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Born Thai

293 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11217 40.679029 -73.973548
nr. St. Marks Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
347-663-3674 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Thai
  • Price Range: $$

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Official Website

bornnyc.com

Hours

Mon-Thu, 12:30pm-3:15pm and 5pm-10:15pm; Fri, noon-3:15pm and 5pm-11:15pm; Sat-Sun, 12:30pm-9:45pm

Nearby Subway Stops

B, Q at Seventh Ave.; 2, 3 at Bergen St.

Prices

$9-$17

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

Union St. to Atlantic Ave., Bedford Ave. to Bond St.

Profile

Born Thai opened in 2009 on restaurant-saturated Flatbush Avenue, with the intention of appealing to the artsy young things of Park Slope and Prospect Heights. Its wood-paneled walls, splashed with gold-painted designs, speak to that demographic, as do menus unexpectedly encased in DVD boxes. The contents of the menu are less surprising: standard Thai fare at wallet-happy prices. Pad Thai is gooey and greasy, the Thai iced tea is sticky-sweet. Spice-seeking diners will find their nirvana in the fiery drunken noodles, and stir-fry dishes don't disappoint either, packing garlic-filled punches. The to-go orders piling up on the counter offer an explanation for the exceptionally slow dine-in service. Despite the cozy ambience, takeout may be the right move here.

Recommended Dishes

Curry puff, $6; tofu with ginger sauce, $9; drunken noodles with chicken, $10

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