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Chai Shai

651 E 59th St, Kansas City, MO 64110-3065
+1 816-260-5203
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Indian, Pakistani, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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651 E 59th St, Kansas City, MO 64110-3065
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's been some time since I reviewed Chai Shai. Since then, they've changed they system so that now they take your order at the table. I see in the reviews that some people have been unhappy here. It's a funky little place, and the service...More

Thank KeAka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After waiting well over an hour, my wife and I received our entrees. We're gluten free, so, of course, naan is out of the question. Unfortunately for us, the meal was somewhat thin without bread on the side and after our considerable wait, we were,...More

Thank Hayden H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another great meal and experience at this quaint restaurant. I have eaten here three times and had nothing but excellent food and service. A must if you enjoy Indian and Pakistani foods. Each visit I have had a different entree and have not been disappointed.

Thank William R
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

My family arrived at restaurant after having committed the felony of not making reservations. 4 children (11-12) were looked upon with disdain, and for seating purposes were separated from the adults of which there were 3. "Owner" couldn't take the unbearable sin of children slowly...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Celebrated a friends birthday- we had a delightful evening here. Beef samosas were delicious, our waiter even let us order 3 instead of the usual 2 listed on the menu. I had the daily special-eggplant dish- very tasty! Friends had Pakora Curry and Lamb Daal....More

Thank M B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Great little Pakistan/Indian eatery. Awesome authentic foods and drinks. Great service and a nice outdoor patio on the east side of the building so no heat from the sun. Have eaten here more than once and never a bad meal or service.

Thank William R
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We go here quite often for lunch, dinner or carry out. Food is always great and fresh. Love the spicy grilled mangos and marsala sandwich. My daughter is vegetarian and so am I sometimes. This works for us. Staff is very friendly and casual.

Thank beyondcompare
Reviewed 16 May 2017

It was a gorgeous night, we ate outside and enjoyed our dinner very much. Our server took great care of us. Do note that they don’t serve alcohol. I don’t know if you can BYOB. I had the Tilapia special, with spicy, ripe mango slices...More

Thank artnik
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I am a regular customer at Chai Shai. Food is cooked to order; it will take time but it is worthy! It is delicious and so different. They have the best samosas I have ever eaten, love the green sauce that comes with the samosas.

Thank Elaine A
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is an indo-pakistani restaurant. Their food is really awesome. I think they make everything from scratch and it tastes really good. You should definitely try the Rooafza drink. Their appetizers is good. For veg try pakora or samosas with green chutney. Also try their...More

Thank Rajkumar T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 651 E 59th St, Kansas City, MO 64110-3065 (Formerly Shai Chai)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-260-5203
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