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Jun 9, 2008 07:27 AM

"Wet" pad thai in Queens?

This is a strange question, but what thai places in Queens serve their pad thai wet or slimy versus super-dry/crispy? I prefer my pad thai with more moisture and very spicy.

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  1. i recently tried out leng's in astoria- around 33rd(?) and broadway- had the pad thai. thought it was pretty good, and while not slimy, it was rather moist compared to other pad thai. came with big plump shrimp and i asked for it extra extra spicy, and it sure was...especially after the very spicy papaya salad. very good, i'd def recommend both.

    1. Have you ever tried Ubol's? They used to be great, a long time ago.

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      1. re: NYJewboy

        Ubol's is terrible, don't bother, and I mean really awful. They may have had a few years of greatness but that ended a while ago.

        1. re: Astoria Lurker

          You must try Red Basil Thai on upper Steinway basicly everything is good. Try their curries it's the real thing....

      2. I don't know where you can find pad thai that's more wet, but if you ask them to make it spicy they generally will abide. Some Thai restaurants have a condiment tray of sugar and spices where you personalize your food.

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        1. re: Miss Needle

          yes lengs gave me additional spices that i added a touch of because it was plenty spicy as i had requested.

        2. I just had a much-moister-than-most-places (in a good way) version at Green Papaya:

          3804 Prince St
          Flushing, NY 11354
          (718) 353-1888