Welcome to the Khao Thai Restaurant

About Us

The owner / manager of the restaurant is Ms. Par Jit-u-rai. Par grew up in a restaurant environment in Bangkok, Thailand. Par obtained her Bachelor of Arts, in Business Administration, from the University of Bradford, in the United Kingdom in 2000.Par moved to Ottawa with her family in September 2001. After working in various Thai restaurants in the Ottawa area for a few years, she then took the opportunity to open her own restaurant when a space became available in the Byward Market. Par was responsible for the design of the interior of the restaurant, the menu, as well as overseeing the construction of the restaurant. Par is also responsible for the organization of all the cultural events held at the restaurant. You may even see her performing in many Thai cultural shows held in Ottawa and Toronto.

Our Chef: Ms. Nittaya Suwanachit

The head chef at Khao Thai Restaurant is Ms. Nitaya Suwanachit. Nitaya has 30 years of experience as a chef, having worked in the world-famous Chatuchak Market, then as a chef for the Thai embassy in the Netherlands, and finally as a chef at the United Nations Regional headquarters in Bangkok. Our kitchen staff members are constantly maintaining a high standard of food freshness and quality in the preparation of all of their meals, to ensure your satisfaction.

Khao Thai Restaurant hours:
Lunch: Monday - Friday | 11:30 am to 2:30 pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Friday - Saturday | 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sunday | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm (with condensed menu)

Please call + 613.241.7276 for reservations