Scene in MLT: Ribbon cut for Thai Family Restaurant

Mountlake Terrace Mayor Kyoko Matsumoto Wright (with scissors) cuts the ribbon with Thai Family owners Zach and May Jingjit (left of center), Councilmembers Erin Murray (left of May Jingjit) and Laura Sonmore (right side in pink jacket) along with members of Thai Family Restaurant, Mountlake Terrace Business Association, and city staff. (Photo courtesy City of Mountlake Terrace)

City officials and the Mountlake Terrace Business Association helped the owners of Thai Family Restaurant cut the ribbon Monday to celebrate the opening of their new restaurant.

Thai Family is located in the shopping center with the new Safeway/former Albertsons, at 21005 44th Avenue West #101, facing 44th Avenue at the end of the complex.

Owner Zack Jingjit, a Mountlake Terrace resident, said their menu consists of traditional Thai food recipes developed by his family. When he was younger, Zach attended Mountlake Terrace High School for a year and later moved to Thailand where he met his wife, May.

You can visit their website at Hours are 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 8:30 p.m. on Saturdays, and closed on Sundays. You can reach them at 425-582-7305 or via email at

Read more about the restaurant in our earlier story here.

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