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Lai Thai Restaurant

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44928 Ford Rd, Canton, MI 48187-2939
+1 734-459-8424
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Novi, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

With so many Thai options in Plymouth and Canton trying a "new" place to me gets tough...but I decided to and was glad I did. Rice noodles were outstanding and the sops were all very good. Be back for sure!

Thank NoviRob
Detroit, MI United States
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Can't fault the food here: consistent, inexpensive and fast. My fave is the Pad King with extra ginger, medium hot which is plenty for most western palates. Big pot of fresh rice served up steaming hot. The bench seats are a little hard on ones bottom and on my last visit with a Lynch date the waitress (I think she... More 

Thank Tom S
Montara, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

One of our very favorite restaurants when visiting Michigan. The food is always excellent the restaurant is very clean and the staff attentive, helpful and friendly. This last visit we had spring rolls and chicken Sarah for appetizers and both were delicious. My pad kra prow was wonderful and as spicy as I like. They will adjust the spiciness and... More 

Thank Pogo5
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

In my search around the world for moms and pops places ,hole in the wall hidden treasures , I find Lai Thai few years a go . I am professional chef < I don't work in my profession any longer ,but I am Foodie forever > and when I search for place ,I don't care for fancy ,stuck up ,gimmicky... More 

Thank maxewa1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Made with real chicken breast! I was so excited! The crab pineapple rangoon should probably be marketed as dessert, but it was so so good I could have had it for both appetizer and dessert! It was typical fair for Thai restaurant, lacked a little authenticity that you can usually find around Canton, but still superb.

Thank Amanda Z
Gladstone, Michigan
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

Excellent food, and excellent service! I would highly recommend this to anyone wanting an authentic Thai experience!

Thank khinzman
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Went to eat lunch before heading to Ikea nearby. I ordered the peanut curry, it was ok, but bland. My mom had the yellow curry, but the potatoes in her dish looked like they were fried, yet soggy and tasted a bit weird. Our friend ordered the pad Thai, and it was the best dish out of the three, yet... More 

Thank Lupita G
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016

We have been enjoying Lai Thai since they opened. Delicious and beautiful food and very good and friendly service. We have yet to find another Thai restaurant that we like as much. The chicken satay appetizer is enough for a meal! If you have not tried Thai cuisine yet, then try Lai Thai. You will not be disappointed. They have... More 

Thank Liz T
Detroit, Michigan
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144 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2015

Pad Pak seemed like it was watered down. I had ordered it to-go, and didn't realize until I had gotten home. It smelled great, but was VERY bland, even though I had ordered it Medium Plus. The heat was perfect, but the flavor was just not there. I will not be back. ever.

Thank Jason H
Canton, Michigan
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2015

We go here at least once a week. The food is always EXCELLENT, the staff is great and very friendly. A very enjoyable place if you like Thai food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44928 Ford Rd, Canton, MI 48187-2939
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Canton
  • Phone Number: +1 734-459-8424

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