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Sala Thai

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4828 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-3011
+1 301-654-4676
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to Sala Thai several times in the past year. As always, the food was excellent (variety, taste, pricing) and the service was great. However, the timing of the food delivery was the worst that we've ever experienced anywhere. We were a party of three and while two of us got their appetizers AND entrees, the third person just... More 

Thank Michael K
Chicopee, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful dinner after a long day. The service was excellent and very attentive. The menu choices and prices were great making it easy to order and share dishes. Would definitely return. Try the steam dumplings and green vegetable rolls.

Thank HappyTravelers141
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

Check out their Groupon offer when in the area. Solid 3-star location with easygoing friendly folks. We've had our fair share of their menu options for years. From past work lunches to random casual dinners, their kitchen is pretty steady. Their dishes tend to be on the sweeter side though. But I guess that's their cooking style. For those who... More 

Thank Akane C
West Chester, Ohio
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

It was late and the bar we had intended to have a drink at was a bust so we headed back for the hotel. But I was hungry! We passed by Sala Thai and at first dismissed it because it looked too sterile from the outside. But needs must and so my wife and I went in. After all, we... More 

Thank geordie315
Kensington, Maryland
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145 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

The food here is very good! We love the larb gai, green papaya salad, pad thai, beef kaprow, red curry, and the tom kha soup. We've never been disappointed in the food here with the exception of the spice meter isn't the same from visits to visits. They are a bit overpriced in my opinion though. The service is hit... More 

Thank Sara W
Lexington, United States
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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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399 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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513 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Asian, Thai
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Full Bar
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: +1 301-654-4676

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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?