Thai cuisine is a melting pot of cultures. With influences from India, China, and Portugal, plus neighboring countries, like Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, Thai food strikes a perfect balance of salty, sweet, spicy, sour, and bitter, making for an explosion of spices and flavor.
Fortunately, in Houston, there’s a multitude of Thai restaurants putting their spin on various dishes like pad Thai with crunchy peanuts, fragrant Thai green curry, and Tom Yum soup, spiced with peppery galangal and zesty lemongrass. From a James Beard finalist’s hot spot to elegant Uptown digs and traditional family-owned gems, head to any of these spots when the mood for Thai strikes. Here are the 21 essential Thai restaurants in the Houston area.
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