10 best thai restaurants in boise

10 Best Thai Restaurants In Boise

When I think about my favorite types of food, Thai is at the top of the list. On any given day of the week you will find me at one of the many Thai restaurants in Boise. Just as humans need water to survive, we also need Pad Thai to live (wink).

It’s always a treat to have Thai food. My friends, my kids and everyone I know loves it. I hope you enjoy this list of some of my favorite Boise Thai restaurants.

1. Boise Thai Noodle House

Authentic Thai food cooked by Chef Don, Nam and Pitsy who came here from the central and northern provinces of Thailand. Opened in 2018, they make some truly amazing food. This is one of my favorite Thai restaurants.

10 best thai restaurants in boise

What makes Boise Thai Noodle special:

  • Truly authentic
  • Central & Northern province recipes
  • Affordable prices
  • Very fresh


Boise Thai Noodle can be found at: 12375 W Chinden Blvd Suite C Boise, ID 87714 (208) 207-2954

2. Pad Thai House

Pad Thai House is a staple here in Boise. They are known for their incredibly delicious and affordable lunch specials.

Traditional, fresh Thai recipes along with great service makes for an enjoyable thai food experience.

Photo credit – Pad Thai House

What makes Pad Thai House special:

  • Regular lunch specials
  • Great prices
  • Traditional Thai recipes
  • Delivery or dine-in


Pad Thai House can be found at: 10038 W Overland Rd Boise, ID 83709 (208) 375-6014

3. Mai Thai

If you are looking for a Thai spot that does it all, Mai Thai will fit the bill. They offer an affordable lunch option, along with a refined dining dinner option.

Their food is exceptional and is an elegant night out with the family or with your significant other.

Photo credit – Mai Thai

What makes Mai Thai special:

  • Great downton location
  • Unique Thai food
  • Refined dining experience
  • Phenomenal bar


Mai Thai can be found at: 750 W Idaho St Boise, ID 83702 (208) 344-8424

4. Thai Cuisine

As a regular customer, I have eaten almost everything on their menu, my favorite items are the Tom Ka soup, Pad Thai and their Honey Glazed Walnut Shrimp.

Dont forget to order the Mango sticky rice for dessert, its somewhat of a spiritual experience, enjoy!

10 best thai restaurants in boise

What makes Thai Cuisine special:

  • Freshest and finest ingredients
  • Great dining experience
  • Authentic recipes
  • Delivery or dine-in


Thai Cuisine can be found at: 6777 W Overland Rd Boise, ID 83709 (208) 658-0516

5. Thai Bistro

This bistro was founded by local Boise foodies who wanted to create a special Thai focused spot to enjoy fine recipes and an enjoyable dining experience.

Their menu includes traditional Thai fare including some amazing curries and noodle dishes. This place is worth a try!

What makes Thai Bistro special:

  • Created by foodies for foodies
  • Traditional Thai recipes
  • Delivery or dine-in
  • Nice dining experience


Thai Bistro can be found at: 590 East Boise Ave Boise, ID 83706 (208) 297-1911

6. Thai Basil

Authentic thai food incorporating key ingredients like basil, ginger, galangal, lime and lemongrass. Their goal is to balance all aspects of sweet, spicy, salty, sour and savory to create a delicious thai food experience. This thai food restaurant makes some amazing grub!

spicy thai panang chicken red curry

What makes Thai Basil special:

  • Traditional Thai ingredients
  • Affordable prices
  • Online or dine-in
  • Hot pot cooking technique


Thai Basil can be found at: 3161 E Fairview Ave Meridian, ID 83642 (208) 888-5797

7. Ling and Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill

All things Asian here at Ling and Louie’s including some great Thai dishes like pad thai, shrimp and scallops and my favorite, honey walnut shrimp.

You will love the variety of Asian dishes offered here. they have a well stocked bar with some amazing signature drinks, enjoy!

Photo credit – Ling and Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill

What makes Ling and Louie’s special:

  • Full pallete of Asian cuisine
  • Amazing bar and signature drinks
  • Delivery or dine-in
  • Robust rewards program


Ling and Louie’s can be found at: 3210 E Louise Dr Meridian, ID 83642 (208) 888-5000

8. Chiang Mai House Thai

No frills authentic Thai cuisine. Traditional recipes like papaya salad, Tom Yum soups and their famous sizzling rice soup, this place is all about the food. Affordable prices and great lunch specials, this is a great place to get your thai on, you will love it.

10 best thai restaurants in boise
Som tum Thai papaya salad

What makes Chiang Mai special:

  • All about making great Thai food
  • Tradtional cooking tecniques
  • Signature dishes
  • Delivery or dine-in


Chiang Mai can be found at: 4898 W Emerald St Boise, ID 83706 (208) 342-4051

9. Bangkok Thai Restaurant

By far a favorite of mine, chefs make some of the best pad thai and fried rice dishes I have ever seen. Healthy menu of vegetarian and vegan items. Great lunch specials and they are a solid neighborhood Thai restaurant in Boise.

10 best thai restaurants in boise

What makes Bankok Thai Restaurant special:

  • Vegtarian menu
  • Fried rice gurus
  • Affordable prices
  • Delivery or dine-in


Bankok Thai Restaurant can be found at: 477 N Milwaukee St Boise, ID 83704 (208) 608-4922

10. Nahm Thai & Burmese Cuisine

A wonderful secret here in Boise, Thai Burmese cuisine shares it’s influences with India and China, creating a dynamic combination of flavors not found anywhere else in the world.

This is by far one of the most unique types of food I have tried. Limited hours for lunch and dinner.

Photo credit – Nahm Thai & Burmese Cuisine

What makes Nahm Thai & Burmese Cuisine special:

  • Unique Asian flavors
  • Indian, Chinese and Thai ingredients
  • Affordable prices
  • Delivery or dine-in


Nahm Thai & Burmese Cuisine can be found at: 577 E Park Blvd Boise, ID 83712 (208) 388-8638

Final Thoughts on Thai Restaurants in Boise

Near and dear to my heart is the wonderful, dynamic flavors of Thai food, I really cant get enough. Our fair city has some great options to enjoy and share with family and friends. I am eager to hear your feedback and thoughts on this of Thai eateries, please drop me a line.

If you love asian food, check out my list of best Sushi Bars in Boise, enjoy!

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