9 Great Thai Restaurants in Los Angeles
November 10, 2010
Colman Andrews' picks for great Thai food in LA
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
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
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.