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LA Thai

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Uptown / Carrollton
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4938 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70115-4018 (Robert St.)
+1 504-899-8886
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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St. Thomas
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

thanks to Groupon promo came across this place and the food was Very good! Will go back for sit down dinner. Forgot the name of the place but was happy to find the place again while visiting another place near by.

Thank VinnieM8511
Wilmette, Illinois
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We ate here for dinner while we were in town. It requires an cab or Uber ride to get there from the French Quarter. The food was very good and the service was also good. The restaurant was not that crowd when we got there but filled up by the time we left at 9;00. I had the cashew chicken... More 

Thank ghayesfam
Highlands, North Carolina
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174 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

They are nice here but the Pad Thai and the Drunken Noodles are not as good as other places serve. They are set up to carry out so I still like to order there

Thank Freddiemf
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

They have a separate list of vegan items that are absolutely delicious! We love coming to this place whenever we are in the mood for Thai. It's clean, the staff is nice and the food is great!

Thank VC1112
Cincinnati, Ohio
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

LA thai is a great restaurant with a very well decorated interior and delicious food. Highly recommend the coconut shrimp. The service is excellent and fast!

Thank sailorchica
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Very good food pleasant atmosphere and the waitress was knowledgeable and courteous The food was a little pricey but very good. They have a unique menu step out try something different you will be pleasantly surprised

Thank Tim P
Atlanta, Georgia
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124 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The food here is great and they recently redid the inside and now it has a cool, modern theme. A bit more expensive, but I've never had a bad meal here.

Thank jmb222
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

New Years Eve we had a great dinner at La Thai on Prytania. To start I had a bowl of Tom Ka Gai that may have been the best I have tasted so far, and I have had it many different places. My wife had Paht Kee Mao (drunken noodles), and it was excellent. I had Green Curry with chicken,... More 

Thank Raymond P
New Orleans, Louisiana
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154 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is one of our neighborhood restaurants. Have been going since it opened. We have found the quality to be up and down - not sure if it's multiple chefs, or what, but sometimes great, and other times okay. Would love to see this wonderful family have a bit more consistency here. By far the best restaurant to occupy this... More 

Thank Vieuxcarre
Slidell, Louisiana
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We were there last weekend. It has been chosen by popular acclamation best Thai restaurant this year in New Orleans. It deserves the recognition. Casual, friendly staff, reasonable prices, great food.

Thank mjhicks4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4938 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70115-4018
    (Robert St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-899-8886

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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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Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the students living in the area ensure that Uptown and Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s outstandingly good food and live music) are Oak Street and Maple Street. For a truly wild time, the expansive acreage of Audubon Park, with its zoo, golf course, and actual patches of swampy wetlands, means peace and quiet are never too far away.
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