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White Elephant Thai Cuisine

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Northeast Calgary
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1808 19 St NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 4Y3, Canada
+1 403-457-1172
17:00 - 20:30
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 20:30
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My cousin recommended us to come here for Thai food. We never really had Thai food before so we said why not. It looks like a really weird & hidden location. We tried shrimp pad thai and a few other dishes. It was really good service and not rush for a tiny place. Good food good service. Wed be coming... More 

1 Thank maplepoon
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious authentic Thai food. So glad I found this place! Nice atmosphere and huge portion sizes, definitely bring an appetite. Worth the money but the service was something left to be desired.

Thank Annabelle A
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chicken cashew, it is so amazing I can't get enough. All the other food on the menu is pretty amazing as well, just make sure you are hungry when you come here.

Thank Not_easy_being
Calgary, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with friends to this little hole in a wall restaurant. We knew in advance that it would be slow service and the atmosphere / decor sub-par. But worth the wait - the Thai food is amazing! Incredible freshness, flavour, portions. Great value! It's strange that they don't upgrade their location or fix the place up. But that may be... More 

Thank MaggieRoseZ
Brandon, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is unbelievably good! Some of best Thai food I have had. Very friendly and fast. We came in at about 8pm.

Thank chris s
Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Let's start with the complains. The place is hard to find(It is actually inside the Airport Traveller's Inn) and the place is quite small. That is all the complaint I have for this place. The food is amazing!!!!! I have tried to find good Thai food in Toronto but nothing compare to this one. If I ever go back the... More 

Thank MapleLeafsfanforever
Revelstoke, Canada
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Took us 10 minutes to find the place from 100 yards away on our GPS, and when we did find it we did not know we were at the right place. It's in the back hall of an ageing motel/hotel, enter through lobby. Very small family run place that they are obviously renting on the cheap. Ceiling light fixtures hanging... More 

Thank Arvid Z
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Went there today and there was another Manager (Younger asian male in his twenties) his named was Dween and this was the worst experience I've had at the restaurant. Our order was put in 1 hour ago and still other people who came in after were getting their plates before us. We asked our waitress to check our order status... More 

1 Thank Lily T
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I've said this once before but I'll say it again. I am not a service snob. Give me a glass of water, deliver my food in a reasonable time and I will be a happy camper. What happened at White Elephant was so bad, it's almost surreal. We arrive as a group of 6 just before 5pm and end up... More 

Thank Brandon B
Alberta, Canada
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192 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We picked the White Elephant from on-line reviews because we wanted Thai food and happened to be in the NE of Calgary. It was hard to find: it's on the ground floor of a dingy, creepy-looking 'hotel': the Airport Traveller's Inn (check out Trip Advisor reviews on this one and don't book it), accessed from the south-facing parking lot. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 16
Asian, Thai
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1808 19 St NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 4Y3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Northeast Calgary
  • Neighbourhood: Northeast Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-457-1172
Dinner only Monday 5 PM-8.30 PM Closed every Sunday

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?