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Dec 14, 2010 08:12 AM

Thai Patio in northeast Mesa?

Anyone know anything about the Thai Patio that's opening in northeast Mesa next to Lucky Lou's on Power and McKellips? We desperately need good Thai food in our 'hood and I'm hoping this place can deliver.

Lucky Lou's
1929 N Power Rd Ste 103, Mesa, AZ 85205

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  1. NE Mesa is under-represented on this board, so I hope you can fill us in when it opens.

    1. Excellent!!! I am a big fan of spicey Thai and theirs is probably as hot as I've had. You can choose the level of spiciness, but I would reccomend Thai Spicey for anyone that is adventurous. Awesome to have this as a choice in NE Mesa, anyone that lives around here would agree, I'm sure.

      1. Just visited - the setting is more like a take-out place with 6 tables. Got pad thai take-out lunch special. They put the tiny salad in with the pad thai so it was just wilted iceberg lettuce leaves by the time I opened the container, plus a tiny chewy eggroll. Got sticky rice with custard for dessert - custard was very eggy -- like sweet white scrambled eggs on my sticky rice. I don't think I'll go back.

        1. I saw that place the other day as I was hitting up Senior Taco. I'll have to give it a try. My "go to" Thai place is just a few miles down the road. I think it's called Thai House. Its on the north east corner of Power and Southern. They've got the best massaman curry I've ever had.

          Thai House Restaurant
          1155 S Power Rd Ste 121, Mesa, AZ 85206

          Senior Taco
          12958 W Indian School Rd, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340

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          1. re: sleepoveroverture

            I recommend that you eat there. The eggroll is good, if you don't get take out. The "Thai Spicy" heat is the way to go : )

            1. re: 2hungry

              2hungry - Is there another Thai Patio? I noticed you posted that you liked the new Thai Patio before the one on McKellips was opened so I'm a little confused.

              sleepoveroverture - You're right, it's called Thai House and it's very tasty! I'm just hoping to get my Thai fix somewhere closer as I live just up the road from the Thai Patio while Thai House is a good 15 minutes.

              Thai House Restaurant
              1155 S Power Rd Ste 121, Mesa, AZ 85206

              1. re: hungryinaz

                Same one, its not the fanciest place, but food is good.

          2. Just tried Thai Patio for lunch today - Holy Thai AMAZINGNESS! Turns out this place is actually the new solo project of the daughter of Thai Basil Phoenix owner. She actually uses some of her Dad's recipes for feature items on her menu. Brilliant.

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            1. re: missrebekah

              Finally got a chance to try Thai Patio and it was as good as any Thai I've ever had - and I'm pretty much a Thai-aholic. Soooo happy to have a great Thai place within 2 miles of my house, it's a culinary miracle for me. Went for dinner and went for lunch the very next day. Had to resist going a third day in a row. Fantastic flavors and generous use of veggies in the 3 dishes I've tried so far - Drunken Noodles, Spicy Basil and the BBQ pork lunch special.

              And 2hungry was right, they bring some pretty good heat with their dishes. We usually go past medium for heat but stuck with medium and it was just the right amount of burn.

              Can't thank Thai Patio enough for opening in my Asian-deprived section of the Valley (northeast Mesa)!!