At 10Best, we're always on the lookout for Edmonton's best restaurants, and while we appreciate places that have a broad culinary range, we can't help but adore restaurants that specialize in a given cuisine. When we're in the mood for Thai food in Edmonton, we head to Boualong Laos and Thai Cuisine - a reader favorite - or we count on Ban Thai Restaurant's solid track record and consistently great dishes. You'll find these places - and any of the restaurants on our list - to be fantastic options for Thai cuisine, and if you're looking to concentrate your efforts, start with the vibrant Downtown area.

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Ban Thai Restaurant

Opened in 1991, Ban Thai excels in authenticity, from the décor to the food. The furniture and accessories that liven up the space and create such a wonderful ambience are the real deal: virtually everything was purchased on one of the owner's...  Read More

Bua Thai Restaurant

This little eatery is way off the beaten path, but well worth finding. The menu stretches to some 80 items, and once you figure out where it is, you may want to come back repeatedly just to sample everything, from panang chicken curry to drunken...  Read More

King and I

King and I opened in 1973 and has the distinction of being a favorite of the Rolling Stones and various other celebrities, as well as being a perennial winner among the local "Best of..." polls. To an expert, this may not be the most authentic...  Read More


Edmonton has a plethora of good, casual, inexpensive Asian eateries, but Doan's is among the best. The hallmarks of Vietnamese cuisine – abundant fresh vegetables, tender noodles and meats, and bright seasonings – are all in evidence here....  Read More

Numchok Wilai

Although short on ambience, Numchok Wilai delivers when it comes to fantastic Thai food. The cooking is authentic and flavorful, with plenty of lemongrass, coconut milk, chilis, garlic, ginger, peanuts and fish sauce. You'll find the usual rice...  Read More

Boualong Laos and Thai Cuisine

The diminutive size of this popular restaurant is no indication of the flavors you'll encounter. The bold cuisines of Laos and Thailand – spicy curries, piquant rice and noodle dishes – are the staple here, with traditional tastes of Thai...  Read More