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“Nice neighborhood restrurant” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Sugar Palm Thai Restaurant

Sugar Palm Thai Restaurant
5580 Vincent Gate Terrace, Alexandria, VA
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Ranked #114 of 706 Restaurants in Alexandria
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Princeton, New Jersey
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145 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Nice neighborhood restrurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

Excellent Thai food in this area. The place is nicely decorated with modern ambianince. the utensil, silverware are one of the best in asian restrurants. the luncheon even come with cloth napkins. The lunch special is $8.95 with egg roll and side salad. I had pad tai and my friend had green curry chicken. Both were delicious. The staff are professional and pretty. We are coming back for dinner someday. The parking lot is a little too small for the crowd they have.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Washington DC
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Awesome, Awesome, Awesome...just plain awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I live close to this restaurant and have also lived in/ visited Thailand. Living in the area, it is nice to walk into an establishment and have the Service Staff, Owner Etc. remember your name, what you drank the last time you visited. It is Luxury Service in a small new, clean, Thai restaurant. They cook traditional Thai....if the dish wouldn't normally come with chicken....you aren't going to get it with chicken....
The food is consistently great. The presentation is always fantastic and the menu has a ton of variety.
If you want great food, fantastic service, consistency, and a great vibe....come here!
They are a Washingtonian Cheap Eats Winner too!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Michelle L
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Washington DC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great (spicy) food & attentive service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

S and I have been going here for 6 months, maybe more. We usually go 2-3 times a month, mostly on the weekends. We've had great experiences every time.

The service is very attentive, and the staff is friendly and welcoming. Drinks are generously sized, there is a good if short wine list, and an excellent loooong cocktail list. I've only had the wine and margaritas, but S has tried many of the cocktails and likes them all.

The food is also very good. I usually get Thai staples such as satay, spicy beef salad (Nam Tok), pad thai, and panang curry - they are all allergy-safe for me, and quite tasty. S has tried many of the dishes. He particularly recommends the duck rolls, thai wings and firecracker calamari to start, and the Pad Khing and Nua Yang entrees. Our one complaint is that we have wimpy tastebuds, and a lot of the food is very very hot. Even the panang is sometimes so hot my eyes water, and although I order the Nam Tok extra extra mild, it's still very spicy.

We usually go as a couple or with some friends, but we've seen many people with kids as well, so i recommend for all ages.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank AlexeiM
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Washington, D.C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Fantastic food!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

We love this restaurant. The menu has a large variety of excellent dishes and during the work week they have amazing specials. The service is one of the best in the area!!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Trip60
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Alexandria, Virginia
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“Great meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Great service. Great food. Easy on/off to highway. Only con is parking. Need to park back in garage.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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