I Am Thai Express Restaurant

49-08 43rd Ave.
Flushing, NY 11377
718-457-7700

Details

  • Tue-Sun 11am-10:30pm
  • $
  • Delivery, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • BYOB
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
There was a lot of buzz about this slick place on the western edge of Woodside, which cultivates the look of a franchise fast-food restaurant, with colorful wall treatments and curvy Formica booths. The food is a grab-bag of Bangkok-style Thai, with some Chinese thrown in for good measure. The red duck curry proved excellent, swimming in coconut milk, with a few chunks of pineapple that we didn't mind. Chicken-stuffed curry puffs were also excellent, though the dish called crispy chicken was something of a sticky disaster. We quickly realized that the utility of this place lies in its willingness to make the food just as hot as you want it, and a chicken larb salad left us pleasantly bathed in sweat.

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