Thai cuisine consists of a variety of mouth-watering, spiced dishes that have unique, unforgettable tastes. One of the reasons Thai food is so popular is because it has a wide range of flavors, textures, and bold spices, so no matter your personal taste, there is a Thai dish out there that you can enjoy.
With so many local Thai restaurants in and around Oakland Park, choosing which one to try next can be a challenging task. Thankfully, we’ve got you covered. Here are 8 restaurants with the best Thai food in and around Oakland Park.
Beg for More Sushi & Thai
Beg for More Sushi & Thai serves Japanese and Thai dishes in a funky yet casual setting. Regulars at this restaurant rave about their flavorful Pad Thai, intoxicating Drunken Noodles, and money-saving weekday lunch specials. Beg for More Sushi & Thai is so good that it will literally leave you begging for more, but don’t worry, you can make reservations right on their website for your next visit.
Beg for More Sushi & Thai: 2831 E Oakland Park Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306
Larb Thai-Isan is the go-to place for many Oakland Parkers for bold, flavorful, and fresh Thai food inspired by the North-Eastern region of Thailand. This casual restaurant offers a calm, relaxing indoor and outdoor dining experience perfect for a lunch date or family dinner. While you’re there, you must try the Khao Soi, a rich and creamy curry dish, as well as their sweet dessert, the Mango Sticky Rice, which regulars claim is the absolute best in the area.
Larb Thai-Isan: 6234 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
Only Thai Authentic Kitchen
This restaurant used to be a pizza place, but with a chef who is native to Thailand, fresh homemade dumplings, and some of the best Drunken Noodles around, Only Thai Authentic Kitchen has definitely earned its place! If you’re looking for a restaurant with authentic Thai food and ambiance in a convenient location, this is the place for you.
Only Thai Authentic Kitchen: 2100 E Oakland Park Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306
Sapporo Spicesea Sushi Asian Kitchen
From South East Asian to authentic Japanese dishes, this restaurant serves a wide variety of Asian cuisine. Regular patrons rave about their five-star appetizers such as calamari, gyoza, and chicken satay as well as their bountiful seafood dishes and sashimi. Sapporo Spicesea Sushi Asian Kitchen is the go-to spot for Thai seafood lovers.
Sapporo Spicesea Sushi Asian Kitchen: 3811 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
Tee Jay Thai Sushi
As one of the oldest Thai restaurants near Oakland Park, this restaurant has been operating since 2007 and has two locations: one in Fort Lauderdale and one in Wilton Manors. They “feature the largest variety of Japanese and Thai cuisine in the Fort Lauderdale area.” By day, their casual dining room is perfect for a quick lunch, but by night the restaurant transforms into an atmosphere of ambiance. Their Pad Thai is delicious, spring rolls are fresh and crunchy, and sushi boats are some of the best in town. If you haven’t visited Tee Jay yet, what are you waiting for?
Tee Jay Thai Sushi: Fort Lauderdale – 5975 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 | Wilton Manors – 2254 Wilton Dr, Wilton Manors, FL 33305
Thai Me Up
Next time you’re out on Wilton Drive, be sure to dine with Thai Me Up for a modern five-star atmosphere and attentive five-star service. Their Lobster Bomb sushi roll, made with “lobster tempura temp flakes, scallions, crab salad, masago, and spicy mayo served with a side of lobster tempura,” is truly one of a kind and an exciting fan favorite. Thai Me Up has an extra long happy hour every day from 3-7 PM during which you can get discounted cocktails, sake, and fresh appetizers.
Thai Me Up: 2389 Wilton Dr, Wilton Manors, FL 33305
Thai Spice serves Thai classics and specials in an upscale setting. The dining room is dimly lit with red, blue, and purple lights and decorated with colorful, eye-catching fish tanks to set the mood. Better yet, they often have live music in the form of a guitarist or saxophone player. Some of their most polished dishes include Pad Thai, Red Curry, and Panang Curry. With more than 1,000 positive reviews on Google, Thai Spice is definitely a must-try.
Thai Spice: 1514 E Commercial Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334
Still not hungry? Just step into one of these amazing restaurants and the scent of bold Thai spices will get your taste buds watering. We hope you enjoy!