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About Simply Thai Restaurant & Wine Bar
This is no ordinary Thai eatery it's more like SOHO meets Southern Thailand. Very cool in style, yet very warm in spirit. There's art on the walls, world music in the air, and maybe a celebrity or three, or one of the city's top chefs having a meal. They love Grace's cooking. Grace is the Owner and Executive Chef Siriwan Rerksuttisiridach. Bangkok born and raised, she apprenticed under Penpan Sittitrai, teacher of Royal Thai Chefs for the Royal Family of Thailand. Grace wanted to give Vancouver true Thai cuisine flavoured with her own creativity. Grace and Simply Thai are the real deal. Simply Thai's selection of more than 200 different types wines from BC, Australia, California, Germany and France offers a range of wines that go perfectly with Thai dishes, including Alsatian, Pinot Gris and Gewürztraminer. It's such a well-thought-out selection that Simply Thai has annually won New York Wine Spectator's “Award of Excellence”.
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Wednesday & Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - close late night, Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
CAN$30 and under
Bar Dining, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Simply Thai Restaurant & Wine Bar Ratings and Reviews
Great location! Tasty food. It was on the spicy side. The ambiance was lovely and great service!
Great food! Rarely do I order seafood, but I took a chance on the scallops and was not disappointed! Fantastic find!
Some of the best Thai food I’ve had outside of Thailand.
Very warm welcome upon arrival. An acquaintance was waiting for a takeout order. Patio was empty, and we were seated promptly. Donna took our drink orders and read off the list of three Chef's Specials of the day. It was truly like being in a Thai home where the cook was ready to create something unique for us. My dining companion was Gluten-Free, and she assured us that the veggie spring rolls were made with rice wrappers and rice vermicelli. Portions were more than ample for two to share, and we took home lunch for the next day. Service was attentive but not intrusive, and water glasses were refilled at regular intervals discretely. Cocktail list is extensive, with delightful twists that make the offerings unique and suited to the menu choices. The rosé wine provided the perfect counterpoint to the coconut and tamarind notes of my dishes for a mild outdoor dining experience. Dishes are not elaborately garnished as much as my other favourite Thai restaurant, however, I would rather a more substantial portion of the dish that I have chosen than an elaborate carrot carving and an orchid blossom added to fill the plate!
The spring rolls were divine, along with the cocktails such as the Mai Tai and Mango Colada. The dishes we had were tasty and they asked us how spicy we'd like them, which was a nice touch. We even got a slab of birthday cake from our server as she wanted to share it with us, which was lovely of her! Thoroughly enjoyed.
Very delicious thai food, great service, good wine and a nice ambience!
Food was descent for price Restaurant was quite smelly, really heavy fish sauce smell. Waitress was nice overall good experience
Great food and location. Close to BC place and Rogers arena. Service a bit tardy, but worthwhile dining experience!
While in Vancouver we wanted a neighborhood eatery and found this gem. It's in Yaletown section of town and has amazing thai cuisine. It is casual dining at it's best with vast menu options, everything delicious.
Food was good, service was not. I don't usually leave negative comments, but unfortunately our server did not know anything about the menus which made the experience rather disappointing.
Solid Thai in Yaletown. Tom Kha Gai soup good with a slight kick. Shredded papaya salad good, and curry was fine. Service a little lax but very nice.
Food was just average. Tiger cry beef was tasty as were the fried bananas but then they are fried bananas with ice cream. Hard to go wrong. Overall, a little disappointed because I was looking for some good tasty authentic Thai food. Not here unfortunately.
We found this restaurant based on a recommendation from a friend and we were definitely not disappointed! The food was delicious and the service was the best I've ever had. I will definitely go here again the next time I'm in Vancouver.
Servers were pretty busy, need to wait for sometime every time you want them to serve you. One of the beef dish was very tight for the meat.
Very disappointed, very noise, bad service , food are no good
The food was tasteful but somehow the place felt unwelcoming, maybe because it was cold, really cold inside and also the servers were not really inviting and nice. A note on the side, next time an alarm screams in the restaurant for almost 10 minutes you might want to explain to your custo.ers whats going on.
Second time here. First time was outstanding. This time not so much. Food quality (tough, chewy meat, basic spice and flavoring) was mediocre and waiter service is slipping. Friendly staff but really needs to focus on being better than average to prosper in Vancouver. Maybe just a bad night but will think twice about returning.
As a break in tradition we selected Simply Thai for Christmas Eve dinner. All the dishes were exceptional and way beyond the ordinary Thai offerings.
We hadn't been to Sinply Thai for many years. Happy to discover the food is still authentic Thai and delicious; prices a tiny bit high. Service was good and fast. Room hasn't changed a bit.. but could use a little freshening up.
This is one of our regular stops for dinner. The food is always top quality and pricing for 4, including 15% tip was $146.00 this time. We had lots of food and yummy too.
Excellent if you want to get away from the heavy steaks - and the cheap chines food.
Thanks for a very nice dinner.
Food was amazing and the service was excellent.
Visiting Vancouver from San Francisco and was told this was authentic… Loved every bit!
Good food, the place is not quite big, but good ambiance !
Good Thai food. I especially like the spicy Som Tum. The tamarind flavor in the chicken fish was good too. Service was excellent
Food wasn't as good as I remember it being. Was really salty and all dishes came out at one time would have been nice to stagger them a little. Great service though space needs a facelift.
Good food not matched by initial service. Was ignored by two staff at the entrance when we arrived - both chatted together and eventually walked off. Then subsequently asked by three different people if we had a booking(we did) even after we were seated by a host. Final server that we had for most of the evening was very good.
Food delivered cold. No rice served with sweet and sour chicken. We seemed to ignored by wait staff.
The seafood soup was just finger licking. I brought the leftover home. Red curry shrimp is also one of the best dishes here. Every flavor is a treat to your taste buds. Will definitely visit again.
My niece from Prince George, had never tasted Thai food, so chose a non-spicy dish. I stuck to my old favorite, Pad Thai, which did not disappoint. We had an excellent dining experience.
Pleasant wait staff, food came in timely manner. Good authentic Thai food
Good service- excellent suggestions.
Cramped for space sometimes.
Good food. Quite authentic pad Thai. Highly recommend
Best Thai food in Vancouver. Come here often. Always great food and service!!
Food was amazing! Thank you!
As a vegetarian, I appreciated the server's help with selecting good options and making appropriate adaptations. I was there with two friends and we shared three dishes -- all very good and filling! The price point is very reasonable, the menu quite extensive, and the service very friendly. The setting is basic but comfortable. I would definitely visit again!
We dine here regularly. The food is always predictably delicious and the service is most friendly and efficient. Love coming here.
We dashed out of the rain to find Simply Thai and it was worth the effort. Food was fresh, hot and tasty, and the service and atmosphere was very welcoming.
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