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Mai Thai

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2249 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia, SC 29169-4713
803 939-4795
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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Fripp Island, South Carolina
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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40 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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125 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 reviews
5 of 5 stars 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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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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
Columbia, South Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

I eat Mai Thai every other week. I have never been let down by the food. They recently expanded their restaurant to include more seating.

Thank HaynesCG
Lexington, SC
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The red curry is the right amount of spice, and you can get brown rice on request. The peanut salad dressing is a little too sweet but I have never been unhappy with my main dish

Thank JoSki32
Phoenix, Arizona
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415 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 401 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

This unassuming restaurant, located in a small strip mall, appears to be very popular with the locals. Our timing was excellent and we were lucky to get the last open table. Reservations are not accepted except for large parties. The restaurant was full Saturday evening and there was a crowd waiting when we left. Based on our limited experience, we... More 

Thank Davis K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, 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 29169-4713
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
  • Phone Number: 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?