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“Excellent Thai”

Mai Yai Thai Orchid
Ranked #30 of 610 Restaurants in Kota Kinabalu
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed January 21, 2013

Very good and fast service. Great fish cakes and a big selection of Thai Curries.My definite favorite is papaya salad.
Very nice location just by the sea.

Thank HumphreyKualaLumpur
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Reviewed December 10, 2012

Went there as a result of my craving for some authentic tom yum kung. MAN it was really hot! But I could just taste the infused, authentic taste of Thailand in the soup and the other dishes! The green curry was amazing. It was a Sunday evening but it was quite empty - service was still very good.

Overall, I was very happy after the meal. The iced dessert was superb as well!

Thank KKgirl93
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Reviewed November 25, 2012

We had a very enjoyable meal at this restaurant. Staff were helpful, meal was everything we expected. Tom Kha Gung Mai soup was very strong in cocnut milk and there were 4 large prawns in it - portion was large enough to get 6 bowls of soup from. Poo Yang (Crab) was tasty and the green curry was very nice. Bill including bottle of Aus Shiraz wine came to RM196 (wine was RM92 leaving cost of food RM104). Not bad for a waterfront location.

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Reviewed November 20, 2012 via mobile

Went with a gang for a birthday. It was very very nice food. Staff were really friendly. The cocktails were 2 for1 which made things even better. The Borneo tequila sunrise was good. Everyone had different dishes and all were very happy. The chicken garlic and pepper was the best.

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Thank budlady
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Reviewed November 1, 2012

If you like Thai food this is the restaurant to go to. It is down on the waterfront and the food is excellent. Travelling with friends we all chose different dishes and no complaints from any of us. You can ask for hot or mild dishes and prices are quite reasonable. The first time I had a prawn in red curry and the second time I enjoyed a green chicken curry which once again no complaints.
The only thing I would advise if you do decide to go is to take some Aerogard as the mosquitoes can be quite bad. It is lovely to sit outside and watch the hustle and bustle of the waterfront. We used to walk down from Centre Point shopping centre through the back door and down the lane and you are there. Would definitely recommend it.

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Thank Dolores W
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