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Chao Pra Ya

2465 J-1 Centreville Rd., Herndon, VA 20171
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Ranked #47 of 181 Restaurants in Herndon
Price range: $20 - $35
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Thai
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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Fairfax, Virginia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is my go-to Thai place, and since I go here more than any other Thai place, that says it is good. Wish I could add something more deep, but the truth is I eat the same dish pretty much every time, and like it a bunch. I hope this place stays in business forever, for that is how long... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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883 reviews 883 reviews
422 restaurant reviews
264 helpful votes 264 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The food was pretty good. I ordered delivery, and it arrived quickly and with friendly enough service. the delivery fee was a bit high, but the regular food prices are reasonable.

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Herndon, Virginia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Having lived in Bangkok for several years makes me relatively critical when it comes to Thai food. This place was a solid "meh" experience. Bland food, boring interior, uninterested staff. Don't waste a night on this. There are much better thai places in the area.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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280 reviews 280 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

This restaurant is located in the Clocktower center in Herndon and parking was a bit hard to find the night we dined - partly due to the mounds of snow! I had to wait for my friend to arrive and the restaurant staff was understanding and not pushy about ordering. Our food was good, with ample portion sizes. We had... More 

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We were a group of 4 friends. Not to say much as the food doesn't taste as the best Thai food. One of our friend has Pad Thai is a common dish and that was too gooey and sweet. No one in our team appreciated as the food was great. I would not recommend to others. Pros: Ambiance, location

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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82 reviews 82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

We travelled to the DC area on Christmas Day for a quick family vacation. We were staying in Herndon and wanted to find somewhere to eat. However, there weren't many options. We stumbled upon Chao Pra Ya...and were we every pleasantly surprised! The food was great and my wife loved the plum wine. Authentic food for a decent price!

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Baghdad, Iraq
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

I know Thai, I was married to one for 10 years. Traditional, delicious Thai; You really have to ask to get it spicy, they are very protective of being overly HOT! Pad Thai GUNG with a Beer Singha. YUM

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Reston, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

I've had several meals at Chao Pra Ya, and all of them have been excellent and reasonably priced. I recommend their spring rolls, Tom Yum lemon grass soup, Tom Kha galanga soup, bean thread salad, eggplant with yellow bean sauce, wild pork and Siam duck. Their servers have always been very attentive and pleasant, and they are happy to make... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Hands down the best Thai food in town. Having been spoiled in Southern California with Thai Town in Hollywood I thought I would never find good Thai food when I moved to Virginia,after being disappointed at many other Thai restaurants I found chap phra ya in herndon, the Thai chicken curry is my favorite! It is so good I order... More 

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Reston VA
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227 reviews 227 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

This restaurant has been consistent for over a decade. Their food is top notch and not overly spicy. In the last months, they renovated their interior. It now has more seating. The service personnel is always polite and attentive.

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Additional Information about Chao Pra Ya

Address: 2465 J-1 Centreville Rd., Herndon, VA 20171
Phone Number: 703-713-0103
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Herndon
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: Thai

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