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Mai Yai Thai Orchid


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner

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Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Asian, Thai
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Table Service, Reservations
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All reviews thai food green curry papaya salad fish cakes spring rolls tom yam beef satay prawns fries waterfront area ate here water front last night beautiful sunset nice food spicy
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Reviewed today via mobile

My family of 4 ducked in here from the street and were brought out onto the back terrace immediately and seated at the last free table. We ordered drinks which came pretty quickly and several dishes, none of which ever turned up. There were a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 33Travellers16
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here a couple of times .Whenever I go to a Thailand restaurant the first time I have larp gains to check authenticity .Love their larp and other dishes here .Staff are efficient .They have a 2 for 1 happy hour with both drinks...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank veronicaconley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here twice during our holiday in Kota Kinabalu. The food was really good, I had the massaman curry on both occasions which was perfectly spiced and flavoursome. The staff here are super nice too, would definitely recommend for anyone looking to eat good...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 558malinh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was great and the service fun and friendly. Nice spot for sunset, although as with all the venues along The Waterfront complex - it can be stinky. Highly recommend sitting just inside the restaurant, where you can still feel like you're sitting outside...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank gypsysoyster
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

We really love the location of this restaurant. We had seafood in oyster sauce and panang curry. Thai tea and mango sticky rice were awesome!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Javaneselady90
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

Came here for a late Saturday Lunch. It was our last day in Malaysia so wanted something other than Malaysian Food and on the water front. It was late for lunch time so it was quiet on the waterfront. Happy hour was buy one get...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank voyage_to_venus
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Only stopped off for coffee and soft drinks. The staff are very friendly and the service was with a smile. By the way the was very nice it was there local coffee. Will be back as the food looks delicious.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JohnR848
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Went there for supper. Waiters most welcoming. Most tables were occupied. Waiter made good suggestions. Food was really excellent. Well spiced but not too spicy. The Green curry was excellent.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank miles28
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Nice ambience facing the sea with fishing boats and sea breeze as we dine. We have pineapple fried rice, taufu with Thai chilli sauce, tom yam seafood and salted egg crabs. The food is not too bad and the waiter is friendly. One weakness is...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dr_ganlt
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

We came here after arriving on the airport, as we wanted some good Thai food and this had good reviews on Google. We went at about 9pm, and there were few people sitting on the deck, so we thought let's give it a go. We...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Kayal V
March 12, 2018|
Response from yusufyaran | Reviewed this property |
For KK Water-front market, average (not cheap and not too expensive either)
March 11, 2016|
Response from 185suwitl | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I am sure the place is halal. About the price, I was not rhe one who pay the bill that day, but remember from the menu, i think it's very reasonable.
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