*Listed in alphabetical order.
The lush, tropical feeling of sitting in this spot is only matched by the classic (and off-the-beaten path) dishes coming from the kitchen. Juree Trentham has created a tasty escape, with all the salty, spicy, sweet and tangy flavours we love in Thai cuisine.
2055 16 Ave. N.W., 403-264-6477, jureesthaiplace.com
Sure, there’s satay and pad Thai, but what sets this long-standing Thai restaurant apart (besides its surprisingly excellent wine list) is the sheer variety of dishes on the menu, which give us a chance to go beyond standard stir-fries and curries. Start with the appetizer sampler and explore from there.
351 10 Ave. S.W., 403-264-3526, thai-sa-on.com
Thai street food made from traditional family recipes and dished up in handy takeaway containers (perfect for delivery) are the mainstay of this chain, which now has five locations.
Multiple Calgary locations, tuktukthai.com