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Great spicy food in Phoenix

29 Mar 2006  Local resident and spicy food lover
3.0 of 5 stars based on 7 votes

A guide to some of the city's best Thai, Indian and Mexican restaurants.

  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: Scottsdale, Phoenix
  • Category: Best of
  • Appeals to: Business travellers , Couples/romantics, Honeymooners, Singles, Families with teenagers, Tourists
  • Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
  • 1. Malee's
    Malee's Thai Bistro, Scottsdale

    With two area locations - one in Phoenix at Desert Ridge and one in Scottsdale on Main Street - this restaurant serves extremely tasty Thai cuisine. Choose your spice level and enjoy.

  • 2. Thai Lahna
    Thai Lahna, Phoenix

    This family owned and operated Thai restaurant is always packed, but it's well worth the wait. The Panang Curry is amazing.

  • 3. Pink Pepper Thai Cuisine

    Although the service can be slow, the food is tasty and can be ordered as spicy as you like it.

  • 4. Indian Delhi Palace

    A family owned and operated Indian restaurant with a comfortable atmosphere and a great menu. An Indian market is located next door.

  • 5. Taste of India
    Taste of India, Phoenix

    Enjoy the lunch buffet or one of the tasty dinner entrees. A full bar is available.

  • 6. Matador

    Conveniently located in downtown Phoenix, this resaurant has a large Mexican menu as well as sandwiches, burgers and other entrees. The huge seating area means there's never a wait.

  • 7. Ajo Al's
    Ajo Al's Mexican Cafe, Phoenix

    Great service includes prompt seating, plenty of chips and salsa, and a tasty selection of spicy entrees.

  • 8. Wild Thaiger
    Wild Thaiger, Phoenix

    Although not exactly a traditional Thai restaurant, it offers a modern atmosphere and some unique spicy dishes, in a convenient location on Central Ave.

  • 9. Flavors of India

    Typically slow service but great food in an intimate atmosphere.

  • 10. Jordan's

    Located next door to Wild Thaiger, drop by here if you're in the mood for Mexican instead of Thai.