Chao Thai

85-03 Whitney Ave.
Flushing, NY 11373
Best Of
Chao Thai +

Jesse Reed


  • Daily 11am-11pm
  • $$
  • Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Reservations Accepted
Challenging the culinary hegemony of Sripraphai, Chao Thai offers dishes from several regions. From the north comes the fiery salad yum nam sod, featuring ground pork, purple onions, the basil called horapha, and fiery fresh chiles; from Isaan a catfish salad and a sour pork sausage served with roasted peanuts and crudités; from the southern peninsula a dish called "crab with curry powder" that will remind you of Malaysian cooking; from the vicinity of Bangkok a novel soup called yentafo, which features a sweet broth flavored with fermented pink bean curd. Hottest of all is jungle curry, which sports two kinds of eggplant.

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