About Us

1st is Ballantyne's newest restaurant for authentic Thai Food. Located in The Shoppes at Blakeney, you'll find we've given the restaurant a new look with a Thai Food flare. The Owners of Thai1stBistro.com is no stranger to the restaurant industry. He has spent 20 years in the business including being part owner in Charlotte's own Sushi 101. Besides our name change, nothing else has changed at Thai 1st. We are still serving up delicious Thai Food and offer the same great service that we have since we first opened. Thai 1st offers a family friendly environment with a cozy feel.  Our look boasts a welcoming entrance adjacent to our bar.  Our open-air kitchen opens up to our quaint lunch and dinner area. Come relax on our patio and enjoy the outside entertainment that runs throughout the summer as you enjoy your Thai food. With a playground that is sure to please any child just off of our patio, you are sure to enjoy your dinner as you watch the children enjoy their

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Our Location


The Shoppes at Blakeney  
9824 Rea Road
Suite B
Charlotte, NC 28277
Ph: 704.541.9099
Fax: 704.541.9033

Hours of Operation

  • Monday -Friday 11:00am - 10:00pm
  • Saturday: 12:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Sunday: 12:00pm  -  9:00pm
  • 11:00 am -2:30 pm
  • Dinner is served 5:00pm-10:00pm.
  • On Sunday's we will be open for Lunch and Dinner from
  • 12:00 pm -9:00 pm