Songkran Thai Restaurant

Wow, St. Albert is finally getting more ethnic and diversified in its restaurant options (’bout time). A new spot, Songkran Thai, opened in the spot that formerly housed SixnSeven (and apparently, this was a carwash back in the day). It’s located right across the street from Sushi Park and The Cajun House.

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First trip, we came on a Friday for lunch and HOLY CRAP, it was beyond busy. I couldn’t believe how packed it was. We got there right at noon and didn’t get our food till almost an hour later. Yikes.

The lunch combo is an incredibly good deal. There’s 26 options and all are priced at $10.95.

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You can also add a spring rolls, soup, salad or fried egg for an extra $1.00.

Trip #1
Red curry (C2) ($10.95)
DSC09953With coconut milk, bamboo shoot, bell peppers, veggies and sweet basil. Served with your choice of meat and rice.

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Curry was addictively good.

Pineapple fried rice (41) ($10.95)
DSC09955With egg,coconut milk, pineapple, onion, green onion, curry powder and cashew. Good amount of cashews and pineapple. Nice wok hei to it too.

Pad thai tom yam (L15) ($10.95)
DSC09956Stir fried rice noodle with lemongrass chili bean paste, tofu, onion, egg, beansprout, green onion. I like how they served the lime and crushed peanuts separately – smart in case someone is allergic. Noodles were tasty with the tom yam coming through prominently.

Trip #2
We decided to give them a try at dinner. I met up with J and C on a Monday evening.

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See the full menu here (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12).

Thai iced tea ($3.95)
UntitledI’ve ordered one every time that I’ve gone. Good.

Gold bag (#10) ($6.00)
UntitledSix pieces of ground pork, green pea and carrot wrapped in wontons and with a mild curry sauce. Light and cripy but not much filling. Not as good as the ones at Million Thai.

Spicy glass noodle salad (#14) ($13.95)
UntitledGround pork, shrimp, squid, onion, green onion, cilantro, tomatoes, clear glass noodle with spicy lime sauce. Nice acidity. Didn’t find it too spicy.

Green curry (#26) ($14.95)
UntitledGreen curry, coconut milk, bell peppers, green peas, veggies and sweet basil. Green curry was as good as the red one.

Crab fried rice (#42) ($15.95)
UntitledFried rice with crab meat, egg, green pea, carrot, onion, green onion and cilantro. This was fantastic. The crab was incredibly flavourful. I kept on going back for more.

Lemon grass stir fry (#58) ($14.95)
UntitledLemongrass, chili, coconut milk, bell peppers and veggies. We added beef to this dish. Lemongrass was very aromatic but this dish is pretty standard fare.

Coconut rice (#61) ($7.00)
UntitledOne portion size is $3.50 so we ordered two to share with our meal. Fragrant.

I can’t wait to come back and try more things! First place in a long time where food and price have matched, especially for Thai cuisine.

Songkran Thai Restaurant
https://www.facebook.com/Songkran-Thai-Restaurant/
20 St. Anne Street
St. Albert, AB
(780) 458-1888

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