Bangkok Garden
Bangkok Garden

Bangkok Garden

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.bangkokgarden.ca/
  • Phone: (416) 977-6748
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Thai
  • Executive Chef: William Thetsombandith
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Yonge / Bay
  • Public Transit: Easily accessible through the subway via the Dundas and College stations. Bus stops are located at the intersection of Bay and Elm Streets.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Paid street parking is available.
    Parking is also available in neighbouring lots and hotels.
A word from Bangkok Garden
Bangkok Garden has been acclaimed as one of North America’s premier Thai restaurants. The food is authentic, based on centuries of Thai culinary tradition.
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Bangkok Garden reviews from OpenTable diners
80 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4.2
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (38)good for groups (37)special occasion (37)great for lunch (32)neighborhood gem (28)romantic (20)great for brunch (8)kid-friendly (7)hot spot (6)late-night find (5)great for outdoor dining (2)scenic view (1)notable wine list (1)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • Terrific dinner with friends
    HappyCamper
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    Our group of 6 enjoyed a delightful evening at Bangkok Gardens recently. Our server was amazing, offering wonderful menu choices and wine selections. We had requested a table off there main floor so we could enjoy conversation while we dined and it was perfect! We will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Worst Thai Food Ever
    FoodLover2014
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    Went here for lunch and waited for 45 minutes for our food. When the food finally arrived, I was very disappointed. Probably the worst tasting Thai curry I have ever had in my life- the chicken was stringy, the curry was watery and the vegetables were overcooked. Will never return here again.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • lunch time
    ggk11
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    Our server was nice, buffet was good but waiting time for food form menu was 35 min (!!) and we all got food at different time ( some people already finished ) ! We were there for lunch time and it was second time in this restaurant we had that long waiting time for food service . I know buffet is priority at lunch time but ..............
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Well worth a visit
    FussyFeeder47
    Dined on 11/17/2014
    Excellent food, vareity of dishes with different levels of spiciness, attentive service. Good slection of "set" combinations in the evening for those who who want vareity at a reasonable price..
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved it :)
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    We went to Bangkok Garden on our last day in Toronto - and it was our favorite dinner. The service was great and the food so delicious and fresh. Recommend highly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food, Great location
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    I have been here several times and every time it has been great. The food is tasty, diverse and yet comfortable. The Pad Thai was excellent, and there was a large selection of curry dishes if that is what you're looking for. Portion size was perfect and the service was great. My wife is gluten-free and they were very accommodating, even providing a very extensive gluten-free menu. Will definitely go back again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Flavours of Thailand
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    It has been a while since I visited Bangkok Garden. This place offers ambience with friendly, quick service. My server was outstanding and made the night special. I am not sure what is the real star of this restaurant. From its location, staff and decor, this is a wonderful place. But the food is not to be missed. The flavours remind me of my time in Thailand as it took me back to a different place and time. The place is simply somewhere once should not miss if they love Thai food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Thai buffet
    lolo
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    A great lunch time Thai buffet. A nice variety of food and everything I chose was great tasting. Wonderful ambiance. Service was also very good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First time Thai food dinner.
    Scott
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    For this being the first time I experienced Thai food, the experience was excellent. The spicey lemon shrimp soup was hot with just the right spice to it. The mango salad was fresh and the flavour combination of the mangoes and peanuts was excellent. My main course was the cashew chicken and it was delicious, spicey and flavourful. Jeremy was our waiter, he took the time to answer my questions and made a few excellent suggestions, he was great. I would highly recommend this restaurant to first timers and experienced dinners alike.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Pre-Theatre Dinner Choice
    countrybumkin
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    Bankok Garden is close to The Ed Mirvish Theatre and was a very good choice for a pre-theatre dinner. The staff asked us if we were going to the theatre and had us seated and on our way within an hour. Our waiter served us promptly and checked in with us to refill drinks. The Pad Thai and Curry Chicken were delicious. Very generous portions. The Bangkok inspired decor and soft lighting made for an appealing ambiance. We had a lovely meal and would return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • well portion taste
    Goodfooder
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Pleasant dining with my family. We were impressed with the freshness and lively flavors of the plates we had chosen. Generous portions and good friendly service . The location was excellent and convenient to all downtown attractions. I am looking forward to trying their half price apps in the bar Mon.to Thurs. 5-8pm.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Great atmosphere and authentic Thai food served with a consideration for Western appetites for less spicy food. However if you wish to experience the more traditional spice level, the restaurant has 2 types of "nam prik" available to add to nay dish (with discretion, of course. Unfortunately on this occasion, the reception was very poor on arrival but the friendly wait staff and the delicious food made the poor reception be forgiven'
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Buffet versus a la carte
    FoodiesUniteII
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Too long a queue and bang in the middle of the entrance makes the buffet a difficult choice so we went a la carte. Should be better placed. Queues were also long during the lunch hour so we gave it a miss.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jetso789
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    It was cute, the place is nice and it tastes good. Not spicy enough though, and the food could have been warmer.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    We changed our original reservation to another date. Despite talking to a live person over the phone to change it to another date, when we got there they didn't have our reservation but luckily they found us a table.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Mario
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    The food and service was very poor, we will never come back
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Restaurant
    Frisky
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    Salads are fantastic, especially the noodle and mango. Chicken wings are great too! Other foods are very tasty. The only thing I would recommend is to review the desserts.....they are not the best. A restaurant like this can do better.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nika
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Delicious Thai cuisine. One of the best pad Thai I've had in the city.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Thai Food in Toronto
    RogerVIP
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    This was my fourth visit to Bangkok Garden. Great menu selection, excellent service, terrific dishes.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Adowntown
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    The food was really good and the decor and atmosphere was amazing.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • livetoeatVIP
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Remains one of the best Thai restaurants in the city. An extensive and varied menu with selections not found in other Thai restaurants. Authentically spiced. Both the emerald and warrior curries were outstanding. Great service by my waitress. Made me feel like a VIP.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great place
    Steakman
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Went for diner with a group of 4 we were very pleased with the service as well as the excellent food. We will go again when we are in the area!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, late-night find, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food is a bit bland.
    CanRu
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Good building, nice decor, attentive (but not overbearing) service, but food is a bit bland for Thai place. Still, good experience all in all.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • EastonsGranddad
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We came across the Bangkok Garden website and were intrigued enough to reserve our table on line. We were greeted with a smile and shown to a private area of the restaurant. The waiter was great. He was attentive without being annoying and didn't mind that we took forever choosing our entree. The appetizer for two was just awesome but we were told to be careful with the peppers. Yes they were hot. We finally decided on duck and the ginger chicken and they were just wonderful. Total cost with drinks, wine and tip about $160. We have spent more elsewhere and not had as nice an experience. Only one small thing though. The lighting was poor making reading the menu difficult.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Friendly prompt service. Very pleasant decor with many decorative touches which makes you think of Thailand. Food presented in authentic Thai style with all the characteristic flourishes. The food is slightly less spicy than it would be in Thailand but for the average North American taste, it is probably wise and the wait staff are always willing to provide nam prik".
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • first and sadly our last visit
    northerndiner
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The Bangkok Gardens was an average dining experience, the food was good, presented well. The ambience was somewhat predictable, dated and dark. . We also felt the particular area we were seated was set too closely to our fellow diners...if you can hear every word of their conversation and yet they are speaking in a normal volume ..you are too close. The major complaint we had was the washroom facilities...if you have ambulation issues I would not recommend this particular restaurant.. you must travel around fellow diners, find the heavy exit door, go down 2 flights of stairs to the adjacent building (Elmwood Spa) go through their basement door to find 2 singular ladies washrooms, challenging if in a hurry or have ambulation issues.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service
    deecedes
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Our waiter and the entire staff were delightful! The service was great..fast. Also the quality of the meals was amazing. I would definitely come back. It was very enjoyable!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very nice!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    It was a lot of delicious food. We took it back to the hotel where it reheated nicely. Waiter was good. Restaurant was beautiful!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good meal.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Wife and I went to Bangkok Garden before a show and were pleasantly surprised. Service and food were both terrific.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice but overpriced
    haggis
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    The food was tasty and arrived in good time. However, I felt that it was generally overpriced compared to other Thai restaurants.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Thai gem
    Mjok
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Excellent Thai food. Great selection and willing to do special requests. Also offers gluten free choices.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wonderful experience
    greatexperience
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    The reservation experience was very easy to use, to make changes. The restaurant was amazing in every aspect. Definitely will visit again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great time!
    jismom
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    I haven't been to Bangkok Gardens in a few years (I used to love it) so I didn't know if the quality level would be the same. I wanted a special place for a nice mom-daughter dinner and I was not disappointed! The restaurant is beautiful, exactly as I remembered it, the food was outstanding and the service was perfect. Annie, our server, was cheerful, very amicable and just a happy person. We really had a great time. We'll make sure we won't let years go by before we visit again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fantastic Dinner
    Johnnyfood88
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    I took four friends for their first time. They loved it. They could not stop raving during dinner. Our waiter was excellent. He knew the menu and could explain it well. Reasonable prices too. Will be going again. Thank you for a great dining experience.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Lunch with friends..
    Yummy
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Lunch was good, very busy restaurant. I enjoyed the food very much, good variety except for desert....
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 45 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 31, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance4.2
    • Service4.1
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 781 reviews are from the Bangkok Garden reviews archive.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    None of your categories fit this place!. The music was terrible - kids running around uncontrollable. Food was tasty and service was pleasant. Some dishes were good value but some were not worth the price at all. Drink specials are good.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Superb 1/2 price appetizers
    Ange
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Our "gang of four" (we've been meeting for 25 years!) loved the delicious and generous 1/2 price appetizers and $5 pints of wonderful beer. We had a window seat on the second floor - the service was Juan-derful (it was his first day on the job). We'd definitely go back again! Location was excellent - close to the main hub of activity on Yonge but here it was quiet and peaceful. It is also near the big hospitals so a better and exotic alternative to burger fare.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Place to Dine
    Blondfashionisto
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    My colleague and I first discovered this lovely restaurant when they advertised their half-price 'Happy Hour' menu. The cocktails and food were excellent so we've gone back for other occasions. The staff are very friendly and professional. The ambiance is wonderful, too. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • awesome
    Pleased
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We had a treat time, the people were great, the food was very good, we had no bad experience there
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Place and good taste
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    It is a nice place with many amazing Thai-style decoration, even with a pond indoor. The taste is delicious. Definitely will visit again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet