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Emerald Thai Cuisine

22228 Pacific Hwy S, Des Moines, WA 98198-5101
+1 206-878-9049
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“noodles” (5 reviews)
“thai food” (8 reviews)
“spring rolls” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
$$ - $$$
22228 Pacific Hwy S, Des Moines, WA 98198-5101
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1 - 10 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

First visit I had a little trouble speaking with the guy. However the woman was able to explain everything. Food was great and the selection was great. Music was a little out of place for a thai restaurant but maybe they like old big band...More

Thank speralta
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I picked Emerald Thai for my dinner after cross country flight, and was happy with my choice. I was a little worried by the location and all of the signs about them not being responsible for parking lot damage or theft, but had no trouble....More

1  Thank jtdriver
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Wow.. Talk about tasty ! This very well may be the best Thai food I have ever eaten. The potion size is great and the service is good. The building has a certain charm. It is an old log home converted into a family owned...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

On the outside it looks like a shack. On the inside quite simple. The servers are keen to please and ensure you are taken care of quickly. The food is decently priced and delicious. Portion size is large - I ordered an appetizer and main,...More

1  Thank Colin R
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to order some Thai food while spending the night in Seattle. I ordered the Pineapple Fried Rice with Chicken and an order of Spring Rolls. My wife ordered a small Tom Yum soup. The rice dish was big enough for...More

1  Thank Robert
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This restaurant is right next to the new Sheraton Four Points. It has been there for many years making it feel "Homey" on the inside. The food and the service was excellent.

1  Thank DRBillJ
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

the owners are a wonderful, warm, hardworking and unique couple! food is good, service even better and the establishment is very clean. Shop and eat local!

Thank Kathrina W
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The flavors in the food are rich.  The price is not too much. We were in a hurry and they got us in and out.  We just had to tell them first. Note: they have a 5 point scale...4 is spicy but not too hot. ...More

3  Thank roamingtheworld2
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I are doing an overnight at the Four Points Sheraton Airport South (SeaTac) and this charming little place was a short walk. Very quaint, outstanding hospitality, outstanding food and huge portions. I had Ramma noodles with beef and my wife had green...More

3  Thank Robert V
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I visited the Emerald Gardens and could not believe the delicious flavored they served us. My choices was orange beef and steam rice with deep fried stuffed Wong tong out standing. John the owner was more than friendly will return again

1  Thank agnes j
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22228 Pacific Hwy S, Des Moines, WA 98198-5101
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 206-878-9049
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"Serving Thai delish in a whimsical Thai house since 1993" Emerald Thai is locally owned and operated in city of Des Moines. Founded since 1993 by former Muay Thai prize fighter and UFC trainer. Our restaurant is heralded by locals and visitors alike for our authenticity and friendliness.
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