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Mai Yai Thai Orchid

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Waterfront, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (38 reviews)
“green curry” (11 reviews)
“fish cakes” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Waterfront, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 184 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is the worst. I ate fried rice and phat thai. The seafood is bad and has passed, I and My friend have an upset stomach.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here randomly looking for dinner and both had the best Thai food we've ever tasted! The chicken pad thai was exceptional and the tofu in the Thai green curry was so smooth and silky, I've never tasted anything so good. The food sure...More

Thank Mirrimaria
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely delicious food! Took us right back to our holiday in Thailand. So flavoursome and all at a really reasonable price too. Highly recommend. Staff also very very friendly!

Thank Lianne A
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Best part of the experience was the location and the scene at sunset. Food was decent but not exceptional. Chicken satay were small and a bit overdone. Staff were very responsive and friendly.

Thank SanFranciscoHiker
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

2 minutes after having ordered my second beer they put the bill next to me. After 10 seconds he asked if I paid and told me that I can finish my beer. It was 10.30pm, one hour before official closing time. after I paid they...More

Thank 528flebas
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We went for evening dinner with an extended family and the service was great. The food was a little mixed as some was great and others were ok. A little pricey due to being on the waterfront, however everything was generally ok.

Thank Raymond L
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Very good Thai food. Highly recommend the green curry. Creamy goodness with just a little kick of spice on the finish.

Thank David S
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We wandered in to this charming restaurant and were very happy with the staff and food, I can't understand the bad reviews here on trip advisor. We had fish cakes and satays as entree, then the seafood plate. The food was well cooked, tasty, and...More

Thank matchesbroome
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We came here cause it's rated quite well. However, the quality of food here made is very disappointed. We ordered a Pad Thai and a chilli crab. The Pad Thai came cold and there were barely any noodles, only raw hard carrot sticks. The chilli...More

Thank Jasmine X
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We came here last year and was dying to come back again. Came here with a very fussy husband and a 10yo and 8yo. There were plenty of choices for everyone and not one dish disappointed. I loved the green curry but every other dish...More

Thank Ki W
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12 March 2016|
Response from Suwit L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I am sure the place is halal. About the price, I was not rhe one who pay the bill that day, but remember from the menu, i think it's very reasonable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterfront, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
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