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The 9 Best Thai Restaurants Near Tierrasanta, San Diego

Updated: May 2, 2022

Craving Pad Thai and papaya salads? Eat the best Tierrasanta 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. So if you have decided on some drunken noodles and Thai beer as your next meal try one of the Tierrasanta eateries below.

Find the perfect Thai restaurant

Lilac Thai Kitchen

Thai, $$, TierrasantaThai, $$San Diego, Tierrasanta
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

If you travel further

Koon Thai Kitchen

Thai, $$, Kearny MesaThai, $$San Diego, Kearny Mesa
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Thai Restaurants in San Diego, CA

    Three Best Rated
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat Thai Food in San Diego Right Now

    Eater, 2020

Thai Pepper Cuisine

Thai, $, Serra MesaThai, $San Diego, Serra Mesa
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Pear's Thai Cuisine

Thai, $$, Kearny MesaThai, $$San Diego, Kearny Mesa
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Basil Thai Bistro

Thai, $$, Lake MurrayThai, $$San Diego, Lake Murray
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

La Moon Thai Eatery

Thai, $$, College EastThai, $$San Diego, College East
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Thai Taste

Thai, $, College EastThai, $San Diego, College East
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

55 Thai Kitchen

Thai, $, College EastThai, $San Diego, College East
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Rakadeka Fresh Thai Kitchen

Thai, $, GrantvilleThai, $San Diego, Grantville
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

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 10162 restaurants, and 624 lists and articles from top sources like Eater and Three Best Rated. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Eater - Where to Eat Thai Food in San Diego Right Now and Three Best Rated - 3 Best Thai Restaurants in San Diego, CA. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Frequently asked questions

Lilac Thai Kitchen and Pinto Thai Bistro are the highest-rated Thai restaurants that serve breakfast in Tierrasanta.

Lilac Thai Kitchen and Pinto Thai Bistro are the highest-rated Thai restaurants for a quick lunch in Tierrasanta.

Lilac Thai Kitchen and Pinto Thai Bistro are the highest-rated Thai restaurants offering delivery options in Tierrasanta.

There are 2 Thai restaurants in Tierrasanta.

Lilac Thai Kitchen and Pinto Thai Bistro are the highest-rated Thai restaurants for take-out in Tierrasanta.

Drink pairing tips

  • saffron lassi with your prawn curry

    When considering what goes best with prawn curry, we recommend a glass of saffron lassi, it truly complements the dish as it cools the palate between bites.


  • A next-level pairing for Chenin Blanc

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

  • Pair Pinot Noir with 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.

Fun facts

  • A historical dish

    1930s was an interesting time, and it gave us the much cherished pad thai. We can thank Thailand for that!

  • Ready for some vindaloo curry?

    Are you a fan of vindaloo curry? The current record for eating the most vindaloo curry is one pound! Do you love vindaloo curry enough to beat this record?

  • The most lavish curry

    The curry which costs $2,584, can be ordered at the Bombay Brasserie.

Parking in the area

Parking can be tough around Tierrasanta 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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