Canton: Shiso Tavern

Some friends and I were out in Canton and really craving pad thai, I had been to Shiso Tavern on the  Canton square before and I know they have excellent sushi as well as other Asian delicacies (such as pad thai) so I suggested we head over there.

Shiso Tavern
Shiso Tavern

We started our meal with an order of the Vegetable Spring Rolls. We were served four spring rolls with dipping sauce. The spring rolls were good and a great way to start off a meal, but nothing particularly special.

Vegetable Spring Rolls
Vegetable Spring Rolls

We also decided to share an order of the Sushi Nachos. The sushi nachos were sliced tuna tataki, avocado, spicy salmon, micro cilantro on a crispy wonton wrapper. These were delicious, the fish was fresh and all the ingredients combined together nicely to create a unique dish.

Sushi Nachos
Sushi Nachos

One of my friends ordered the Chicken Fried Rice. The chicken was tender and the dish was packed with a lot of veggies giving it a lot of flavor. My friend really enjoyed this dish and fortunately it was large enough to allow her to have leftovers for the following day.

Chicken Fried Rice
Chicken Fried Rice

The real reason I wanted to go to Shiso Tavern was for the pad thai. So, I ordered the Chicken Pad Thai, with extra heat and I was not disappointed. The chefs threw in some extra spicy peppers that really elevated this dish for me, the flavors were complex with tender hunks of chicken, veggies and a nice spice that I crave.

Chicken Pad Thai
Chicken Pad Thai

If you’re looking for some great sushi or a pad thai fix in CantonShiso Tavern will certainly not disappoint.

Shiso Tavern is located at 2933 O’Donnell St, in Canton.

Know of any other restaurants serving up delicious pad thai in Canton or nearby that I need to try? Let me know in the comments below!

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Some other spots I’ve enjoyed nearby are Matsuri, Thai Arroy, and XS.

Looking for a place to eat? Check out Rachel’s Baltimore Restaurant List.

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