Malai Thai Vietnamese Kitchen

7 recent ratings
$$ • Thai Restaurant
Reported NOT to have a gluten-free menu, but gluten-free options are available
Reported GF menu options: Soy Sauce
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7 ratings

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3699 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75204
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Symptomatic Celiac

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this was the BEST thai food (or food anywhere) that we’ve EVER had!!! they bring complementary sticky rice and a dipping sauce that was delicious! we made sure to tell the server that we were gluten free and she assured us that the sauce was gluten free. we ordered shisito pepper (it was not in tempura batter) and it came with a yummy fish sauce. For our meals we got the lemongrass chicken and drunken noodles. both were absolutely amazing!!! for each thing we ordered i made sure to say gluten free. i highly recommend this restaurant!!

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Updated 1 month ago read full review

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I’ve eaten here a few times already and every time they’ve handled my food well. I feel even better when I see the itemized receipt because it will say GLUTEN FREE on it. The noodles are so tasty and a lot of items are marked as GF or modifiable.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Somewhat

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
  • Good for dinner
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegetarian options
  • Offers online ordering
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 2 months ago read full review

Celiac

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I always mean to review this place and forget.

Amazing. I've eaten here at least ten times. They know gluten free and are so helpful.

The spring rolls are amazing and so is the chicken pad Thai.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Updated 1 year ago read full review

This establishment is NOT a dedicated gluten-free facility and may not be safe for those with celiac disease. Please contact the establishment directly to inquire about safety precautions.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Soy Sauce

Categories

  • Allergy Friendly
  • Asian
  • Dairy-Free Friendly
  • Dinner
  • Healthy
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Restaurant
  • Takeout
  • Thai
  • Vegetarian Friendly
  • Vietnamese

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Gluten-Free at Malai Thai Vietnamese Kitchen
Yellow shrimp curry
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Gluten Intolerant

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Outstanding service, food & atmosphere!!! We started with the sugar cane drink, followed by crab dip, yellow curry, and finished off with mango sticky rice. All GF!!!

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dinner
  • Good for lunch
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegetarian options
  • Good with other allergies
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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I told my waitress that I had CD and had to have gluten free everything. She insisted that what I was ordering was naturally gluten free. I insisted that she write down allergy. She said she did, but I think she actually did. She wasn't the friendliest and I think my persistence annoyed her. Within minutes of eating my soup I could hardly breathe from the mucus my body was producing from the wheat that had to have been in my soup. I was so ill that I wasn't able to finish my meal, we had to leave. The gut reaction followed later and I am still not well a week later. The food was tasty but I will never eat there again.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Not at all

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Good

Updated 1 year ago read full review

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Have been here twice now and the first time was okay. But the second time by the end of the meal I was already feeling sick. The staff was very nice and made notes of my gf needs. But maybe it didn’t get transferred to the kitchen.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Good

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Great food and menu marked GF

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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The manager and the waiter were knowledgable about gluten. However, they do not have seperate prep areas, but said pans would be cleaned before my GF food was prepared. It was Friday night and very chaotic. Our cocktail orders were wrong and mixed up when brought to our table. This made me nervous. Our food was also brought out by a different person, so it added to my concern about whether it was gluten free. My pad thai and my husband's beef dish were not very good anyway.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Somewhat

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Average

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Wait staff has been knowledgeable, and even prevented me from ordering something that was mislabeled on their covid online menu (they fixed this). I usually order take out and have never had an issue.

Plenty!

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Somewhat

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Food comes out flagged or marked gluten-free

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Updated 3 years ago read full review

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Great food! Staff knew what dishes could be made gluten free. Most of the Thai dishes use rice noodles instead of wheat.

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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I am a former regular. I have had my food contaminated 3 times. I always ask and double check if it is gluten free and they assure me it is, yet I always end up getting sick. The food is delicious but it's not worth the pain.

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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The food here is very good, however getting it gf can sometimes be a challenge. On two occasions I was told they didn't have the ingredients to make my dish gf. The last time I was there was the second time. After telling me none of my choices could be fixed gf a manager came by and offered to fix my fish with a different sauce that was naturally gf. I got so sick I could barely drive home.

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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After having eaten at this restaurant several times in the past, I was extremely unhappy with last nights experience. The waiter was friendly and knowledgeable but when the food came out the tofu in my dish was fried. I asked the man who brought it out if they had changed to have a dedicated fryer and he said no. He responded that he did not think it was that serious of an allergy. After having told the waiter that it was for allergy reasons and he put it in properly, the chef decided to decide how severe my issue with gluten was. My food and my son's food were remade and it appeared as it had in the past. But clearly from how we feel today, the dishes were not gluten free. Both my son and myself have full gluten symptoms today. Very disappointed that this restaurant that once was handling gluten free properly no longer does.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 9 years ago read full review

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Everything on the menu can be adapted to gluten free; some gf dishes are made gf by taking off the sauce and not replacing it with anything.

Pad Thai was delicious. Staff is very knowledgable and helpful about allergies.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 9 years ago read full review

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Some of the items really can't be adapted like the imperial rolls because they are premade and the spare ribs, but other then that great restaurant! Very friendly staff and very accommodating! The Vietnamese meatballs are to die for!

Updated 10 years ago read full review

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The hot pot with shrimp is delicious!

Updated 10 years ago read full review

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This place is AMAZING!! They do not have a dedicated GF menu, because everything they have can be adapted.... And still tastes phenomenal!! The service was exceptional! Our server was Tyler, but all of the staff was pleasant and attentive. We will definitely be back!!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 10 years ago read full review

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