For many of us, when we think of Thai cuisine, one of the first dishes that comes to mind is the beloved Pad Thai. The noodle-based dish comes in a variety of flavour profiles and ingredients, depending on the chef. Most commonly, it contains a protein (beef, chicken or tofu), egg and vegetables. Our city is bustling with Thai restaurants and we’ve got a roundup of the 7 best Pad Thai in Toronto.
The popular Northern Thai spot is run by Chef Nuit Regular. One of her signature dishes, Chef Nuit Pad Thai, comes with a homemade tamarind sauce, roasted peanuts and shredded cabbage. You can also choose the level of spice you prefer.
Sala Modern Thai
Situated in Danforth, the restaurants offers a variety of intricate Thai dishes. They serve their signature Sala Pad Thai in an egg crepe and is accompanied by beansprouts, chive and roasted peanuts. Choose between the veggie, chicken, pork belly or shrimp options.
With multiple locations throughout the city, Sukhothai is yet another brilliant spot by Chef Nuit. The Sukho Thai Pad Thai is accompanied by egg, longleaf and peanuts. You can go with your choice of halal chicken, beef, tofu, shrimp or vegetables.
They specialise in Thai-style street food, with three locations in Toronto. The Jatujak Pad Thai is made with vermicelli noodles and comes with an egg and your choice of protein.
This gourmet Thai offers dishes from Northern Thailand. Their Sasi’s Pad Thai Noodle (Chef’s Style) is a seafood-based dish. It contains chili bean shrimp paste, tiger shrimp, chicken and egg. It’s finished with a crunch texture, thanks to a topping of crushed peanuts.
The restaurant is located Yonge Street and offers a range of Thai staples on their menu. The classic Pad Thai comes with chicken, tofu or vegetables, along with egg, lemon and spice level of your choice.
This neighbourhood kitchen and bar offers flavours from Thai and Laos cooking. The Street Style Tossed Noodles is prepared with rice noodles, chicken, peanuts and tamarind sauce. Definitely some of the best pad Thai in Toronto.