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1541 E Lafayette St, Detroit, MI 48207-2958
+1 313-567-8424
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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2016

I wasn't sure what to expect, as I'm spoiled by many really good Thai places in Chicago. This did NOT disappoint! The foos was good and the staff was friendly.

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Thank WhiteSoxGirl
Apple L, Owner at Bai Mai Thai, responded to this review

I know the Thai in Chicago is pretty impressive, so I'm thrilled we could knock it out of the park for a White Sox fan! Hope to welcome you next time you're in Detroit. All the best, Apple, Owner More 

San Diego, California
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115 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed March 25, 2016

My nieces, nephew and I were all chatting about where we should go for lunch in Detroit. They like burgers and fries and I don't. Aiyana suggested Thai. I love Thai food but was hesitant as I was not familiar with any of the Detroit Thai restaurants and the wrong place could have been a catastrophe. Aiyana located Bai Mai... More 

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Thank pattymooney
Apple L, Owner at Bai Mai Thai, responded to this review

I'm so glad the eggplant curry was such a hit! To hear the whole group could get a tasty meal is all we could ask for, and I'm thrilled it was just as wonderful leftover. Thanks for offering your recommendation, and don't be a stranger next time you're back in the area! All the best, Apple, Owner More 

Detroit, Michigan
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 24, 2016

We ordered 2 entrees, which were spiced well and according to their table of "hotness". Food was freshly cooked and flavorful, but the sauces were too thin and I'm accustomed to more basil taste in dishes that list it as an ingredient. We'll be back for take-out and perhaps try a noodle dish.

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Thank TantraPala
Apple L, Owner at Bai Mai Thai, responded to this review

Sorry to hear about the sauce. I appreciate the feedback, however, so I plan to follow up with my team about it. I hope we can make a better impression when you try our noodle dishes. All the best, Apple, Owner More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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173 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

1). I should have walked out as soon as the waitress opened her mouth.She stated something incomprehensible and when I asked her to repeat it she became a bit short. We told her we were dining in and she walked off without a word. Then when she was 20 feet away she sighed and said "follow me". It was a... More 

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Thank yayatraveldiva
Apple L, Owner at Bai Mai Thai, responded to this review

When you sit at our table, you should expect nothing less than delicious Thai food served with a friendly smile. I know miscommunications can happen at times, but I assure you that our team does their best to accommodate. If there was an issue with your noodles or satay, we would have looked into it. We're sorry we dropped the... More 

Detroit, Michigan, United States
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2015

If you want delicious, authentic Thai food, go to Bai Mai Thai. Located just east of downtown. It's worth it to go off the beaten path to try this place.

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Thank Emmy P
Apple L, Owner at Bai Mai Thai, responded to this review

Five stars? We'll take 'em, Emmy! It's a real treat knowing the food has been nothing less than delicious and authentic for you. Thank you so much for offering your recommendation, and don't be a stranger! Until next time, Apple, Owner More 

Clinton Township, Michigan
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63 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

As spicy as I ask for, properly cooked, and delicious. My pad Thai was exactly what I wanted. Tofu too! Very spicy if you want, or motif you don't; exactly for what you ask

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Thank nemofish5
Apple L, Owner at Bai Mai Thai, responded to this review

I'm so glad the Pad Thai was exactly what you wanted! There's much variety in spice when it comes to Thai food, so it's great we were able to get the spice level just right. Thanks for stopping by -- we look forward to seeing you again. All the best, Apple, Owner More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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96 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 2015

Fantastic Thai cuisine every time you are there. The Hot and Sour soup is very welcoming on a cold day. I use Pad Thai noodles as my standard of how good a restaurant they are and they exceeded my expectations. Curries have good depth f flavor and are authentic. I keep asking them for Som Tum (green papaya salad) and... More 

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Thank tcobett
Apple L, Owner at Bai Mai Thai, responded to this review

It's a true honor to be one of your go-to places for lunch! From the hot and sour soup to the Pad Thai, I'm glad everything's always been spot on for you. I can't wait to hear what you think about the Som Tum! All the best, Apple, Owner More 

2 reviews
Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Loved the fresh rolls (rice paper rolls) filled with chicken. Pad Thai Curry noodles were very good. I'm a big guy and had to take part of it with me, large portion. I would stop back in if I am in the area again.

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Thank Steven C
Apple L, Owner at Bai Mai Thai, responded to this review

Steven, you're awesome for having such nice things to say about our rolls, Pad Thai, ans portions. Thanks for the review! If there's something you think we could do even better next time to give you five-star experience, don't hesitate to reach out and let us know -- we'd love to hear it. Hope to see you again soon, Apple,... More 

Flint, Michigan
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2014

The staff is very friendly at this restaurant so it pains me to write a so-so review but i can't tell you how many times I have gone there now and ordered something based upon the menu description and gotten something all together different. They do not use coconut milk as stated on the menu but half-n-half. As someone who... More 

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Thank pac0101
Troy, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

Food taste and quality was average. I have tasted more authentic Thai food so could make out the difference. It was not bad though! Worth trying it once.

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Thank Lvipul
Apple L, Owner at Bai Mai Thai, responded to this review

I'm disappointed to see that we didn't blow you away more with our food. If you ever have any feedback about how we can improve for the future, please feel free to reach out and let us know -- we'd love to hear it. Have a great day, Apple, Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1541 E Lafayette St, Detroit, MI 48207-2958
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-567-8424

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