Top Thai Restaurants in Asheville

Top Thai Restaurants in Asheville

While most associate the Western North Carolina mountain cuisine with southern dishes like BBQ, fried chicken and farm-to-table delights, there are plenty of options for authentic thai food in and around downtown Asheville! Thai cuisine staples like pad thai, tom yum (hot and sour soup with shrimp), drunken noodles (spicy stir fry noodle dish), red curry, and other creative asian fusion dishes. The many flavors and textures that Thai food offers with ingredients like coconut milks, intense chilis, herbs like fragrant lemongrass, sticky rice, seafood and more create that multi-flavor experience with each aromatic dish. By nature, authentic Thai food gives plenty of vegan, dairy free and gluten free options for those with any restrictions. Feature photo: Pad-Thai

So whether you're looking for a full Thai food experience, or want to order takeout for a night in, below you'll find the best Thai food restaurants in Asheville.

Best Places for Thai Food in Asheville

Suwana's Thai Orchard Asheville
Suwana's Thai Orchard
Located in the heart of downtown Asheville, this Thai restaurant utilizes authentic cooking styles and fresh ingredients to create the warm, smooth and savory flavors of Thailand in each dish. Enjoy abundant portions and try the Crab Rangoons to share! 11 Broadway St
Bun Intended Asheville Food Trucks
Bun Intended
This Thai-inspired food truck serves traditional steamed buns (bao) with fresh, seasonal ingredients, homemade sauces and locally sourced protein. Try their Pork Salapao with braised pork in Thai herbs. You can find their weekly schedule on their site.
Pad Thai Asheville
Pad-Thai
Serving authentic Thai food, along with Vietnamese pho, this friendly eatery is a hidden gem for many locals looking for a causal, go-to Thai restaurant. Popular dishes include Drunken Noodles, Green Curry and Pineapple Fried Rice. Try the Thai iced coffee and enjoy weekday lunch specials. 18 Sardis Rd
Tamarind Thai Cuisine Asheville
Tamarind Thai Cuisine
Owned and operated by Bangkok native, Gai Wilson, this South Asheville restaurant offers a classic menu of fresh ingredients and authentic Thai cuisine. Traditional dishes include the Red Curry, Crispy Basil Duck, and Tom Yum. Try the steamed dumplings! 330 Rockwood Rd #112
Thai Kitchen Asheville
Thai Kitchen
This casual Thai restaurant has served up classic dishes with big flavor for over 10 years in Asheville. Enjoy flavorful classics like Green Curry, Pad Thai, and Mango Sticky Rice, along with a diverse sushi bar. Enjoy lunch specials and outdoor dining! 535 Merrimon Ave
Little Bee Thai Asheville
Little Bee Thai
This beloved local food truck turned restaurant with a local following known for their fresh, seasonal menu. From classic Pad Thai to global curries, there is something for everyone, including weekly specials like Tom Kha soup on Wednesdays and fresh, North Carolina-caught seafood specials on Fridays. 45 S French Broad Avenue #190
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