In search of a new favorite Thai spot?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Thai spots around Portland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to achieve your dreams.
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First on the list is Boda. Located at 671 Congress St., the Thai spot, which offers tapas and more, is the highest-rated Thai restaurant in Portland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 434 reviews on Yelp.
2. Mi Sen Noodle Bar
Next up is Mi Sen Noodle Bar, situated at 630 Congress St. With 4.5 stars out of 254 reviews on Yelp, the Thai and Asian fusion spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Thai Esaan
Deering Center's Thai Esaan, located at 849 Forest Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Thai spot 4.5 stars out of 64 reviews.
4. Pom's Thai Taste
Pom's Thai Taste, a Thai spot, is another go-to, with four stars out of 146 Yelp reviews. Head over to 571 Congress St. to see for yourself.
Deciding when to check out the top spots above? Saturdays tend to be the busiest days of the week for consumer spending at restaurants across the Portland area, while Tuesdays are least busy, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of CRM and business insights for small businesses. Last year, average daily transactions at restaurants grew to 65 per business on Saturdays, almost twice the average on Tuesdays.