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White Elephant Thai Cuisine

1808 19 St NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 4Y3, Canada
+1 403-457-1172
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (36 reviews)
“coconut rice” (29 reviews)
“curry” (23 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1808 19 St NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 4Y3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

MY daughter invited me for thai food. I remembered she brought home before and i really liked the curry. Good thing we came just in time for table spot as soon, there is people waiting in line. I had a chance to look at the...More

Thank jo_dcriz
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family of 4 people just arrive Calgary on today Aug 15. We are Thais. He have been in Vancouver for several days before coming to Calgary. We are a bit homesick. not to our homeland ,but to Thai food. Fortunately, our friends who has...More

Thank Vaewwan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have dined at While Elephant in Calgary in the past, latest being Spring, 2017 then yesterday. The meal we had in the spring was amazing with such intricate flavours and extremely fresh food. Yesterday, Aug 4th, 2017 we were so disappointed. The soup had...More

Thank bustersqueak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't be deceived by how the place looks. And please be patient to be seated. We've waiting 40mins for our table (it was a Friday night not sure if its like that all the time) and we were thinking about going to a different restaurant...More

Thank JClaire_84
Reviewed 24 June 2017

It has been 5 years since we have eaten here. The first time was not a good experience but we have been hearing from others how good the food is in this little restaurant so decided to try it again. The food in this very...More

Thank AJD1968
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Do not let the location fool you as this is among the best restaurants in Calgary for Thai Food. We arrived and the line was out the door and not seating for 30 minutes. It is a small restaurant with very limited seating, so we...More

Thank 78Dave
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner with a friend after a business trip. Small place, with a slightly outdated flair but nothing beats the food. Tried the spring rolls, red curry with coconut rice....best I have had! Service is slightly slow but they cook the food fresh so...More

Thank Kajal C
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I was really looking forward to coming here to eat. I had planned on going last night hn ut they were closed when I finished my work. So tonight my last dinner in Canada was the white elephant. It is a quick walk across the...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Flavours of the food are authentic, portions are HUGE, service is nothing special but not a concern. We had Penang curry, green curry and Thai basil. All had unique flavours and just the right amount of heat. Worth the trip

Thank Famof5Canada
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Read good reviews about this restaurant so we wanted to try. Came on a weekday dinner but it's quite busy. We were allowed to wait in the hotel lobby (it's situated in a hotel) and we were told 30-45 minutes wait but we waited only...More

Thank Mary Jane R
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Bea E
2 July 2015|
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Response from missangeCanada | Reviewed this property |
Yes, wrong post. My review is for White Elephant Restaurant, Calgary
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$17
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1808 19 St NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 4Y3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Northeast Calgary
  • Neighbourhood: Northeast Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-457-1172
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Dinner only Monday 5 PM-8.30 PM Closed every Sunday
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