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3403 Milam St, Houston, TX 77002 (Midtown)
(713) 520-7684
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Ranked #737 of 7,315 Restaurants in Houston
Price range: $29 - $31
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Neighborhood: Midtown
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: Mai’s Restaurant was established in 1978. Over the past three decades, we have had the honor to serve the Houston community with our precious family recipes. Mai's Restaurant is committed to providing our patrons with a truly authentic and delicious Vietnamese dining experience. Our goal is to deliver excellence and consistency in product, service, and hospitality. We measure our success by the loyalty of our patrons and staff.
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Houston, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

After hours spent at the convention center, we were looking for a place close, good food, and reasonably priced. Found it! Being very cold (30's) and rainy , we were looking for some hot food, preferably soup. My niece had been to Mai's before & recommended the place- open til 3:30 am for night owls -just as a side note.... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Mai's has been a favorite for years, and I've eaten there regularly. However, lately I've been disappointed in service and food. The last two visits were a little after the lunch rush (around 1:30 - 2:00 p.m.) and both times there was a large table of kitchen personnel eating their lunch in the dining room. Service was very slow, small... More 

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Tomball, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Colorful fresh slices of white onion, red bell peppers, jalapeno peppers, whole snow peas, minced ginger, green onions, a generous portion of meat and steamed white rice was served to me, for the # 107, General Tso' Chicken. The aroma captured my senses. With that first bite, all I could say was Oh Mia Goodness! My food was so delicious.... More 

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Rosenberg, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We drive all the way from Rosenberg to downtown Houston once a week to eat here. I have NEVER had a bad meal here. Best won ton soup I have ever eaten, best Asian made Cornish hen I have ever eaten. I have nothing bad to say about this restaurant.

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Conroe, Texas
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84 reviews 84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I've been a customer of Mai's for the last 15 years. I have been pleased with their food and their service all along. Mai herself is present every day. Years ago she used to be the cashier....but, for the last two years, she's been managing the kitchen and making sure everything is up to par... This after a big fire... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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66 reviews 66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great, all hours asian food, great service and fun spot! I love this place, it is a must try. It's open late after a fun night on the town.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Horrible Service. I went on a 1st date & tried to pay the bill and leave a nice tip. However, I whispered to the waiter to type in my CC#; my magnetic strip will not work. I'm with a group of close friends, an attractive woman, and her best guy friend. He said "You're card is declined, it won't work."... More 

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Houston, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My first experience of Vietnamese food. My husband eats here with his friends a lot and so he took me there for dinner last week as we had only a short time to eat. The food came out very quickly, was well cooked and hot. I ordered the crispy noodles with meat, fish and veg. The plate was heaped with... More 

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Katy, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Met my wife for lunch. The food was great and came out very fast. The server was extremely helpful, too.

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Houston, Texas
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304 restaurant reviews
287 helpful votes 287 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Went to Mia's for lunch. I haven't been in awhile. To be frank it was terrible and ridiculously expensive. First we ordered an appetizer...the Cha Gio (fried spring rolls). I'm not a fan of fried food to begin with but my buddy wanted them. The came out piping hot with plenty of lettuce to wrap them in. The only thing... More 

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Additional Information about Mai's Restaurant

Address: 3403 Milam St, Houston, TX 77002
Phone Number: (713) 520-7684
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Midtown
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Average Prices: USD 29 - 31
Cuisine: Vietnamese

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