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Mai Thai

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2249 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia, SC 29169
803 939-4795
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    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
A little taste to Thai in the South

Don't judge a book by it's cover. This little restaurant is tucked away in a very average strip mall. Some of the best kept secrets are in unassuming places. My daughter and went there for dinner and split sate, larb and pad thai. All were very good. Attentive service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Raleigh, NC
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Raleigh, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Don't judge a book by it's cover. This little restaurant is tucked away in a very average strip mall. Some of the best kept secrets are in unassuming places. My daughter and went there for dinner and split sate, larb and pad thai. All were very good. Attentive service.

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Orangeburg, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Located in strip mall; no " curb appeal" , but pleasant people, good service and delicious food. I had the Wild Shrimp, which was mildly spicy, large shrimp over veggies, with a great sauce. My wife had a curry with chicken and shrimp - also very good. We will hurry back.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I have eaten here several times and am always impressed with the quality of the food and the service. The panang curry is excellent and my favorite. Also the wanton soup is very good- not too salty like most places. Reasonable wine list available. This is the go to place for Thai food in Columbia.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Was on a road trip, staying at a local hotel and decided to get takeout from this place. Wow! Really good Thai food (I wasn't expecting this in South Carolina). Pretty authentic dishes, cooked well. Everything seemed fresh and delicious. A welcome dinner after a long day on the road.

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Sembach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

I'm a lover of Thai food, and I must say that place was worth the drive on a rainy day! Authentic Thai food cooked by Thais! Mmmmm! Great service and decor, too! I will visit again!

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Lexington, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Two absolutely wonderful dishes! The first one "Soft Shell Crab". From the menu "Crispy soft shell crab with house garlic & black pepper sauce on a bed of broccoli, carrot,zucchini, and potato." My two (grown) daughters both raved about this dish. I tried a sample and agree. The second one "Rainbow Duck". Again, from the menu "Boneless crispy duck and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Fresh, flavorful, plentiful food, fixed as requested. Especially liked theThai Tea and the Mango and Sticky Rice Dessert Special - enough for two. We did not feel rushed and the servers were friendly and attentive.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

The food is good but the service is awful. It's a shame because the community has supported this business but their attitude is terrible.

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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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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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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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