Elegant and comfortable, this Oakland Park restaurant is like no other Thai eatery in South Florida.

By John Tanasychuk, SouthFlorida.com

Thai Spice isn’t much from the outside. The main parking lot is cramped. The plaza could use some freshening. Even the sign in the parking lot needs updating.

It all belies what happens when you get beyond the front door.

The entire restaurant kind of glimmers. It’s not too dim and not too bright, with LED torches changing from purple to blue to yellow to white. Each dining room — Amber, Blue, Emerald — is named after the color of lighting pendant used to illuminate each space. Huge aquariums provide even more glowing light. Every room seems more comfortable than the last, with huge upholstered booths, plush chairs and a sound system that will have you tapping your toe.

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