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Absolute Thai

521 G St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2615
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (17 reviews)
“tom kha” (3 reviews)
“pad see ew” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
521 G St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2615
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1 - 10 of 126 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant during my business trip and just saw this restaurant while driving back to the hotel. I order Kraprao pork...the test is horrible ever. This is the wroat kraphao pork i ever have in my life!

Thank Art_pisi
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

This is the sort of place that you quickly forget. There was nothing wrong but nothing special about the food. Service was indifferent.

Thank bluetigers
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Was looking for something tasty and inexpensive. Absolute Thai was the right choice. Generous portions. Not fancy, bit really good Thai food.

Thank Paula K
Reviewed 20 February 2018

We eat there before Capital One Arena (former Verizon Center) events, since it is located across the street from the arena. Food has always been very good, but improvements over last year are obvious. Variety EXPANDED! Prices still superb for the neighborhood. Spiced according to...More

Thank Charley44
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Went there twice for lunch during a 3 day trip to DC. It was conveniently close to the hotel I was staying at. The prices were average and the service and foodwas good. The servers were very friendly. Ordered Pad Thai both times (one day...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Easily have been here more than two dozen times....most recently, last evening. In every instance the service and the food have been good, as evidenced by the number of return visits. Additionally, I have brought a dozen or so other people here, and every one...More

Thank rgstrip
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Went there twice - in August and in November. Both times the service was very good, interesting menu, dishes are too salty to my taste but it seems that all DC restaurants are heavy on salt. The prices are rather high to Thai restaurant but...More

Thank ira2010
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I went today for lunch, the service was so poor, the waitress would not have eye contact with me as a costumer , would just through things on the table....I felt so bad. The soup was good, the spring rolls OK. I would not go...More

Thank Noradicha
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Ate here last Saturday night and liked it so well that we returned on Tuesday. TripAdvisor reviews had rated this place highly, and we were not disappointed. Super reasonable prices and good service! First night, it was quiet despite the hockey game starting right across...More

Thank meschmid
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I had very little time before a lunch meeting (knew the food at the meeting would be horrible) so I asked the host if they could feed me fast. Tried their lunch eggplant dish (gai sub). Order was taken right away and food served 10...More

Thank Wandere1963
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 521 G St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2615
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
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