10 Best Atlanta Thai Restaurants: Thai One On at These Beloved Restaurants

At 10 Best, we've got a keen eye out on the best restaurants in Atlanta. In a city like Atlanta, it is our diverse cuisine that brings us together more than anything. Thai has become quite a popular ethnic cuisine. Part of the reason Thai is so popular is that the spices are so fragrant and pleasing. It can please those who have a penchant for all things spicy but still those that like things on the mild side can find interesting dishes to please their palates as well.

Whether it is the upscale restaurant you seek to impress out-of-towners or a terrific spot to pick up some take-out for a night in, we've got a spectactular list of some of the best Thai restaurants around the city. If it is posh and upscale decor you are looking for, head to Nan Thai or its sister restaurant Tamarind Seed, booth in Midtown for a delicious meal.

If it is a long-standing reliable Thai restaurant you are looking for head to Surin, Ma Li or Top Spice. Outside the perimeter, visit Siam Square.



When we're in the mood for Thai food in Atlanta, we head to - a reader favorite - or we count on Annie's Thai Castle'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 Buckhead area.



In start opposition to the large and upscale restaurants that have come and gone in Buckhead throughout the years, Annie's Thai castle, which is actually in a renovated home, has quietly and consistently turned out delicious food year after...  Read More

Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft


Atlanta Magazine names Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft one of the best new Thai restaurants in the city back in 2010. Patrons still flock to this trendy Thai restaurant. This is definitely a wonderful choice to take out of town guests craving Thai. The...  Read More

Top Spice


A favorite of the Emory crowd, Top Spice serves both Thai and Malaysian food. It has since expanded due to an additional location, but the original is still tops. Calamari appetizer and Roti Canai are both quite tasty and make for hearty...  Read More



Located in a non-descript strip mall on the north side of town, one would easily pass by Siam Square without giving a second glance. However, they'd be overlooking one of the best Thai restaurants in the city. Not only is the food fantastic at...  Read More

Virginia Highland


Surin is one of the oldest Thai restaurants in Atlanta. While many Thai restaurants have come and gone, Surin has remained popular throughout the years. While there are various locations of Surin now, the original, in the Virginia Highland...  Read More

Virginia Highland
Ma Li


When Thai food aficionados in Atlanta are asked where the best spot for authentic Thai food is, most will often direct you to Mali. This Virginia-Highland restaurant serves sushi in addition to Thai food. Don't miss out on the Naam Sod, ground...  Read More



Little Bangkok, located in the Cheshire Bridge area, has quite a loyal crowd. Expect to find them at both lunch and dinner times. The Pad Thai, while arguably the most popular Thai dish is done very well here. So is the Tom ka soup. The duck in...  Read More

Nan Thai
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If Atlanta has only one uber classy Thai restaurant, that restaurant is Nan Thai Fine Dining. As the name suggests, this is very upscale. From the giant golden tamarind to the rattan furniture inside and the servers in their authentic attire,...  Read More


Meet Malika Harricharan

Malika is the Author of Food Lovers' Guide to Atlanta. With a background in marketing, Maika's passion is Writing and Social Media Marketing and she works for various clients in...  More About Malika