10 Best Thai Restaurants in Illinois

Did you know Illinois offers countless Thai restaurants boasting all the authentic flavors of Thailand? From Bree Thai Restaurant in Chicago to Thai Basil in Springfield, we’ve chosen the 10 best Thai restaurants in Illinois.

Bree Thai Restaurant, Chicago, IL

Bree Thai Restaurant is the best place to visit for lunch. They have an excellent lunch special under ten bucks filled with classic Thai dishes. Some customer favorites include the Thai Beef Salad, Mango Sticky Rice, Pad Thai, and all of their curries.

La Thai Restaurant, Morton Grove, IL

La Thai is an affordable Thai restaurant with no shortage of variety. Some of their specials are less than $10! The lunch and dinner menu items are delicious, so you’ll win with anything you order.

Thai Basil, Springfield, IL

Thai Basil makes all their meals from scratch and only uses the freshest ingredients. The food is affordably priced for the quality, and the chefs always deliver a generous portion. Service is also fast, perfect for those busy workday lunches.

Thara Thai Restaurant, Champaign, IL

Thara Thai offers one of the best dining experiences. Even though it’s a small restaurant in a small town, the staff is always wonderful and will prepare your meal to your preferences. Plus, the food is great, attracting many customers from out of town.

Thai Hut Restaurant, Rockford, IL

Thai Hut Restaurant is a true hidden gem in Rockford. It’s a small restaurant, so most customers order takeout. Thai Hut Restaurant prepares your food fresh to order so it’s already hot and tasty.

Thai Medallion Restaurant, Naperville, IL

Thai Medallion Restaurant doesn’t offer indoor seating, so this is the perfect place to eat outside. Most customers love to visit during the summer when the weather is nice. The food is also excellent, with plenty of meat and veggie-only options.

Som Za Thai Cuisine, Joliet, IL

Som Za Thai Cuisine is perfect if you want Thai food and more. They offer Japanese dishes such as ramen, Vietnamese dishes such as pho, and Chinese dishes (try the pot stickers). No matter what you order, disappointment is rare.

Thai Town Restaurant, South Elgin, IL

Thai Town Restaurant is the most family-friendly place on this list. They offer a vast menu with generous dessert options, plus an affordable lunch menu. The little ones should have no problem finding something they’ll love.

Dan Thai, Schaumburg, IL

Dan Thai is one of the best places in Illinois for authentic Thai food. Their meals are cooked to order, and you can choose the spice level. The Chicken Fried Rice and Shrimp Pad Thai are local favorites.

Pinto Thai Evanston, Evanston, IL

Pinto Thai is the best place for vegetarian and vegan Thai options. You can substitute meat for vegetables or tofu with any meal. There are also vegetarian options for their appetizers, soups, and salads.

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