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Mali Thai Cuisine

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17310 Southcenter Parkway, Tukwila, WA 98188, Seattle, WA 98188
+1 206-575-2408
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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107 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We heard there was a good Thai place near the Southcenter mall, but of course our referral source couldn't recall the name of it and there are at least 3 around there! So, we stumbled into this one and were immediate at ease because they were busy enough to give us some confidence that we'd found a gem. That was... More 

Thank roach808
Seattle, Washington
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228 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

You actually may not see this restaurant. Their exterior signage is hard to read. But the food is very good. I have been there 3-4 times in the last year, and always satisfied.

Thank Tim98166
Bothell, Wa
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69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

While out wandering around we decided to have Thai for lunch and Mali Thai was the first place we saw. Very glad we found this place the food was very tasty. My wife got the cashew chicken and I got phad Ginger and we shared. Both were flavorful and not too spicy. We will definitely come here again.

Thank normana53
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123 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

I often visit Thailand and love good Thai cuisine. The Mali Thai restaurant fulfills all I desire. Everything from the way in which the food is prepared to the way it is presented, makes it a very real Thai experience.

Thank sanget
Bonney Lake, Washington
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609 reviews
351 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2016

Our lunch at Mali Thai was very pleasant. We were greeted by a friendly waitress and immediately seated. A delicious cup of hot soup was delivered right away along with a glass of ice water, neither of which we had to ask the waitress to bring. Our waitress gave us plenty of time to peruse the menu and to look... More 

Thank Sandra S
Renton, Washington
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016

My husband and I eat at Mali Thai when we have a craving for Thai food. Our favorite is the Chicken Cashew, and we end up sharing it because the portion is quite generous. It is very delicious and that's why we keep coming back. The service is good and we're usually served in a timely manner. The servers are... More 

Thank HappyTraveler H
Seattle, Washington
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

Excellent small Thai eatery. The food was excellent and delicious. I have eaten there on numerous occasions and would go back. Good prices for what you get.

Thank TG_Pickleball
Maple Valley, Washington
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2016

I am fairly new to Thai food and have really enjoyed the choices at Mali Thai so far. I noticed some reviewers note that the service hasn't been great. I have had only positive experiences there - it also hasn't been extremely busy when I've gone so I don't know if that affects the level of service here. The servers... More 

Thank turbonoodles
Bellingham, United States
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Food is good but the service is the worst. Asked if they could fix my order and twice I was told they don't do it that way. Sent it back and they still charged me. Won't be back with all the competition in town and places with great Thai they won't be in business long if they don't step up.

Thank Sheila C
Castle Rock, Colorado
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472 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2015

I always trust my sister's recommendation for Thai food when I am in the Seattle area, and once again, she recommended a winner! I tried the duck red curry, which I have never had anywhere before, and it was TO DIE FOR! The flavor was rich and flavorful and 3 stars was perfect for me. My dinner companions had the... More 

Thank Louise M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $15
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17310 Southcenter Parkway, Tukwila, WA 98188, Seattle, WA 98188
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-575-2408
Welcome to Mali Thai Cuisine! Here you will experience the best of Thai cuisine. We take pride in serving the most authentic Thai food in a relaxing bamboo-filled setting. Enjoy traditional curries, seafood, noodle dishes, Thai specialties and more. Dishes from our kitchen are made with quality and care, using the freshest ingredients. Our delicious food and outstanding service are why customers return again and again to Mali Thai Cuisine.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?