9 Great Thai Restaurants in Los Angeles
Crispy Catfish Salad at Jitlada
5233 1/2 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, (323) 667-9809
Must-Try Dishes: Crispy catfish salad; mango salad with shrimp and cashews; shredded beef curry.
Pork and Pork Skin Salad at Khun Dom
4681 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, (323) 663-1086
Must-Try Dishes: Pork and pork skin salad, squid with chile and mint.
Pad Thai at Krua Thai
13130 Sherman Way, North Hollywood, (818)759-7998
Must-Try Dishes: Fried fish cake; special spicy pad thai.
The Kitchen at Lum-Ka-Naad
8920 Reseda Boulevard, Northridge, (818)882-3028
Must-Try Dishes: Thai-Burmese pork curry; whole grilled squid in spicy seafood sauce.
13019 East Rosecrans Avenue, Norwalk, (562)921-2124
Must-Try Dishes: Crispy rice salad, grilled northern Thai sausage, raw shrimp in spicy fish sauce.
Spicy BBQ Restaurant's Spicy Jackfruit Salad
Food GPS/Joshua Lurie
5101 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, (323)663-4211
Must-Try Dishes: Spicy jackfruit salad with ground pork; ground pork chili paste with sticky rice; vegetable curry.
9043 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, (310)275-9724
Must-Try Dishes: Crispy squid salad, filet mignon satay, “super wild shrimp.”
11951 Beach Boulevard, Stanton, (714)799-2031
Must-Try Dishes: Steamed catfish cakes with coconut milk, wild boar with chiles, barbecued tongue.
Wat Thai of Los Angeles
The Museum of the San Fernando Valley
8225 Coldwater Canyon Avenue, North Hollywood, (818)997-9657
Not a restaurant, but a Buddhist temple serving homemade Thai food buffet-style on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Must-Try Dishes: Chicken larb, curried fish and vegetables.