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2249 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia, SC 29169
803 939-4795
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Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Love this place

We go there often for lunch. Love the duck salad. Have taken many co workers there and any time we go out for lunch this is the place we all want to go too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Tammy H
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West Columbia, South Carolina
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West Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We go there often for lunch. Love the duck salad. Have taken many co workers there and any time we go out for lunch this is the place we all want to go too.

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Columbia South Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Visited twice now and enjoyed it very much both times. Just one notch below Excellent only because the service, though good, is not overwhelmingly engaging. Doesn't really impact the experience but simply worth noting. The menu is varied...one of those where it's hard to decide on one item. Started with the Golden Angels, which are cream cheese Won Ton's that... More 

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Being a vegetarian can be tricky in the south when you come to expect flavorful, delicious options when treating yourself to a dinner out. I'm a huge fan of Thai, Indian and Japanese hot pot when they are done right, and Mai Thai gets it right. My favorites off the menu are the Tofu Drunken Noodles (super tasty, perfect spice... More 

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Our friends have raved about this place to us for months as the best Thai food in town. We can see why they love this place so much; great atmosphere and delicious, reasonably priced food! Lots of flavor in the food, and everything tasted fresh. Additionally, the service is great. Very attentive servers who do a good job of refilling... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This place is a gem! Food is authentic and amazing! Staff very friendly and attentive! If you are looking for the BEST Thai restaurant around...this is IT!!

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Columbia, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Not my best dining experience...poor service, what appeared to be frozen food poorly reheated, over-priced, and highly over-rated.

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Christiansburg, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food was prepared fresh and was quite good. It could have used a little more spice, but otherwise it was very good.

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pa
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77 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Based on other posts we arrived as early as we could on a Saturday night to avoid a long wait, knowing we had a group of 7. Luckily we didn't have a long wait but this restaurant was hopping! Just a few servers juggling multiple tables but they did it with beautiful smiles and were very attentive. It took a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

As a South East Asian who has been living in Columbia for years, I'd acknowledge Mai Thai as the best place in town for authentic Thai foods! I always took my family here every time we craves for Thai food. Small tip: come earlier during weekend or you will wait in a long line.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

You would never know such good food was hiding in this out of the way strip mall. The service was efficient but not pushy. The decor was surprisingly nice (clean, fairly trendy). Pricing is very fair. And of course, the food is excellent. The coconut soup was fresh; the pad Thai was one of the best I have had lately.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2249 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia, SC 29169
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
  • Phone Number: 803 939-4795

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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