Subway: Blue to Damen(773) 489-5747 thai-lagoon.com41.910610 -87.685759 2322 W North Ave (at Claremont Ave) West Town, Chicago
Lunch (Fri–Sun), dinnerAverage main course: $9
True, this long-standing Thai spot is an Anglo favorite that isn’t going to whip This long-standing Thai spot is an Anglo favorite, but we like that we can visit for an inexpensive dinner with friends, bring a bottle of wine and settle into the low-lit room for consistent, tasty, somewhat pan-Asian eats. Green-curry tofu is rich and fragrant, studded with green “globe” eggplants and basil leaves. Tom kha soup packs plenty of lime punch, as well as a garden of vegetables. And modernized creations deliver flair, especially the sesame-crusted tuna with ginger sauce.