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Benjarong Thai Restaurant

855 Rockville Pike, 885 Rockville Pike (W. Edmonston Dr.), Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 424-5533
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Ranked #64 of 342 restaurants in Rockville
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Thai
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Rockville, Maryland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The Mr. & I, as well as many friends, have been going here for quite a few years. When not hugely busy, staff are attentive; water glasses are kept full (and I drink a lot of water there). The food is good. They are willing to accommodate a "more spicy" or "less spicy" request when ordering. Personally, I think their... More

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Rockville, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Benjarong has the best pad thai I've eaten. The menu is pretty extensive and not too expensive. It's a simple and quiet atmosphere with quick service and good food. I thought the specialty drinks were small and filled with an awful lot of ice, though.

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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103 reviews 103 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Brought large family group on a Sunday night. They handled us fairly well, it is a large restaurant and seemed to be used to that sort of multigenerational group. Food was only average, even the pad Thai was run of the mill. Interior seemed a little tired.

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U.S.
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

This restaurant is starting to show its age. The dining room and the menu could stand some updating. Still, it does the standard thai menu fairly well, and there is a lack of good thai restaurants in the area.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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104 reviews 104 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Their noodle dishes are great. Portions nice size for sharing. They use a lot of fresh ingredients and herbs. Try their sweet sticky rice and fruits for dessert. Never had to wait for seating without reservations. Their grilled squid when they offer it is amazing.

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We've been going 1-2 times a year for 18 years. Obviously we like it. I have never had anything I didn't like. When we went today, the Pad Thai wasn't up to its usual standard. That said, it was still very very good.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We had lunch here and were very impressed. The server was friendly and professional and checked back frequently. I ordered the papaya salad and wasn't sure what to expect. It was refreshing and unusual. I would definitely order it again. The prices were reasonable.

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DC
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I would like to tell them that their map location is wrong, but there doesn't seem to be a way to do it. I have eaten here many times and always found it enjoyable.

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Washington, DC
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67 reviews 67 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We've ordered takeout from here for about 15 years and worked our way around the menu. I would agree with reviewers who say the food is Americanized Thai; generally sweeter than it has to be and kind of tame spice-wise. The staff has always responded to requests to boost the seasonings and seemed generally pleasant on the rare occasions when... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Consistently good, reliable Thai restaurant; nice, quiet place to sit; high quality ingredients; tasty dishes; attractively dressed, efficient servers.

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