Thai

Anajak Thai

14704 Ventura Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 91403

818-501-4201

This is a pleasant Thai café offering just the right dishes at just the right prices…

Website: http://www.anajakthai.com

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Ayara Thai

6245 W. 87th St., Los Angeles, CA, 90045

310-410-8848

The first time you come here it may be because of the location, near LAX…

Website: http://ayarathaicuisine.com

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Bua Siam

12924 Sherman Way, Los Angeles, CA, 91605

818-765-8395

A largely Thai clien-tele—always a good sign—dines on a menu of $2.99 small plates, featuring skewered meatballs…

Website: http://buasiam.com

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Chan Dara

11940 Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90064

310-479-4461

This is one of our more authentic Thai restaurants…

Website: http://chandarawestla.com

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Jitlada

52331/2 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90027

323-663-3104

For many, this was the first restaurant to prove Thai food wasn’t just an adjunct to Chinese…

Website: http://jitladala.com/

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Lum-Ka-Naad

8920 Reseda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 91324

818-882-3028

In a cheery Valley storefront, husband-and-wife owners Alex and Ooi Sonbalee create dishes inspired by their respective hometowns…

Website: http://lumkanaad.com

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Natalee Thai

10101 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90034

310-202-7003

The decor is Flintstone moderne—cement floors, rock walls, and chrome chairs—and the food’s cheap…

Website: http://nataleethai.com

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Night + Market

9043 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA, 90069

310-275-9724

Kris Yenbamroong’s Thai canteen on the Sunset Strip takes on the raw, aggressive, and unfiltered flavors of rural northern Thailand.

Website: http://www.nightmarketla.com/

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Renu Nakorn

13019 E. Rosecrans Ave., Ste. 105, Los Angeles, CA, 90650

562-921-2124

E-saan, or Eastern-style Thai food, is famous for its rustic dishes with incendiary heat, and for more than two decades nobody has done it better than this recently spruced-up dive…

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Thailand Plaza

5321 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90027

323-993-9000

This is a madcap romp featuring an assortment of food stands arranged around a plaza and Thai rock bands…

Website: http://thailandplazala.com

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