Looking for a mouthwatering Thai meal near you?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Thai spots around Greenville, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings.
1. Thai Restaurant
Topping the list is Pleasant Valley's Thai Restaurant, situated at 3012 Augusta St. With 4.5 stars out of 84 reviews on Yelp, the Thai spot has proven to be a local favorite.
Expect traditional Thai dishes on the menu, which features a variety of stir-fried dishes. Chicken, pork, beef, shrimp, scallops or squid are all available as protein options. There are also vegetarian offerings on the dinner menu.
Yelper Anthony L. wrote, "Best Thai food in Greenville! [I've] been going here weekly for about a year now and every experience is great. [I] usually order the pad thai or stir-fried vegetables. Always fresh and flavorful."
2. Lemongrass Thai Restaurant
Lemongrass Thai Restaurant is another go-to, with four stars out of 101 Yelp reviews. Head over to 106 N. Main St. to see for yourself.
This spot offers soups and salads, along with a variety of rice and noodle dishes. Look for soft shell crab, salmon and Siam catfish among the chef's specials. Take a gander at the full menu here.
Yelper Dan S., who reviewed it on Aug. 11, said, "Simply one of the best places to eat in downtown Greenville. One of my favorite lunch spots, and one of the best Thai restaurants I've been to."
3. Koi Asian Bistro
Check out Koi Asian Bistro, which has earned four stars out of 89 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Asian spot at 115 Pelham Road, Suite 15.
Among its Thai offerings, expect the Panang Curry with your choice of meat, coconut milk, mixed vegetables, lime leaves and bell peppers; the Basil Fried Rice with choice of meat cooked with egg, basil, onion, carrot, bell pepper and basil; and the Thai Coconut Soup with coconut, lemongrass, mushrooms, cilantro, tomato and lime juice. In addition to its Thai cuisine, Koi Asian Bistro also offers Chinese and Japanese dishes, including sushi rolls. It serves both lunch and dinner daily.
Ryan B. said, "Koi does an excellent job with their entrees and I have yet to try something I haven't liked. Service isn't super fast, but this is not an in and out establishment. Take your time and enjoy this hidden gem."
4. Basil Thai Cuisine
And then there's Basil Thai Cuisine, a local favorite with four stars out of 56 reviews. Stop by 9 N. Laurens St. to hit up the Thai spot next time you're in the mood.
Basil is a regional chain with six locations in the Carolinas. Look for the crispy curry duck among the house specialties. The pad thai is available with either chicken or shrimp. Basil offers vegetarian options as well by replacing meat or seafood with tofu.
Vitaliy K., who reviewed it on Nov. 27, wrote, "Incredibly delicious. Food was prepared very well and the entire experience was enjoyable. The restaurant offers a great experience and is also affordable. Great attention to detail from the food to the decor to the service."