New Jersey has some of the best Thai food in the whole country. From the Thai sausage at Sawadeja in Clifton to the vegetarian options at Bangkok House in Eatontown, we’re sharing the 10 best Thai restaurants in New Jersey.
Sawadeja is one of the most authentic Thai restaurants in New Jersey. They use the exact same spices restaurants and street vendors use in Thailand to give their meals full flavor. You can find classic Thai dishes here, but also check out the chef’s specials to see unique menu items, such as Thai sausage and crabmeat fried rice.
Boonsong Thai is one of the most budget-friendly Thai restaurants in the state. Entrees average around $15, and you get a decent portion for what you pay (sometimes two meals’ worth). Boonsong is most famous for its delicious noodle dishes.
Pimaan Thai Restaurant offers a great dine-in experience, thanks to the knowledgable staff and quick service. The upscale environs are perfect for a date or a fancy Thai dinner.
SLA Thai Restaurant is the best place for unique Thai dishes. Their fried snapper is a customer favorite. They even serve their Pad Thai with fresh chiles, which you can’t find at every Thai restaurant.
Bangkok House is the perfect restaurant for vegetarians and vegans. They have an entire vegetarian menu filled with appetizers and vegetarian twists on classic noodle and curry dishes.
Chok Dee Thai Kitchen is the best place if you love spicy Thai food. They offer various spice levels and serve hot sauce along with your meal.
Coco serves more than traditional Thai food. Try their Malaysian dishes, such as fried dumplings and roti canai. For Thai food, you can’t go wrong with the Pad Kee Mao, papaya salad, and all of the curries, noodles, and rice dishes.
Topaz Thai is the top choice for homemade Thai food. They only use fresh and high-quality ingredients in their meals, and you can taste the difference. Their wok meals are the most popular, especially the basil sauce with duck.
The Thai Elephant started as a food truck and now operates as a restaurant in Verona. In addition to delicious food, customers love how they offer menu items in Thai and have a Thai word or phrase of the week. The Ka Nom Jeeb and crab fried rice are the most popular menu items.
If you go to Morris Thai, you better arrive hungry. Everything on the menu is delicious – from the appetizers to the desserts, so plan for a multi-course meal. Be sure you order an appetizer and soup with your entree, specifically the fried tofu and Tom Yum Gai soup.