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Sala Thai

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4828 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-3011
(301) 654-4676
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lexington, United States
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

was in Bethesda on a business trip and craving seafood. The waiter - very friendly and attentive - made this recommendation and there wasn't a drop left on my plate. Reasonably priced. Pretty much empty on a Monday night. Maybe only thing keeping me from a 5th star was atmosphere. Just seemed a little dated and kinda sad esp. with... More 

Thank Karen R
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The wife had the vegetable curry with tofu and I had the pad Thai chicken. We also ordered the fried calamari and the mussels as an appetizer. The mussels had seen better days.. Almost no meat in them, they're small and thin.. The soup base would have been good, a little too salty(fish sauce).. The calamari was ok compared to... More 

Thank Rolly H
Bethesda, Maryland
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We hadn't been to Sala Thai--a Bethesda restaurant we can walk to--for several years at which time we had found the food just ok but a lively jazz band playing exciting music. Revisited the other evening. No jazz band. Food had deteriorated in quality and the service was abysmal. I had chicken with pineapple and ginger. It was served in... More 

Thank shelleybear2016
Southport, CT
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350 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Tried the green curry chicken and wild boar curry. Both were quite spicy, but flavorful with more than one taste. Nice bamboo shoots. The peppers and meats were good. Thyshould offer more rice with their servings. It is a chain, but this one seems like a family run restaurant with family friendly ambiance. Service good. Prices are quite reasonable. Would... More 

Thank elaine3Southport
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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424 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Sala Thai has many locations and it's one of these restaurants you walk by all the time and say, we should go try one sometime! So this time with the added incentive of a groupon for the Bethesda location which I just realized has a shorter promotional life span - one month instead of the usual three - we decided... More 

Thank paxa
Herkimer, New York
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Ate with family in Bethesda. The restaurant is wheelchair accessible, but did not visit the restroom so...no comment. The food was incredible and service was great! We shared some very average spring rolls and fantastic dumplings.I wish we had ordered doubles on the dumplings. All were more than satisfied with entree choices: panang, pad thai and beef ka prow. Nice... More 

Thank 346judithg
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

You go to a restaurant, especially one featuring exotic cuisine, for 3 things: great cooking, nice ambience n pleasant service. When you get 3 out of 3, it's a 5, but 0 out of 3? Is there anyway to give them a ZERO? When you pay to have food served for a special occasion, then the establishment ruins your evening,... More 

Thank Keydawn
Waco, Texas, United States
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Fresh Thai dishes with all the spice you could hope for. I ate there twice on this trip to Bethesda, got one of the Chef's Special seafood dishes both times. Just plain good food at a reasonable price!

Thank Tim R
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

I enjoyed a dine alone early dinner at Sala Thai. All of my colleagues were gone on my last night in Bethesda and it was raining so I opted to go there as it was close to my hotel. I was pleased with the meal. The service was a bit off. My dinner arrived just as I was starting my... More 

Thank cherylmH2908KI
Potomac, Maryland
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Very pleasant lunch today at Sala Thai! While they offer a nice lunch special which includes chicken satay or spring roll and an entree, I ordered Pottery Shrimp, which was fresh, plentiful and healthy. It included nine large shrimp over a pot of cellophane noodles cooked with shrimp and green vegetables. My husband enjoyed his Tom Yum Goong soup and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Asian, Thai
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4828 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-3011
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: (301) 654-4676

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