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213 W Mcmillan St, Cincinnati, OH 45219-1308
+1 513-651-9000
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Albany, California
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131 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Thai Express is a small takeout eatery close to the University. You can watch the food prepared in the open kitchen while you wait. The food is typical Thai fare, tasty and reasonable priced.

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Thank Jog4fun
Cincinnati, Ohio
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great takeaway--crunchy vegetables,delicious sauces, good variety. This is understandably a popular place with university students. The food is great, abundant, and affordable.

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Thank HWHCF
Cincinnati, Ohio
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

It had been a while since I'd eaten there and there have been a few minor changes (mostly noticed with appetizers) but overall the food is still awesome. I'd say the best Thai food in the city...

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Thank La_Negra45202
Ohio
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

The short wait is worth it for the delicious food. I don't eat here often, but it is always good when i DO go.

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1 Thank Jessica S
Anchorage, Alaska
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231 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

My family and I decided to try this place out based on all the good reviews on the portion and price. Boy, did we get it wrong. We ordered one chicken pad Thai, and one holy basil stir fry. The total was $16. I don't know why it would be since their menu says $7.50 each. And I know they... More 

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2 Thank Rain Y
Auburn, Washington
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015

Fantastic food, authentic atmosphere. The facts that the place is run by two Thai women, is tiny, dingy, dirty, cheap, only accepts cash, and prepares the food from scratch with fresh vegetables and spices makes it truly Thai. Loved eating here in college.

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1 Thank Adam B
Athens, Greece
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181 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014 via mobile

Just a dingy hole in the wall, but always fantastic food, carefully prepared with fresh ingredients before your eyes. The staff, mostly Thai, all Thai speakers are just delightful. I carryout at least every two weeks. Be adventurous. I am sure most order Pad Thai, and for good reason, but there is so much more to sample.

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1 Thank Visitor_from_Athens
Greensboro, North Carolina
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014

Thai express is a great option if you are already around the UC campus and want a quick, cheap, and good meal-to-go. One caveat: they only accept cash! They have great vegetarian options and make the food right there. While it is not the best thai I've ever had (a bit dry for my tastes), it is cheap and still... More 

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Thank Elizabeth K
Atlanta, Georgia
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93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2014

The food was prepared in front of my face! I was amazed and pleased! It took them about 10 minutes to cook! I ordered the veggie Pad Thai and vegetable spring rolls. Both were delicious. Restaurant ONLY accepts CASH. Parking is a mess, but there are a few meters and a metered lot right next to it.

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Thank Fal L
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2013

I went and had the drunken noodles with chicken for lunch, the price was right ($7) and plenty of food for the price, made fresh before your eyes. The staff (2 ladies) were very nice. I ate in, which is small and quite warm due to the cooking- its clearly more of a take out place. I think its cash... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 W Mcmillan St, Cincinnati, OH 45219-1308
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-651-9000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?