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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $25
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Menu

SOUP‎
1 order serves 1 person / 1 tray serves 3-5 persons
Tom Ka Gai
Tender chicken breast & mushrooms simmered in a spicy creamy coconut broth
Per order $6.00
Per tray $25.00
Tom Yum Goong
Plump jumbo shrimp & mushrooms in a spicy lemon grass infused broth
Per order $6.00
Per tray $25.00
Snow White Soup
Coconut milk soup w/ lemon grass, mushrooms, vegetables, bean curd, & herbs
Per order $6.00
Per tray $25.00
Poh Tak
Shrimp, scallops, squid, mussels, & salmon, in an aromatic lemon grass broth, served in a thai hot pot
Per order $10.00
Per tray $40.00
Seafood Tom Ka
Medley of seafood: shrimp, scallops, squid, mussels, & salmon in a spicy robust coconut broth w/ fresh herbs, served in a thai hot pot
Per order $10.00
Per tray $40.00
SALADS‎
1 order serves 1 person / 1 tray serves 3-5 persons
Bistro Salad
Mixed green salad & crispy w/ onions w/ your choice o" ginger or peanut dressing
Per order $5.00
Per tray $25.00
Spicy Thai Steak Salad
Grilled marinated thinly sliced steak & tossed w/ red onions, scallions, cilantro, & lemon grass, served on fresh lettuce greens w/ mint vinaigrette
Per order $8.00
Per tray $40.00
Yum Talay
Medley‎ of seafood: shrimp, scallops, squid, mussels, & salmon tossed w/ a spicy lime vinaigrette on a colorful bed of mixed salad
Per order $9.00
Per tray $45.00
Papaya Deluxe
Julienne green papaya, roasted peanuts, string beans, & tomatoes seasoned w/ a spicy lime dressing topped w/ grilled shrimp
Per order $9 per
Per tray $45.00
Coconut Shrimp Salad
Golden fried coconut shrimp on top of a crispy papaya salad tossed w/ a citrus lime chili dressing
Per order $9.00
Per tray $45.00
Yum Woonsen Salad
Minced chicken tossed w/ spicy lime vinaigrette, glass noodles, scallions, cilantro, red onions & roasted peanuts on a bed of mixed green salad
Per order $8.00
Per tray $40.00
Larb Pla Krob
Crispy tilapia cubes tossed in a lime dressing w/ mint, crushed parched rice, red onions, scallions, & fresh herbs served on a bed of lettuce greens
Per order $9.00
Per tray $45.00
Larb Gal
Minced chicken tossed in a spicy lime dressing w/ an exotic blend of spices & herbs served on a lettuce bed
Per order $8.00
Per tray $40.00
APPETIZERS‎
Bistro Sampler
Combination of satay, crispy roll, kanom jeeb, fried calamari, & tofu tod. Served w/ three delightful dipping sauces: peanut, sweet & sour & sweet soy sauce
Per order $13.00
Per tray $65.00
Edamame
Sweet japanese green beans steamed & sprinkled w/ salt on top
Per order $5.00
Per tray $25.00
Satay
Skewered chicken marinated in thai spices, grilled & served w/ peanut dipping sauce & cucumber relish
Per order $7.00
Per tray $35.00
Fried Calamari
Fresh squid tossed in a light batter & deep-fried until golden brown, served w/ mildly spicy sauce
Per order $8.00
Per tray $40.00
Squid Legs
Fried squid legs served w/ japanese chili sauce
Per order $9.00
Per tray $45.00
Kanom Jeeb
Steamed crab meat, pork, & water chestnut dumplings served w/ a delicious sweet soy sauce
Per order $8.00
Per tray $40.00
Tofu Tod
Fried golden triangles of bean curd, served w/ a sweet & sour sauce topped w/ crushed peanuts
Per order $6.00
Per tray $30.00
Veggie Crispy Roll
A mixture of glass noodles & vegetables in a crispy lumpia wrapper served w/ a thai sweet & sour dipping sauce
Per order $7.00
Per tray $30.00
Garden Rolls
Thin rice noodles, golden tofu. Thai basil, julienne carrots, cucumbers, avocado, & spring lettuce rolled in a rice paper wrapper, served w/ a sweet chili peanut dipping sauce
Per order $7.00
Per tray $35.00
Hoi Obb
Mussels steamed in lemon grass & basil broth served w/ a zesty chili dipping sauce
Per order $8.00
Per tray $40.00
TRADITIONAL ENTREES‎
1 order serves 1 person / 1 tray serves 3-5 persons. All traditional entrees will be served w/ steamed white rice
Kapow
Sauteed‎ red bell pepper. Thai bird chili, sweet basil leaves in a garlic soy sauce
Beef, chicken of pork per order $11.00
Beef, chicken of pork per tray $55.00
Shrimp per order $14.00
Shrimp per tray $75.00
Ginger Stir-Fried
Sauteed w/ fresh ginger, onions, & shitake mushrooms in a black bean sauce
Beef, chicken of pork per order $11.00
Beef, chicken of pork per tray $55.00
Shrimp per order $14.00
Shrimp per tray $75.00
Ka-Tiam-Pik-Thai
Sauteed w/ a garlic & white pepper sauce
Beef, chicken of pork per order $11.00
Beef, chicken of pork per tray $55.00
Shrimp per order $14.00
Shrimp per tray $75.00
Savory Asparagus
Fried asparagus & mushrooms in a savory roasted garlic sauce
Beef, chicken of pork per order $11.00
Beef, chicken of pork per tray $55.00
Shrimp per order $14.00
Shrimp per tray $75.00
Pad Pik Khing
String beans stir-fried w/ red chili paste, garnished w/ shredded kaffir lime leaves
Beef, chicken of pork per order $11.00
Beef, chicken of pork per tray $55.00
Shrimp per order $14.00
Shrimp per tray $75.00
Him-Ma-Parn
Sauteed‎ w/ cashew nuts & scallions in a savory sauce
Beef, chicken of pork per order $11.00
Beef, chicken of pork per tray $55.00
Shrimp per order $14.00
Shrimp per tray $75.00
Spicy Eggplant
Stir-fried chinese eggplant, bell pepper, fresh basil leaves w/ a spicy chili garlic sauce
Beef, chicken of pork per order $11.00
Beef, chicken of pork per tray $55.00
Shrimp per order $14.00
Shrimp per tray $75.00
Royal Vegetables
Combination of chicken, beef, & shrimp stir-fried w/ veggie medley in a light garlic sauce
$12.00
Beef, chicken of pork per order $11.00
Beef, chicken of pork per tray $55.00
Shrimp per order $14.00
Shrimp per tray $75.00
Thai Bar-B-Q Chicken
Grilled half chicken (semi-boneless) marinated in a special sauce & served w/ a spicy & sweet sauce, along w/ sticky rice & papaya salad
$14.00
Beef, chicken of pork per order $11.00
Beef, chicken of pork per tray $55.00
Shrimp per order $14.00
Shrimp per tray $75.00
SIGNATURE ENTREES‎
1 order serves 1 person / 1 tray serves 5-7 persons
All signature entrees & authentic curries will be served w/ steamed white rice
Crispy Whole Flounder Fish
Whole fish fried to golden perfection served w/ your choice of sauce:ginger, black bean, & mushroom or spicy thai basil & chili garlic
Per order $25.00
Per tray $n/a
Lemon Fish
Steamed tilapia filet top w/ scallion, cilantro, garlic, & fresh chili tossed w/ a spicy lime sauce, & served w/ asparagus spears
Per order $15.00
Per tray $75.00
Seafood Lover
Sauteed‎ combination of salmon, scallops, shrimp, squid & mussels w/ a spicy sweet thai basil & chili garlic sauce
Per order $19.00
Per tray $90.00
Salmon Perfect
A pan-fried salmon filet w/ black tiger shrimp in a pool of red peanut curry, topped w/ fresh thai herbs
Per order $19.00
Per tray $90.00
Crab Supreme
Golden‎ jumbo soft shell crab on top of shrimp, scallops, & squid in a pool of green curry sauce w/ bamboo slices, eggplant, & rounded w/ mussels
Per order $20.00
Per tray $95.00
Sweet Surrender
Golden‎ fried coconut shrimp in a luscious sea of sweet mango sauce
Per order $18.00
Per tray $90.00
Crispy Duckling
Five spice seasoning half-duckling (semi-boneless) battered fried golden brown served w/ crispy noodles & a thai sweet soy sauce
Per order $18.00
Per tray $90.00
Wasabi Crusted Sea Bass
Sea‎ bass filet pan-fried in a ginger black bean & shitake mushroom sauce served on top of egg noodles & crunchy wasabi peas
Per order $18.00
Per tray $90.00
AUTHENTIC CURRIES‎
1 order serves 1 person / 1 tray serves 5-7 persons
All authentic curries will be served w/ steamed white rice
Green Curry
Simmered in a traditional green coconut curry sauce w/ bamboo shoots, eggplant & fresh basil leaves sauteed in a flavorful red chi
Beef, chic ken or pork per order $12.00
Beef, chic ken or pork per tray $60.00
Shrimp per order $15.00
Shrimp per tray $75.00
Jungle Curry
Paste w/ tomatoes, sweet basil leaves & young peppercorns
Beef, chic ken or pork per order $12.00
Beef, chic ken or pork per tray $60.00
Shrimp per order $15.00
Shrimp per tray $75.00
Panang Curry
The most famous curry of bangkok bistro, simmeredin a curry peanut sauce, topped w/ fresh basil & shredded kaffir lime leaves
Beef, chic ken or pork per order $12.00
Beef, chic ken or pork per tray $60.00
Shrimp per order $15.00
Shrimp per tray $75.00
Red Curry
Simmered in a traditional red coconut curry sauce w/ bamboo shoots, eggplant & fresh basil leaves
Beef, chic ken or pork per order $12.00
Beef, chic ken or pork per tray $60.00
Shrimp per order $15.00
Shrimp per tray $75.00
NOODLES & FRIED RICE‎
1 order serves 1 person / 1 tray serves 5-7 persons
Drunken Noodles
Jumbo rice noodles stir-fried w/ sweet thai basil & red bell pepper in a chili garlic sauce
Beef, chic ken or pork per order $11.00
Beef, chic ken or pork per tray $55.00
Shrimp per order $14.00
Shrimp per tray $75.00
Pad Se-Ew
Jumbo‎ rice noodles stir-fried w/ broccoli, carrot & egg in a delicious sweet soy sauce
Beef, chic ken or pork per order $11.00
Beef, chic ken or pork per tray $55.00
Shrimp per order $14.00
Shrimp per tray $75.00
Lad Na
Stir-fried w/ broccoli & carrot in savory gravy on top of pan-fried jumbo rice noodles
Beef, chic ken or pork per order $11.00
Beef, chic ken or pork per tray $55.00
Shrimp per order $14.00
Shrimp per tray $75.00
Bangkok Fried Rice
Chef's special stir-fried rice w/ pineapple, egg, cashew nuts, & onion, served in a pineapple shell
Beef, chic ken or pork per order $11.00
Beef, chic ken or pork per tray $55.00
Shrimp per order $14.00
Shrimp per tray $75.00
Basil Fried Rice
Spicy stir-fried rice w/ sweet basil leaves in a chili garlic sauce
Beef, chic ken or pork per order $11.00
Beef, chic ken or pork per tray $55.00
Shrimp per order $14.00
Shrimp per tray $75.00
Pad Thai
The national thai noodles dish thin rice noodles stir-fried w/ bean sprouts, scallions, crushed peanuts, bean curds & egg
Beef, chic ken or pork per order $11.00
Beef, chic ken or pork per tray $55.00
Shrimp per order $14.00
Shrimp per tray $75.00
Noodle Soup Bowl
Choice of honey roasted duck grilled steak or chicken breast thinly sliced on top of wide rice noodles, spinach, & bean sprouts in a savory broth
Beef, chic ken or pork per order $11.00
Beef, chic ken or pork per tray $55.00
Shrimp per order $14.00
Shrimp per tray $75.00
VEGETARIAN ENTREES‎
1 order serves 1 person / 1 tray serves 5-7 persons
All vegetarian entrees will be served w/ steamed white rice
(Except for kao pad pate pad thai pak & veggie drunken noodles)
Pad Jae Basil
Golden brown tofu stir-fried w/ sweet basil leaves & vegetables in a chili garlic sauce
Per order $9.00
Per tray $45.00
Plk Khing Pak
Medley of vegetables stir-fried w/ red chili paste & garnished w/ shredded kaffir lime leaves
Per order $9.00
Per tray $45.00
Gang Jae
Medley of vegetables w/ soft tofu simmered in a traditional green coconut curry sauce
Per order $10.00
Per tray $50.00
Panang Tofu
Golden brown tofu in a peanut curry sauce & topped w/ fresh basil & shredded kaffir lime leaves
Per order $10.00
Per tray $50.00
Spring Vegetables
A colorful medley of fresh vegetables: fried tofu, asparagus, baby corns, mushrooms, carrots, snow peas, green beans, squash, & tomatoes in a savory soy garlic & herb sauce
Steamed
Stir-fried
Per order $9.00
Per tray $45.00
Kao Pad Pak
Chef's fried rice w/ a colorful array of vegetables stir-fried w/ egg, pineapples, & cashew nuts
Per order $9.00
Per tray $45.00
Pad Thai Pak
Thin rice noodles stir-fried w/ mixed vegetables, bean curds, bean sprouts, crushed peanuts, & egg
Per order $9.00
Per tray $45.00
SIDE ORDERS‎
Brown Rice
$2.00
Jasmine Rice
$1.75
4 Oz. Peanut Sauce
$1.00
16 Oz. Peanut Sauce
$4.00
32 Oz. Peanut Sauce
$6.00
Extra Vegetables
$2.00
Extra Tofu
$1.00
Extra Beef, Chicken, or Pork
$2.00
Combo: Beef, Chicken & Pork
$3.00
Extra Shrimp, Squid, or Scallops
$3.00
DESSERTS‎
Mango w/ Sweet Sticky Rice
$6.00
Banana Flambe
Served w/ vanilia ice cream
$7.00
Cheesecake
Served w/ seasonal fresh fruits
$5.00
Chocolate Cake
Served w/ vaniua ice cream
$5.00
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Reviewed December 3, 2019

Maybe the owners sold, but this is not a Thai place. The food is poor, the service inadequate, the prices high. We ordered a Tom soup which tasted like it came out of a Campbell's tomato soup - no lime taste at all. The chicken...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank DPBennie
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

I came on Sat night for supper. Restaurant was quite empty. Another couple came in and were seated. They were given glasses of water. Within a few min, they left the restaurant. The waitress then came by and refilled my water glass. Then I heard...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Winnie W
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

$80 worth of takeout. Should have only been charged $8. The food was subpar Found chicken bone in my shrimp pad Thai. Duck entree was greasy and did not taste good. Chicken in coconut broth was ok but very little chicken. Looking for a better...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank seadog5000
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

We started coming to this restaurant simply because it is one of the few restaurants open during the Ballston Mall renovation. Despite the fact that it took us two plus years to venture in the doors, we discovered a nice Thai restaurant. It’s not over...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank S7477WPgregoryb
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Decent Thai spot in Ballston. They have a quick lunch menu, which makes going in for lunch easy (doesn't have a ton of selections) but the lunch is consistently good. Staff is friendly, and the space is newly renovated and very nice/clean.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank TravelingGuy4400
Reviewed March 21, 2017

The place is nice and the waiters are polite. The food is good (not fantastic though). I ordered a salmon dish which comes in a bowl with side rice. The salmon was a little bit too spicy but it was fine. The price was mid-range....More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank akeff
Reviewed February 17, 2017

My son and I walked here from the Comfort Inn a half mile away. They have divided the restaurant into "heaven," which is attractively decorated with pleasant, blue/gray and white decor and wooden tables and very comfortable, and "hell" which is at least as attractive...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank JerseyJean
Reviewed January 5, 2017

We stopped here and found the Thai offerings to be worthwhile. My wife will not eat spicy hot and they did a reasonable job of eliminating the usual chili flavors for her, so this is in their favor. Foods we ordered (there were 4 of...More

Date of visit: December 2016
1  Thank RickMIusa
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Dinner was pretty good ... I would not order Thom Yum soup again - it did not taste like any other I've had and I have it quite often. Panang curry was blah, pad Thai was good. Took 50 minutes to get our food and...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank beachbumjan
Reviewed October 8, 2016

My wife and I went to Bangkok Bistro for lunch. They have a pretty good menu and a good lunch special. We hit them right at the lunch rush, so the food took a while, but the service was pleasant. I'd definitely come back.

Date of visit: October 2016
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