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Mai Thai

1200 19th St NW, Frnt 4, Washington DC, DC 20036-2412
+1 202-452-6870
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (30 reviews)
“curry puffs” (3 reviews)
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All hours
Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
1200 19th St NW, Frnt 4, Washington DC, DC 20036-2412
Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great stuff, fried rice was excellent. Everything we ordered was good - portion sizes are quite big. Curries were excellent. Would rate this one very highly.

Thank dreamchaser2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has just average Thai food. We had the Pad Thai because it was the only item on the menu that could be made gluten free. Bummer.

Thank LoLo B
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

This gem was on a list of nearby restaurants from our hotel. My family enjoyed the meal immensely and are considering another visit before we head home. The portions are huge and the pricing is quite reasonable for Thai food and the size of the...More

Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The design and decor of the restaurant reminded us of the classical Thai restaurants in Bangkok from our years living there. The food was reasonably priced, and closely resembles the recipes that Thai restaurants in Bangkok prepare for tourists (but not for locals, who always...More

Thank ObservantGuest
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We were staying a few blocks away, and the concierge recommended Mai Thai. When we walked in at around 8:30 on a drizzly Saturday night, most tables were empty. The waiter was attentive, but not pushy - she gave us exactly the right amount of...More

Thank D W
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We're sent here by locals. Food is interesting and fresh but not prepared traditionally. We're big Thai fans and not one of the dishes seemed traditional. Nice staff and atmosphere though.

Thank Traci H
Reviewed 10 November 2016

My dining companion orders Pad Si Ew in every Thai restaurant we visit. And we visit many Thai restaurants because it is a favorite cuisine. Pad Si Ew here is sweeter, saltier and inferior to that served at Beau Thai Shaw.

Thank Adeline W
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Decent Thai food, but nothing outstanding- indeed a bit disappointing given the multitude of Thai restaurants in DC nice area of the city and certainly not bad food, just Average

Thank AlanONYC
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We walked to this restaurant from our hotel and sat outside on this mild night under the stars. After flying in from Texas it was refreshing to sit outside and enjoy our dinner. I enjoyed my mixed veggie with chicken and shrimp; I asked for...More

Thank Clopaboba
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Here as I write. Refused a seating next to a bucket trapping dripping ceiling water, even tho the place was empty. Tom yum was greasy, yes greasy. Pad Thai was mediocre, and that is pushing it. Service was inattentive, at best, and rushed. Decor is...More

Thank 2341mid
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:15 - 22:30
11:15 - 22:30
11:15 - 22:30
11:15 - 22:30
11:15 - 23:00
11:15 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 19th St NW, Frnt 4, Washington DC, DC 20036-2412
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-452-6870
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