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best thai restaurants in northrern new jersey

jpr54_1 Jul 26, 2007 01:56 PM

i am interested in trying thai restaurants in bergen, passaic, hudson and essex counties

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    nizza RE: jpr54_1 Jul 26, 2007 03:11 PM

    There are numerous Thai restaurants around, but, the one that we have found that has the best food is Brookside Thai on Broad Street in Bloomfield. The food is just consistently delicious.

    Here is alink to their website. The picture on their website is their original storefront restaurant. They have moved down a couple of stores and made a beautiful little restaurant and the food is just as good in the new location.


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      gastrophysicist RE: nizza Sep 24, 2008 03:33 PM

      I second that. My friend introduced me to Brookside Thai recently. Went back the same week and craved the food since. Perhaps the best Thai I have tasted in this country so far! The family that runs it are very warm too.

    2. sixelagogo RE: jpr54_1 Jul 27, 2007 07:31 AM

      my vote goes to Pimaam in oradell in kinderkamack rd.

      Pimaan Thai Restaurant
      79 Kinderkamack Rd, Emerson, NJ 07630

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        foodyum RE: sixelagogo Jul 28, 2007 10:09 AM

        I've never tried the place...how does it compare to Bankok Garden in Hackensack?

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          zk614 RE: sixelagogo Oct 7, 2008 11:31 AM

          Agreed. The Drunken Noodles are fantastic. May actually be in Emerson...

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          kNOwTASTE RE: jpr54_1 Jul 28, 2007 08:18 PM

          I like Wondee on Main St in Haccksack, it is more authentic than the other Thai restaurant in bergen.

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            Sdenred RE: jpr54_1 Sep 26, 2008 12:59 PM

            Try Khun Thon, 10 Marshall Hill Rd, West Milford. Authentic dishes and fusion Thai. Worth a trip.


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              troyfamily RE: Sdenred Sep 13, 2009 05:21 PM

              That website is no longer active but the restaurant is wonderful! The correct address is 179 Cahill Cross Road, West Milford, NJ. Khon Thon is located in Bald Eagle Commons. We had lunch there today even though the restaurant is not open until 4 on Sundays. I didn't know that but the owner and main chef offered to make us lunch anyway. The food was very, very good. The ambience is quite good too.

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                Sdenred RE: troyfamily Sep 15, 2009 12:56 PM

                You're right, it is a gem!

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              sikakis RE: jpr54_1 Sep 27, 2008 01:45 PM

              I am not from Thailand, but I LOVE LOVE LOVE Thai food.
              In Montclair, on Bloomfield Avenue:
              1st choice: Thai Chef - great service, very nice atmosphere, exquisite presentation, delicious!
              2nd choice: Tuptim - if they would only have better lighting in this restaurant. Food is great and reasonably priced.

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                stevenb30 RE: sikakis Nov 4, 2009 09:18 AM

                You should also try Spice II on Bloomfield Ave (north side, across from Seymour St (Wellmont Theatre). Wonderful.

              2. phDuh RE: jpr54_1 Sep 15, 2009 02:36 PM

                I am not a Thai expert in any sense of the word, but I recently ate at Thai Essence in Nutley, on Franklin Ave. (I know there is a web site, but I can't seem to find it!) I thought the food was very delicious, service was excellent, and the Petit Cafe, (selling stuffed cupcakes) is next door.

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                  RIMSgirl RE: jpr54_1 Oct 30, 2009 01:03 PM

                  There are two more you should check out:

                  Bangkok Kitchen on Bloomfield Avenue in West Caldwell and Panang on Bloomfield Avenue in Verona (actually this is Pan Asian with lots of Thai offerings). Both are family run, delicious, very inexpensive and BYOB.

                  Bangkok Kitchen
                  391 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell, NJ 07006

                  1. rifkind81 RE: jpr54_1 Nov 4, 2009 04:48 PM

                    May I suggest Kratiem on Palisade Ave in Englewood. The food is very good with well defined spice. You can get the food rather hot if you desire but the medium heat is very pleasant. Kratiem is also BYO and there is a good liquor store right up the street across from Baumgarts. Finally, it isn't overly expensive, definitely good value.

                    All in all...highly recommended.

                    45 E Palisade Ave, Englewood, NJ

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