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Rua Fernandes Guimaraes, 82 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-000, Brazil
+55 21 3172-5566
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: My Thai offers individually cooked Thai favorites, cooked in high...
My Thai offers individually cooked Thai favorites, cooked in high heat,"fine" fast food style in a modern and casual surroundings. The client orders their meal at the counter and when it's ready we bring it to the table. Unlike other fast food options, our food is delicious and healthy and you can have an adult drink with your meal. Monday to Saturday - 11:30am to 11:00pm.
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  • 61
    Very good
  • 22
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Surprisingly different, definitely good

An English friend of mine turned me on to My Thai about two months ago. it is a bit off the beaten path, but definitely worth a visit, especially if you want something different from the standard Rio de Janeiro fare, which is a piece of meat or fish sauteed on a griddle, 2-3 starchy sides, and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
wwpalmer
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Rio de Janeiro
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Rio de Janeiro
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

An English friend of mine turned me on to My Thai about two months ago. it is a bit off the beaten path, but definitely worth a visit, especially if you want something different from the standard Rio de Janeiro fare, which is a piece of meat or fish sauteed on a griddle, 2-3 starchy sides, and (maybe) a lettuce,... More 

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Saltillo, Mexico
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The food here is very good. I recommend the sampler pack to taste 7 different dishes. The place is small and very simple, nothing fancy. And the neighborhood may be scary specially at night.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I ate here two evenings in a row. I liked the food so much! Their is absolutely nothing wrong with food. However, I would not call it Thai. I would call it a amalgamation of Asian food..Lot of Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese and Indian flavors. The Ginger chillie chicken is worth dying for. highly highly recomended! The guy sitting on the... More 

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Santos, SP
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I've been recently to Thailand and Vietnam and have tried lots of asian local food. This was my first Thai restaurant after returning from this trip and I was quite surprising by the food quality and taste due to my raised standards. Me and my girlfriend had the raw springrolls (I thought they were okay), a green curry (really well... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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123 reviews 123 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is essentially a takeout place with seating options. While the food is tasty and very reasonable, the atmosphere is fast food practical. Not for romance but good with a family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Great curry in Rio, food is fresh and service is friendly and fast , must visit if you are looking for curry or thai....made me think of World of Curry in California

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Salvador, BA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I was in Rio for a few nights and a friend suggested going to My Thai. What a great experience. It´s a hidden gem. Nice surroundings and friendly staff. But it´s the FOOD - it is something else. If you like Thai food you have to go there. All natural ingredients and at a great price. I enjoyed it so... More 

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MichaelTM, Owner at My Thai, responded to this review

Dear Daniel D, Thank you for your reviee. * What a great experience. It´s a hidden gem.* We couldn't say it better ourselves. Do visit us again next time your in Rio. Many Thanks. More 

Summit, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We sought out an Asian restaurant in Rio as a change of pace after 10 days of grilled meat and black beans. Although not a top tier restaurant, this fit the bill nicely. The quality of the food was pretty good, not great. This is not a pretentious place - you order your food at a counter like fast food... More 

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MichaelTM, Owner at My Thai, responded to this review

Dear David B, Thank you for your review. * sought out an Asian restaurant in Rio as a change of pace after 10 days of grilled meat and black beans* and * We took our time, enjoyed the meal and the experience*. We are very happy to provide you with a healthier alternative while you were in Rio. Do come... More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great food, service and quality! Nice to finally find good and affordable Thai in Rio. Highly recommend!

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MichaelTM, Owner at My Thai, responded to this review

Dear Alex C, Thanks for the review. *Nice to finally find good and affordable Thai in Rio.* That's exactly what we set out to do. Pleased to serve you. Many thanks. More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We have eaten Thai food all over the world, everywhere from Australia to Alaska, including Thailand. i can honestly say that until today I had never had a bad Thai dining experience. Unfortunately, the food being served at My Thai, just doesn't qualify as Thai! The defining dish of all Thai cuisine is chicken green curry. At My Thai we... More 

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MichaelTM, Owner at My Thai, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for your review. It took us some time to answer to it due to the bizarre accusation, but thanks to the visit of 14 Thai nationals last Saturday, who loved our food, we decided to answer you because we couldn't let your false accusations just sit there. Our Thai costumers, like you, had the green curry,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Fernandes Guimaraes, 82 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Botafogo
  • Neighborhood: Botafogo
  • Phone Number: +55 21 3172-5566

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 18
  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai

Description

My Thai offers individually cooked Thai favorites, cooked in high heat,"fine" fast food style in a modern and casual surroundings. The client orders their meal at the counter and when it's ready we bring it to the table. Unlike other fast food options, our food is delicious and healthy and you can have an adult drink with your meal. Monday to Saturday - 11:30am to 11:00pm.
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?