Top 5 Under Radar Thai Restaurants in Mississauga
There a lots of Thai restaurants in the city, but there a few that fly under the radar, that are just as deserving of the crowds. Thai food is often coupled with other Asian cuisines, but these restaurants do not skimp on the quality even though they are sharing space with countries near by. Here are the Top 5 under the radar Thai restaurants in Mississauga.
5 - Pho Tao Loi
Located in the Dixie Park Centre, Pho Tao Loi is a Vietnamese - Thai spot that serves up some delicious Thai cuisine. This unassuming spot is located on the bottom floor of the shopping centre, and depending on time of day there can be a bit of a line up. Their Thai menu includes all the classics, like Pad Thai, General Tao and Soups. They do not accept credit or debit; so make sure to have some cash on hand.
4 - Thai Rice
Offering take-out and catering, Thai Rice offers some of the city's best Thai food. The restaurant is located in to a strip mall, and has very minimal seating. Their no frills atmosphere is almost unnoticed due to their friendly service and flavourful cuisine.
3 - Chang & Huang
Serving Hakka and Thai, their Thai menu is actually quite extensive. The restaurant is popular among the locals of the area and includes some Thai classics. They offer basil chicken, shrimp, General Tao, Pad Thai, and more. They service is quick, and the staff is always friendly.
Maybe not as under the radar, as other Thai restaurants on this list, after all they were featured in the Toronto Star a few years back, it may not be everyone's go-to Thai restaurant, but it should be. The restaurant serves up a great menu, and the service is super fast. Everything is made fresh, and to order. They have two locations in Mississauga, so they won't be too hard to find.
1 - Thai Signature
Thai Signature is located in Port Credit amidst the majority of Thai restaurants in Mississauga. You can find it in a small plaza off of Lakeshore Rd. east of Hurontario with free parking. The restaurant has been serving diners for over seven years and the inside is designed in true Thai fashion with Thai art, accents and fabrics lining the walls. I tried both the Thai style pad Thai (in Tamarind sauce) and chicken in a cashew nut sauce. I found it interesting that there are two versions of pad Thai available on the menu, likely to cater to palates that perhaps aren’t accustomed to Thai flavours. All in all, the menu is satisfying to most diners, keeping it a popular option for locals and visitors alike.