Uber Eats has revealed the past month’s most popular takeout dishes in 35 different states, and the winning menu item in Texas comes as no surprise to Houstonians: Pad Thai is number-one. Here are a few of CityBook’s suggestions for tasty Thai takeout!
This go-to is located north of the Height. Favorites here — besides pad Thai, naturally — include potato-curry-stuffed pastry puffs and, for dessert, sweet sticky rice with mango or egg custard. Available on DoorDash, GrubHub and Uber Eats.
This up-and-comer in Midtown opened right before Quarantine 2020 — but despite folks not being able to dine-in, it’s getting incredible reviews. The straightforward menu offers excellent takes on Thai classics, like comforting Tom Kha soup and the street-food-savvy Ka Pow Gai. Available on GrubHub and DoorDash.
An Upper Kirby hideout, known for authentic street-food eats, is offering 10 percent off pickup orders. Get a bunch of small plates to nibble and share; the spicy signature Rim Tanon Noodle dish — with barbecue pork, minced pork, and “crispy fat pork” — is indulgent… and worth it. In search of something lighter? The picture-perfect papaya salad is served with roasted dried shrimp. Available on DoorDash.
Songkran Thai KitchenUptown Park
Uptown Park’s Songkran Thai Kitchen has a take-home happy hour — two specialty cocktails, springrolls and tasty Thai meatballs — for $20 on weekdays from 5:00-6:30PM! Tack on classics like chicken-and-shrimp Pad Thai, or be adventurous with the spicy clay-pot crispy duck with curry and pineapple. Half-off wine, too!
Street Food Thai Market Heights
Offering traditional Thai and Laos dishes, Street Food Thai Market utilizes fruits and veggies purchased from local farmers markets. There’s also a well stocked market offering in-demand ingredients so customers can recreate the dishes at home!