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Talay Thai

#138 of 2,172 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
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511 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Z5, Canada
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While we were visiting Ottawa we decided to have Thai food. We really like Thai food and Talay Thai was quite good. Service was quick and efficient. We share the basil like rolls and satay as an appetizer. We really like the basil like rolls, the vegetables were very fresh and they were accompanied by a good peanut sauce. The... More 

Thank Atlantan1972
Ottawa, Canada
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90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Talay Thai on Bank near Argyle in Ottawa has been open for several years and consistently offers fresh, flavourful authentic Thai food at fair prices. I've visited multiple times and have never been less than impressed and satisfied. Favourite dishes include the green curry and sticky rice, but you can't go wrong with anything. Having visited Thailand several months ago... More 

Thank David L
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A restaurant like one supect light food dishes with a lot of fresh vegetables. Spices mild or hot to choice from. Very friendly service. Nice beers and wines to go with your dishes. And also fine the service is quick.

Thank 1311957
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Great food!!!!!!! Excellent service! Definitely have the shrimp with veggies and peanut sauce!! It was to die for!!!!

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Sydney, Canada
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313 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We enjoyed this Thai restaurant in Centre Town, Ottawa, for a late evening meal. We shared a combination of dishes and all were tasty. Service was fast. The restaurant was very quiet the evening that we went.

Thank Aafia
Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We went to Ottawa for the Tulip Festival and at the end of the day chose this Thai Restaurant. My husband and I just visited Thailand not long ago, and we both love Thai food, so wherever we go if there is Thai restaurant, we always like to have a try. We ordered Tom Yum Soup with Coconut Milk, Pat... More 

Thank Sino-French
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Dropped in on a whim and had the special of the day. It was excellent! Great value and service! Would definitely go again.

Thank Bolduc54
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

The food is very delicious, very well tempered with natural flavors. The price is alright to the food.

Thank Levy S
Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

The food was great and service even better...the duck in cocoanut cream was terrible Duck was way over cooked and tuff I would have sent it back but everything else was tasty so I let it slide

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Ottawa, Ontario
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Bitterly cold night but the food warmed our hearts and tummies.... It's all about the food!... Anything there is excellent...eat it in or take it out you will be happy. Portions a good size and pricing very reasonable... Wine selection limited by reasonable again, and it's all about good clean tasty food... this ranks right up there with the best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Z5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: 613-238-2529

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?