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The Friendly Thai

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223 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6R 2L6, Canada
+1 416-535-0111
Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Toronto, Canada
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76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My friends and I went for dinner at The Friendly Thai about a week ago. We had a hard time deciding between Thai Chef Cuisine, which is about 4 stores north of Friendly Thai and Friendly Thai. The prices are similar, but Friendly Thai seems to have more menu options, including a lot of Malaysian food. The decor is nice... More 

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Thank Janine F
Toronto, Canada
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169 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I got here by walking around looking for another place, and I loved the mistake! Food was amazing, tranquil ambience and great price!

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Thank ValvaMG
Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I have been here 3 times in the last 2 months and have really enjoyed the food. The restaurant is small and cozy, the portions of the food is really big, I usually take home left overs and eat for atleast 2 other meals. I've never used the restroom here so I can't comment on it, but what I've seen,... More 

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Thank Sayeh H
Kingston, Canada
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Ordered take out (pad thai and fried rice) - Pad thai tasted heavily of ketchup or some other sweet tomato-based sauce to the point where I couldn't finish it - fried rice with pineapple was bland and would have benefited from the addition of egg though the cashews were nice. Likely would not order again or go there

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Thank E A
Artarmon, Australia
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We had braised vegetables and green chicken curry. Both were very tasty and we were given large servings. I can recommend eating here

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Thank Mary Ann I
Mississauga, Canada
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I've been going to this place since it first opened. I have done both sit-in and take out and I am always happy with my food. I have tried other places in Etobicoke and Mississagua, but I always come back here.

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Thank Alyak2016A
Austin, Texas
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98 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Both my daughter and I ordered the pad thai, which is a pretty tough dish to mess up, but it was not good at all...as in, neither of us finished our dish and we didn't take the rest home. Additionally, one trip down to the restroom makes you realize how unclean this place is. My daughter also got the sticky... More 

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Thank AABerry
Oshawa, Canada
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We use to order a few times a month...have to repeat the same information every time, several times. Although they claim to accommodate special orders/allergies...we constantly had to call and send out food back because there were onions, mushrooms & green peppers in the food when we specifically requested these items not touch any of our food.

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Thank Petsitter4U
Toronto, Canada
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98 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Please don't get fooled with the reviews. This place is not clean, just walking in will tell you a lot about this place. There is another place in 2 mins walk called Thai chef, it's a lot better.

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1 Thank Vic D
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I love the appetizer platter.food is excellent here all the dishes are made well and atmosphere is great small and nice decor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6R 2L6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-535-0111

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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