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Mai Thai

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Old Town
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6 King St, Olde Towne, Alexandria, VA 22314-3227
+1 703-548-0600
11:15 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:15 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:15 am - 11:00 pm
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Alexandria, Virginia
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mai Thai is the best Thai restaurant in Old Town Alexandria. Consistently good and the portions are great

Thank Cary C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Beautiful view of the water and spicy Thai food. Can't go wrong with this place. My favorite is the Pad Thai and the Mai Thai drink. I like this branch better than the one in Dupont.

Thank DC_FoodnTravel
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Nice environment upstairs, with a view over the see. We ordered panang curry chicken and seafood in paradise. We served quickly but both meals were barely warm, and prawns and scallops on the shellfish plate was dry, had no flavour and the sauce was very plain. This was also one of their specialities. The panang curry was also boring, especially... More 

Thank Rog Z
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76 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Pleasant setting in Old Town. Service was prompt and pleasant. Food was average. I had a daily special of Sriracha Noodles which was mild but tasty. Prices good.

Thank HJF1990
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

The food was really bad, and the cashew chicken the worse I've ever had. This is the kind of food you would expect to get at Panda Express.

Thank Birgitta R
St. Pete Beach, Florida
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Love this place, reasonable prices, fresh food and nice outside seating for when the weather is nice

Thank KPK713
United States
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198 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

It is easy to find on the water. Look for parking or a parking lot. Order all the soups. The food is typical, but severed elegantly. I love to go off hours because they can become very busy. Also, mid day you can get a window seat.

Thank Rudi R
Alexandria, Virginia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

We ordered two easy staples of Thai cuisine - Pad Thai and Panang curry, The Pad Thai was soggy and way too sweet for my taste. In my last 6 trips throughout Thailand and cooking several Thai dishes during cooking classes in Bangkok, I have never had such an awful Pad Thai. The curry was just mediocre and didn't taste... More 

Thank vikunja2014
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

If you are love Thai food, Mai Thai is well worth the visit while you are in Alexandria. Honestly, it is some of the best Thai food that I have had in the states. I decided to have dinner here based on the reviews and I am so happy that I did. The service was excellent too!

Thank miatagirl67
Ellicott City, Maryland
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

There are many choices of Thai cuisine in Alexandria King Street, but we decided to visit Mai Thai to try out the food here. We were not disappointed. The service was great, we were not kept waiting for too long for a table, orders being taken and food served. Enjoyed the papaya salad, crunchy and tasteful. The drunken noodle was... More 

Thank carissae

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:15 am - 10:30 pm
11:15 am - 10:30 pm
11:15 am - 10:30 pm
11:15 am - 10:30 pm
11:15 am - 11:00 pm
11:15 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 King St, Olde Towne, Alexandria, VA 22314-3227
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-548-0600

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