The OG of Thai around Charlotte.
Your server will ask you for your spice level (1-5), answer correctly.
Relatively new Thai Spot near Montford.
- Neighborhood: Montford Park
- Vibe: Located at ParkTowne Village (aka restaurant graveyard). There is a decent bar inside and solid booth seating in the back.
- Backstory: Same family as Thai Taste.
- Agenda Pro Tip: If you need a drink, Hibiscus has tastier craft cocktails that you’d think and they’re $8 on Tuesdays.
Lunch special comes with edamame at Hibiscus.
Best upscale Thai for an Uptown lunch or a date night
- Neighborhoods: Uptown and Ballantyne
- Vibe: Upbeat and busy.
- Agenda Pro Tip: Your entire group needs to be there in order to grab a table.
Pad Thai comes with chicken and shrimp
Well designed spot well respected by foodies in South End
- Neighborhood: South End
- Vibe: Laid back.
- Agenda Pro Tip: Favorite Thai spot of foodies.
Rice noodles, bean sprouts, eggs & cilantro, served with peanuts – $12 at lunch with chicken and/or shrimp.
Family owned restaurant that’s now grown to four locations
- Neighborhood: University, Pineville, Lake Norman and Gastonia.
- Agenda Pro Tip: Some argue they’ve got the best pad thai in the city
Casual neighborhood restaurant in Strawberry Hill
- Neighborhood: Near SouthPark
- Backstory: Thai Orchid opened in 1994. Tthe owners and chef have been at the restaurant ever since.
- Famous Appetizer: Go with their mee krob — crisp rice noodles topped with sautéed shrimp, chicken and water chestnuts in a lettuce leaf. Eat it like a burrito.
A Charlotte staple that just opened a noodle bar in NoDa
- Neighborhood: Myers Park
- Agenda Pro Tip: Good date night spot as well.
Takeout only hidden gem in Dilworth
- Neighborhood: Dilworth
- Agenda Pro Tip: Large portions.