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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
“thai food” (8 reviews)
“spring rolls” (3 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.All hours
Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
22228 Pacific Hwy S, Des Moines, WA 98198-5101
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Look past the outside, and the rent rooms by the hour motel next door, take a chance and visit this super friendly restaurant. We spent a couple of hours here with friends enjoying a leisurely afternoon lunch, want to know if your getting good service,...More

Thank goamazon
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Outstanding food .... what a suprise!!! Quirky green log cabin on hwy 99 I had the ginger chicken , my wife had the pad thai.... we will return for sure....

Thank TandTbeGypsy
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The place is served by the owners; they are super kind, very friendly, and the food (beverages, entrees and desserts) are DELICIOUS!!! They treated me as if they were my parents, it was very heart warming, for a lone traveler whom was very far from...More

Thank tonedstir
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The husband-and-wife that run this place are such nice people! We stopped in randomly while staying in a nearby hotel and had a really good dinner - I definitely recommend coming here based on both the food and the people!

Thank Graupel22
Reviewed 23 July 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
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. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
"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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