Thai Box 2Go – Inexpensive Thai Lunch in New West

Don’t let the name fool you… Thai Box 2Go isn’t just for take-out.  Located in New West on the 400-block of Sixth Street, this relatively small restaurant has comfortable seating in a clean environment with orange wall and rich wood tones in the furniture.

When I visited for lunch during the weekday in mid-September (they mentioned that they had been opened for about 5 months), it started out very quiet and service was attentive.  However, it started to get busier around noon and it became progressively more difficult to attract the attention of the busy waitress.

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Their lunch specials are pretty good deals.  I grabbed the Green Curry Chicken Lunch Special ($7.96) and asked them to bump up the spice level (you can see the chili flakes in the picture below).  The lunch special came with a simple salad and a crispy wonton.  The wonton filling was pretty tiny but it had a nice crumch to the wonton wrapper.

The curry was quite good and had eggplant, peppers, and Thai basil.  I’m glad I asked for the heat kicked up a notch… it proved to be the perfect heat for my preferences without being overpowering.  For the price, it’s a good meal for lunch.

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I decided to try some dishes “2go” and grabbed the Roasted Duck Red Curry ($12.96) and Pad Thai with Prawns ($9.96).

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For some reason, this place really reminds me of Tip Thai in Poco.

110 – 418 Sixth Street
New Westminster, BC

www.thaibox2go.ca

Thai Box 2Go on Urbanspoon

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Posted on November 17, 2013, in Restaurant Review, Thai and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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