Inviting Atmosphere with Great Authentic Thai Cuisine!
in the "Landmark Plaza" of Edmonton's
West End, near the Grant MacEwan College, off Stony
Plain Road is the true taste of Thailand.
Ban Thai Restaurant was opened by Allan Barnett
and his wife Supannee in 1991, making it the longest
operating Thai Restaurant in the city.
Chef, Supannee creates dishes that reflect the true
flavour of Thailand. Growing up in the province
of Chanburi, she learned her skills under the watchful
eye of her aunt. Together they operated an outdoor
restaurant of their own. True tastes and textures
passed through generations for you to enjoy at the
your meal with one of the many exotic fruit drinks
offered, such as Manga guava or Lychee juice.
an appetizer of tender marinated pork or chicken
skewers with peanut sauce and some of the deliciously
spicy-sour shrimp soup served in a genuine Thai
flaming hot pot.
miss out on the favorite PAD THAI noodle dish. This
is acclaimed to be "Edmonton's Best",
by regulars and Thais alike. Indeed, when the Thais
dine out in Edmonton
they can be found at the
dishes is the way to dine here. This allows for
everyone to sample a variety. If spicy food is your
pleasure, be sure to enjoy the creamy coconut red
curry with chicken and bamboo shoots or the fresh
Thai basil and chili stir-fry. For those more on
the mild side, a marinated beef and vegetable mixture
on a steamy hot plate or the savory sweet and sour
dish. If there are vegetarians in the group, the
choices are unlimited from a tofu salad or any dish
with a fried tofu substitution.
& Supannee strive to bring you not only authentic
food, as awarded the "Certificate of Authenticity",
by the Thai Export Association, but also a dining
atmosphere to match. During their visits back to
Thailand, they have collected a variety of adornments
for your pleasure. To sit down at one of the handmade
rattan wood tables and chairs, you know you are
in for an ethnic treat
Thai classical music mesmerizes, as you eyes wonder
around the cozy room admiring the status folk tale
figurines and pictures of the "Land of Smiles".
This is an enchanting atmosphere of candlelight
and cultural taste.
by Jason Peck, Ban Thai Restaurant,