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Thai Peppers

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2018 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1310
+1 703-739-7627
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Springfield, Virginia
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Wife and I eat there a lot. She gets the chicken with cashews. I have been trying different things on the menu: pad Thai, curries, and other dishes. Their veggie spring rolls are a nice starter.

Thank Richard H
Seattle, Washington
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115 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

The entree food is good, not very good. Appetizers were disappointing. The servers were very nice. There is outdoor seating which is the way to go in the right weather.

Thank 100QA
Augusta, Georgia
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

This visit was our second leaving with the same impression of very good, carefully prepared fresh food at a reasonable price. We especially enjoyed their vegetable rolls. Each family member had a different meal and everyone enjoyed their individual lunch. The service is genuinely friendly which adds to your enjoyment. If you want Thai food and are near Del Ray,... More 

Thank Nathan7744
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183 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

Amongst a row of restaurants we tried this little place. Food was very good an service was also very good. A goodchooice.

Thank Paddy D
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2015

Had many items off the menu and they are all good. My favorites are the drunken noodle and Thai fried rice. My wife loves the green curry.

Thank Randy S
Alexandria, Virginia
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2015

Thai Peppers is Del Ray's "hidden in plain sight" secret that the locals know and the visitors take forever to figure out. Located in a little yellow house on the same block as the Evening Star and Bon Vivant, this family-owned spot is a must-eat in Del Ray. The patio is comfortable and has a great street view to people... More 

Thank Joseph M
Alexandria, VA
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1,108 reviews
530 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 463 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

This is a place with good decent service and edible if not elegant food. The ambience is not memorable but we enjoyed visiting here upstairs where few of the tables were taken so it was nice and quiet. The food is rated for spicyness levels so you are warned to choose carefully. The panang taste was authentic.

Thank VAChuck
Washington DC
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2014

We've been eating at Thai Peppers for years, back to an era when there wasn't a Thai restaurant on every other block. This restaurant is consistently decent quality, especially for the price. My husband likes the curries. I like their very spicy green papaya salad. Avoid anything fried, which (duh) doesn't exist in Thailand anyway.

Thank dakota1956
South Bend, Indiana
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82 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2013

My wife and I were walking down the main drag in the Del Ray neighborhood and this restaurant caught our eye. It's quite small -- perhaps 6 or 7 tables total. I was somewhat skeptical at first because of the laminated menu with lot's of different selections, and accompanying pictures. Our food however was very good. Tom Yum soup was... More 

Thank Publicola76
Alexandria, Virginia, USA
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

popular with the locals quick service and reasonable lunches. not great but fresh food and friendly servers

Thank pat1918

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2018 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1310
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-739-7627

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