If you’re looking for something cheap and fast, Thai Tai is the spot. Open late every day of the week, this is the place to go when you want easy on a late Saturday night.
There were a few people eating inside but majority of customers were grabbing food to go. We were in the same boat. It’s more of a take out joint than a restaurant.
French fries (#8) ($3.95) – crunchy and better than your average fast food joints. My one friend orders them all the time and loves it but I thought they were a bit stingy on the amount that we got. We were starved so these were gone pronto.
Spicy chicken (#27) ($6.70), veggie (#20) ($4.25) & cold cut special (#21) ($5.95)
Three of us ordered banh mi’s to go. These weren’t the best I’ve ever had but were decent. Portion size is gigantic, you’ll be full after eating one. They toast up the bun for you (yes!) and you can choose what you want for your toppings (everything obviously).
Sate tofu and veggie spring roll bowl (#35) ($8.50)
Our other friend wanted a more substantial meal so she opted for the sate tofu and veggie spring roll bowl. Lots of tofu, shredded lettuce/carrots and green onions over your choice of steamed rice or rice vermicelli noodles. Again, big portions but it hit the spot. She had leftovers for the next day.
With so many other options on 17th Ave to choose from, I can’t see myself coming back anytime soon unless I’m craving some late night banh mi’s eats. I haven’t been able to try banh mi’s elsewhere but I know there are better places in Calgary for them.
615 – 17 Avenue SW