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Courtside Thai Cuisine

3981 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030-3315
+1 703-934-8880
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pad thai” (9 reviews)
“larb” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
3981 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030-3315
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We met some friends for a relaxing, informal dinner and had the restaurant to ourselves for a while due to a sudden torrential downpour. I ordered the chef's special (trout) and we all shared appetizers. All the food was good, prices were reasonable and service...More

Thank Songs4U
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This family run restaurant offers amazing thai food--among the best I have had. It is a small nicely decorated restaurant, with outdoor seating in good weather. The food is so fresh and is uniquely prepared. I love the duck salad, the thai noodle salad, the...More

Thank Sherry K
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Ate here last Saturday evening. During my stay there were two incidents of the Maitre D' screaming at the waitress (in the Thai language) and said waitress shrieking back at him accompanied by dropping/breaking glassware noise. Very disturbing and unprofessional. Chef was delivering food to...More

Thank Carl S
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I was introduced to this great little restaurant by family and friends who work at the nearby Fairfax County government complex. We have been many times, for lunch and dinner, and frequently get take-out as well. ALWAYS a very nice experience with excellent service (genuinely...More

Thank kelphxpdx
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We eat here quite often and find the food fantastic. A small family run restaurant that does an outstanding job. The food is of the highest quality and preparation is done very well. The presentation of dishes is superb. I highly recommend r The restUrNt....More

Thank pander3320
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch with wife. Always in for a good Thai meal. We found it here. Very friendly staff and spot on with help and service. We tried two apps. Both very good. The main meals were fresh and superbly spiced. We will return...More

Thank OpieO77
Reviewed 14 November 2016

My vegetables with tofu were really delicious, although the tofu was not the best I've had. If it had been, I would have rated the restaurant a 5, instead of 4. I will be back! Craig Herberg

Thank Craig_Herberg
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

On a whim, four of us stopped in on a Monday night. What a pleasant surprise! The menu was very extensive. It was hard to decide. Service was excellent. When I requested extra steamed vegetables in my dish, they happily accommodated me. Our soups we...More

Thank Travelindog77
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is very good, not spectacular, but it's charm comes from an attentive family/owner clan which delivers consistency. A request for "Thai spicy" is well received and rewarded. The Larb and tofu appetizers are well executed. Seafood combination dishes are balanced with vegetables, fresh...More

Thank chinesesun
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Pros: -charming neighborhood thai restaurant with plenty of outdoor seating -they grow over 50 potted thai chilli and basil plants outside -vast menu selection -decently priced -good food -great service Cons -they need to update their outdoor furniture from plastic to something more appealing

Thank Thao O
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6 October 2015|
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Response from Deborah B | Reviewed this property |
Courtside Thai is on Rt 123 in Fairfax City near the corner of Main Street close to Auld Shebeen Irish Pub (also very good).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3981 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030-3315
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-934-8880
  • E-mail
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