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Absolute Thai

521 G St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2615
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (14 reviews)
“tom kha” (3 reviews)
“pad see ew” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
521 G St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2615
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Thai servers, friendly enough. Restaurant decoration ok. Food a disappointment. Having lived and worked in Thailand and returned countless times for vacation, I was excited to see Absolute Thai on the street and take a break from US food. The food was bad though and...More

Thank Fantail79
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I highly recommend Absolut Thai. I had the red curry with beef. Soooooo good. (can be spicy for some). Seating, service and food was all top notch. I will probably go there often if I can.

Thank mcfetbruce
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Food was great. Service was mediocre. Ice melted in first cup of water and was never refilled with more ice. Just more warm water put in. I’m a big water drinker so I still drank it. Food was a little pricey. Dessert was super good....More

Thank Nick H
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Unfortunately, man of Chinatown's restaurants have closed or moved to the suburbs, built there are other options, and this is a decent Thai place. The exterior of the restaurant could use a bit of updating, but the interior, while simple, is clean and rather pleasant....More

Thank Decoamie
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Loved the food! Service was goresh and delicious!. If you like Thai, this is the place to go in DC. Wonton soup was fresh and delicious.

Thank SherylBoen
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Small cozy, friendly, quality food, great portions, GREAT FOOD, reasonable price, right across from the stadium in China town area. I had the dish called Jungle that was unique and tasty. Tom Kha Mashroom was very good , loaded with mashrooms. Sticky rice with mangoes...More

Thank Ki P
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I'm so happy to have found this restaurant on my business trip to D.C. I was able to sit outside on this perfect night and enjoy some fabulous Thai food. Started with the larb salad which was just spicy enough and very flavorful. Then panang...More

Thank 184mariannef
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Looking for a lunch option that was open late. Order taken quickly and meals arrived shortly after ordering. Great Pud Thai.

Thank Corrine G
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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
Child-friendly, Kids
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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