Traveling may not be friendly on the wallet these days, but food is always a great way to take your tongue on an international adventure. If you’re looking for an escape this Spring, White Elephant is calling your name.
This modern Thai concept is serving up traditional and globally-inspired cuisine, and conveniently located in two SoCal areas: Downtown Los Angeles and Anaheim, at the infamous Anaheim Packing House.

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If you’re unfamiliar, White Elephant (@whiteelephant_thai) is a family-owned restaurant specializing in elevated, yet approachable Thai dishes with fresh twists. Whether you’re a classic Thai food enthusiast or seeking something new, White Elephant’s menu is packed with offerings that will satisfy every craving, while enticing you to come back again and again.
Some menu highlights include:
  • Delectable Salmon Belly Tartare and Basil Chicken Wings.
  • Timeless Thai staples like Pad Thai, Thai Fried Rice, and Tom Kha.
  • New flavors in White Elephant’s signature dishes like the Crispy Branzino, Imperial Crab Curry, and Braised A5 Panang or the customizable contemporary platters including the Crying Tiger Steak, Honey Pork Belly and Coconut Milk Fried Chicken.
With two locations in Southern California, White Elephant’s menu remains true to Thailand roots while also featuring ingredients and recipes influenced by the region, such as seafood, plant-based ingredients, and alternative meats. This allows diners to feel right at home in a warm and lively atmosphere while exploring authentic Thai fare.

A Special Earth Day Celebration

In addition to being an exceptional experience any day of the year, White Elephant is making Earth Day week, even more spectacular with a special menu!


This limited-time menu highlights plant-based offerings and alternative meat choices for the week of Earth Day (4/21 – 4/27). Additionally, all food waste from the week will also be donated to LA Compost to help local ecosystems thrive.


The briefly available menu includes:

  • Basil Puffy Tofu, with marinated tofu, miso tofu cream, fried garlic, crispy basil, and sweet and spicy sauce
  • Roasted Miso Cabbage, with miso tofu cream, miso honey glaze, Chunk shreds, crispy onions, and chives.

And light menu items offer a mix of seafood and chicken paired with fresh vegetables including:

  • Salmon Belly Tartare
  • Papaya Salad
  • Pad Thai Seafood
  • Turmeric Grilled Chicken
  • and Chilean Seabass.