Thai E-San

616 W. Indian School Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Best Of


  • Daily, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
  • $$; $$$
  • Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair accessible, Kid Friendly, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
While there is an abundance of Thai spots in Central Phoenix, Thai E-San distinguishes itself with bold, pungent flavors and some unusual items that you don't find just anywhere, like tangy sausages filled with pork and pork skin. The service is low-key but gracious; they've even made the inside of a mundane building feel exotic. Entrée portions are practically big enough to share. Read our review.

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