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English first
Alexandria, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

Unfortunately, this gem of a place has been forced to close its doors because the selfish landlord wanted triple the rent. Sorry to see you go!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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78 reviews 78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Ordered the spring roll and pad that, food was very good I cleaned both plates completely. The pad thai is a bit lemony, so if you don't like it ask for the lemon on the side, but I didn't mind. The waiters were very kind, service was quick and efficient. The place was not too noisy, you can enjoy your... More 

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mcconnelsville
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Wonderful corner resturant right at the bottom of the hill in Olde Towne Alexandria, right in the heart of it all. Great wait staff, and fantastic food at a moderate price. Well worth the visit if you are in the area.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

We ordered chicken fried rice, tofu pad Thai and calamari. Fried rice and calamari were excellent. Calamari was really fresh. Pad Thai was not really my favorite taste (bit too much fish source) but it was good.

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Virginia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

One of the issues with Thai food in Southern Alexandria is consistency. In the past I've found To Be Thai to be excellent with occasional lapses in quality (not sure if it's an issue of cooks or something else). That said, given that I live in the area it's my general go to Thai restaurant.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

To Be Thai, offers the most authentic Thai Food & Thai environment in the region. The service is impeccable and the food beckons another visit to try another specialty. We live in the region and enjoy their food as often as we are able. Healthy & fresh food with owners who are a delight! If you love Thai food and... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

My husband and I have eaten here twice - once late on a Friday night and once with our two teens. We had great food each time. The Drunken Noodle was a favorite, as was the Pad Prik King. The pineapple chicken was very fresh but my son said it was too sweet. The Garlic Chicken was very good if... More 

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Eugene, OR
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

I am a huge fan of Thai food and have eaten many different places and this definitely in the top ten. I lived near this restaurant for many years and have eaten there on dozens of occasions and have never left feeling unsatisfied. I highly recommend it!!!

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Albuquerque
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

This is Thailand's version of the Soup Nazi. I walked up to the front door where the waiter/bartender was holding the door open to look at something across the parking lot, and he abruptly turned around and let the door close as I was reaching for it (bad start). He then led me to a table and cleared away all... More 

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Alexandria, VA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

My family really enjoys the fresh, delicious Thai food from To Be Thai. The owner and his wife work hard to provide a great meal at a reasonable cost. The Pad Kana chicken and Pad Thai noodle dishes are fantastic. Another convenient option is their "take out" service.

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Additional Information about To Be Thai

Address: 5970 Richmond Hwy., Alexandria, VA 22303
Phone Number: 703-317-1166
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Huntington
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: Thai

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