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Mai Thai

6 King St, Olde Towne, Alexandria, VA 22314-3227 (Old Town)
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Ranked #96 of 642 restaurants in Alexandria
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Old Town
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127 reviews from our community

72% Recommend
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English first
Saratoga Springs, NY
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Visiting Old Town from NY and wanted to eat down by the water and enjoy a nice meal with family. We went on a busy Friday night but were immediately seated with 3 adults and one munchkin at a table upstairs by the window looking out over the water. Friendly service and the drinks and appetizers of fresh garden rolls... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I brought a group from work for a holiday dinner in December 2013 (I realize I am late with my review). The food is delicious thai with the right amount a spice. They will adjust the heat level to your preference. I had the spicy string beans which were delicious, not soggy, with the right amount of heat (I like... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Took an out of town (out of country) friend here for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. We got an excellent table (on the second floor) by the big window overlooking the water. They have the best location on the street (corner lot closest to the water) Food was pretty good - no complaints there. Wait staff could do with some... More

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Denpasar, Bali
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68 reviews 68 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Food was quite tasty, however they were rather slow with service. The place also did not capture the right dining ambience as the lighting is too dim. Moderately priced.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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108 reviews 108 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here a few times over the years. I've had two or three pretty good meals here, and one pretty mediocre one. It is frankly not close to the best Thai food that I have had... but to me ok Thai is still pretty good. So why come here when there is so much really... More

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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We were a party of five. My daughter recommended the place. She is a local. We all ordered different food just so we could taste as much as possible. All of us were satisfied with our different orders. I was very satisfied( I was paying)with the prices. Less than $80.00 for five. The top floor has an excellent river view... More

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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We were curious about trying Thai Food. We looked at the menu and noticed an eggplant and chicken dish that appealed to my fiance. The food was great! My fiance still raves about the eggplant dish. I had a curry dish that was very good. Portions were large and the food seemed very fresh. The restaurant is reasonabley priced given... More

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redondo beach, ca
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

great location, great food and great service. The food and portion were great. We were on the way to DC from Mt Vernon.... it was 10 min away... the location is right on the water way.. on a great street in alexandria

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Gloucester, Virginia
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115 reviews 115 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Couldn't wait to try this place. Atmosphere was interesting. It was very cold so we opted not to sit downstairs.It's along the wharf would have been nice to get seat by the window. Starters Tom Ka Gai Soup. It was good. Had the chicken, vegetables with garlic. It was good. finished off with fried banana and green tea ice cream.... More

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Mesquite, Texas
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

The Pad Thai is delicious; the Spring Rolls could use a lighter, less tough and crunchy wrap - but they were still tasty. My husband ordered the eggplant dish, which was slightly soggy but wonderfully put together with fresh basil and ginger. The service was attentive yet unobtrusive. Location is wonderful! At the foot of King Street directly across from... More

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