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Panya Thai

520 NE 167th St.
North Miami, FL 33162
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Panya Thai

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  • Daily 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • $$$
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Beer/Wine
  • Private Group Dining
  • Takeout
  • Lot available
  • Reservations Accepted
Panya's main room seats about 50, its mustard-color walls simply decorated with tasteful Asian ornaments and prints. Silky Thai fabrics topped with glass adorn the tables, and a mostly Asian clientele occupies the chairs, which is generally a good sign. It's not a surprising one, though, when the cuisine is as fresh, flavorful, and authentic as it is here. Starters include an especially juicy rendition of grilled chicken satay, crisply fried tofu, fresh spring rolls, and an enticing green papaya salad — crisp white shreds of the tart fruit spiked with lime juice, nam pla, brown sugar, and a significant dose of chopped chilies. The curries will capture your heart. Available are five kinds, each paste pestled on the premises by owner and Bangkok native Panya Amporn. Friendly service and affordable prices, along with the delicious food, make Panya a high Thai priority.

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