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Emerald Thai Cuisine

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22228 Pacific Hwy S, Des Moines, WA 98198-5101
(206) 878-9049
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Virginia, USA
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189 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I are doing an overnight at the Four Points Sheraton Airport South (SeaTac) and this charming little place was a short walk. Very quaint, outstanding hospitality, outstanding food and huge portions. I had Ramma noodles with beef and my wife had green shrimp curry. Fantastic, chased down with plum wine and Singha beer. Really enjoyed this meal.

Thank BobFV1
Saint John, Canada
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Emerald Gardens and could not believe the delicious flavored they served us. My choices was orange beef and steam rice with deep fried stuffed Wong tong out standing. John the owner was more than friendly will return again

Thank agnes j
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is nice and small restaurant that offers very tasty food. The only problem is the service and wait time. My family came there near 7mp on Monday and we had to wait over 45 min for the food to come. After being done with the main course we waited over 5 min for desert and we eventually left without... More 

Thank sergemat
Diamond Bar, California
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60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant because it was a short walk from Four Points and I wanted some Thai food. The food taste okay and the service was wonderful.

Thank TravelGurl43
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We always love eating at Emerald Thai and visiting with the owners. The food is excellent, portions are large and the company is warm and friendly.

Thank Greg M
New Port Richey, Florida, United States
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I found the food was great. The portions were more than ample. The service was pretty good, it appears to be a family owned restaurant. I also found it was a bit pricey, but for the amount of food you get it's not bad. I was there for dinner and had a stir fry pork, great flavor nice amount of... More 

Thank Will D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

The owners were gracious and very nice. Tge food was diverse and yummy. Master John and Kanata his wide of 50 years were a pleasure to meet. It was more than a meal it was a cultural experience. Try it .. You will be pleased I promise!

Thank Joseph C
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Try the chicken satay! This small, family-run business delivers delicious food and great service whether it's dine-in our carry-out.

Thank Christina S
Olympia, Washington
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Great little hole-in-the-wall find in the thick of things near SeaTac airport. Get past the looks of the outside and prepare yourself for some outstanding, authentic Thai cuisine. Prompt and courteous service from the delightful owners. I had the Drunken Noodles with chicken, which was served with the perfect proportion of veggies, noodles, and meat. I can handle things spicier... More 

Thank olygirl2007
Seattle WA
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126 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

This is a hidden gen for Thai food. In the Des Moines Wa area for some time the family friendly Thai food is excellent and a excellent value. The owner and staff are friendly and service is fast.

Thank Stiv_Wa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22228 Pacific Hwy S, Des Moines, WA 98198-5101
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: (206) 878-9049

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