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Galae Thai

215 Swamp Fox Road, Alexandria, VA 22314 (Eisenhower East)
703.960.1606-7
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Ranked #59 of 627 restaurants in Alexandria
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Thai, Bar
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
Neighborhood: Eisenhower East
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English first
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I've eaten here at least 10 times. It's by far the best place I've been in the Alexandria/Arlington area. High quality, healthy (most things on the menue) and reasonable pricing.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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229 reviews 229 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

The atmosphere of the place is pretty cool lots of wooden carvings but you don't go to a restaurant to look at wood. We were seated right away and there were seven of us. The waiter was attentive and their staff was pleasant. The menu had a lot of items that looked delicious and we opted for a few tapas,... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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82 reviews 82 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

This restaurant was a surprise. It's in a small mall next to a large AMC theater, surrounded by American restaurants like Ruby Tuesday. It's location offers something more interesting to eat then ribs and salad bars. There is a wonderful combination of soups with fish dishes, great noodle and rice dishes. Try the duck with spicy chili. Or the squid... More

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Walnut Creek, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Great food! The staff here is great and will customize your food to your preferences. After one visit they always recognized me.

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Rochester, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

My husband and I went here because I was craving a good Phat Thai Chicken dish.... This was ok but really nothing special. I've gotten better, cheaper, elsewhere. I did enjoy the sauce that came with the spring rolls, but on our next trip to the area, we will pass.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Located In the Eisenhower Ave. office complex this property screams for a visit. One enters into a serene ambience to choose a table or a place at the Sushi or drink bar.I am regular patron as whenever I need a "sushi" fix , this is my spot. But , to start with the Tom Yum is a must. It is... More

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Columbia, MD
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76 reviews 76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

The decor and service are pretty decent here, but that's where it stops. My husband and I ordered the spring rolls and some type of fried shrimp appetizers which were good, but not anything spectacular. Our entrees were Cashew Shrimp (me) and Chicken Pad Thai (him). My husband enjoyed his meal, but I hated mine. I've never known Cashew anything... More

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Dunfermline, Scotland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Brilliant restaurant with really good food and decent portion sizes. The crispy duck is first class and the Panang delicious. Definitely one to go to.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The food was wonderful! I liked the fact that, while the meal wasn't rushed, it was hot when it was served. As far as atmosphere's go, it was a lovely, cozy place with great service.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Great food and drinks. Right across from our hotel. Try the drunken noodles. Drinks were also excellent. Nice atmosphere. $100 for a family of 4.

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