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Thai Lemon Grass

Landmarks / Van Dorn
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506 S van Dorn St, Van Dorn Station Shopping Center, Alexandria, VA 22304-4612
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Alexandria, Louisiana
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

I love Thai food and this place is inexpensive, clean, and has great food. They ask you how hot you want it. Since I was with my daughter I did not go for my usual hotness and kept it mild. With that said the heat was moderate but good. Very nice ladies who wait on you and many people were... More 

Thank Leslie E
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

In the back of a strip mall hidden behind a Dunkin Doughnuts...some of the best Thai food in the area. Truly cheap eats and great portions. If you like great Thai food forget DC and it's prices and head to this place. Ambiance/atmosphere is not its' Forte, but great tasting food and value is. Service is always great, never had... More 

Thank KC O
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

My fiance and I come here about once a month or so, originally we were drawn in by their delicious soups which warm you up well in the winter! We've had a couple of their different entrees and the food always qualifies for a decent 4-star rating (not more because I've had better Thai food although not in this area).... More 

Thank Urszula C
Alexandria, Virginia
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recently (3/42016) written up in Washington Post Weekend Section as having a secret Thai menu that had very good for authentic food and as very good value. On that recommendation I tried it. It is in a strip mall that is in a mixed use neighborhood with no charm. Restaurant it self is ordinary in looks but... More 

Thank Larry B
Alexandria, VA
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1,033 reviews
498 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 449 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

This restaurant has been at this location for over 20 years. This is the second time I have eaten here. The first time was over 15 years ago. The lunch box specials are a fairly decent value and the cream ice tea was enjoyable. I started with an egg drop soup which was okay. I then moved on to a... More 

Thank VAChuck
Columbia, South Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

We found this place by accident when we were wondering around shopping and looking for someplace to eat lunch. I have celiac disease and it is sometimes difficult to find gluten-free options that are really GF. I ordered Pad Thai and the server knew what GF meant. The Pad Thai was awesome, the best I have had in the last... More 

Thank Judi N
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

The restaurant was very clean. The service was well above average. The food was fresh, flavorful, delicious and reasonably priced. We were in a hurry. So, we were please to see the server return with our food within 15 minutes.

Thank Rod1906
Alexandria, Virginia
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We visit this place quite often not just because we live close by but also because of the excellent food here. The staff is always warm and friendly and they are happy to alter Spice Levels to your taste. We have tried the same dish on 3 different Spice levels starting from Mild to Medium to EXTRA EXTRA SPICY and... More 

Thank Markujitsu
Vass, North Carolina
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252 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We were introduced to Lemongrass Thai by our neighbor who loves this place and we can see why. Friendly neighborhood place, great staff and awesome Thai food. If you don't like spicy then order mild, medium spice can sometimes light your @$& on fire! But it all tastes good, great even. I agree with another poster who called Lemongrass a... More 

Thank JEShanks61
Chantilly, Virginia
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176 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

We dropped by at Thai Lemon Grass by chance. Our original intention was to visit an Indonesian restaurant in the same lot which was closed for the day for unexplained reason. There are varieties of ethnic restaurants in the shopping plaza, including sushi, Chinese, Tex-mex and kabob. We opted for Thai. I ordered a duck preparation, the poultry was quite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 506 S van Dorn St, Van Dorn Station Shopping Center, Alexandria, VA 22304-4612
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Landmarks / Van Dorn
  • Neighborhood: Landmarks / Van Dorn
  • Phone Number: 703-751-4627

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?