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Busara

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8142 Watson St, Tysons Corner, VA 22102-4405
+1 703-356-2288
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
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Norwood,MA
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82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here was quite good, and different than other Thai places I have visited. Nice enough atmosphere, staff are a bit reserved, but I did enjoy the food.

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Thank Justin A
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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440 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I used to go all of the time to Busara. It has been several years but a friend suggested that we meet for lunch here. I was excited, remembering past meals. I ordered the chicken satay which was good. Then I ordered the Ka POW which was not at good. The meat was just too tough. Service was not great.

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Thank Dinah Y
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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174 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Six adults at dinner. Pleasant surroundings, good service. Ordered drunken noodle with mild heat since I had not ordered it previously at this restaurant and didn't know how they spiced. It came awash in brown liquid with limp noodles. Totally unappealing and visually repulsive. I asked them to drain it of the liquid. The result was something I should have... More 

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Thank buschal
Jerusalem, Israel
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a place worth a return visit. It is the best place for Thai food with excellent service and easy parking.

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Thank Traveler22101
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

So we went there for a work lunch Ima. Thursday afternoon . Ambience - decent , clean and relaxed . Nothing exclusive and since it was lunch on a workday it was pretty crowded but the hostess seated us pretty quickly Staff - courteous and friendly Food - arrived in 5 mins ! Was tasty , spice levels just right... More 

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Thank Vaishali K
Vienna, Virginia
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150 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We went for lunch and had Bangkok bouillabaisse (good), Tom Ka Gai (VERY good), seafood combination (ok), and pad see ew (good). Service was friendly and fast and the restaurant was nice and quiet. The decor is also nice. The price was $33 before tip.

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Thank Brian R
Arlington, Virginia
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101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The good is very tasty, plenty of choices, the portions just big enough that you never leave hungry but not too full either, the prices low, the parking lot big, the tables numerous, the interior decor nice, the staff attentive and friendly - what else could I ask for?

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Thank Blaine_McLaughlin
Sterling, Virginia
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633 reviews
372 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Busara does it well, and at a reasonable price. The service time from order to table was literally 7 minutes. Visible but unintrusive service. Fair pricing. Smiles from the servers. I'll continue to visit!

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Thank mshapiro99
McLean, Virginia
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112 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Stopped by late for a few drinks at the bar. The place is very impressive, especially inside. Booths, a nice range of tables and large bar with classy feel The menu is large and includes mostly Thai dishes with a range of drinks. I had a Black forest coffee, served hot with coffee liquor and cream. Great stomach-feel later at... More 

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Thank TBesoug
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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337 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

When you are presented with the menu, it may take you about a half hour to read all the items they have to offer. Even if you don't see something on the menu you would like, they could make it for you (my friend ordered walnut chicken made with beef instead of chicken). I had Gai Yad Sai, which is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8142 Watson St, Tysons Corner, VA 22102-4405
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Tysons Corner
  • Phone Number: +1 703-356-2288

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