Thai Me Up: The Top 5 Thai Restaurants in New York City


On the ground floor of 60 Thompson is Kittichai, a relaxing atmosphere brought to you by the Rockwell Group with a menu of authentic modern Thai from Executive Chef Ian Chalermkittichai. For an appetizer order crispy rock shrimp with grilled eggplant and palm sugar-tamarind sauce. As for entrees, vegetarian plates are abundant as well as curries and poultry.

Kittichai is located at 60 Thompson Street New York, NY 212.219.2000


Thai Restaurant Land

With a westside and an eastside location, you are set no mater what side of town you are. Enjoy tasty healthy delights to start, such as Root Vegetable Spring Rolls, Green Papaya Salad, and Shrimp Lemongrass Soup. As for a main course enjoy fun dishes from Drunken Noodle with Chicken, to Wok Charred Squid and Striped Bass Pad Ped. The atmosphere is warm and inviting for hours of lively conversation.
Land is located 1565 2nd Avenue 212.439.1847

Wondee Siam II

If you fancy rich, coconut-milk-based curries with basil and authentic flavors to carry you half way round the world, check out Wondee Siam II, the sister to it’s well known take-out establishment. Wondee’s flaky curry puffs, stuffed with turmeric-stained chicken and sweet potato are a must order. Take heed cash only so leave the AMEX Blackcard at home.

Wondee Siam II is located at 792 9th Avenue New York, NY 212.459.9057


Though the cuisine can be a hit or miss at this hotspot near Union Square, the energy at Republic is always vibrant. With a philosophy of Think Noodles! the noodle dishes are fun, large portions great for sharing.

Republic is located at 37 Union Square West, New York, NY 212.627.7172