A strip-mall anchor store by SeaWorld channels Chiang Mai with wood carvings, brass, and powerfully romantic private booths. Popular with locals (it recently added a Celebration location near Disney), it serves Thai food suited to newbies—the lemongrass soup is tame, with few chilies, which proves the chef is holding back—but more advanced eaters should choose from the “spicy dishes” section to get the full flair of the cuisine—I like the Thai chili jam stir-fried with veggies and your choice of protein. Finish with Thai Grandma Ice Cream: coconut ice cream with sticky rice and peanuts ($7). Lunch is about $5 less.
11025 S. International Dr.
Our Rating Neighborhood International Drive Area Hours Daily 11:30am–11pm. Daily 11:30am–11pm Phone 407/566-9444 Prices Main courses $11–$16 Cuisine Type Thai Web site Thai Thani Other Second location near Disney: 600 Market St., Ste. 100, Celebration