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“Great Thai”
Review of Thai Select

Thai Select
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Ranked #696 of 13,735 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Thai
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Midtown
Cross street: 36th - 37th Streets
Transit: 34th St-8th Ave (A, C, E) 8th Ave-42nd St (A, C, E, 1, 2, 3, S, 7, N, Q, R, W)
Description: Thai Select seeks to thrill the New York epicure with Thai that's global, fresh and fun. Located in the midtown-west area of Manhattan, Thai Select offers healthy, modern Thai cuisine with worldly flare. Although the signature taste remains authentic Thai in flavor, the presentation might be a bit French in aesthetics, a bit Italian in portion and a bit Japanese in simplicity. With dishes like Kee Mao Fettuccini (made with whole wheat pasta) and Fruit Fried Rice (stir-fried with seasonal fruits), Thai Crabcake (encrusted to perfection) and Coconut Puff Martini (jumbo shrimp hand-battered in coconut strips), the kitchen selects only the very best dishes in Thai cuisine and only the freshest of ingredients picked from the farmer's market for our patrons; hence the name, Thai Select.
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Thai”
Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

Went to this little gem around the corner from our hotel. The place looks good and the food was some of the best thai I have tasted. The service was quick and have no complaints. A definate recommendation.

  • Visited July 2013
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Prague, Czech Republic
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Good Thai food”
Reviewed July 23, 2013

The Service was nice and fast and the food was very good. The only negative point was that close to us was a table with a group of American girls/woman. They talked so loud that we could not really enjoy the time.

  • Visited July 2013
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Lower Saxony, Germany
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“LOVED it !”
Reviewed July 23, 2013

Great place. Good service. Happy hour until 20:00 so get your $5,- cocktails! I We tried a blueberry Mojito, which was actually a bad choice, but that's personal taste. Food was excellent. Try the chicken Satéh with peanut sauce. Delish! We had been there, finding it ourselves more or less by accident,as a 'walk in' and then some days later some friends invited us there because of the rave reviews it gets. And for good reason.

  • Visited July 2013
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“thai tastic”
Reviewed July 22, 2013

we visited this restaurant on the 4th of july on our way to watch the fireworks it was a very good choice the staff are lovely very helpful our waiter advised us on the food explaining the different dishes and how they could adapt them to suit depending on how hot you wanted them i dont like very spicy food so he recommended aduck dish which was very good my husband had a green curry which he said was one of the best he ever had
they have a happy hour which is actually 3 & 1/2 hours
overall great food very reasonably priced
the only complaint -theres no air conditioning and it was very hot

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank jacqs23
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East Orange, New Jersey, USA
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
“Great Thai food!”
Reviewed July 19, 2013 via mobile

This was my first experience eating Thai food and I loved it. I tried the Pad Kee Mao and it was perfectly spiced. Friends all enjoyed their meals as well. Would definitely dine here again!

Visited August 2012
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