The Best Thai Cheap Eats in Toronto

Some of the best Thai foods in Toronto can be found in hole-in-the-wall restaurants where they don’t charge an arm and a leg for authentic Thai food. So if you are craving Thai food in GTA, but don’t want to break the bank; we have some solid choices for you to try in the 6ix.
Here are the best Thai cheap eats in Toronto:

10) Thai On Rock Restaurant

Thai On Rock Restaurant
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Thai On Rock is a local chain located at Ellesmere & Bellamy Rd in Scarborough. This is the place to go for anything and everything Thai. They have a wide selection of delicious food, with something that will suit any palate; all at an affordable price. You can’t go wrong with the Rock’s signature pad Thai. This dish is very tasty and comes full of flavour. And if you’re into spicy foods, we recommend getting it with an extra kick!

9) Thai Lime Restaurant

Thai Lime Restaurant
Thai Lime is another great spot for cheap eats located in downtown Toronto. This restaurant has it all with great food that comes at a great price, a comfortable atmosphere and a cozy location. A good appetizer is the Salad RolI, this dish comes with fresh vegetables all wrapped into one with rice paper. If you’re looking for something spicy, we recommend the Beef Red Curry With Rice. The coconut milk balances the spices where it’s not too overwhelming, but just enough to deliver great flavour into your mouth. Thai Lime is easy on the wallet and will leave you feeling satisfied that the meal was worth every penny.

8) Thai On Yonge

Thai On Yonge
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Thai on Yonge is a family-run Thai restaurant located in downtown Toronto. It is at the top of our list for the best cheap eats in Toronto because not only is it affordable, but the quality is definitely worth it for the price! Our two favourite dishes are the Panang curry and the Pad Thai noodles, both for around $12. You can’t go wrong with the food as it is always delicious and prepared with care.

7) Green Basil

Green Basil
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Located by the Toronto Beaches, Green Basil is a small restaurant that produces big flavours. The location may be tiny, but the dishes are out of this world. They have lunch specials that offer incredible value. For just $11.45, you can get your choice of the main dish, side dish, veg roll, and steam rice. With a deal like that, you can enjoy some good eats without breaking the bank!

6) Canadian Thai

Canadian Thai
Located on Steeles Ave in North York, this restaurant offers a good selection of freshly made Thai dishes at reasonable prices. The Pad Thai is excellent and the red curry is also a good choice for those days when you want to cut loose and have some spicy Thai. With fast service and piping hot dishes delivered right to your table, you will be sure to come back again for more!

5) Spring 'N Fresh Rolls

Spring 'N Fresh Rolls
If you are looking for a Thai restaurant that offers healthy, fresh options then Summer N Fresh Rolls is the place to go. They don’t scrimp on the ingredients and they definitely know how to deliver flavourful dishes at an affordable price! Highly recommend their Thai lemongrass Tom Yum Soup. This dish is packed with flavour from the Thai lemongrass, and it is served with mixed vegetables. It’s also nice and spicy, with the option to add more heat if you like. Not to mention that their portion sizes are generous; definitely enough to satisfy any hungry person.

4) Thai Country Kitchen

Thai Country Kitchen
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Located in downtown Toronto near College & Spadina, Thai Country Kitchen has a wide variety of tasty dishes that will keep you going back for more. Their food is always fresh and prepared with care to ensure a great meal. From the spicy basil stir-fry to the Pad Thai noodles – they have something here for everyone’s taste buds! Also, their lunch specials are affordable and make for a filling meal at an even better price.

3) Basil Box

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If you are looking for a fast restaurant serving fresh nutritious food, Basil Box is the place to go. They offer healthy and tasty meals at affordable prices in a quick and convenient location in downtown Toronto. Here you can create your own meal with your choice of carbs, veggies, proteins, and sauces; plus they also offer gluten-free/vegan options on their menu! You can’t go wrong when you’re eating something that is good for your body while still tasting delicious!
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Jatujak is a Thai restaurant with three locations across the GTA, that serves up fresh and authentic Thai cuisine. They have excellent lunch specials starting at $7.95, with fast service and staff who are very friendly and accommodating. The location is great for people on the go who want something quick and healthy before heading back to work or class. The staff is always willing to modify dishes so you can enjoy eating your favourite foods even if they don’t normally accommodate certain requests!
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Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, Salad King is a Thai restaurant that offers quick service and inexpensive options ranging from $10-$15. The Thai fried rice is always on-point with your choice of spice level. Best of all, they are very accommodating when it comes to their dishes, as you can get them vegan, gluten-free, and even halal. They have over 30 different dishes on their menu so there is definitely something here for everyone to enjoy!
There are many different Thai restaurants in Toronto that offer a wide range of flavours and styles. Whether you’re looking for healthy, fresh meals or a restaurant that offers tasty lunch specials at affordable prices, there is something here for everyone to enjoy! If you want more recommendations on where to try next in Toronto, be sure to check out our other blogs on all things Toronto.

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