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Khao San Road

#114 of 6,801 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Downtown West
As featured in Best Food in Toronto
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11 Charlotte Street, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2H5, Canada
+1 647-352-5773
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Today
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

First, We ordered two pad Thaï because we read it was the best in Toronto. However, it tasted nothing like a good and authentic pad thaï. My friend ordered a medium spice level, and it wasn't medium or average like it was written. It was way more spicy than we expected. I'm used to eat really spicy food and my... More 

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1 Thank Cassandre G
Ottawa, Canada
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139 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

As we approached the restaurant for dinner on a Saturday night we could already see a lineup sitting outside of what looked to be a semi underground restaurant with long tables. Surprising without reservations we were day in about 10 minutes at a table for 2. The menu variety was small. I, the spice chicken, ordered the green curry level... More 

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Thank Trisha W
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62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2015

I had heard about this place for quite some time and was very excited to try it. So for my birthday lunch the office agreed to take me. What a mistake. There were 8 of us going and as the restaurant is always busy so we made sure we would get there by 11:45 am to beat the crowds. One... More 

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2 Thank Stephen L
Toronto
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733 reviews
419 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 617 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2015

This restaurant does not take reservations. They have communal seating. We arrived at about 5:45. The place was busy, but we did not have to wait for a table. By the time we left an hour later, there were quite few people waiting for a table. The food was excellent. It is up there with some of the best Thai... More 

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Thank TorontoMusicman
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

We went on a Saturday night about 7pm....had to wait 15mins for a table which wasn't long...so worth making a reservation if you don't want to wait. Hostess was very friendly. Great atmosphere. I ordered the prawn pad thai which was ok....very strong flavour and actually a thick sauce which I'm not used to so made it quick sickly in... More 

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Thank hatterL
Chicago
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

No reservations but on a Friday night we only had to wait 30 min. It was well worth it. Communal seating and energetic crowd actually made it a fun experience. Some of the best Thai I have ever had. Subtle flavor and generous portions meant we did not go home hungry. Have the specials on your first visit. Pricey wine... More 

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Thank letsplay2
Safety Harbor, Florida
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Get there early or the wait is on! Even if you have to wait the food makes it all worthwhile. The Massaman Pork hits the spot like no other.

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Thank kiwijohn2015
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Amazing dishes !! Food is delicious , and staff are very helpful and friendly !! Actually Hotel staff recommended to my co-worker and I on a cold winter night when we arrived to the hotel, we asked to have something decent to eat , and it was a great choice. would definitely go back next time when I am in... More 

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Thank Pallus22
Toronto, Canada
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110 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2015

I have been wanting to try this place for years.....problem is they don't take reservations and I despise waiting in lines! We lucked out today.....we went there early...right when they opened at 5pm. I couldn't believe the lineup outside even at that time. Sort of ridiculous That they make you wait outside....but I guess it wasn't that bad. Our party... More 

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Thank AMandPM_2011
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2015

This place has quite the reputation and thus is always busy.....which was true when we went to try it out on a last Tues. night @7:30pm. They don't take reservations, but luckily it was about a 15 min. wait until we were seated at the end of a long high table that shared quite closely with other patrons. But no... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Charlotte Street, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2H5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 647-352-5773

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Staying in Downtown West

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Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is celebrated by a number of monuments and museums, giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier destination for modern art, people here stroll through the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe Landing, and picnic among the zany designs of the Toronto Music Garden. The waterfront itself is often suffused with bikers and joggers, and the harbor is always packed with classic ships with masts raised. The vintage boats and ferries to the Toronto Islands make for a charming contrast against Downtown West's backdrop of skyscrapers, condos, and food trucks serving up hot, fresh fare to locals on the go. The area has a peaceful energy, and is popular with tourists and Torontonians alike.
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