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7691 SE 27th St, Mercer Island, WA 98040-2804
+1 206-236-2255
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Austin, Texas
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of two Thai choices on Mercer Island. More needed! Anise is located in a small strip center. Standard choices on menu. No complaints on any of them. Service is good, but atmosphere is nothing memorable. Nothing unusual on the menu, just the usual Thai offerings.

Thank Snakehandler666
Seattle, Washington
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this place, the food has been well prepared each time we have ordered. The Crispy Basil Chicken and the Pineapple Shrimp are our favorites, (ordered them 3 times in 3 weeks!) The restaurant is very clean and appealing, plan to have dinner there rather than takeout next time. The staff is very nice and helpful.

Thank ron60878
Destin, Florida
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here yesterday and we liked it. The decoration is quite simple compared to other Thai restaurants I have been in, but it makes the place look clean. The staff was very friendly and serving. Food was tasty and abundant, at a very good price. We liked it!!

Thank SaraAntonLargo
Kirkland, Washington
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101 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

My reviews of restaurants are typically wonderful. This was an all around bad experience. The place was freezing. The young waitress never asked how my food was. I would have liked to of had some rice with my curry dish. She literally left out the front door and came back later. The food was ordered to be four star spicey.... More 

Thank Bellaadventure
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I had dinner here January 2017. Here's the reason for poor rating: 1. 2 of our 4 chicken satay were undercooked. We sent these back and were brought 2 more - not that any of us wanted to eat them after that! They didn't really apologize much at all and they didn't credit the dish. This was OK at the... More 

Thank baggie487
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47 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

The food is decent, but nothing special. It's literally the same stuff they serve down the street at Pon Prom, but double and triple the price. I do not go here, and frankly don't know why people pay the outrageous prices.

Thank 148abel
Seattle, Washington
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152 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Owners are natives and tailor the food to your requests if you are bold enough to suggest what you want and how you want it. Go for it. The Tastes are terrific. We're locals and go back often.

Thank Phantphant
New York, New York, United States
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157 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Ever wondered what prison food in Thailand tastes like? Now is your chance to find out, prepare for the horror of Thai prison food. What a waste of money, this place takes advantage of being the only spot on mercer island. Paying good money for bad food is unforgivable, I don't pay to suffer and can't stand throwing food to... More 

Thank Edan M
Seattle, Washington
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

I liked the atmosphere and the staff of the restaurant. The food was ok, I had better Thai food before. We had Pad Thai and Red Curry Chicken there.

Thank juliareev
Seattle, Washington
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

I am always surprised that this restaurant is near-empty for dinner when we visit. The food is flavorful - I think many comparable dishes beat those at nearby Pon Proem, but are a little pricier, so not our option for take-out. Nicer decor. While the food uses the traditional five star spice scale, they'll spice up to "20 stars" if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7691 SE 27th St, Mercer Island, WA 98040-2804
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mercer Island
  • Phone Number: +1 206-236-2255

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