Yellow, green, and red curries bubble slightly in pans, ready to be poured over pieces of pork and shrimp. Nearby, chefs flip teriyaki-glazed salmon filets and barbecue chicken on the grill inside Thai California Kitchen. They also pan-fry noodles and sauté proteins in a variety of dressings including peanut sauce or Thai chili paste.
Thai food is celebrated for its complex, layered flavors, and Bangkok Blue Thai Cuisine's food is no exception. Its chefs stir-fry chicken with garlic and chilies for an intense yet pleasant burn, and add a touch of sweetness to deep-fried squid with their housemade sweet chili sauce. Many of their dishes use flavorful broths or curries, such as their intensely flavored hot-and-sour soup or massaman curry, a Southern Thai specialty.
The desserts also employ many flavors. Chefs toss sticky rice with sweet coconut milk and tangy slices of mango, and buy bananas shots of rum to create drunken banana flambes.
From panang curry to crispy pork in garlic and oyster sauce, chefs use USDA-certified meats and quality ingredients to create fresh Thai dishes with no MSG or preservatives. The kitchen combines three distinctive cooking styles—authentic, signature, and Bangkok style—to highlight Thailand’s diverse recipes. Expansive leather booths and spacious tables give customers space to stretch out and do short sprinting drills as they dig into the chefs’ creations.
When the former owners of Fa-Sai Thai Cuisine decided to retire, some long-standing guests of the eatery took the reins. They kept the same Thai dishes on the menu, cooked as authentically as possible by Thai-born chefs. Meats and veggies are tossed with creamy curries and pair with fried rice or pan-fried noodles. The entrees are built with a protein base and smattering of vegetables flavored with a variety of mild and spicy sauces, including teriyaki, oyster, sweet and sour, and mongolian. Even the desserts honor the chefs? heritage, with bowls of sweet sticky rice and mango. Fa-Sai Thai Cuisine is located 10 minutes from Disneyland? Theme Parks, making it an ideal stop on the way home for families exhausted from avoiding Mickey-shaped corn dogs all day.
Cuisine Type: Thai Food
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Number of Tables: 25?50
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular offering: Pad Thai Noodles, Curry, BBQ and Vegetarian
Delivery / Take-out Available: Yes
Outdoor Seating: Yes
Pro Tip: We offer gourmet Thai food prepared fresh to order, fast, at a clean and casual dining place
What is one of your most popular offerings? How is it prepared?
Pad Thai is our most popular noodle dish. Stir-fried rice noodles with chicken, shrimp, egg, green onions, bean sprouts and our special blend of spices, then sprinkled with ground peanuts.
In your own words, how would you describe your menu?
The most popular dishes of Thai food are selected in our menu with variety of flavors. Many beneficial herbs, spices ,and seasonings such as ginger, basil, galangal, garlic, fresh chili, [and] lemon grass ... are used in our dishes.
Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
The taste of Thai dishes mainly depends on the freshness of ingredients, the harmonious blending of poignant flavors, and the method of cooking that has been handed down for generations. We cook the way we eat at home and take spice very seriously. For our cooked to order menu, the customer can specify a spicy level as No Spice, Mild, Medium, Spicy or Fire.
When the family behind L5 Thai Restaurant & Lounge immigrated to the United States from Thailand, they brought along a deep love for their native cuisine. The menu aims to capture the region's complex and distinctive blend of flavors and spices. However, truly re-creating these flavors requires a more personal touch, and the chefs acknowledge this by making some noodles in-house and by giving nicknames to every single peanut. This commitment lends even more authenticity to the selection of familiar Thai staples, including fragrant curries, stir-fries with spicy chili sauces, and Thai-style barbecued spare ribs.
The dining room's white tablecloths appear crisp and minimalist, but the red walls, ceiling-mounted surfboard, and chrome-laden bar seating area imbue the ambiance with some casualness and whimsy. Leafy plants sit in the corner, adding a verdant splash to contrast the reds, golds, and ambers defining the majority of the space.