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Galae Thai

$$ - $$$
Eisenhower East
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215 Swamp Fox Rd, Alexandria, VA 22314-4689
703.960.1606-7
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11:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We ate here recently on the way to see a movie at the nearby multiplex and were very pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and by how pleasant the setting was. The large dining room somehow manages to feel intimate, because of the way it is laid out -- not one big room, but lots of nooks and... More 

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Thank Debra C
Fort Washington, Maryland
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have never had shrimp toast before but it was absolutely delicious probably better shared as after eating it I was too full to finish my entree which came with an egg roll and miso soup. Service was a little slow especially considering that the restaurant was almost empty. When I entered there was only one other table occupied and... More 

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Thank PurpleAnkh
Crestview, Florida
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165 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Went here due to the proximity to the movie theater nearby. I ordered the beef fried rice and my buddy ordered something.... Mine was good and he said he was too.... nice clean restaurant.

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Thank lmb500
Maryland
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89 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I thought the food was very good and more authentic than a lot of other Thai places I have been to. The service was very good as well.

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Thank JustNOZ
Alexandria, United States
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

A clean restaurant with interesting decor and the food is good... Not the greatest Thai food I've ever had (I'm still searching for truly great Thai food in the DMV area) but definitely good. Most recently I had the Chicken Satay (appetizer) and the Drunken Noodles with Shrimp... Both were good but the drunken noodles fell short because it wasn't... More 

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Thank Max G
Collinsville, Illinois
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75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

I generally stick with simple dishes when trying new restaurants, and Galae Thai's take on Pad Thai with shrimp was a delicious and beautifully-presented answer to that request. The shrimp were delicate and flavorful, and the noodles and morsels of tofu were delicious as well. I may ask for a little more spice next time, but it was delicious through... More 

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Thank RouxTheDay
Georgia
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96 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Almost didn't go in. TA said it was closed, posted hours of 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. This is wrong, they are open until 10 pm. Ordered the coconut soup. It was very good. Sushi was good.

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Thank wjeffa10
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45 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

This place is near our place and one of our favorites to eat when we go to the movie, or want to go for a quick lunch/dinner. Our favorite dishes are Drunken Noodle, Pad Thai, Pad See-ew, PhiPhi Island, and more. The place is nice, clean and quiet. The staff is nice. Occasionally, on a bad day, it may take... More 

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Thank T N
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

Servings are quite small and pricey. But what I couldn't shake off my mind was that the server asked for more tip and said that I gave less than what was required. That was the deal breaker. I am not going back to this place again. The management should train their staff to be more refined and polished. You don't... More 

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Thank Rain P
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1,224 reviews
799 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

One of the problems with Alexandria is that people are timid when it comes to Asian food, hence why a solid Thai place is forced to serve sushi- a food from a totally different country. The Thai food suffers from the collision.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Japanese, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Swamp Fox Rd, Alexandria, VA 22314-4689
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Eisenhower East
  • Neighbourhood: Eisenhower East
  • Phone Number: 703.960.1606-7

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