Lower East Side
Essex Pearl in the Market Line on the Lower East Side has a seafood-heavy, Southeast Asian menu, and it's great for a casual date.
Written byCarlo Mantuano
Ugly Baby in Carroll Gardens is, indisputably, one of the best Thai restaurants in NYC. Plan a group dinner here, and get a big prix-fixe meal.
Thai Diner is a practically flawless Nolita restaurant from the team behind Uncle Boons. Eat here.
Written byHannah Albertine
Khao Kang is a counter-service spot in Elmhurst where you can get some of the best Thai food in NYC.
Written byBryan Kim
Pure Thai Cookhouse in Hell’s Kitchen makes some of the best Thai food in the city.
Written byChris Stang
Upper West Side
Sala is a Thai restaurant on the UWS from the same people behind Up Thai, and if you live nearby, this should be one of your go-to spots.