Some of the best Thai food in Vancouver can be obtained at Simply Thai Restaurant. This establishment offers exotic dishes in a fine dining setting in the popular Yaletown neighborhood.
What Makes Simply Thai Restaurant One of the Top Restaurants in Vancouver?
Simply Thai is an elegant restaurant with top-notch food. The restaurant blends cool, trendy decor with a warm spirit, offering an inviting atmosphere of world music, art and cuisine. Locals, tourists and celebrities often choose this restaurant when eating in Vancouver.
The authentic Thai tastes are thanks to owner and executive chef Siriwan Rerksuttisiridach, otherwise known as Grace. After growing up in Bangkok, she learned all of the best Thai cooking techniques.
Grace moved to Vancouver, bringing Thai cuisine and her own culinary creativity along.
What Kind of Food Can I Expect?
At Simply Thai, you’ll get upscale exotic food at a decent price.
Favorite dishes include pong garee noodles with chicken, beef or pork and stir fried rice noodles, yellow curry powder, green onion and egg and sweet and sour pork with tomatoes, green onions and pineapple.
Another favorite is the scallop prig paow with sauteed scallops in sweet chili paste, seasonal vegetables and Thai basil.
Lunch favorites include nua-gai pad ped with beef or chicken, bamboo, sliced bell peppers and chili sauce, pad Thai with pan-fried noodles in tamarind sauce with chicken or shrimp, and spicy green curry with chicken, beef or pork.
What Is the Price Range?
At dinner, starters cost from $10 to $14, salads and soups for two cost around $13, and noodle, rice, chicken, duck, vegetarian, beef and pork dishes all cost around $15. Seafood, fish and curry dishes cost around $18. Lunch entrees range from $12 to $16.
Where Do I Find Simply Thai Restaurant?
Simply Thai is located at 1211 Hamilton St., at the cross street of Drake, in the Vancouver neighborhood of Yaletown. The restaurant is open for lunch Monday through Wednesday and Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and for dinner Monday through Thursday p.m. to 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. until late night and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where Can I Go For Something Completely Different?
If you’d like try a cuisine other than Thai, try Joe Fortes Seafood and Chophouse on Thurlow Street just off of bustling Robson Street. This restaurant has been open for over 25 years and is a legend in Vancouver thanks to its seafood, steak and award-winning oyster bar.