Thai Tom


in U District

About as wide as a train carriage, with permanently steamed-up windows, an open-kitchen lunch counter, and flames leaping up from beneath the constantly busy pans on the stoves, Thai Tom feels like a backstreet Bangkok hole-in-the-wall, and many hail its simple Thai food as the best in the city.

Push in among the elephant heads, dark-brown walls and elbow-to-elbow crowds to find out. Cash only.