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Mai Thai Cafe

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140 N Main St, Wheaton, IL 60187-5327
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Normal, Illinois
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151 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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
5 of 5 stars 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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116 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

Thank 633sailor
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

The food was alright. We were huffed at when we came in about 50 minutes before closing. When we said we were dining in we were told we had to order at the counter. Everything was fine up until we were told it was time to get out they needed to close promptly at closing time. I also noticed the... More 

Thank Stephanie R
Wheaton, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Loved the food, eat here often. Big portions..small prices, just how I like it. The staff were very helpful and the male manager was kinda cute too...lol.

Thank allyhenryy
Saint Charles, Illinois
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86 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Order at counter go up and grab your own food when number is called kind of place. There are several tables but this place is small. There is a water literal cooler where you grab a paper cup and grab your own water and the food is served on a paper plate with plastic utensil . Believe it was $8... More 

Thank Iamdunne
Dayton, Ohio
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123 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Really delicious and reasonable prices. I like the yellow curry with tofu the best, however, I have not been let down with any of the items I have tried here.

Thank 731jw
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

This is an authentic Thai restaurant. Although it is designed for foot traffic and carry out, there are plenty of tables. Pay attention to the warnings about spicing; spicy really mean really hot. The person taking the orders is very helpful.

Thank lbernier
Wheaton, Illinois
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

Delicious! Get it hot/spicy! Friendly staff and great atmosphere. Parking can be tough but worth it! Cabbage soup comes w as well as rice.

Thank Drew S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: 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?