Bhan Baitong

23808 Mercury Rd.
Lake Forest, CA 92630
949-595-0899

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  • Mon-Thur, Sun: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm Fri-Sat: 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Bhan Baitong is a Thai restaurant in Lake Forest. Wavy-cut zucchini, red bell pepper slices, and your choice of protein dot the sea of orange curry, but the copious chunks of pumpkin are the stars of the dish. The soft chunks thankfully maintain their integrity; any further cooking would turn them to mush. To contrast the richness, shreds of basil provide a distinct, herby flavor. Ordered at medium spice level, the subtle heat plays well with the sweetness of the pumpkin. Any hotter than that, and you are on your own, spice fiends.

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