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I Am Thai Express Restaurant

Map & Directions 49-08 43rd Ave.
Flushing, NY 11377
  • Thai, Vegetarian
  • Daily 11am-10:30pm
  • All Major Credit Cards
  • Delivery, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • BYOB
  • Not Accepted
  • Street


Village Voice's Description

There was a lot of buzz about this slick place on the western edge of Woodside, which cultivates the look of a franchise fast-food restaurant, with colorful wall treatments and curvy Formica booths. The food is a grab-bag of Bangkok-style Thai, with some Chinese thrown in for good measure. The red duck curry proved excellent, swimming in coconut milk, with a few chunks of pineapple that we didn't mind. Chicken-stuffed curry puffs were also excellent, though the dish called crispy chicken was something of a sticky disaster. We quickly realized that the utility of this place lies in its willingness to make the food just as hot as you want it, and a chicken larb salad left us pleasantly bathed in sweat.

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  • Andrew M. on 10/24/10

    Some of the best Thai I've had in the city, hands down. As if the food alone isn't enough they are super friendly too! Try the pumpkin basil soup...

  • This gem in Sunnyside has the best Thai food in all of NYC. Most importantly, they know how to SPICE it up, so get ready to shed a tear or two. BONUS: they know what VEGAN means!

  • Chris V. on 07/10/10

    I love the Pad Thai here. Very good portions and cheap! Also try the pineapple fried rice and basil ground chicken.

  • Steph V. on 07/09/12

    Fav dishes- Pad Thai, Pineapple Fried Rice, Green Curry. Everything here is delicious! And you can't leave without having the Mango Tango!

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