Restaurant Review: Ma Now Thai Kitchen

By Sherman Chan,
Special to The Post


Ma Now sports a modern, clean and tasteful decor. We felt comfortable there. We began our meal with the large order of the Chicken Satay. The skewers boasted a good amount of marinated breast meat that was succulent and tender. It was mildly seasoned and was helped by the peanut sauce. We then had the classic Green Curry with chicken. This was a bit thinner than I would've liked, but it was not devoid of flavour. There were the mild aromatics of coconut milk along with some brininess and a surprising level of heat. We chose mild. It was decently spicy.

We also ordered the Craving Cashew (Pad Med Ma Muang) with prawns as our stir-fried dish. This was subjected to enough wok heat that the sugars caramelized and provided a good balance to the savouriness. The veggies were crisp and vibrant while completely seasoned. The prawns were also flavourful while having a meaty snap. This went well with the side of coconut rice. Our last dish was the Pad Thai with chicken which was my personal favourite. We asked for medium and it was probably more close to spicy at most other places. That was good as that went well with the tang from the tamarind and sweetness of the palm sugar. Once again, there was good caramelization going on. Ma Now Thai was a good suggestion.  Solid food with friendly service.


Ma Now Thai Kitchen

2755 Lougheed Hwy #29, Port Coquitlam, BC


The Good:

• Clean and modern

• Friendly people

• Solid eats


The Bad:

• Maybe just into the pricier category (but not by much)


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