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Cha Ya Cafe

8874 McGaw Rd Ste G, Columbia, MD 21045-4785
+1 410-381-8887
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“fried rice” (2 reviews)
“sushi” (6 reviews)
“asian bistro” (2 reviews)
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Sushi, Asian, Thai, Japanese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8874 McGaw Rd Ste G, Columbia, MD 21045-4785
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

We took ordered food for take out. We were a group of 7 and ordered food from here after seeing the reviews. We enjoyed the food and it was really nice prep. Will definitely order again

1  Thank Aadi_0212
Reviewed October 10, 2017

This very pleasant restaurant is in a commercial sort of open mall area. We were there for dinner. The decor is open, modern and inviting. The menu is asian bistro, not any one cuisine. There is a sushi chef making fresh sushi, which we will...More

1  Thank Doc_ABC
Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

I have had several recommendations from co-workers for this place and we have it a try today. I found that the options were probably too many, but each was excellent. I am also a heat freak, so when asked how hot do I want it...More

1  Thank ThomasS3567
Reviewed October 28, 2016

I love this place because it is consistently good and the food taste fresh. I always get the Shrimp Pad Tia and I am particular about that dish - it is always good.

Thank BeemerZ
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Cha Ya is a smaller restaurant but that is a strength. The decor is bright and nice and the place is clean. The staff is friendly and very attentive. We got our drinks right away and the beers were cold. We had the Gyoza appetizer...More

1  Thank TooOldtoRun
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Three of us went to dinner and had a really nice dinner. The menu is a bit eclectic with Thai food and sushi as well The waitress was very attentive but not overly pushy. We went when all bottles of wine were 1/2 off so...More

Thank punkiepam
Reviewed June 14, 2016

My dad and I stumbled upon this restaurant while looking for another restaurant and are glad we did! Service was impeccable and lunch specials were spot on. My dad enjoyed his vegetarian dish and I got one of the sushi lunch specials-both were very fresh...More

Thank Melanie D
Reviewed May 3, 2016

Cool contemporary atmosphere. We had lettuce wrap, soup, teriyaki chicken and basil chicken. All very good. Portions on entrees are enough for 2 people. Chicken and vegetables taste fresh, chicken tastes like freshly grilled. Fresh spices. Ask for mochi ice cream, it was very good!...More

Thank ecbtravel
Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Fresh clean Asian food. The menu shows a mix of Thai, Japanese and Chinese. I didn't try the sushi. I'm surprised this place was busier! We had the Tom Yum soup, seafood dumplings(homemade for sure!) fried rice and pork belly udon. Definitely recommend. They also...More

Thank 147ReneeS
Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food, live entertainment, great service, nice environment, definitely will be back...went on a Thursday

Thank Lavagirl8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
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Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8874 McGaw Rd Ste G, Columbia, MD 21045-4785
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 410-381-8887
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