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Pai Northern Thai Kitchen

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18 Duncan St, Toronto, Ontario M5H 3G8, Canada
+1 416-901-4724
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (145 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Duncan St, Toronto, Ontario M5H 3G8, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

With both vegetarian and non-vegetarians in our family Pai served up excellent food for us all! Highly recommend!

Thank Megan S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I dined here with coworkers and we loved it! We got there by 6pm and the place was packed. I ordered the Pad Thai with Shrimp medium. It was delicious and the right amount of spice. Don't go hotter unless you want to have a...More

Thank Ernesha P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In TO for work and wanted to meet up for dinner with family. Pai was recommended by a co-worker of my niece. Easy to find, short walk from the Royal York. Upon entering you are hit by fabulous aromas and suddenly very hungry. The size...More

Thank Drydenite
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I really like the whole atmosphere of this place. The basement location with bare brick walls and eccentric decorative style give a fun vibe. The food is good Thai with a good variety of options. The service is just ok, but not bad. They have...More

Thank morandanny
Reviewed 5 days ago

I'm no Thai expert, so can't tell you if it's really good Thai food. But it is really good food!! The menu has a lot of choices. You can reserve a spot, but they take limited reservations to allow for walk-in clientele.

Thank Mitchell Y
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Walking into this restaurant, we knew it would be special seeing the crowded bustling rooms and feeling the positive vibe. Although it was packed even after the lunch hour, we were seated immediately at the bar. Service was fast and friendly. Our plates were served...More

Thank Yudansha2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came in during dinner time and there was a pretty good sign-in line, but it moves quickly. There's all sorts of interesting things to look at on the walls, so it goes fast. I got lucky with a place at the bar right away but...More

Thank Rambron
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were staying at the Fairmount Royal York, and decided to take a walk around downtown to get some lunch. We both like Thai food, so we found this little gem within a 10-minute walk. We ordered the fried Spring Rolls and...More

Thank stephaniekessler
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a Monday night and waited about 15 minutes for a table. The service was wonderful and everything we ordered were delicious and authentic!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went there for dinner. The food was delicious, like really yummy, if you like Thai food. We had to reserve two weeks ahead, and it was worth it. The place gets very busy even on a weekday. Nice atmosphere and great,...More

Thank Andrew2424
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Muhammad M
29 December 2017|
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Response from mitu a | Reviewed this property |
I dont think so did not see it on there menu either
6 October 2017|
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Response from Nini103 | Reviewed this property |
Agree with previous answer in that did not see any high chairs and would not ban children at anytime--if child unable to sit in a chair then you would have to have them on your lap---in any event well worth the dining... More
14 March 2017|
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Response from Christopher M | Reviewed this property |
It's worth the wait, that's all I can say!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Duncan St, Toronto, Ontario M5H 3G8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-901-4724
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