What Are the Best Thai Dishes to Order at a Restaurant?

December 26, 2022
IN Thai Cuisine

You should have Thai food for dinner. It’s a cuisine you probably don’t have often and definitely should have more. Okay, but now that you know that you’re having Thai food, what should you order?

If you’ve had Thai before, you probably have a go-to meal. And if you haven’t, you’re probably wondering what to get. You really can’t go wrong with Thai meals; no matter what you order, you’re in for a treat.

The next time you go to a Thai restaurant, here are a few meals you should consider.

Giew Tod

Start the meal with an unforgettable Thai appetizer. Giew tod has red rock crab meat mixed with cream cheese and wrapped in a wonton wrappers. These are then deep fried until they are golden brown and crispy.

Dip them in sweet sriracha sauce and enjoy the signature crunch. This dish is the perfect way to get an introduction to modern Thai cuisine.

Tom Yum

Tom yum, a delicious soup dish, that’s the perfect start to the meal. It’s a Thai-style clear broth soup that seafood lovers will want more of. It’s simmered with mushrooms, lime leaves, cilantro, and your choice of chicken, tofu, shrimps or seafood combination.

The soup has a hot and sour flavor that’s addicting.

Phad Kee Mao

Phad kee mao (or drunken noodles) is a favorite among those who love Thai cuisine. This is a stir-fried noodle dish that’s perfect for lunch, dinner, and late-night snacks. The wide rice noodles are tossed in housemade roasted chili sauce, which adds a little bit of spice.

Mixed in are fresh broccoli, bell pepper, onion, tomato, and basil. One bite of this and you’ll be hooked.

Salmon Curry

Thai curries are creamier thanks to the addition of coconut milk. It also has plenty of aromatic herbs that will fill your palette with flavor. This curry features wild-caught Alaska Coho salmon.

The Panang curry is a bit spicy and mixed with coconut milk, bell peppers, and basil, along with either Jasmine white rice or brown rice. You’ll love salmon curry if you love fresh fish and a little bit of sweetness.

Cashew Tofu

Crispy tofu mixed with cashews roasted fresh in-house. The dish also has bell peppers, onions, carrots, and celery. All of these fresh ingredients are stir-fried in our homemade roasted chili sauce.

This has a slightly nutty flavor and a little bit of spice. It’s also great for vegetarians and vegans who love Thai food.

Thai Meals You’ll Want to Have Seconds Of

If you’re looking to mix up the dinner rotation, you have to try Thai cuisine. With a mix of sweet, spicy, and sour flavors in rice and noodle dishes with a variety of proteins, you’re guaranteed to find something you’ll want seconds of.

These five Thai meals are perfect for lunch or dinner. You may never have had Thai food before, but you’ll be addicted by the first bite. And if you love Thai food, you might find your new favorite dish.

Check out one of the most popular Thai restaurants in Seattle for dining or takeout. Browse our menu to try some delicious Thai cuisine.

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