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The King and I

#141 of 1,230 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence
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830 N Old World 3rd St, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1701
(414) 276-4181
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had an early dinner with friends and almost had the place to ourselves. My husband had the chicken Panang and I had Mango curry and both dishes were very good. We usually eat at smaller Thai restaurants with lower prices but the downtown location, cloth napkins, and fine dining atmosphere probably warranted the heftier price. (Between $15-20 per entree instead... More 

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Land O Lakes, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stayed across at a hotel. Chose this place bcuz of proximity. Ordered the wonton soup and shrimp fried rice. Both were DELICIOUS!!!! Soup had cilantro and romaine. Loved it! And I can't remember having rice more delicious than theirs. Told my husband we HAVE to go back. PS- First time visit to Milwaukee. Great city!

Thank 473arlene
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for my birthday. I ordered the noodles with shrimp while hubby ordered the beef with veggies in sweet and sour sauce. I liked the latter one better. I took some of my dish home and ate it the following night and I appreciated it more. :) we also ordered spring roll (which I really liked! - crunchy... More 

Thank lionjen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to the King & I multiple times and the Volcano Chicken is one of my favorite dishes! The flavors all come together in a fantastic way, the chicken has a tasty crust, the chicken is cooked perfectly, the portion is very generous and the sauce is delicious! Don't miss this one when you are in Milwaukee! Service... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Ate at King and I for lunch recently. Food was good. Served very quickly as we ordered off the special lunch menu, and very reasonably priced.

Thank 1115RC
Mullica Hill, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

My experience was a pleasant one. Good food, good service. In town for an annual convention and ate lunch there twice over an 8-day period.

Thank Amy B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

The food is definitely geared towards the downtown tourist. The place was so loud with customers talking that it was hard to maintain a conversation. Service was quick. Food was average and overpriced for a noodle dish. Had to request a water refill. I saw the waiter actually sneer at a customer who requested something. The one nice thing is... More 

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Sobieszewo, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

The food was good but but it was very hot. I must preface this with the fact that I like spicy food and it was all I could handle. I was told it was medium heat wise. My son and I make hot sauces every summer and we have all varieties. Be prepared to sweat or ask the cook rather... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

We ate Christmas Eve dinner here with our family. (There was about 11 in our group.) The positives were that the service was very good, the menu selections were plentiful and the prices were reasonable. My main negative comment was that the food was not highly spiced. We like hot food and expected it to be hot,but it was not.

Thank Amease
Thaiorchidguy, Manager at The King and I, responded to this review

Hello, sorry we didn't deliver the amount of spiciness you were expecting, but I am glad we met your other expectations. For the future, our scale does go beyond the normal 1-4 levels on the menu. off menu, we have levels 5, 6, 7 and 8. Most people do not get up to these levels in Milwaukee, but we do... More 

Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Somehow these folks can't even figure out their own reservation system which already started the uh oh process. Then being seated in a corner with a chair that has unattached cloth cushions keep it going. Ordering went well although here was the stuffy staff front and center. I had the spring rolls they were okay, the chicken soup which was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 830 N Old World 3rd St, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1701
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: (414) 276-4181

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