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Mai Thai Cafe

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140 N Main St, Wheaton, IL 60187-5327
+1 630-510-3680
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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526 reviews
305 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'll just admit right up front that I've never even tried anything other than the Pad Thai but I return again and again for that delicious offering. Mai Thai has the best Pad Thai I've ever had anywhere and believe me, I have it a lot. I love that they will adjust the spice level to your personal preference. Be... More 

Thank Jewelsworld
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Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

The gentleman taking our order was very informative, patient, amd kind. Everything we ordered was delicious. I will definitely be back w more friends next time.

Thank Sven C
Wheaton, Illinois
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 13, 2017

They downgraded their service to be an eat-in carry-out. Thai food is very good. My choice 25 times. Esp the ginger chicken, but others swear by the curry.

Thank dennisehrman
Chicago, Illinois
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137 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

The food is very good. I have a pretty high tolerance for spicy food and ordered my basil rice 'medium' spicy and it was way too hot for me. Like I couldn't taste anything else. Not that they didn't warn me (see photo) I'll go back but next time will order mild or mild 'plus'. The cashew chicken was very... More 

Thank ilpiccs
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Fair food, paper plates, stirfry noodles soupy not much flavor, asked for it medium spicy, server said would be to hot for me, so it came out not spicy at all and not very hot temperature wise, sweet sour soup not good. Go somewhere else. Counter service was friendly. Bus your own tables.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

First of all, the food is authentic, outstanding, and tasteful. Second of all, the portion allocations are wonderful, providing for a second or third meal, depending on one's appetite. Third, you will want to come back again and again, whether for dining in or takeaway.

Normal, Illinois
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166 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2016

My friends shared $10.50 pad thai and thought it was good. I opted for the Tom YUM with coconut milk soup but felt the broth was too thin compared to soups I sampled in Thailand. I also didn't feel like there was much of an atmosphere for dining in and noticed most of the dinner business seemed to be carry... More 

Thank Carol L
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

I was in the mood for some curry so I decided to check it out. Some of the best thai curry around. I haven't tried their other thai dishes but will check them out next time I am in a thai mood.

Thank Eric C
Manila, Philippines
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 2, 2016

This is not a full service restaurant. Order at the counter, collect on the other side of the hooded stove, enjoy great Thai food, on paper plates, and bus your own table. The food is fresh, spicy, and delicious, very close to real Thai food (Lap needs more veggies with which to pick it up, and no faux crab sticks... More 

Thank Lee F
DuPage County, Illinois
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125 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed July 27, 2016

If Thai is what you want to eat this place will satisfy. If you want ambiance, wait staff that expect tips, etc., this is not your place. I haven't met the owner yet, we just moved here, but as with all businesses, the complexion of the business reflects the person running the business. This is a no frills place. Again,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 N Main St, Wheaton, IL 60187-5327
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Wheaton
  • Phone Number: +1 630-510-3680

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?