Thai Market

Thai Restaurant$$$$
Upper West Side, New York
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  • Thai food
  • pad Thai
  • lively
  • gai rad preeg
  • healthy food
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  • Giovanni D.
    Giovanni D'Palma2 weeks ago
    The food was tasty, we really enjoyed the Gai Rad Preeg and a noodle dish. If you like spice ask for the spice rack, it has a few different spice flavors to add in. Staff was really nice and prompt.
  • Rebecca J.
    Rebecca JohnsonNovember 8, 2014
    Som tom & Pad see eww are my goto Thai dishes and these tasted just the way i like. Thai Orchid martini was delish! I love creme brûlée, and theirs tasted good, but had lychee bits IN it = odd texture
  • Jessica H.
    Jessica HillApril 10, 2016
    This joint has some amazing calamari. Simple tempura batter, lightly fried, and not tough to chew. Paired with a sweet plum sauce thats out of this world. Coconut sticky rice with mango is too die for
  • Christian D.
    Christian DickmannApril 26, 2015
    Start with the peanut dumplings. "Gra Prow Kai Dow" was very tasty but also spicy. "Gai Rad Preeg" is a delicious sweet and spicy choice with lots of flavor. Get the Fried Ice Cream.
  • Alex R.
    Alex Robertson1 week ago
    The gai rad preeg, of mysterious origin and provenance, is addictive and delicious--chicken cut into strips and then stir-fried in a fiery tamarind-and-ginger sauce, served with bok choy and rice.
  • Douglas Elliman
    Douglas EllimanJuly 9, 2014
    A casual lunch place with both tradition and exotic dishes. We love the Bangkok street market-themed setting and go crazy for the curry puffs! They are so delicious.
  • Brigitte P.
    Brigitte PerezJuly 3, 2016
    Great lunch special. Thai dumpling appetizer was good. Chicken pad Thai was amazing. Best I've ever had. Thai iced tea for the thirst of course. Good place.
  • William H.
    William HJuly 7, 2013
    Kow Soy is the best thing you never knew you were missing, second only to the Kui Teiw Kua Ped. Wash away your shame with Thai Iced Tea. Check take-out orders carefully - they tend to forget things.
  • DeShaun H.
    DeShaun HarrisAugust 30, 2012
    Most wonderfully seasoned skirt steak I've ever had! Marinated in chili garlic puree and served with green tea sticky rice + perfectly sauteed vegetables. A must try!
  • Matthew
    MatthewSeptember 8, 2013
    A good selection of two-course lunch specials is available for $8 (before tax and gratuity) between noon and 3:30 pm everyday, including weekend.
  • Dante D.
    Dante D'OrazioFebruary 3, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Hard to find good Thai in NYC, but they do it right here. Vegetarians beware: many dishes and soups have fish sauce or chicken stock. Ask for them to make without.
  • Sandra G.
    Sandra GriedenNovember 24, 2014
    The hustle and bustle of a Chiangmai eatery. Great vibe, service and food. Loved the dumplings.
  • Village Voice
    Village VoiceApril 22, 2013
    Decorated like a Southeast Asian market this place has the quirk of one too - Here that means food far hotter, sauces more tart and even portions more generous.
  • Victoria
    VictoriaJanuary 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Ask special menu 'pineapple fried rice!' It is really awesome! And flat spice noodle! :)
  • Shashi J.
    Shashi JanardhanAugust 6, 2013
    Great Ambience and delicious Thai Cuisine!! Few Blocks from Columbia University and The Cathedral Of St John The Divine!!
  • Harry A.
    Large variety of noodles, carries and other dishes. Very decent Thai food, we enjoyed everything we ordered. No complaints!
  • Brandon
    BrandonJanuary 17, 2015
    Pad Thai is really fantastic. Appetizers are cheap, plentiful and good. Awesome Thai and worth the trip to 107.
  • Matthew C.
    Matthew CaldecuttJuly 19, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    It's unbelievably popular, especially with the Columbia crowd. So, it lacks a good selection of drinks, but you can't go wrong with anything on the menu.
  • Y. NEGi S.
    Y. NEGi SatoJune 19, 2013
    one of the best Thai restaurant in the city ! order .... forgot the name but noodle with duck. ohmigad so good
  • Bridget W.
    Bridget WilliamsSeptember 7, 2014
    My favorite Thai place on the upper west side! Really good curry. They know how to make a dish spicy!
  • Mark B.
    Mark BramhillJune 25, 2016
    Their whole menu is great, but their Pad Thai is perfect. Not too sweet, flavorful. Great as a lunch special.
  • @JaumePrimero
    @JaumePrimeroMay 13, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    I just had the skirt steak and washed it down with a Thai iced tea. Awwwweesome. Mango sticky rice --> #ftw
  • Jennifer N.
    Jennifer NgoSeptember 23, 2013
    Get the skirt steak! Seriously. The steak is cooked to perfection and the sticky rice is super yummy.
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsSeptember 18, 2013
    More than decent Thai for the neighborhood, even if it falls short of hardcore authenticity.
  • Kathryn P.
    Kathryn PhillipsJanuary 2, 2016
    Great food! They're not on seamless but it's worth picking up the phone and calling them for takeout.
  • Lauren
    LaurenMay 6, 2013
    Among the best pad thai I've had in the city. Not too sweet or saucy, with just the right of peanut.
  • Ramón T.
    Ramón TaylorOctober 7, 2014
    Green curry good, red better--good spice. Pad Thai easily the best-looking dish I haven't yet tried.
  • Todd V.
    Todd VaccaroNovember 8, 2012
    Don't be a wimp, get the spicy stuff or ask for the spice rack.
  • Jonez A.
    Jonez AngelesMarch 22, 2013
    Steak skirt was great! I can definitely go back again for it.
  • Charlotte C.
    The watercress mockduck salad was so gooo!! Also love their hot oil! Love this place instantly!
  • Garry C.
    Garry ChienJuly 23, 2012
    Love the soft shell crab and Thai iced tea! Service is great, and the waitress was cute haha.
  • Mike H.
    Mike HopkinsFebruary 8, 2015
    Really good duck and noodles. The flat noodles are REALLY big though. Just fair warning.
  • f7o
    f7oJuly 22, 2016
    Thaï dumplings are good, same for beef salad (but watch out the spicy storm !)
  • Sasha C.
    Sasha CoyleJanuary 1, 2015
    The raspberry fried ice cream is AMAZING. Possibly the best dessert I've ever had.
  • Karla S.
    Karla SosaMarch 18, 2016
    Possibly the most authentic Thai food in New York. Their Panang curry is always perfect
  • Akin S.
    Akin SobowaleDecember 13, 2014
    Drunken Noodles are delicious but DON'T leave without trying the Fried Ice Cream. Yum.
  • Andrew E.
    Andrew EllisonSeptember 16, 2016
    Food is great and the menu is extensive. Worth a visit, just don't expect attentive service.
  • Christine S.
    Christine St. PierreNovember 25, 2012
    The skirt steak is delicious as well as the fried tofu. Nice atmosphere and great food!
  • Bojan S.
    Bojan SoldanOctober 19, 2014
    The dumplings. They're very peanutty but so very good. Great starter.
  • Lesley C.
    Lesley CorderoNovember 21, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The lunch special is amazing! An appetizer and main course for $8!
  • Mariana F.
    Mariana FariaDecember 29, 2014
    Cheap and good lunch menu. Curry puff (appetizer) is amazing!
  • Pedram S.
    Pedram SafariDecember 8, 2014
    Siam duck is pretty good and unique here, with fresh ingredients.
  • Jonathon B.
    Jonathon BreitensteinMarch 21, 2011
    I love spicy food...a lot. So I ordered the "mild" lunch special, and it was far too spicy to enjoy.:-/
  • Adam N.
    Adam NowickiMay 11, 2014
    Outside or close to is the best food is great so is the service coming back
  • Adriana L.
    Adriana LarrainOctober 29, 2013
    Best fucking Thai I've had even considering Thailand itself. It is that good.
  • Sherry Y.
    Sherry YeoJanuary 16, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    My favorite restaurant in NYC: fav dish is basil minced pork, the trout fish & Thai iced tea :)
  • Thomas P.
    Thomas PajorMay 5, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Extraordinary food. My favorite is Gai Rad Preeg. It’s moderately spicy, but not too much.
  • Mikhail K.
    I was looking for spicy rice dinner and come to right place!
  • Chris E.
    Chris EvansAugust 9, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The best place around Columbia University for most dining options.
  • Jorge A. G.
    Jorge A. GuzmanApril 12, 2015
    Thai fried rice is on point! Great fish selection.
  • Diego F.
    Diego FMarch 1, 2016
    Really good Thai restaurant in the upper West, near Columbia.
  • Charles D.
    Charles DampfNovember 11, 2016
    Delicious, Dumplings, & the Duck are AMAZING
  • Quan N.
    Quan NguyenAugust 26, 2016
    Everything is good. No, seriously. Crazy cheap too.
  • henry c.
    henry copelandOctober 22, 2013
    Awesome spot. Lunch specials ate a good deal.
  • Kass
    KassOctober 12, 2014
    Pad Thai is a classic and pretty well executed here
  • Michelle L.
    Michelle LeedsSeptember 20, 2015
    Chicken kra pow was some of the best I've ever had.
  • Greg K.
    Greg KaplanJanuary 2, 2012
    Try the fried ice cream with raspberry source for desert.
  • Lesley C.
    Lesley CorderoNovember 21, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Awesome Thai iced tea if you like it sweet
  • Leanne S.
    Leanne SuraceNovember 27, 2013
    Delicious. Fast take our service, even on a Friday night
  • Teresa E.
    Very affordable lunch menus and good food!
  • Adriana P.
    Adriana Pérez VieiraOctober 23, 2012
    A must fit Columbia students lunch. Lunch menu for 8 dollars
  • Marisela G.
    Marisela GFFebruary 19, 2014
    Amazing!!! The lunch special is great
  • ruth s.
    ruth serranoMay 9, 2010
    The Pad Se-ew is AMAZING here! Try it with some peanut sauce on top. So good!
  • Antoine G.
    Antoine GardnerMay 24, 2010
    Go to Thai Market. Order the Kow Pad Sapporard and a Thai Iced Tea. You'll die from the flavor.
  • Laurie
    LaurieJune 1, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    BEST THAI PLACE IN NYC. Everything is perfect.
  • George E.
    George EscandonJune 16, 2013
    Siam duck is tasty, though pretty fatty.
  • Guan L.
    Guan LiFebruary 9, 2015
    This place is so overrated. Talking about quality, I guess with this price you just can't get any? Taste was ok, but ingredients were just horrible. Won't come again, maybe for Thai ice tea..........
  • Pieter 😜 D.
    Pieter 😜 DomNovember 3, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    I can vouch for the pad thai, green curry and panaeng. Thai Market could easily be mistaken for a restaurant in Pai.
  • Paul M.
    Paul MiddlekauffJuly 19, 2014
    Good Thai food. I will try the curry next time.
  • Jaclyn K.
    Jaclyn KogutDecember 25, 2014
    Bad service but the Masaman chicken was the beat I've had. The brown trout wasn't what I expected - it comes out as a whole fish with head and tail!
  • Zi W.
    Zi WangJune 4, 2015
    Creamy chicken soup just like grandma prescribed it
  • Christian D.
    Christian DickmannOctober 25, 2014
    Excellent thai food, nice atmosphere.
  • Michelle Z.
    Michelle ZangaraApril 18, 2014
    Get the brown trout and Spring rolls !
  • Jessica B.
    Jessica BenedettoMay 15, 2012
    Sit at the's soooo good!!
  • Michael C.
    Michael ChanJuly 12, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    pad kee mao or beef basil. other things are kinda meh for lunch.
  • Sean D.
    Sean DalyMarch 24, 2015
    Best sit down lunch under $10 in UWS!
  • Marisela G.
    Marisela GFJune 1, 2014
    The lunch special is amazing!
  • Gene R.
    Gene RobertsAugust 17, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    I recommend the Gra Prow Kai Dow.
  • Kaci H.
    Kaci HancockApril 18, 2014
    Palmino sans the mint...Tequila & Blood Orange!
  • Amri A.
    Amri AbusemanMay 13, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Good value for lunch (weekdays and weekends)
  • Jasperina D.
    Jasperina De VriesJune 14, 2016
    Great food, cocktails
  • Anabel B.
    Anabel BarronFebruary 2, 2013
    Chicken Pad Thai noodle was Delish!
  • Tony T.
    Tony TokuyaJanuary 5, 2013
    Lunch menu until 3:30pm!
  • raul g.
    raul gutierrezApril 13, 2014
    Ooh. The pomegranate ginger ale!
  • Kathy L.
    Kathy LiuNovember 7, 2015
    Drinks are good here
  • Ryan D.
    Ryan DritzJanuary 14, 2012
    They make a STRONG kettle & club
  • Randall H.
    Randall HuntJune 26, 2012
    Good but always too crowded and cramped. (2 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more
  • Yen H.
    Yen HNguyenAugust 21, 2015
    Lunch menu is good
  • Gabriella M.
    Gabriella MeltzerAugust 23, 2015
    Pad see ew, spring rolls
  • Chris D.
    Chris DollaghanMay 17, 2010
    Great lunch - Pad Kee Mao and Tom Yum soup.
  • Seb T.
    Seb ThuaultAugust 14, 2011
    Skirt steak a must!
  • Adam G.
    Adam GrønbeckOctober 21, 2014
    Great Thai food!
  • Robin W.
    Robin WestFebruary 27, 2012
    Wonderful Thai iced tea!
  • Isaac R.
    Isaac RosenbergMay 6, 2013
    These portions are small. It's especially obvious when you order.
  • John B.
    John BrennanFebruary 25, 2012
    Get the ginger ice cream
  • Teresa E.
    Teresa Esteban CasanellesDecember 21, 2015
    Great lunch menu!
  • Foodspotting
    FoodspottingJanuary 13, 2011
    Try the Tilapia Rad Preeg
  • Hunter T.
    Hunter ThomasFebruary 3, 2015
    Big portions
  • Myer
    MyerJune 21, 2015
    Steamed dumplings
  • Jennifer B.
    Jennifer BenderApril 30, 2010
    Try the Kow Soy with chicken
  • Ari S.
    Ari SettonAugust 22, 2013
    Una gran alternativa en el Upper West Side para comer comida tailandesa muy rica, a precios razonables y en un gran ambiente. Los langostinos picantes con ananá son todo.
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