We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

White Elephant Thai Cuisine

1808 19 St NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 4Y3, Canada
+1 403-457-1172
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (38 reviews)
“coconut rice” (32 reviews)
“curry” (25 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1808 19 St NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 4Y3, Canada
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (254)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 251 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Great food, lots and all for a reasonable price. A little loud in the small venue but I can see why this place has lots of positive reviews and rewards. Hard to find but worth the hunt.

Thank Dwayne E
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The food is magnificent: the Orange Chicken was a major hit, the Red Eggplant Prawn was scrumptious, while the Pad Se-Ew Beef just melted in your mouth. Even the coconut rice was considered a triumph. White Elephant is located in the back of a motel....More

Thank GeorgeFMarkhamON
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We found the White Elephant Thai restaurant by accident. It is a small family run business hidden in the travellers Inn. It is only open from 5-830pm and every table was full when we got there. Service is attentive and the food was spectacular. Portions...More

Thank Barb H
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We had been there a few times already but we mainly like the Thai Curry there. The green, red and yellow are awesome and chicken is probably better meat quality than beef but is still good. Don't need to go for coconut rice, the curry...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017

After hearing this was the best Thai food in Calgary I drove across town to get take out. It was awful. This is the worst Thai food I've ever had. The Phad Thai isn't proper Phad Thai and its bland with over cooked noodles. The...More

Thank Talrus M
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

MY daughter invited me for thai food. I remembered she brought home before and i really liked the curry. Good thing we came just in time for table spot as soon, there is people waiting in line. I had a chance to look at the...More

Thank jo_dcriz
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

My family of 4 people just arrive Calgary on today Aug 15. We are Thais. He have been in Vancouver for several days before coming to Calgary. We are a bit homesick. not to our homeland ,but to Thai food. Fortunately, our friends who has...More

Thank Vaewwan C
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We have dined at While Elephant in Calgary in the past, latest being Spring, 2017 then yesterday. The meal we had in the spring was amazing with such intricate flavours and extremely fresh food. Yesterday, Aug 4th, 2017 we were so disappointed. The soup had...More

Thank bustersqueak
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Don't be deceived by how the place looks. And please be patient to be seated. We've waiting 40mins for our table (it was a Friday night not sure if its like that all the time) and we were thinking about going to a different restaurant...More

Thank JClaire_84
Reviewed 23 June 2017

It has been 5 years since we have eaten here. The first time was not a good experience but we have been hearing from others how good the food is in this little restaurant so decided to try it again. The food in this very...More

Thank AJD1968
Nearby Restaurants
Garden of Italy
31 reviews
.97 km away
Ric's Lounge & Grill - Calgary NE
284 reviews
.98 km away
Toad N Turtle
128 reviews
1.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Casino Calgary
15 reviews
1.01 km away
Escape Hour
309 reviews
1.21 km away
The Locked Room - Calgary Northeast Branch
383 reviews
1.39 km away
Archery Games
29 reviews
1.34 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Bea E
1 July 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from missangeCanada | Reviewed this property |
Yes, wrong post. My review is for White Elephant Restaurant, Calgary
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1808 19 St NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 4Y3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Northeast Calgary
  • Neighbourhood: Northeast Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-457-1172
  • E-mail
Dinner only Monday 5 PM-8.30 PM Closed every Sunday
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing