Sunday, August 9, 2015
Chabaa Thai Bistro
4371 Main St.
Philadelphia , PA
Neighborhood: Manayunk
Parking: Validated parking at Levering Street lot behind restaurant, discounted for one hour at lunch to $2, discounted for two hours at dinner to $4.
Handicap access: Wheelchair accessible (portable entrance ramp available).
Related reviews: Chabaa Thai Bistro
Cuisine type: Thai
Meals Served: Lunch - Tue., Wed., Thu. Dinner - Mon. thru Sun.
Style: This pretty, multilevel eatery brings a pleasant taste of Thai to Manayunk. The traditional menu is mildly spiced but fresh and authentically aromatic, with some notable highlights. The fabric-draped two-story space is one of the city's most serene havens for good pad Thai.
Specialties: Tom yum soup; satay chicken; sai grog; scallop appetizer special; waterfall salad; salmon pad Thai; po teak (seafood hot pot); green curry; panang special with stewed beef; spicy basil fried rice; coconut custard and sticky rice.
Alcohol: BYOB An Asian lager or off-dry whites are a nice match.
Hours: Lunch Tuesday through Friday, noon-3 p.m. Dinner Sunday through Thursday, 5-9:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, until 10 p.m.
Prices: $$