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Pai Northern Thai Kitchen

18 Duncan St, Toronto, Ontario M5H 3G8, Canada
+1 416-901-4724
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (165 reviews)
“green curry” (89 reviews)
“khao soi” (71 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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18 Duncan St, Toronto, Ontario M5H 3G8, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

The hype is accurate. I was almost discouraged by the huge line outside, but was able to get seated at the bar. Had an amazing green curry fish dish served in a coconut. Even though the place was packed, service was quick and friendly. Prices...More

Thank Ricardo194
Reviewed yesterday

This is a noisy and very busy restaurant. Really no frills, but the food is excellent. Great service. And they are very, very careful to provide gluten free meals to those who need it. Will definitely return during a future visit to Toronto Also, difficult...More

Thank niagarariverfatman
Reviewed yesterday

I have been 5 times now, and every time I've dined here the experience has been phenomenal. The food is top-notch. The service is just as good. There is always a line, but the turn-over is efficient and quick. The service is also not compromised...More

Thank kcollins93
Reviewed yesterday

Only a few blocks from my hotel this place caught my eye of course, having lived in Bangkok and being the dedicated Thai cuisine aficionado I am. -:) Pai Northern Thai offers quite authentic cuisine, though I found the menu to be rather limited relative...More

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There is certain image of thai restaurants -sorta serene and asiatic - butthis one is nothing of the kind. Pai’s is a youthful, funky, busy - and huge, so don’t be discouraged from herds of other customers. There is plenty of room at the back....More

Thank sakarika
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a very popular restaurant even on a Monday we had to wait an hour. The service was friendly but a little chaotic at times maybe not enough staff. Food was very authentic and delicious with enough food left for the ubiquitous dog bag....More

Thank Wliic
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's better the get a reservation. The place is populair. We had a great dinner (man, woman, child). You can sit on the ground (pillows) at a low table. When you love it, then it's better because you'll have more space compared to most of...More

Thank Denny-Nederland
Reviewed 5 days ago

Highly rated on all the review sites and well deserved. The shrimp chip appetizer was awesome and well, there is nothing on the menu that is not a homerun! Be advised, go early or have a reservation. 2 of us arrived at 5pm on a...More

Thank WeebsF16
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great experience. Definitely will go back. Enjoyed the food and the service. Asked a friend where their favourite place to eat was and they were not wrong.

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bad start given that they had messed up the reservation made by the hotel. They did get us a table quickly though, despite being very busy. Very good som tam and larb. Satay and Chiang Mai sausage also tasty. Mains of beef penang and pad...More

Thank John N
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Muhammad M
29 December 2017|
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Response from mitu a | Reviewed this property |
I dont think so did not see it on there menu either
7 October 2017|
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Response from Nini103 | Reviewed this property |
Agree with previous answer in that did not see any high chairs and would not ban children at anytime--if child unable to sit in a chair then you would have to have them on your lap---in any event well worth the dining... More
15 March 2017|
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Response from Christopher M | Reviewed this property |
It's worth the wait, that's all I can say!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Duncan St, Toronto, Ontario M5H 3G8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-901-4724
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