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Mai Thai

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6 King St, Olde Towne, Alexandria, VA 22314-3227
703-548-0600
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Today
11:15 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:15 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:15 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 38
    Excellent
  • 65
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
OUR FAVORITE THAI RESTAURANT

My husband and I visit Old Town Alexandria several times a year and we ALWAYS eat at least one dinner at Mai Tai. We love their delicious and attractive dinners that are quite reasonable. The Mai Thai is located at the waterfront end of King street. Take the free trolley toward the waterfront... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
CelticRainbow
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

My husband and I visit Old Town Alexandria several times a year and we ALWAYS eat at least one dinner at Mai Tai. We love their delicious and attractive dinners that are quite reasonable. The Mai Thai is located at the waterfront end of King street. Take the free trolley toward the waterfront and ride until you have to get... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Mai Thai is in cool building centrally located at the base of King Street in Old Town. The food at is fine. But combine that with somewhat slow service, and the cost, and one can only conclude there are better Thai options available. Our appetizers and drinks took a while to arrive. My sake was almost flavorless. The apps were... More 

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The food is very good and the drinks are reasonably priced. We love the drunken noodles! The service is sketchy. Sometimes it is good, and sometimes it is slow and disorganized.

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Alexandria
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My wife and I went to Mai Thai for the very first time during the week of January 5. I ordered a special, spicy fried eggplant with ground beef. My wife ordered her typical basil chicken dish. When we first were seated, we felt the wait staff were a bit lackadaisical. We ordered wine and an appetizer to share. The... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The food here is excellent. I've tried several of the staples, pad Thai chicken, chicken with green curry and chicken panang and I've been very pleased. If you can get a seat upstairs, you have a great view of the Potomac River. Great date or meet up with friends location.

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USA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Very good Thai food. Compares well with other local Thai restaurants. Can be a bit noisy on occasion, but not always.

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Alexandria VA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The food was ok, not exactly authentic, but on par. nice atmosphere. This place gets busy and often has a long wait, plan ahead...

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

If by Friday eating at the hotel becomes a chore and if you are in Alexandria this is the place to eat. Get the trolley (free) down King Street to the last stop right by the river. If the high tide is in you may have to get out a few stops earlier and walk. This is not your fancy... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Dropped in on Tuesday this week Service good and fairly prompt Food excellent but a bit "mai phet", presumably for US taste-buds. portions excellent (As I find usual in the USA the combination of a starter and main was too much for me, so we doggy-bagged enough for a late snack) I did have to ask for the "nam pla",... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We enjoyed this restaurant in the heart of Old Towne Alexandria. The food and service are both excellent and the outside seating (in September) was lovely. FYI...my husband had the Cashew Chicken and I had the Drunken Noodles with Shrimp. :) Delicious and fresh! Highly recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 King St, Olde Towne, Alexandria, VA 22314-3227
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: 703-548-0600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:15 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:15 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:15 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:15 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:15 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:15 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?