Muang Thai – giving a classic Thai dishes some modern twist

Muang Thai has been around for many years now and actually was a furniture shop then. But now, they transformed into a restaurant business which focuses on serving authentic Thai food.  Now on its new management, they ensure that they serve quality food for those who love such cuisine.


I was recently invited to try some of their dishes here in Malakas St. in Quezon City.  They have enough parking space in the area.


A warm greeting on a neon sign.

It’s visible that the place was renovated making it look more quaint.  Modern furniture with some wooden touches surely made it more relaxing.  I appreciated that this place was well-lit, too.  I mean, look at that lights.





The managing Director Regina Romero was able to experience the cuisine in Thailand and made sure to offer it to the Filipinos as is.  She wanted to introduce the classic cuisine with a modern twist.


Fried Appetizer Sampler (Php370) – Golden pouches, fried shrimp and Thai Chicken


Yum Pla Dook Fu (Php260) – Fried catfish with green mango salad



Muang Thai Salad (Php210) – Pomelo macerated in panocha coconut syrup with char-frilled shrimp, roasted nuts and fried shrimp heads


Tom Yum Talay (Php460) – Tom Yum soup of charred shrimps, clams, squid and fish fillet


Khao Kluk Kapi (Php360) – Shrimp paste fried rice topped with egg sauce, fresh mango slices, raw shallots and cured pork bits


Pad Thai (Php360) – Wok-fried rice noodles cooked in tamarind sauce with seared shrimps and chicken topped with fried tofu curds



Satay Sampler Platter (Php350) – A sampler platter of Satay Goong, Satay Muu, and Satay Gai served with peanut sauce and Thai vinegar


Gai Hor Bai Toey (Php310) – Thai pandan wrapped chicken served with homemade soy sesame sauce


Beef Short Ribs (Php435) – Grilled beef short ribs with sauteed mushrooms, roasted pineapple and ground toasted rice Choice of Cilantro pistou or Massaman Curry



Mu Krob (Php360) – Crispy pork belly with a choice of green, red, or panang curry sauce


Spicy Basil Mixed Seafood (Php320) – Stir-fried shrimp, squid, clams and fish fillet with basil and turmeric

Mango Sticky Rice (Php110) – Glutinous rice with coconut sauce and ripe mango


Coco Flan (Php100) – Coconut custard with young coconut puree and tapioca


I really love all the food here and I am giving it a 5/5 rating as well as the accommodating staff and cleanliness of the place.  I highly suggest that you give them a visit if you love Thai food as they really have something to be boastful about.

By the way, can I just say that they have one of the best Milk Tea’s there is?



Address: 138 Malakas Corner Matalino Street, Diliman, Quezon City

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