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Ban Thai

1-23-14 Kabukicho | Dai 1 Metro Bldg. 3F, Shinjuku 160-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3207-0068
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
13 Oct 2018
“Chip and Good”
31 Oct 2018
“Amazing Thai! ”
Closed Now
Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1-23-14 Kabukicho | Dai 1 Metro Bldg. 3F, Shinjuku 160-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Shinjuku for 2 nights on our journey through Japan and I really felt like a nice dish with vegetables. We found this little place by a google search and we are so glad we found it! So glad, we ate here both...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LeanneB088
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Original Thai food, friendly staff, please note Thai food has a lots of calories :) some time can be good

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TimCarl
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

It was nice Thai food but too mild and definitely too expensive. You have to order rice apart so it makes it quite costly.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Yaiza R
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

At the entrance staff told me to finish my meal within 1 hour. While I was eating staff asked me to move to another table without waiting for the answer. He just said and moved my plates. I felt like I asked them food for...More

Date of visit: May 2018
2  Thank Sivaporn T
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

We loved it. Everything was tasty. Especially the noodles, fried rice and red curry chicken. Really enjoyed our dinner

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank DavidK427
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Came in, ordered some very simple Thai items (pad thai, som tam, tom kha gai). Despite the simplicity of these otherwise great Thai dishes, they arrived after a long wait. Pad thai was the worst, as it came 20 minutes after the other items. No...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank FootstepsDK
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

The food was actually really good, but people there were smoking too much, and the place is a little bit dirty. But the food is fine. If u dont care about the smoking it's worth a try!

Date of visit: December 2016
2  Thank 다인 지
Reviewed April 10, 2017

As a vegetarian, I was so happy to ask and get a vegetarian red curry. Nice and spicy! Combined with very sweet fried rice, it was a very nice meal. The morning glory was spicy (chili and garlic) as well! It is not the greatest...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Elke_dp24
Reviewed March 9, 2017

I'm a sucker for Thai cuisine and so had dinner at 'Ban Thai' one night when staying on business in Shinjuku. This restaurant is hard to find and would be easy to miss as the sign is not that prominent. The easiest way to find...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Martin R
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

Great taste but price is much too high. Small portions. Maybe the Japanese think Thai food is special. They are just what you may expect from a Thai restaurant so no reason for overpricing.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank DLS1704
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east, there’s a district with long-established
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$46 - US$92
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-23-14 Kabukicho | Dai 1 Metro Bldg. 3F, Shinjuku 160-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shinjuku>  > Shinjuku
  • Neighbourhood: Shinjuku
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3207-0068
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