Mai's Restaurant

Vietnamese Restaurant, Ramen / Noodle House, and Cocktail Bar
3403 Milam St (Francis St), Houston, TX 77002, United States
Hours:
Closed until 11:00 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 11:00 AM–3:00 AM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–4:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Lunch, Dinner
Drinks:
Beer, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:
No
9.0/10

Based on 281 votes

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Total Visitors
4,639
Total Visits
10,801
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  • What you need to know
    Vonia
    Not the roll appetizers.. Make your own "Vietnamese Fajitas"!!!!!..(5 Tips)
    CultureMap Houston
    Get some spring rolls, and share a Banh Xeo and the garlic beef.(5 Tips)
    Houston Press
    Mai's has been serving bowls of pho & Vietnamese fajitas since 1978.(7 Tips)
    Jaehne D.
    Try the Vietnamese eggrolls & Vietnamese coffee!(3 Tips)
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  • pho
  • good for a late night
  • garlic beef
  • spring rolls
  • vietnamese fajitas
  • Vietnamese coffee
  • good for groups
  • tofu
  • pad Thai
  • chicken
  • catfish
  • General Tso's dishes
  • good for a quick meal
  • 24-hour
  • DJs
  • authentic
  • egg rolls
  • people watching
  • spicy food
  • dinner
  • Chris O.

    Vietnamese coffee rocks

    Chris Olbekson · April 5
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  • Clifton M.

    Meh. Better Asian food closer. Ok but nothing special.

    Clifton McAdams · March 22
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  • Snow R.

    Open Late!

    Snow Runner · March 18
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  • Jamia S.

    One word Garlic Beef.... well that's two and the egg rolls!

    Jamia Staggers · February 9
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  • Tara G.

    Still after 20 years my favorite spring rolls and peanut sauce.

    Tara Groda · February 1
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  • Diana R.

    Amazing general tso tofu!

    Diana Ramirez · January 21
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  • Michael C.

    The chicken pho and beef fried rice are amazing!

    Michael Calderone · January 14
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  • Eric

    Any vermicelli bowl is really good. #34 if you want something simple but delicious

    Eric · January 4
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  • Lisa J.

    Deep Fried Soft Shell Crab

    Lisa Jordan · December 6, 2014
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  • Victoria E.

    After club/bar ritual!

    Victoria Elizondo · November 26, 2014
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  • Betty D.

    Chilling w my babies! Pho Tai Beef is awesome on a chilly night.

    Betty Driver · November 23, 2014
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  • PreVon T.

    Chinese egg rolls!!!

    PreVon Tates · November 2, 2014
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  • Nik K.

    Try the wonton soup - best I've had in Asian cuisine

    Nik K · October 21, 2014
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  • Shon W.

    everything!!

    Shon Witherspoon-Colbert · October 12, 2014
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  • Ivonne G.

    Pad Thai is the best I've ever had!

    Ivonne Gonzalez · September 28, 2014
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  • Ryan D.

    Had the spicy beef noodle here, it was decent.

    Ryan Dang · September 16, 2014
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  • DJ Paul Michaels

    Great late night drunk food

    DJ Paul Michaels · September 13, 2014
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  • Miko T.

    The food here is not bad. Opens really late.

    Miko T. · September 12, 2014
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  • Britney M.

    Vegetarian heaven. Best fried tofu.

    Britney M · August 28, 2014
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  • Houston Press

    Mai's has been serving bowls of pho & Vietnamese fajitas since 1978. Stay away from the mixed drinks at the flashy bar & stick with classics like bun or com dia with Mai's seasoned Cornish game hen. Read more

    Houston Press · August 12, 2014
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  • jeremy m.

    All about the crispy egg noodles with seafood and veggies.

    jeremy munnerlyn · August 11, 2014
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  • maibey

    I just love their Vietnamese fajitas.

    maibey · August 9, 2014
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  • Kevin M.

    canh chua ca and ca kho to are a solid combo to order!

    Kevin Ma · August 7, 2014
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  • Adam C.

    Goi Ga, late night, Vietnamese Fajitas

    Adam Cooper · August 6, 2014
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  • Local Houston Magazine

    The Spicy Chili Lemongrass Tofu is dynamite, and it will probably be brought to you by the same waiters that have been there for as long as you can remember the place ever being open. Read more

    Local Houston Magazine · August 3, 2014
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  • William P.

    Rice plates are a great deal!

    William Pleasant · July 26, 2014
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  • Tina K.

    Portions are HUGE! Be prepared to share and still take some home.

    Tina Koshimoto · July 11, 2014
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  • Amber G.

    Great late night & after hours place to eat. Food is great! Loved their noodles!

    Amber Gonzalez · May 27, 2014
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  • Kellie M.

    Best place for people watching. From the theater crowd to the clubbers, it's a very diverse crowd.

    Kellie M. · April 18, 2014
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  • PONCHOgg

    OMGosh!!! So really Delicious! This Garlic & Spicy Beef #97 is a must try!!! Rock* :D 👏

    PONCHOgg · April 12, 2014
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  • Sami J.

    Slowest service ever on weekends. Called in a to go and it took 45+ min.

    Sami Jih · March 30, 2014
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  • Local Houston Magazine

    Try the wonderful Spicy Chili Lemongrass Tofu at Mai's after a night out in midtown or during lunch! Read more

    Local Houston Magazine · January 14, 2014
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  • Vonia

    Not the roll appetizers.. Make your own "Vietnamese Fajitas"!!!!!..

    Vonia · January 4, 2014
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  • ♠🍺Steven K.

    Try everything

    ♠🍺Steven Kurta🍺♠ · December 28, 2013
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  • Bobby W.

    I loved the chicken and asparagus! They say it's a little spicy but it's really not.

    Bobby Witcher · November 1, 2013
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  • Terrence H.

    It's all about the Garlic Chicken and the Vietnamese eggs rolls. You must try, you will thank me later.

    Terrence Haggerty · October 27, 2013
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  • tania m.

    Love this place!! Open 24hrs!

    tania maldonado · October 8, 2013
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  • Christina G.

    The food was great as always but we had to wait ages for my grandmothers food. Not happy!

    Christina Garza · September 12, 2013
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  • Sheryl

    No 42 all-time fave

    Sheryl · August 4, 2013
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  • Houston Press

    Vote for the 2013 Best of Readers Choice for your favorite Houston Pho! http://readerschoice.houstonpress.com/ Issue hits stands October 10th!

    Houston Press · July 25, 2013
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  • Amber C.

    Love the garlic beef! The asparagus crab soup is not very good though.

    Amber Campise · July 4, 2013
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  • Garrick P.

    The spring rolls here are a must have!

    Garrick Piñón · June 30, 2013
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  • Debbie P.

    Bo luc lac is amazing and the beef is so tender

    Debbie Pham · June 27, 2013
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  • William A.

    Number 64 good bowl

    William Albizures · June 23, 2013
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  • Crystal ب.

    Really bad service. Skip it.

    Crystal بلور · June 16, 2013
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  • Tricia L.

    So much nicer since the fire. The food and service is still the same. Food is awesome; service is mediocre. Who cares though, we do not come here for the service! Get the spring roles!

    Tricia Lestarjette · June 9, 2013
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  • Jennifer R.

    I recommend NOT ordering the Pad Thai that resembles the taste of ketchup.

    Jennifer Ramirez · May 18, 2013
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  • MC K.

    Great wings!!!

    MC Kane · April 11, 2013
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  • Aleeta B.

    WARNING: Appetizers are meal-sized. Order one or the other, but not both unless you are really hungry! :-)

    Aleeta Bureau · April 2, 2013
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  • William A.

    Pick number 34

    William Albizures · March 27, 2013
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