Lotus of Siam

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It looks like another formica-ed strip mall joint, but Lotus of Siam’s haute Thai has been lauded by Gourmet and Zagat.


Bon Appétit

The best strip mall Thai food you’ll ever have; order from the Northern portion of the menu. Full review →


Condé Nast Traveler

This restaurant doesn’t look like much from the outside: at a grungy strip mall in windswept Winchester, sandwiched between a wig shop and a bar with blacked-out windows. The décor isn't... Full review →

James Beard nominee Saipin Chutima’s menu includes a standalone Northern Thai section, featuring Thum Ka Noon, a tangy jackfruit and ground pork mêlée (spice fiends rejoice: you can ask for amped-up hotness on most dishes).

Fodor's Tick Choice

For a main course, try dishes such as charbroiled beef liver mixed with green onion and chile, or the chicken and vegetables with Issan-style red curry. Full review →


Frommer's 34

What critic Jonathan Gold of Gourmet magazine called no less than the best Thai restaurant in North America. Full review →


Gayot 14.0

Owners Bill and Saipin Chutima feature classic Issan-style cuisine at their Lotus of Siam. Full review →


Insight Guides

Get off the Strip and into a strip mall. It’s worth it for this outstanding authentic Thai restaurant that racks up Wine Spectator awards. Full review →


LA Weekly

Their khaosoi is just about perfect, simultaneously dense and delicate, with enough raw chile heat to give the soup some treble. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Saipin Chutima's authentic northern Thai cooking has won almost as many awards as her distinguished European and New World wine cellar. Full review →


Time Out 69

Certainly a rare and unexpected treat in an otherwise unprepossessing strip mall. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Thai specialties such as spicy kang-ka-noon (young jack fruit curry) and kang hung lay (sweet pork curry) leave lasting impressions on the palate and mind. Full review →



Chef Siapin Chutima has received worldwide acclaim for her distinctive Thai family recipes that have been handed down for generations. $$$ Lunch: M-F, 11 am-2:30 pm; dinner: nightly from... Full review →



This longtime Eastside spot filled with "locals and foodies from across the country" is "off the hook" with "unusual, ultratasty" Northern Thai specialties. Full review →

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