Best of Boston

Best Thai Restaurant

A bowl is full of a thick yellow-orange curry, topped with pieces of crab meat, served with bundles of thin rice noodles on the side.
2023 Best Thai, Thai Restaurant


From Thai tea Sazeracs and pandan daiquiris to a tightly curated menu of dishes that remind the restaurant’s Thailand-born staff of their various hometowns, Mahaniyom [...] read more»
2022 Best Thai Restaurant


After sampling Mahaniyom’s tapas-style takes on Bangkok street eats — housemade crab curry with vermicelli noodles, three-spice salt-and-pepper pork cheeks — you just won’t be [...] read more»
2019 Best Thai Restaurant


Save your airline miles: This new Davis Square destination offers all the pleasures of Thai street food, minus the daylong flight. The killer khao soi [...] read more»
2017 Best Thai Restaurant

Montien Thai Restaurant

Stuck in a rice-noodle rut, or just maxed out on coconut-y curries? Refresh your Thai-food game at Montien, where the kitchen has dug deep into [...] read more»
2016 Best Thai Restaurant

Cha Yen Thai Cookery

With a degree from Johnson & Wales and training under Todd English, Manita Bunnagitkarn could very well have gravitated toward fine dining. Lucky for us, [...] read more»
2015 Best Thai Restaurant

S & I to Go

Sometimes the most unassuming places pack the most punch. This humble haunt serves up pad see ew with ample wok char, just-sweet-enough pineapple curry, and [...] read more»
2014 Best Thai Restaurant

Thai North

Upon entering this tiny Brighton storefront, you’ll want to turn to the wall on your right: It’s entirely covered with images of the dizzying array [...] read more»
2013 Best Thai Restaurant

Thai North

The best way to order at this tiny Brighton eatery is off the handwritten chalkboard in the back, which showcases northern Thai specialties such as [...] read more»
2012 Best Thai Restaurant

Brown Sugar Café

All the exotic Thai flavors you love are here: The som tum papaya with sticky rice is a garlicky experience, with crunchy strands of papaya [...] read more»
2011 Best Thai Restaurant

Dok Bua

How do we love thee, Dok Bua? We love the Thai-American comfort food you so expertly turn out (the gloriously delicious pad see ew; the [...] read more»