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Sep 1, 2006 12:34 AM

Look to Elmhurst for great Thai

Too bad this restaurant isn't more centrally located, but it's worth the trip to Dongan just off of Broadway in Elmhurst. My new favorite Thai restaurant. I've briefly considered moving just to be closer to them.

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    1. re: Woodside Al

      I just realized I didn't give the name and popped back in to post it. Sorry. It's My Thai.

    2. This location has had a very good thai restaurant previously but Im blocking on the name. What does My Thai do well?

      How does it compare to the new place up on Whitney that Ive seen written up recently?

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      1. re: jen kalb

        I've only been to My Thai once and that was at least a year ago. We had a great roast pork appetizer with a tasty dipping sauce, if I remember correctly. I don't remember what else we ordered, but it was all forgettable. The service was friendly, but I would take Arunee or Sripraphai over it any day.

      2. I used to live in Elmhurst 3 years ago, and My Thai was my all time favorite Thai place not only because it was walking distance to my home, but also for the good food we had there. Yam Wun Sen or glass noodle yum with shrimp, Beef Yam, Pad Thai, Pad See Yu with squid (sp?), whole fish in garlic sauce are some of the dishes I miss the most. Occasionally I would ask my DH to drive from Brooklyn to Queens so I could satisfy my My Thai, Taste Good and Pio Pio cravings.

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        1. re: A Petit

          ate here for the first time last night; incredible meal! We had just come from Mie Jakarta for a first course and My Thai was the second leg of a culinary journey. We only had 4 dishes between 4 people, but really great. The pork larb was juicy, fatty, citrus-y and a great app. The house vegetable mix was good, a light oyster sauce basically. We ordered the curry duck and were awarded with a very spicy red curry dousing beautiful pieces of fried duck (sounds bad but tastes great) topped with vegetables; a very generous serving for $16. We also ordered the soft-shell crabs and that was even better than the crab; same price, different flavor, just delicious pieces of soft shell crab, fried, then stir-fried, and full of flavor and spice. sides of sweet sticky coconut rice and thai iced coffee finished it off and it was excellent.

          my only warning is that since its Halloween time, they have a scary ghost decoration. be wary of the entrance.