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Linda Modern Thai

798 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Top Tags:
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups

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Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Thai, Asian
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 10:00pm
Friday: 11:30am - 11:00pm
Saturday: 11:30am - 11:00pm
Sunday: 11:30am - 10:00pm
Closed everyday between 3:00pm and 4:30pm
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Phone number
(416) 642-3866
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Chef de Cuisine - Gerry Quintero
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Cross street
Don Mills Road and Lawrence West
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Parking details
Over 500 parking spaces available in the shopping mall.
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Overall ratings and reviews
3.9  based on all time ratings
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
1.0  Dined on April 13, 2017

Dinner on April 4, 2017

The main meal of fried rice, and the curry were brought to the table, before the soup.
Waitress brought soup and then ventured to the kitchen to get soup bowls. The soup was cold.
There were no serving spoons, neither for the rice not the curry. The food was cold.
After 10 minutes into our meal, the waitress passed by to inquire if all was ok. We pointed out that the soup was cold, spoons missing, etc. No apology offered.

On hearing the exchange with the waitress, The head waiter came by to inquire what happened. We reiterated our frustration. No apology offered.

At the time of paying, No apology offered.

OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 22, 2017

Love this place. Service and food are amazing. Always a great experience

vipOpenTable Diner (Toronto)
3.0  Dined on January 15, 2017

I was disappointed with the dining experience; in particular, the service that the waitress provided was quite disappointing. There was some small spills of sauce from our appetizers onto our table. The waitress neglected to clean or wipe the table, even though she came by 2-3 times to collect the plates, and refill our drinks. When I realized that the waitress had no intention of cleaning our table, I cleaned it myself with paper towels that I grabbed from the washroom.
Furthermore, the restaurant was only 10-15 full, but nevertheless we were seated at a very small table in a very confined space. As well, we were not offered the opportunity to hang up our heavy coats in their closet, as other guests had. We had to eat with the heavy coats draped over the small chairs. The food was good, but the mussels were undercooked, and in general, food quality was not worth the prices. Would probably not return.

liz4248 (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 14, 2017

The food at Linda is so good! If you're a Thai food lover in Toronto you must eat here. The presentation of the food and the flavors of each and every entree is amazing!! The service we received was impeccable and the decor was so authentic and impressive.

Accceptable (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on January 14, 2017

Great dinner with good service. This was our first visit to Linda's. We shared four different dishes amongst the four of us and enjoyed each one. The large mango salad was actually larger than we expected and was quite good. The Shrimp Pad Thai was pleasantly spiced making it quite enjoyable. All of the other dishes were also good. The bill was also lower than expected although we didn't drink or have desert.

vipShy2014 (Toronto)
3.0  Dined on January 11, 2017

The menu have changed so their famous seafood fried rice is no longer available. The menu become less choices. Service, since I left my coat in the coat closet I couldn't get my coat back due to my serve left my table after gotten my payment. And all other server wouldn't attend to me since I am not their table. My server was good but too busy.

OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 3, 2017

The place is beautiful, staff are kind and service is quick. It never disappoints!

SallyT (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on December 28, 2016

They had 2 waitresses serving the entire restaurant so it was ridiculously slow, but the food was good, if not the best value, and we liked the decor so we tried to take it in stride. I would give them another chance. Hopefully they'll hire more staff...

OpenTable Diner (New Orleans)
2.0  Dined on December 27, 2016

Terrible service. Waited 10 minutes to get served. Then waited another 10 minutes just to get water on the table. Server had a hard time remembering what each of us ordered (came back twice to double check). Didn't know what a Ginger Ale with Rye was - she told us "we only have one kind of Ginger Ale" then proceeded to bring out a glass of plane Ginger Ale. We waited for the appetizers that ended up served with all the main courses. All the appetizers and main courses arrived at the same time. Complete chaos. When we complained to the manager on duty we got lectured that this is the style they serve (i.e. everything at the same time). Couldn't believe it! They did comp the appetizers (three orders) in the end but included the 15% service charge on the bill (I guess because we were 7). Would not have added any tip whatsoever. Will never go back.

OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2016

They give you a choice of 8 teas and you get to smell each tea leaf type before making a decision.

vipfrequentdiner (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on December 23, 2016

Authentic Thai food with a good selection of dinner choices. Service was good and attentive. Was too full to have desert but looking forward to the desert selection next time.

vipFoodie (Toronto)
3.0  Dined on December 23, 2016

Food was pretty good as usual. But then my interactions with the waitress reminded me why I haven't been there in a while or why I don't go more. The waitress is rude and blunt and have zero customer service concept. A basic question from us turned into her giving us a lecture and telling us how she's worked there since inception of the place and she knows it all. Well good for you waitress.

SouthportPWDmommy (Portland)
4.0  Dined on December 17, 2016

Excellent Thai resto in a suburban mall. The shops at Don Mills are becoming of higher quality, so the traffic passing by Linda's is steadier, which is great. This restaurant is a real gem with superb cooking and flawless presentation. Linda normally schmoozes with all customers when she is in town. She remembers everybody making all feel welcome. This ethic permeates with all the staff. Our server M(Elissa) was gracious, helpful, and pleasant, doubled as the maitre d' because the resto was short staffed on the evening we were there. This did not affect the excellent service

Ineed2pp (Toronto)
2.0  Dined on December 16, 2016

The food was worse than all the Thai restaurants I have tried before, nothing was impressive. They put the Naan and Doughnuts desserts in a paper bag, and gave them to me directly after microwave. I really do not paper bag should be one kind of presentation in restaurant food. Although the decor of the restaurant was outstanding, the washroom was extremely dirty.

SSFKWC (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on December 16, 2016

The service was great but the food not so much. Everything was quite greasy. The noodle dish was adequate but nothing special compared to other restaurants. Curry was the only thing that was worth ordering. The vegetarian dishes, especially the one with TVP was not good at all. Go there for the service and the decor, don't expect anything special with the food.

Glenn (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on December 10, 2016

Food is delicious! Service is just ok. Tables for two are too close to each other, we felt like we were part of the conversation of the couple next to us, we requested to change tables. Was then better. Very good price!

EverywhereDiner (Toronto)
2.0  Dined on December 4, 2016

The presentation of food and the menu has changed completely from 2 years ago. And the quality has decreased, the tables at the store front were cold & the dinning room was just not comfortable to sit in. Have to wear your coat if you sit at the tables close to the window whereas the washroom was very hot. Nothing special about the food at all. No surprises. Must have changed owner or chiefs.

OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on November 26, 2016

Well all is well at Linda's. a bit pricey but food is always great. Sad thing is they took out the fresh wraps appetizers in the menu which was my favorite. Well i still love their curry's

pardeepr (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on November 19, 2016

Curry sampler is a must try, along with the royal pad Thai!

Princess (Toronto)
3.0  Dined on November 14, 2016

There must be a change of management. This place does not have the ambiance like before. Menu is very limited. Not much items in the menu to choose from.