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“Great Thai in Leesburg CBD at Liberty Gas Station” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Thai Pan

Thai Pan
2 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg, VA 20175
703-777-6600
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Ranked #18 of 175 Restaurants in Leesburg
Price range: $4 - $13
Cuisines: Thai
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Dining options: Lunch, Delivery
Description: Attached to Liberty Gas Station.
Amman, Jordan
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“Great Thai in Leesburg CBD at Liberty Gas Station”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2010

Yes, it is in the gas station. But inside it is very nice, the food is great, the service adequate, and the prices about average. If you are in the mood for Thai, this is the place for you. One negative... they will not prepare the hotter foods on that are served sizzling or even in the kitchen for you for fear of the spice going thru the small dining room.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“A true gem to Leesburg. The thai food is...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2010 via mobile

A true gem to Leesburg. The thai food is Fresh and served in generous portions. Lucky the manager personalizes the service and brings a smile to everyone who stops in. The promotions with the buy 7entrees get 1 free and buy 2 dinners get 1 50% off, keeps me on budget. The basil chicken is my favorite and recommended for you spicy dish lovers. Just wish they would get some lemons for my water, lol.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Northern Virginia
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“Cute little gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2009

We love Thai food and have visited many in the NoVa area, especially around Arlington where there's one on every corner. This place really surprised us. The food was deliciously authentic and the service was excellent. And even though it's inside a gas station, you don't feel like you are. The only negative is that it is a bit pricey and the portions are small.

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Leesburg, VA
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“On it's way back to greatness”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2009

I was a big fan of Thai Pan when it first opened last year. It's a beautiful restaurant in a very weird location - the Liberty gas station near downtown Leesburg. The food was wonderful and very reasonably priced. I raved about this restaurant to everyone who lived nearby.

However, there was a signficant drop in quality late last year. Food just wasn't what it used to be. Portions were miniscule, food was often delivered cold, orders in correct, etc.

I was about to cross Thai Pan off my list for good, but decided to try one more time last week. I heard there had been a change in management and things had improved. Thankfully, I think it's true. Service was wonderful . The food was just I as I remembered - panang curry was thick and rich. Calamari was crisp and hot. Dumplings were meaty and tasty.

I hope this is a sign that Thai Pan is on it's way back. Leesburg needs a great Thai restaurant.

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“A Step Down”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2009

I used to love this place and ate here often but overnight back in October '08 the restaurant was taken over by the owners of the convenience store in the gas station. New owners, new managers, new cooks. In my opinion, it went downhill immediately. The menu stayed the same but orders are often messed up, portions were cut in half for the same price, and the recipes have been changed (not for the good either). If they are having a good night and don't confuse your order then they do have perfectly edible Thai food, but sadly it is not nearly as good as it used to be. Since it's still the only Thai place in town, I'm sure it will do decent business.
Hopefully I can revise this review if the restaurant ever improves.

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josh143, Manager at Thai Pan, responded to this review, February 10, 2009
Thanks for the review.
Since the beginning, the restaurant belongs to the Gas station. and due to some fraudulent circumstances, we had to take a step to remove old manager named PLA. All the cheff's are same except the new manager name Lucky. AND SINCE OCTOBER, THE WAY OUR CUSTOMER LIKE OUR FOOD, NEVER LIKED BEFORE.
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