• Monday Closed
  • Tuesday - Saturday 11a-3p
  • 4p-8p
576 #1 Upward Rd.
Flat Rock, NC 28731


Boonchoo, meaning "Good Karma" in Thai, focuses on authentic northeastern and central Thai cuisine. We select only the freshest ingredients to create balanced dishes that are delicious and make you feel like you are eating in Thailand.

We strive to be a comfortable, Upward Road neighborhood restaurant that serves excellent, fresh, and authentic Thai food at affordable prices all day.

Come experience our food and atmosphere. You'll be sure to enjoy our traditional family Thai food. We're sure you'll be impressed.



Call Ahead Drive-Thru

Phone in your order, and we'll have it ready for you to pick up in our drive-thru.


Easy access from I-26

A very short drive from I-26, 1/2 mile from the exit, just off the exit ramp.


Dine-in or takeout

We'll cook it fresh for you either way, made just for you after you order.

Quiet Mountain Dining

Enjoy your meal in our comfortable dining area lighted by lots of daylight, or go out onto the sidewalk to enjoy the mountain air.
Order at the counter and we'll bring the food to you when it's ready.

Spicy—or not

You can pick your own level of heat. Choose from 0-5. We'll make it how you like it.


We're close to many hotels that are just off the interstate. Take a short drive to check us out!

Student Discount

Ask about our discount for students, available when you show a current school ID.

Some of Our Dishes

Options are good. Here are a few you'll be able to choose!

Drunken Noodles

This is with the shrimp option.

Sweet and Sour

Your choice of protein, chicken shown here.
Chicken Cheese Spring Roll
Larb Chicken Salad

"But enough about trends..."

"Boonchoo's food, too, is wide awake: spirited, on point, and generously portioned. There's no small-plate foolishness: servings come in two sizes—'hungry' and 'really hungry.'"

—Blaise Covert
Bold Life, November 2017


We strive to produce authentic Thai food as presented on the street in northeast Thailand, full of flavor, using the freshest spices and ingredients.


Boonchoo Thai Express
576 #1 Upward Rd,
Flat Rock, NC 28731
(828) 435-9077