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Chao Pra Ya

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2465 J-1 Centreville Rd., Herndon, VA 20171
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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  • 16
    Very good
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  • 0
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Pleasant, good, and fast

I just had lunch here and it was enjoyable. The menu is basic but covers the essentials, service was fast, and the staff spoke English very well so it was easy to work out the menu. I will come back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Keith S
Reston, Virginia
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  • Families with children
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English first
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109 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I was staying in the area & decided to have a quick lunch. After reading some mixed reviews, I decided to give them a try. I came in on a Sunday afternoon & had the place to myself. I was obviously seated quickly. I ordered the Chicken Curry Puffs & the Chicken Pad Thai for an entree. My appetizer came... More 

Thank Mrluthor
Reston, Virginia
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429 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I just had lunch here and it was enjoyable. The menu is basic but covers the essentials, service was fast, and the staff spoke English very well so it was easy to work out the menu. I will come back.

Thank Keith S
Fairfax, Virginia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

So we stopped by to try this Thai Resturant after a relative told us how good it was. Well, they were certainly rite! The food was very good. We had the Beef Salad, Pad Thai and Siam Beef and every thing was very-very tasty! Nice decor, friendly staff and quick service. Also We tried the Fried Bananas and Ice Cream... More 

Thank Vagregg
Chantilly, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I have been to this place 3 times in the past year and half. The reason we had to go was because of the restaurant coupon we had to use. But the food is worse and worse each time we went. We had lunch there today, and the food was extra salty. I had been to Thailand, I had thai... More 

Thank Skilenn
Budapest, Hungary
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I love the crispy duck here.. All other foods are also very good but I always end up eating duck here :)

Thank raghs_sharad
Dellroy, Ohio
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71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Went here one time two years ago because it was the only restaurant open at that time. have been back six more times. Every time we are in the area we stop to eat. Good food and good service. Everything on the menu my family and myself have tried was very tasty and good portions. i can definitely recommend it... More 

Thank Dennis A
Fairfax, Virginia
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77 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 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 

Thank rgstrip
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,943 reviews
838 restaurant reviews
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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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Helsingborg, Sweden
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131 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 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.

Thank Niklas K
Ashburn, Virginia
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385 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2465 J-1 Centreville Rd., Herndon, VA 20171
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Herndon
  • Phone Number: 703-713-0103

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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