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11964 Market St, Reston, VA 20190-5663
+1 703-435-4188
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

The food is really good. I would only get take out, because the service is lousy at best. We dined in, big mistake. They won't walk 10 feet to get you a drink at happy hour. They put your knife and fork on the dirty tables instead of bringing new ones after your appetizers. The waitress didn't answer questions well,... More 

Thank Bob K
Vienna, Virginia
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

I have gone here several times when my wife and I decide to go somewhere at the last minute. The place is very big and there always seems to be plenty of room. The noise level is very low. The food is consistently good to very good. I have had the duck roll appetizer several times and it is always... More 

Thank 44rich
Alexandria, Virginia
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85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I do not know what has happened to this place. The food was all but not editable. We ordered the usual list of Duck Rolls, Pad Thai, Calimari, Cashew Chicken, and salads. The food was over cooked and tasteless.

Thank legaldale
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is my favorite Thai restaurant in Restaurant. Been going here for over a decade - and it is always consistent in its quality and taste. The service is always good. I don't recall too many times when we had to get a reservation.

Thank xspyguy
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This was my first time to Busara and I will definitely come back. The service was excellent, food was great and at a great location. I'm a huge fan of curries and this place is right there at the top. If this is what your looking for, I encourage you to try it.

Thank Cliff M
United States
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198 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I go every Friday night so I am very bias. Maybe because I adore the bartenders Georgie and Snow. They make the BEST drinks! Often I go on a Sunday night when the place is less crowded. The restaurant has a different vibe when they are slammed. I appreciate that the manager is not only visible, but is available and... More 

Thank Rudi R
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

This is usually a great alternative to super busy restaurants in the town center. Nice place to duck into for pretty good thai/asian food. I have been two or three times and never had a wait.

Thank PackofPirates
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Have stopped here for lunch. Its located in the Reston Town Center. The service is quick and the food is good. Most people I have spoken to that have been there have never made a complaint about the place.

Thank Laura D
Reston, Virginia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Busara has a good selection of Thai items such as pad thai, various noodle dishes and papaya salad (a favorite of mine). They can alter the spiciness of the dishes. In general they cover seafood, meats and vegetarian with good results.

Thank tigerlily20190
Fairfax, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is just the place I go to for Lunch or Dinner on working day or the weekend. Great food, awesome ambiance and service. I have gone there many times.

Thank TravelBuggedSG

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11964 Market St, Reston, VA 20190-5663
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: +1 703-435-4188

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