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White Elephant Thai Cuisine

) #160 of 3,057 Restaurants in Calgary $$ - $$$ Asian, Thai
1808 19 St NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 4Y3, Canada
+1 403-457-1172
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“thai food” (36 reviews)
“coconut rice” (28 reviews)
“curry” (23 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
1808 19 St NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 4Y3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Don't be deceived by how the place looks. And please be patient to be seated. We've waiting 40mins for our table (it was a Friday night not sure if its like that all the time) and we were thinking about going to a different restaurant...More

Thank JClaire_84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has been 5 years since we have eaten here. The first time was not a good experience but we have been hearing from others how good the food is in this little restaurant so decided to try it again. The food in this very...More

Thank AJD1968
Reviewed June 1, 2017

Do not let the location fool you as this is among the best restaurants in Calgary for Thai Food. We arrived and the line was out the door and not seating for 30 minutes. It is a small restaurant with very limited seating, so we...More

Thank 78Dave
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner with a friend after a business trip. Small place, with a slightly outdated flair but nothing beats the food. Tried the spring rolls, red curry with coconut rice....best I have had! Service is slightly slow but they cook the food fresh so...More

Thank Kajal C
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

I was really looking forward to coming here to eat. I had planned on going last night hn ut they were closed when I finished my work. So tonight my last dinner in Canada was the white elephant. It is a quick walk across the...More

Thank John S
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

Flavours of the food are authentic, portions are HUGE, service is nothing special but not a concern. We had Penang curry, green curry and Thai basil. All had unique flavours and just the right amount of heat. Worth the trip

Thank Famof5Canada
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Read good reviews about this restaurant so we wanted to try. Came on a weekday dinner but it's quite busy. We were allowed to wait in the hotel lobby (it's situated in a hotel) and we were told 30-45 minutes wait but we waited only...More

Thank Mary Jane R
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Reviewed as a hidden gem for thai cuisine in Calgary, the White Elephant is certainly tucked away in the bottom level of an older motel and is easy to miss if you don't know where you are going. Came here on a Thursday night and...More

Thank BC_Travellers123
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Sawaddee Kaa. Fantastic Thai food. So good I ate here 3 nights in a row while in Calgary. If you LOVE Thai food, you have to try this place. BTW it was packed all 3 nights. That speaks volumes.

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

This little out of the way restaurant serves up some of the best Thai food I've had. Ordered the Dynamite Prawns and wasn't disappointed. Huge prawns in a savoury sauce. I was there at 5pm, order taken and served pronto. The food was over the...More

Thank Gary H
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Bea E
July 1, 2015|
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Response from missangeCanada | Reviewed this property |
Yes, wrong post. My review is for White Elephant Restaurant, Calgary
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $17
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1808 19 St NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 4Y3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Northeast Calgary
  • Neighborhood: Northeast Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-457-1172
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Dinner only Monday 5 PM-8.30 PM Closed every Sunday
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