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Mai Thai

6 King St, Olde Towne, Alexandria, VA 22314-3227 (Old Town)
703-548-0600
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Ranked #127 of 648 restaurants in Alexandria
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:15 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:15 am - 11:00 pm
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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70% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Alexandria, Virginia
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126 reviews 126 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We got a table outside and although the service was pretty good, the food was not. I ordered the "fresh" calamari which didn't taste fresh and it was over battered....ugh! My eggplant came and it was on the bottom of the plate which was topped with bits of chicken and basil leaves. Not too bad, but the sauce was not... More

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Boston, MA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The pad thai was delicious! Cute outdoor seating. They forgot about our reservation, so we waited awhile, but otherwise a good experience.

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California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Visited Old Town with a couple of friends and decided to give Mai Thai a try. It's at the end of King Street close to the waterfront. We got a table upstairs by the windows so we had a good view of the river. We ordered a couple of their favorite dishes but I wasn't impressed with any of them,... More

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Dallas, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

While exploring Old Town yesterday, I stopped into Mai Thai to have a quick bite. There were plenty of staff milling around, but I wasn't greeted. I waited about 30 seconds when walked up and seated myself at the bar. Again, plenty of staff (talking to each other, eating at the end of the bar), but they were completely in... More

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Saratoga Springs, Ny
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 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
12 helpful votes 12 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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73 reviews 73 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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111 reviews 111 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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