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Little Serow

Certificate of Excellence
Dupont Circle
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1511 17th St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been in Asia Pacific and Thailand several times. We didn't expect Washington to be the place we got the best food ever. This place is amazing. The interior design fits the message - its about outstanding food. Definitely a place to get in love with!

Thank Phil F
Fairfax, Virginia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading multiple excellent reviews of this tiny restaurant, and hearing first hand accounts of how great it is ("worth the wait in line"), I finally went on 4th July weekend. There was no line! And, since there was no line, we couldn't find the place (they have no sign). Once inside, you are transported to another world (and that's... More 

Thank GoGators80
New York City, New York
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644 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've heard a lot from my D.C. friends about this place and was excited to try it. Expecting a wait we went early. It was full but we were able to snag the last two top. I'm so glad we did. A $49 prix fixe which was excellent. The highlights were the tofu and the pork ribs. But everything was... More 

Thank USCKaboom
Silver Spring, Maryland
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107 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Hands down this is the best Thai food I have had outside of Thailand. I lived in Northern Thailand for 2 years and this food made me feel like I was right back there. Every course was incredible. The mushroom kaprow, which is always a huge letdown in US restaurants, was mind blowingly good and I normally do not even... More 

Thank bballbronco12
Arlington, Virginia
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214 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

My girlfriend and I finally went here the other night. We werent quite sure what to expect but we very impressed by this restaurant. The food was very unique and delicious. Service and atmosphere were top notch.

Thank Minutemen10
Columbus, Ohio
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

A nice sampling of northern Thai cuisine. Got a chance to chat with folks in line during my hour wait in line before the restaurant opened (totally worth the wait, by the way). Service was spot on. It seemed like everyone liked their job. Impressed with the food start to finish. At $49 for 7 courses, I thought it was... More 

Thank JohnnyDolce
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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132 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

My 2d trip here. This time Golden Mermaid week (happens 3x/year) - all seafood menu-nam prik thai orn green peppercorn / salted fish / eggplant gaap kai buu coconut husk / mud crab / shrimp paste khanom bung na gapi shrimp toast / khi nu chilies / cilantro khanom jin sao nahm dried shrimp / pineapple / fresh noodles yum... More 

Thank itsmyturnow
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

My daughter took me here this evening and I was blown away. Creative, fresh, each dish better than the last. Have dined at amazing restaurants all over the world but few compare to this gem. Don't miss it!

Thank SavannahDiningdiva
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Amazing service and cool, relaxed atmosphere at Little Serow. No reservations, so arrive early to put your name on the list. Go have a drink somewhere else and they will text you when your table is ready. The food is amazing. It's a set menu, so this is for the adventurous eater, not the picky one. If you've heard it's... More 

Thank RMB007
Washington, DC
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116 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We had dinner here with friends the other night. No reservations, so you have to stand and wait. Got in line around 4.40--restaurants only opens at 5:30. Barely made the first seating. The menu is set, and so there is no ordering. The pork dishes were the best, along with the mushroom dish. Food is decently spiced, but one member... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1511 17th St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighborhood: Dupont Circle

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?