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2210 Fontaine Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2911
434-977-8424
Today
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • 12
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  • 1
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
What a gem

Thai 99 near Crutchfields is a gem. Several things on the menu from southern Thailand cuisine and a few things you don't see often. Like khao thom & baa mee hang or thom yum. Also had good tod mun kung. So some favorite street foods too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2015
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30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We decided to give this place a try. We were seated and served water, and thats when it became interesting. The waitress did not know the menu and I had point several times at the menu item. I had a coupon for $6 off when you purchase two dinner entres, but apparently there are multiple Thai 99s in our area,... More 

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Washington DC
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Thai 99 near Crutchfields is a gem. Several things on the menu from southern Thailand cuisine and a few things you don't see often. Like khao thom & baa mee hang or thom yum. Also had good tod mun kung. So some favorite street foods too.

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Virginia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Well, we've passed by this place for years, so we finally stopped in. The food was decent and not overpriced for thai. The building is a bit dated. I had the yellow curry and it lacked a few things - no basil and no pineapple-so it was a bit flat. The pad thai was decent. So, not bad, but not... More 

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Chicago, Ilinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were impressed. Clean place, local family. Excellent wine and beer list. We had spring rolls, Chicken in Peanut Sauce that was the best we ever had. The jasmine rice is outstanding and comes in a "heart shape". I wish we had eaten there again instead of MAYA.

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Glen Burnie, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My wife and I love Thai food, and when we travel, always eat at Thai restaurants. When visiting Charlottesville (several times a year), we always make sure we eat at Thai 99 II restaurant (at 915 Gardens Blvd). It is always a great dining experience. My wife is partial to the Shrimp Hot Pot chef special. I have had their... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We went to Thai '99 on Fontaine recently after not having been for a few years. I was disappointed in how much it had declined. The owner is away. I am not sure how long she has been gone but that may be a major factor. I recalled fondly the lovely gardens on the side and behind the restaurant where... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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311 reviews 311 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

This was a good lunch stop. I'm not sure that I would be happy here for dinner. The food was good but the service was a bit slow.

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Shenandoah Valley
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Delicious food and quick service in a comfortable setting. Plenty of seating for couples or groups, this restaurant is a great place to meet for lunch.

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Staunton, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

I have visited three of the local Thai 99 restaurants: the location near on Seminole just north of Rio Rd. is beautiful with great food. The Fontaine St. location is in an older building with less ambiance, but excellent food and helpful wait staff. I will not return to the Crozet location, Bangkok Thai, where about eight or nine of... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
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154 reviews 154 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I ordered papaya salad and it was overrun with sauce, almost drowning in it. My husband had dried beef, which he said was OK. Our main dish, a red curry chicken, which we shared , also was loaded with sauce. It was spicy, as we ordered it, but the flavor was lacking.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2210 Fontaine Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2911
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: 434-977-8424

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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