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Talay Thai

511 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Z5, Canada
+1 613-238-2529
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“thai food” (24 reviews)
“red curry” (10 reviews)
“sticky rice” (9 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
511 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Z5, Canada
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Had a very unsatisfactory meal: veggies almost raw, "special" sauce didn't taste anything but salt, so chicken was bland. Giving more than one star though because others in my company liked the meal and the attitude was very polite.

Thank snarker
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Good place for lunch. Service was great and food was good. Had a chicken red curry dish. The portion wad not as generous as I have received in other similar thai restaurants but good nonetheless. The location is good if you are driving as there...More

Thank travelling_cannuck
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We had been here in the past and found the food decent. I don’t know what changed, but the food was truly terrible this last visit. The coconut soup was very thin and far too sweet. It must have been filled with sugar. The chicken...More

Thank Sari H
Reviewed 1 January 2018

We went there on a recommendation, and we were not disappointed. The service is gracious and attentive, the décor appropriate, and the food is delicious and copious. Cloth napkins would have added to the experience. Clean washrooms.

Thank jslocombe2016
Reviewed 19 October 2017

It was strongly recommended by some friends of ours. Very good and authentic I suppose. Por Pia sod were fresh and crunchy filled. Pla Goong was tasty and flavorish. So was Talay pad. Talay hot pot was hot, hot as promised! Staff was courteous and...More

Thank Daniela P
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I have eaten at Talay Thai many times but only at lunchtime and always have the lunch special. It is a great combination of delicious Thai food.

Thank orderlyc
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We visited the Talay Thai whilst visiting Ottawa. It was very close to the apartment that we were staying in and was only a couple of minutes walk. Whilst the building doesn’t look particularly welcoming, the food and service makes up for that. We had...More

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent Thai cuisine, fresh and flavourful, offering an authentic home-cooked meal that doesn't break the bank. Staff very courteous and accommodating, always ready to refill our glasses of much-needed water, thanks to the ever-tasty and spicy 'jungle curry'.

Thank Aileen F
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This is authentic Thai food at its best. The dishes blend spices in a subtle and elegant fashion, which result in wonderful, savoury dishes. The whole time we were there, I needed to slow down so I could fully capture and enjoy the taste of...More

Thank Marie-Claire S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We enjoyed red curry with shrimp and scallops with vegetables. both the service and food were excellent and everything was fresh.

Thank BuckyandChris
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Z5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-238-2529
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