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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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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, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 15
    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
Great view

If you get a chance to sit upstairs, do! Great view of the Potomac during sunset. Inside is very well done, almost a nyc vibe. We were sat right away, got our drinks and ordered our meal. I was surprised how fast we were served. I was barely into my beer when my chicken with broccoli arrived... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Hany K
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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Dayton, Ohio, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Located right at the end of King Street, there's a nice little patio and a cool lofted second floor for seating. The food was good, and service was fast.

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9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

If you get a chance to sit upstairs, do! Great view of the Potomac during sunset. Inside is very well done, almost a nyc vibe. We were sat right away, got our drinks and ordered our meal. I was surprised how fast we were served. I was barely into my beer when my chicken with broccoli arrived. Meal looked good... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed our meal here. There wasn't a wait but the restaurant was busy, and they seated our party of 6 quickly. We are traveling with a 3 yr old and 1 yr old, so that is important. The building was cool (as expected in Old Town), and the upstairs had huge windows that overlooked the river. There was... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

Great location on the corner of King St. and the Torpedo Factory right by the river. Food was ok, outside sitting is fun for people watching. Waiters were rushing a bit much. Best thing is the location.

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Chicago, Illinois
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95 reviews 95 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Great weather had me begging to dine outside and the Mai Thai patio was a perfect option. An extensive menu with great descriptions led to a long decision making process, but the winning entry was the Panang curry, one of my favorites, and this was possibly the best I had ever had. Very generous with the sauce - the best... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Ate here one evening after a visit to D.C. It was hard to decide whether to sit upstairs with a view of the water or outside. It was a beautiful evening so we decided on outside. Ended up being a bad decision as the table next to us included a chatty woman who spent the entire evening loudly narrating the... More 

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Manitoba
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123 reviews 123 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Food was good, but I found the portions slightly small. Service was only ok, nothing stellar. I would go back if I find myself in the area again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

One of my favorite Thai places in America. The place is simple, and the food is great. Ask for a seat upstairs and the atmosphere is more than five stars.

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Vienna, Austria
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63 reviews 63 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Nestled at the foot of King Street in Old Town Alexandria is an unprepossessing Thai Restaurant whose upstairs dining area surprises one with a wall to wall window overlooking the harbor. The food is quickly and tastefully prepared and served. I can strongly recommend the fresh spring rolls and the garlic pepper pork. Watching other dishes go by, I would... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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211 reviews 211 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

While visiting the DC area my wife and I took a stroll through Old Alexandria. We were hungry and decided on Thai. We had coconut chicken soup which was average. She had pad Thai and I decided on beef basil. Both dishes were very good and they put quite a bit of food on the plate. The outdoor seating was... More 

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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: Entertaining clients, Doing business, Romantic
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?