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Mai Thai

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2249 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia, SC 29169
+1 803-939-4795
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good ...had panang curry. Desert was yummy home made coconut ice cream with wrapped deep fried bananas covered in honey and berry type compote. Staff was very friendly.

Thank Scott J
Asheville, North Carolina
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387 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

At first glance, my arriving food looked skimpy on the large plate, but it certainly was plenty of food. The Pad Thai had good flavor and no unwelcome (non-traditional) added ingredients. The lime wedge was there, and lots of my protein of choice, tofu. But based on the reviews before me and the snazzy, modern decor, I had hoped to... More 

Thank R C
Lexington, South Carolina
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Do not let the restaurant's front fool you. It's on a smaller size with limited seating and low lighting. We visit this Asian Fusion restaurant and attached bakery often and have been very satisfied with our dining experience. There are rarely empty tables and often a short wait is required. It's worth it! I highly recommend this one to friends... More 

Thank o2barichgirl
Fripp Island, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Restaurant was busy, but we were seated immediately. After that it went down hill. Wines were ok, but service was slow. Appetizers very slow coming out of kitchen but were average in taste. Entree's were late, as we had to go to manager and ask when we might expect our food. Not a good night. They are probably better than... More 

Thank John D
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

We ate at the restaurant in January 2016 and July 2016. It was excellent both times. The service was a little slow the second time although we will definitely return when we visit Columbia again!

Thank XUFans
Peachtree Corners, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

I love Thai food, especially Spicy Basil anything. I had to wait awhile, but the food was very tasty and the staff was very nice. I was kind of surprised to find this place in a very nondescript strip mall. I guess everyone knows about it. I see why the place is packed. Recommended!

Thank DrVino52
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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156 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Local Thai restaurant serves the classic Thai dishs. Tom Yum soup was tangy and flavorful. Noodle dishes were a bit bland. Service was friendly but a bit slow. Restaurant does not accept Amex. Average.

Thank Dwightcr
Beaufort, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

I love Thai food and this is as good as I've found in a while. The atmosphere is good, the service prompt with a smile, and the food fantastic.

Thank Tripp B
Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

My wife and I LOVE Mai Thai. The Pork Massaman is to die for and the Pad Thai is delicious! I have had several other dishes that were also amazing, but those two are our favorite. Only actually sat in the restaurant once, but the takeout is always ready in 20 min. and service is good.

Thank Reese L
Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

The best Thai in town! So good they had to expand. Do not visit on weekdays during lunch hours as they are packed.

Thank PolylingualErudite

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2249 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia, SC 29169
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-939-4795

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