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Nidda Thai Cuisine

1226 Westheimer
Houston, TX 77006


  • Sun 12pm-9:30pm, Mon-Fri 11am-2:30pm, Mon-Thu 5pm-9:30pm, Fri 5pm-10pm, Sat 12pm-10pm
  • $$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Beer/Wine
  • Catering, Private-group dining
  • Lot available, On-street
  • Reservations Accepted, Not necessary
Nidda Thai Cuisine is one of Houston's oldest Thai restaurants, and the little restaurant on Lower Westheimer has been serving excellent Thai cuisine - always made from scratch, even the curries - since the early '80s, when it was called Renu's and later Bangkok Palace. Regardless of name, the restaurant has always been a Montrose institution, welcoming people from all walks of life who are just interested in a cold Singha beer, a friendly smile and a plate of chu chee eggplant in rich red curry sauce or a peppy Pad Thai covered in peanuts.

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