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Talay Thai

511 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Z5, Canada
+1 613-238-2529
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“thai food” (23 reviews)
“red curry” (10 reviews)
“sticky rice” (9 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
511 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Z5, Canada
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed January 1, 2018

We went there on a recommendation, and we were not disappointed. The service is gracious and attentive, the décor appropriate, and the food is delicious and copious. Cloth napkins would have added to the experience. Clean washrooms.

Thank jslocombe2016
Reviewed October 18, 2017

It was strongly recommended by some friends of ours. Very good and authentic I suppose. Por Pia sod were fresh and crunchy filled. Pla Goong was tasty and flavorish. So was Talay pad. Talay hot pot was hot, hot as promised! Staff was courteous and...More

Thank Daniela P
Reviewed October 16, 2017

I have eaten at Talay Thai many times but only at lunchtime and always have the lunch special. It is a great combination of delicious Thai food.

Thank orderlyc
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

We visited the Talay Thai whilst visiting Ottawa. It was very close to the apartment that we were staying in and was only a couple of minutes walk. Whilst the building doesn’t look particularly welcoming, the food and service makes up for that. We had...More

Thank Phil G
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Excellent Thai cuisine, fresh and flavourful, offering an authentic home-cooked meal that doesn't break the bank. Staff very courteous and accommodating, always ready to refill our glasses of much-needed water, thanks to the ever-tasty and spicy 'jungle curry'.

Thank Aileen F
Reviewed July 28, 2017

This is authentic Thai food at its best. The dishes blend spices in a subtle and elegant fashion, which result in wonderful, savoury dishes. The whole time we were there, I needed to slow down so I could fully capture and enjoy the taste of...More

Thank Marie-Claire S
Reviewed July 20, 2017

We enjoyed red curry with shrimp and scallops with vegetables. both the service and food were excellent and everything was fresh.

Thank BuckyandChris
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Planned to eat Indian cuisine but couldn't find a parking spot near restaurant. We drove by Talay Thai with it's own parking lot and said "Why not?" Great choice!!!! Lovely, small restaurant. Very attentive service, we moved away from a/c with no problem and never...More

Thank Kimberly E
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

Talay Thai is a simple square room, in an old building on Bank Street one block north of the 417. You would not notice it, if you weren't looking for it. But you should look for it. This elegantly plain, straightforward Thai restaurant cooks up...More

Thank David L
Reviewed June 8, 2017

One of the best Thai food I've ever had, compared to Thai restaurants in NY city and other major US cities. My favorite is Red Curry mixed vegetables (Panang Pak). Dishes with coconut milk are great. Vegetarians will not have any problem getting something to...More

Thank banares
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings
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 Street, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Z5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-238-2529
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