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7691 SE 27th St, Mercer Island, WA 98040-2804
+1 206-236-2255
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47 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016

The food is decent, but nothing special. It's literally the same stuff they serve down the street at Pon Prom, but double and triple the price. I do not go here, and frankly don't know why people pay the outrageous prices.

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Thank 148abel
Seattle, Washington
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143 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

Owners are natives and tailor the food to your requests if you are bold enough to suggest what you want and how you want it. Go for it. The Tastes are terrific. We're locals and go back often.

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Thank Phantphant
New York, New York, United States
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141 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

Ever wondered what prison food in Thailand tastes like? Now is your chance to find out, prepare for the horror of Thai prison food. What a waste of money, this place takes advantage of being the only spot on mercer island. Paying good money for bad food is unforgivable, I don't pay to suffer and can't stand throwing food to... More 

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Thank Edan M
Seattle, Washington
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14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

I liked the atmosphere and the staff of the restaurant. The food was ok, I had better Thai food before. We had Pad Thai and Red Curry Chicken there.

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Thank juliareev
Seattle, Washington
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

I am always surprised that this restaurant is near-empty for dinner when we visit. The food is flavorful - I think many comparable dishes beat those at nearby Pon Proem, but are a little pricier, so not our option for take-out. Nicer decor. While the food uses the traditional five star spice scale, they'll spice up to "20 stars" if... More 

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Thank ExplorezLeMonde
Bellevue, Washington
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015

Ambience - perfect.. Quiet, clean, well maintained Waiters - friendly (They always took care to ensure I got exactly what i asked for when I made spl requests!) Menu options - Perfect - I am a vegetarian and the fact that they have a whole menu card for vegetarian felt really good Food - Lip smacking... the portions and right... More 

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Thank Sangeetha_LR
Mercer Island, Washington
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Ordered a tofu pad Thai from this place with two star spice. Well something more tasteless I've yet to eat. Dry, with no discernable flavour, let alone a two star spice, and no peanuts or lime. Just lots of bitter Mung bean sprouts. Did not finish this meal. A waste of money.

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Thank Stealth10x
Spokane, Washington
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2015

Their location is perfect so they have been my go to place when I want take out. I have been disappointed the last few times. Most recently, I ordered Yellow Curry and Pad Kee Mao w beef. The curry included potatoes that were overcooked and tasted like they were left over from something else and just thrown into the curry.... More 

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Thank mceuro
Seattle, Washington
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1,205 reviews
865 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

Easy location right off the freeway and great options for lunch. My son and I stopped by and really enjoyed everything we ordered. Tom Ka Gai (coconut chicken lemongrass soup) was excellent. I would definitely recommend Anise!

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Thank misopiso88
Seattle
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2014

We have gone to Anise three times for lunch. The lunch combo is a real deal with a cup of soup, spring roll and a choice of excellent entrees with the typical star rating....a three closer to a two. Service and ambience are very good. Recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7691 SE 27th St, Mercer Island, WA 98040-2804
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mercer Island
  • Phone Number: +1 206-236-2255

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