For better or worse, Thai restaurants are prone to eye-rolling names. Punny titles like “Thai One On” or “Getting Thai” are the norm in this genre whether you enjoy a clever title or not.

In this list we’ve organized a list of original Thai restaurant names you can use as inspiration at your future establishment. We’ve included some of our most creative attempts at puns, but also categorized names highlighting the quality of food too.

Delicious Pad Thai dish.

If none of these suggestions were the ideal match for your business, not to worry. There are plenty of time-tested approaches you can use to come up with a winning brand. Here are some proven ideas:

  • Regional: A time-tested approach to differentiate your restaurant is to reference a specific region or city within Thailand. Bangkok is a popular example, but you can reference locations like Chiang Mai, Pattaya City, and Hua Hin that are more unique.
  • Food Type: By referencing a specific dishes like Tom Yum, Pad Thai or fried rice you can create a distinct brand. It there’s a dish you want to make the specialty in your restaurant this is a terrific option.
  • Geographic Beauty: One of the compelling aspects of Thailand is the wide range of landscapes. From the ocean to mountain ranges to lush gardens. You can call-out this beauty in your name.

We hope this guides helps you figure out what to call your future restaurant. If you’re in the process of starting a restaurant, but aren’t 100% confident read our guide: Cooking is My Passion. Should I Start a Restaurant?

Red Curry Shrimp.

If you’re looking for a name that’s more traditional use this list for inspiration. After all, you don’t need to be funny to operate a successful restaurant. You just need terrific food and commitment to customer service.
  • Blue Sky Thai Food
  • Thai BBQ
  • Tasty Thai
  • Curry Collective
  • Khanom Corner
  • Mid-July Thai
  • Thailand Eatery
  • The Garden Thai
  • The Queen of Bangkok
  • The Floating Market
  • The Dining Canal
  • The Fruits of Thailand
  • Traditional Siam
  • Delicious Thai Curry
  • Tom Yum Cuisine
  • The Pearl of Papaya
  • Papa’s Papaya
  • Dining in Bangkok
  • Bangkok Beef
  • Passport to Thailand
  • Express Thai
  • Thai Organic
  • Bangkok Kitchen
  • Mom’s PadThai Kitchen
  • The Thai Galley
  • The PadThai Cookhouse
  • Curry Cookhouse
  • The French-Thai Diner
  • Curry Canteen
  • Clean Thai
  • Thai Bubble Tea All Day
  • Cooking in Thai
  • Tickling Thai
  • The Gourmet French-Thai Cuisine
  • Culinary Thai

Thai Restaurant Name Ideas

  • Thai Food Hub
  • Happy Kings
  • Spicy Wok
  • Thai Paradise
  • Thai Food Heaven
  • Spicy Tables
  • Thai Memories
  • Phuket Cafe
  • Southeast Asian Grill
  • Taste Thai
  • Experience Xāh̄ār
  • Golden Leaf Cafe
  • Elephant Spot
  • Thai Food Trip
  • Nourish
  • Spicy Avenue
  • Chicken Kitchen
  • Siam Hut
  • Krabi Patty
  • Sukhothai Bistro
  • Krung Thep Grill
  • Banh Mi Thai
  • Bangkoker
  • Samlaw Strip
  • Mu Kratha Way
  • Kitchen Spoon
  • Wing Do Eatery
  • Try Thai
  • Siamaya
  • High Thai
  • Spicy Me
  • Thai King
  • Siamese Kins
  • Bangkok Flavor
  • Thanai
  • Spicy Eats
  • Bangkok Club
  • Siam Gourmet
  • Yum Cha
  • Suara Thai
  • Pong Siam
  • Palm Thai
  • Bangkok Chef
  • Ving Khong
  • Boon Road
  • Bangkok Me Siam
  • Spicy Spice
  • Chailok
  • Khampong
  • SaSa
  • Palam Thai
  • Siam Sam
  • Padthayana
  • New Age Thai Cuisine
  • Bamboo Plate
  • Thai Star
  • My Taste
  • Thai Spice
  • Suha Thai
  • Thalai
  • Thai Belly
  • Taste Thai
  • Jee Thai
  • Siam Krom
  • Padaya
  • Thai Grill
  • Nana Chai
  • Nam Thai
  • Zaiyana
  • Mai Teng
  • Gastro Thai
  • Xāh̄ār Spot
  • Thai Munch
  • Nana Mia
  • Thai Noodie
  • Luan Thai
  • Mais Thai
  • Trim Noodle
  • Muak Thai
  • Spice Idea

Thai Food Truck Name Ideas

  • Thai Express
  • Pad Thai Madness
  • VIP Noodles
  • Canto Bite
  • Curry Out
  • Bangkok Truck
  • Hungry Thai
  • Thai Truck
  • Bamboo Roll
  • Thai Food Guy
  • Trucksalicious
  • Thai Vibes
  • Bangkok Spice
  • Siam Stop
  • My Bangkok Truck
  • Spicy Corner
  • Thai Mobile Kitchen
  • Bangkok Wok
  • Thai Foodie
  • Ora Noodles
  • Pad Thai On Wheels
  • Bangkok Express
  • Spicy Blends
  • Yummy Road
  • Thai And Roll
  • Aroma Truck
  • Thai Lunch
  • Siam Hoi
  • Odd Thai
  • Thai Fried
  • Food Truck King
  • Tom Yum Goody
  • Khao Pad Fad
  • The Red Curry Truck
  • Stir Fried Delight
  • The Coconut Club
  • Rice On A Truck
  • Tom Sam’s
  • Thai Holy Trilogy
  • Sweet And Sour Hour
  • Iconic Dishes Thailand
  • Delicious Thailand
  • Hot Wok
  • Spiced Thoughts
  • Noodle Doodles
  • Goong Toppings
  • Spicy Levels
  • Melting Pot
  • Pride Rice
  • East Asian Flavors
  • Spicy Palate
  • Naturally Spicy
  • Dessert Alert
  • Chilly Willy
  • Creamy Island
  • Incredible Eats
  • Local Flavors
  • Thai Path
  • Noodles On Wheels
  • Thai Sea Legend
  • Hoop Soup
  • Curry Sea
  • Thai Fusion
  • Spicy Buddies
  • Thai What?
  • Guru Cuisine
  • Fresh Wraps
  • My Thai Box
  • Phuket Taste
  • Lucky To Go
  • Red Mango
  • Thai Leaf
  • Taste Thai Express
  • Thai Connection
  • Thainasty
  • Khao Pad Truck
  • Stir Fry On The Fly
  • Skewered
  • Spicy Bytes
  • Curry Nation

Funny Thai Restaurant Name Ideas

  • Step In Curry
  • Nam Phrikish
  • Curry In A Hurry
  • Crazy Food
  • Thai-hard
  • Get Rich or Thai Tryin’
  • All Rice
  • Live and Let Thai
  • Rice Of The Guardians
  • Thai Me a River
  • Do or Thai
  • On The Rice
  • Boys Don’t Thai
  • Curry Up, We’re Dreaming
  • Rice To Power
  • You Can’t Curry Love
  • Cash And Curry
  • Rice Of The Phoenix
  • Curry Over
  • Rice And Fall
  • Curry On
  • Rice Up
  • Jim Curry
  • Thigh Cuisine
  • Curry Fisher
  • Thai High
  • Sun Rice
  • Curry Bradshaw
  • Pad Thigh
  • Curry Underwood
  • Thai Bone
  • Rice Of An Empire
  • Muay Thigh
  • Rice Above
  • Sat Thigh
  • Rice And Shine
  • Spicy City
  • High Rice
  • Ayesha Curry
  • Rice Of Skywalker
  • Curry Scurry

Related Reading: 447+ Clever to Hilarious Chinese Restaurant Name Ideas 

  • Rice of Nations
  • Curry Home
  • Rice Tag
  • Cock A Noodle Doo
  • Asking Rice
  • The Rice Is Right
  • Rice Ceiling
  • Don’t Curry Darling
  • Rice Club
  • Why Curry
  • Rice Point
  • Curry Vision
  • Rice Waterhouse
  • Curry Tongue
  • Rice Drop
  • Slice And Rice
  • Rice Of Fame
  • Spice Girls
  • Rice Index
  • Spice Of Life
  • Kimbo Spice
  • Spice And Dice
  • Chili Thing
  • Spice Chairman
  • Miami Spice
  • Spice Squad
  • Cheeky Cooks
  • Spice Grip
  • Quip And Curry
  • Spice Like Us
  • Chili Willy
  • Spice At Work
  • Chili Fellows
  • Tiger Chili
  • Chilli Joel
  • Think Spice
  • Chilli Munster
  • Chili Ray Cyrus
  • Chili Crystal

Vegetarian Thai Restaurant Names

  • Green Garden
  • Garden Thai
  • Fresh Treasures
  • Happylife
  • Fresh Places
  • Healthy Potion
  • Veggie Hut
  • Nutri Zen
  • Green Lotus
  • Light Pal
  • Flavor Garden
  • Tropic Bloom
  • Sprout Cuisine
  • Forest Nest
  • Honest Palate
  • Springly Choice
  • Farm To Fryer
  • Herb Thai
  • Cuisine Quest
  • Herb Leafy
  • Bloom Platter
  • Pure Plate
  • Soyful Heart
  • Bubble Grass
  • Flavor Vine
  • Mindful Dish
  • Spicy Leaf
  • Smoked Curry
  • Fern Pad
  • Cook Root
  • Root Starve
  • Coconut Broth
  • Basil Blooms
  • Artistic Sprouts
  • Leafy Zen
  • Lemongrass Kitchen
  • Passionately Peppered
  • Flavor Veggie
  • Purple Dragonfly
  • Grove Flavors
  • Vegan Thai
  • Bean Blossoms
  • Visionary Veggies
  • Thai Sprout
  • Olive Siam
  • Bare Spice
  • Cilantro Kitchen
  • Lentil Genius
  • Thai Greenhouse
  • Golden Spice
  • Chilli’s Origin
  • My Coriander Kitchen
  • The Spice Box
  • Opulence Platter
  • Mother Sprouts
  • Wholistic Slice
  • Herb Craves
  • Ginger Laughter
  • Earthly Cuisines
  • Savor Mint
  • Tofu Hut
  • Veggies Bistro
  • Dining Greens
  • Herb House
  • Vegan Pal
  • Grass Roots Kitchen
  • Yin Vegetarian
  • The Mindful Chef
  • Thai Fresh
  • Lentil Fusion
  • Veggers
  • Thai Greens
  • Garden Pantry
  • Mystic Table
  • Spice Island
  • Green Kitchen
  • Herbivita
  • All Leaf
  • Herbivore
  • Veggify
  • Aroma Fresh

Rude Thai Food Names

  • Vicious Thai Stir Fry
  • Phuket!
  • Jungle Grub
  • Kwaai Curry
  • Bah Thai
  • Kee Ray Sticky Rice
  • Ee Stir Fry
  • Katoey Bananas
  • Hoop Pahk Noodles
  • Ai Rice
  • Jack Dor Sun
  • Ai Kwai Wings
  • Ee Ngo Rolls
  • Ai Bah Fried Rice
  • Kee Ngok Stay
  • Ladyboy Split
  • Ai Wen Soup
  • Pork Dor Sun
  • Stuffed Hee Mah
  • Kuay Noodle Soup
  • Ngo Stir Fry
  • Kee Ray Flat Noodles With Soy Sauce
  • Spicy Ding-Dong
  • Dor Sun Spring Roll
  • Thai Kee Nok Cake
  • Arai Wah Durian
  • Dor Sun Sai Ooah
  • Kwai Hoy Tod
  • Kwai Noodles
  • Mung Rice
  • Sticky Ngo Rice
  • Thai Bah-Rbecue
  • Mung Kratha
  • Kee Ngok Coconut Soup
  • Nah Gliat Fried Rice
  • Hoop Pahk Fried Noodles
  • Pad Kwai
  • Tom Yum Ee-Dtua
  • Stuffed Thai Dor Sun
  • Kee Ngok Noodle Soup
  • Lab Moo Kee Nok
  • Minced Pork Kwai
  • Ding-Dong Curry
  • Thai Hard Pork
  • Tongue Thai’d
  • Thainatown Curry
  • Thai Me Up Pork
  • Kai Jeoul
  • Thai Your Chews
  • Thai Pad
  • Pho King Fried Rice
  • Curry Phuket
  • Pad See Eew
  • Koor Kai
  • Stink Beans
  • Kee Ngok Chicken Feet
  • Kee Ray Green Curry
  • Thai One Chicken Curry
  • Pork Phorn
  • Katoey Hotdogs
  • Bah Stew
  • Ai Wen Noodles
  • Stew Mung
  • Nude Crunk Balls
  • Puke Honey Beans
  • Cemen Dip
  • Golden Gaytime
  • Collon Creams
  • Slut Soup
  • Willy Curry
  • Fuk Tong
  • Fluted Pumpkin
  • Mung Bean
  • Cockalorum
  • Wasp Crackers
  • Deep-Fried Kee Nok
  • Arai Wah Fish Cake
  • Steamed Fish Gra-Dor
  • Thai Spring Hee
  • Hoop Pahk Noodles

Guidelines for Naming Your Restaurant

Delicious Pad Thai dish.

If none of these suggestions were the ideal match for your business, not to worry. There are plenty of time-tested approaches you can use to come up with a winning brand. Here are some proven ideas:

  • Regional: A time-tested approach to differentiate your restaurant is to reference a specific region or city within Thailand. Bangkok is a popular example, but you can reference locations like Chiang Mai, Pattaya City, and Hua Hin that are more unique.
  • Food Type: By referencing a specific dishes like Tom Yum, Pad Thai or fried rice you can create a distinct brand. It there’s a dish you want to make the specialty in your restaurant this is a terrific option.
  • Geographic Beauty: One of the compelling aspects of Thailand is the wide range of landscapes. From the ocean to mountain ranges to lush gardens. You can call-out this beauty in your name.

We hope this guides helps you figure out what to call your future restaurant. If you’re in the process of starting a restaurant, but aren’t 100% confident read our guide: Cooking is My Passion. Should I Start a Restaurant?

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Beef and Rice dish.

Pun-Tastic Names

Humor is in the eye of the beholder. If you decide to utilize a funny name be aware that different customers have different perspective on amusing or offensive. While there’s nothing wrong with a quick-witted name, you shouldn’t pick anything that offends guests.

  • French Fry Thai
  • That Guy is Thai
  • The Thai Guy
  • Bow Thai
  • The ButterThai
  • Boston Cream Thai
  • Mag Thai
  • Goodbye Thai
  • Small Fry Thai
  • Thai Us Together
  • Bad Thai
  • Khao Phat Up to Bat
  • Tom Yum Kung Fu

Related Reading: How I Converted a House into a Fully Licensed Restaurant (Part 1)

  • Satay All Day
  • Fat Phat Khana
  • The Black Thai
  • Thai Potpie
  • Tik-Tok Bangkok
  • Belly in Bangkok
  • May I Have Som Tam
  • Ball Kap Klaem
  • Why Thai?
  • Wet Market Cooked Rice
  • Give us a Thai
  • Coolie Cuisine

Original Names

Red Curry Shrimp.

If you’re looking for a name that’s more traditional use this list for inspiration. After all, you don’t need to be funny to operate a successful restaurant. You just need terrific food and commitment to customer service.
  • Blue Sky Thai Food
  • Thai BBQ
  • Tasty Thai
  • Curry Collective
  • Khanom Corner
  • Mid-July Thai
  • Thailand Eatery
  • The Garden Thai
  • The Queen of Bangkok
  • The Floating Market
  • The Dining Canal
  • The Fruits of Thailand
  • Traditional Siam
  • Delicious Thai Curry
  • Tom Yum Cuisine
  • The Pearl of Papaya
  • Papa’s Papaya
  • Dining in Bangkok
  • Bangkok Beef
  • Passport to Thailand
  • Express Thai
  • Thai Organic
  • Bangkok Kitchen
  • Mom’s PadThai Kitchen
  • The Thai Galley
  • The PadThai Cookhouse
  • Curry Cookhouse
  • The French-Thai Diner
  • Curry Canteen
  • Clean Thai
  • Thai Bubble Tea All Day
  • Cooking in Thai
  • Tickling Thai
  • The Gourmet French-Thai Cuisine
  • Culinary Thai

Thai Restaurant Name Ideas

  • Thai Food Hub
  • Happy Kings
  • Spicy Wok
  • Thai Paradise
  • Thai Food Heaven
  • Spicy Tables
  • Thai Memories
  • Phuket Cafe
  • Southeast Asian Grill
  • Taste Thai
  • Experience Xāh̄ār
  • Golden Leaf Cafe
  • Elephant Spot
  • Thai Food Trip
  • Nourish
  • Spicy Avenue
  • Chicken Kitchen
  • Siam Hut
  • Krabi Patty
  • Sukhothai Bistro
  • Krung Thep Grill
  • Banh Mi Thai
  • Bangkoker
  • Samlaw Strip
  • Mu Kratha Way
  • Kitchen Spoon
  • Wing Do Eatery
  • Try Thai
  • Siamaya
  • High Thai
  • Spicy Me
  • Thai King
  • Siamese Kins
  • Bangkok Flavor
  • Thanai
  • Spicy Eats
  • Bangkok Club
  • Siam Gourmet
  • Yum Cha
  • Suara Thai
  • Pong Siam
  • Palm Thai
  • Bangkok Chef
  • Ving Khong
  • Boon Road
  • Bangkok Me Siam
  • Spicy Spice
  • Chailok
  • Khampong
  • SaSa
  • Palam Thai
  • Siam Sam
  • Padthayana
  • New Age Thai Cuisine
  • Bamboo Plate
  • Thai Star
  • My Taste
  • Thai Spice
  • Suha Thai
  • Thalai
  • Thai Belly
  • Taste Thai
  • Jee Thai
  • Siam Krom
  • Padaya
  • Thai Grill
  • Nana Chai
  • Nam Thai
  • Zaiyana
  • Mai Teng
  • Gastro Thai
  • Xāh̄ār Spot
  • Thai Munch
  • Nana Mia
  • Thai Noodie
  • Luan Thai
  • Mais Thai
  • Trim Noodle
  • Muak Thai
  • Spice Idea

Thai Food Truck Name Ideas

  • Thai Express
  • Pad Thai Madness
  • VIP Noodles
  • Canto Bite
  • Curry Out
  • Bangkok Truck
  • Hungry Thai
  • Thai Truck
  • Bamboo Roll
  • Thai Food Guy
  • Trucksalicious
  • Thai Vibes
  • Bangkok Spice
  • Siam Stop
  • My Bangkok Truck
  • Spicy Corner
  • Thai Mobile Kitchen
  • Bangkok Wok
  • Thai Foodie
  • Ora Noodles
  • Pad Thai On Wheels
  • Bangkok Express
  • Spicy Blends
  • Yummy Road
  • Thai And Roll
  • Aroma Truck
  • Thai Lunch
  • Siam Hoi
  • Odd Thai
  • Thai Fried
  • Food Truck King
  • Tom Yum Goody
  • Khao Pad Fad
  • The Red Curry Truck
  • Stir Fried Delight
  • The Coconut Club
  • Rice On A Truck
  • Tom Sam’s
  • Thai Holy Trilogy
  • Sweet And Sour Hour
  • Iconic Dishes Thailand
  • Delicious Thailand
  • Hot Wok
  • Spiced Thoughts
  • Noodle Doodles
  • Goong Toppings
  • Spicy Levels
  • Melting Pot
  • Pride Rice
  • East Asian Flavors
  • Spicy Palate
  • Naturally Spicy
  • Dessert Alert
  • Chilly Willy
  • Creamy Island
  • Incredible Eats
  • Local Flavors
  • Thai Path
  • Noodles On Wheels
  • Thai Sea Legend
  • Hoop Soup
  • Curry Sea
  • Thai Fusion
  • Spicy Buddies
  • Thai What?
  • Guru Cuisine
  • Fresh Wraps
  • My Thai Box
  • Phuket Taste
  • Lucky To Go
  • Red Mango
  • Thai Leaf
  • Taste Thai Express
  • Thai Connection
  • Thainasty
  • Khao Pad Truck
  • Stir Fry On The Fly
  • Skewered
  • Spicy Bytes
  • Curry Nation

Funny Thai Restaurant Name Ideas

  • Step In Curry
  • Nam Phrikish
  • Curry In A Hurry
  • Crazy Food
  • Thai-hard
  • Get Rich or Thai Tryin’
  • All Rice
  • Live and Let Thai
  • Rice Of The Guardians
  • Thai Me a River
  • Do or Thai
  • On The Rice
  • Boys Don’t Thai
  • Curry Up, We’re Dreaming
  • Rice To Power
  • You Can’t Curry Love
  • Cash And Curry
  • Rice Of The Phoenix
  • Curry Over
  • Rice And Fall
  • Curry On
  • Rice Up
  • Jim Curry
  • Thigh Cuisine
  • Curry Fisher
  • Thai High
  • Sun Rice
  • Curry Bradshaw
  • Pad Thigh
  • Curry Underwood
  • Thai Bone
  • Rice Of An Empire
  • Muay Thigh
  • Rice Above
  • Sat Thigh
  • Rice And Shine
  • Spicy City
  • High Rice
  • Ayesha Curry
  • Rice Of Skywalker
  • Curry Scurry

Related Reading: 447+ Clever to Hilarious Chinese Restaurant Name Ideas 

  • Rice of Nations
  • Curry Home
  • Rice Tag
  • Cock A Noodle Doo
  • Asking Rice
  • The Rice Is Right
  • Rice Ceiling
  • Don’t Curry Darling
  • Rice Club
  • Why Curry
  • Rice Point
  • Curry Vision
  • Rice Waterhouse
  • Curry Tongue
  • Rice Drop
  • Slice And Rice
  • Rice Of Fame
  • Spice Girls
  • Rice Index
  • Spice Of Life
  • Kimbo Spice
  • Spice And Dice
  • Chili Thing
  • Spice Chairman
  • Miami Spice
  • Spice Squad
  • Cheeky Cooks
  • Spice Grip
  • Quip And Curry
  • Spice Like Us
  • Chili Willy
  • Spice At Work
  • Chili Fellows
  • Tiger Chili
  • Chilli Joel
  • Think Spice
  • Chilli Munster
  • Chili Ray Cyrus
  • Chili Crystal

Vegetarian Thai Restaurant Names

  • Green Garden
  • Garden Thai
  • Fresh Treasures
  • Happylife
  • Fresh Places
  • Healthy Potion
  • Veggie Hut
  • Nutri Zen
  • Green Lotus
  • Light Pal
  • Flavor Garden
  • Tropic Bloom
  • Sprout Cuisine
  • Forest Nest
  • Honest Palate
  • Springly Choice
  • Farm To Fryer
  • Herb Thai
  • Cuisine Quest
  • Herb Leafy
  • Bloom Platter
  • Pure Plate
  • Soyful Heart
  • Bubble Grass
  • Flavor Vine
  • Mindful Dish
  • Spicy Leaf
  • Smoked Curry
  • Fern Pad
  • Cook Root
  • Root Starve
  • Coconut Broth
  • Basil Blooms
  • Artistic Sprouts
  • Leafy Zen
  • Lemongrass Kitchen
  • Passionately Peppered
  • Flavor Veggie
  • Purple Dragonfly
  • Grove Flavors
  • Vegan Thai
  • Bean Blossoms
  • Visionary Veggies
  • Thai Sprout
  • Olive Siam
  • Bare Spice
  • Cilantro Kitchen
  • Lentil Genius
  • Thai Greenhouse
  • Golden Spice
  • Chilli’s Origin
  • My Coriander Kitchen
  • The Spice Box
  • Opulence Platter
  • Mother Sprouts
  • Wholistic Slice
  • Herb Craves
  • Ginger Laughter
  • Earthly Cuisines
  • Savor Mint
  • Tofu Hut
  • Veggies Bistro
  • Dining Greens
  • Herb House
  • Vegan Pal
  • Grass Roots Kitchen
  • Yin Vegetarian
  • The Mindful Chef
  • Thai Fresh
  • Lentil Fusion
  • Veggers
  • Thai Greens
  • Garden Pantry
  • Mystic Table
  • Spice Island
  • Green Kitchen
  • Herbivita
  • All Leaf
  • Herbivore
  • Veggify
  • Aroma Fresh

Rude Thai Food Names

  • Vicious Thai Stir Fry
  • Phuket!
  • Jungle Grub
  • Kwaai Curry
  • Bah Thai
  • Kee Ray Sticky Rice
  • Ee Stir Fry
  • Katoey Bananas
  • Hoop Pahk Noodles
  • Ai Rice
  • Jack Dor Sun
  • Ai Kwai Wings
  • Ee Ngo Rolls
  • Ai Bah Fried Rice
  • Kee Ngok Stay
  • Ladyboy Split
  • Ai Wen Soup
  • Pork Dor Sun
  • Stuffed Hee Mah
  • Kuay Noodle Soup
  • Ngo Stir Fry
  • Kee Ray Flat Noodles With Soy Sauce
  • Spicy Ding-Dong
  • Dor Sun Spring Roll
  • Thai Kee Nok Cake
  • Arai Wah Durian
  • Dor Sun Sai Ooah
  • Kwai Hoy Tod
  • Kwai Noodles
  • Mung Rice
  • Sticky Ngo Rice
  • Thai Bah-Rbecue
  • Mung Kratha
  • Kee Ngok Coconut Soup
  • Nah Gliat Fried Rice
  • Hoop Pahk Fried Noodles
  • Pad Kwai
  • Tom Yum Ee-Dtua
  • Stuffed Thai Dor Sun
  • Kee Ngok Noodle Soup
  • Lab Moo Kee Nok
  • Minced Pork Kwai
  • Ding-Dong Curry
  • Thai Hard Pork
  • Tongue Thai’d
  • Thainatown Curry
  • Thai Me Up Pork
  • Kai Jeoul
  • Thai Your Chews
  • Thai Pad
  • Pho King Fried Rice
  • Curry Phuket
  • Pad See Eew
  • Koor Kai
  • Stink Beans
  • Kee Ngok Chicken Feet
  • Kee Ray Green Curry
  • Thai One Chicken Curry
  • Pork Phorn
  • Katoey Hotdogs
  • Bah Stew
  • Ai Wen Noodles
  • Stew Mung
  • Nude Crunk Balls
  • Puke Honey Beans
  • Cemen Dip
  • Golden Gaytime
  • Collon Creams
  • Slut Soup
  • Willy Curry
  • Fuk Tong
  • Fluted Pumpkin
  • Mung Bean
  • Cockalorum
  • Wasp Crackers
  • Deep-Fried Kee Nok
  • Arai Wah Fish Cake
  • Steamed Fish Gra-Dor
  • Thai Spring Hee
  • Hoop Pahk Noodles

Guidelines for Naming Your Restaurant

Delicious Pad Thai dish.

If none of these suggestions were the ideal match for your business, not to worry. There are plenty of time-tested approaches you can use to come up with a winning brand. Here are some proven ideas:

  • Regional: A time-tested approach to differentiate your restaurant is to reference a specific region or city within Thailand. Bangkok is a popular example, but you can reference locations like Chiang Mai, Pattaya City, and Hua Hin that are more unique.
  • Food Type: By referencing a specific dishes like Tom Yum, Pad Thai or fried rice you can create a distinct brand. It there’s a dish you want to make the specialty in your restaurant this is a terrific option.
  • Geographic Beauty: One of the compelling aspects of Thailand is the wide range of landscapes. From the ocean to mountain ranges to lush gardens. You can call-out this beauty in your name.

We hope this guides helps you figure out what to call your future restaurant. If you’re in the process of starting a restaurant, but aren’t 100% confident read our guide: Cooking is My Passion. Should I Start a Restaurant?

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