai spots in Phoenix.

Glai Baan, Chanpen Thai Cuisine, and Golden Thai Kitchen are the highest-rated Thai restaurants for take-out in Phoenix.

The highest-rated Thai restaurants for delivery in Phoenix are Glai Baan, Golden Thai Kitchen, and Thai E-San.

Glai Baan is the highest-rated Thai restaurant for a date night in Phoenix.

Glai Baan, Chanpen Thai Cuisine, and Golden Thai Kitchen are the highest-rated Thai restaurants for a quick lunch in Phoenix.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for your butter chicken

    Experts suggest pairing a butter chicken with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.


  • Pair saffron lassi with 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.


  • Viognier and shellfish curry


    If your food palns include Curry, then you should consider helping it along with some white wine. We find that a Viognier, with its hits of peach-and-apricot, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

Did you know?

  • The go-to pairing

    Often considered one of the most iconic drinks in Thailand, thai tea is a common choice across the country, often prepped with tea, milk and sugar.

  • A 2019-record from Thailand

    9,921 pounds is the record for the biggest mango sticky rice. We hope people were hungry!

  • A traditional 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.

Parking tips

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Phoenix. 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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