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Emerald Thai Cuisine

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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264 McLaws Cir, Williamsburg, VA 23185-5677
+1 757-645-2511
16:30 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun 16:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Food is always great and owners (and staff) are very friendly. I give emerald Thai my highest recommendation!

Thank Jeff B
San Antonio, Texas
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

This was our first visit but not our last. Food was very good however the restaurant was very cold and uncomfortable, It was low 30's outside and I would guess high 50's to low 60's inside. Staff had a small floor heater blowing on table next to us when we entered and placed between our table and theirs after we... More 

Thank Michael K
Dover, PA
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I chose Emerald while visiting Williamsburg. The owner is very friendly and gracious. We ordered the veggie tempura appetizer and it was delicious. I got the chicken pad Thai with extra vegetables and my husband got a curry dish. Both were solidly good meals and great portions. I would have given 4 stars but the food was... More 

Thank Deb L
Norfolk, Virginia
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This place is a bit isolated, but not difficult to find, and the trip from where we are staying was well worth the drive. The fresh rolls with peanut sauce were excellent. The pad Thai with chicken was also very good, not the best Ihave ever had, but very good nonetheless. Service was attentive without being intrusive. Water and tea... More 

Thank Archiewhitehill
Williamsburg, Virginia
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185 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

One of very few Local thai restaurants in Williamsburg. Great tasting spicy Asian food. I just wanted a salad so I had the Yum Woonsen salad with glass noodles, onion, spicy chicken and a large shrimp. Blended with their lime dressing, it is delious. Serving was small, but adequate since I am trying to diet anyway.

2 Thank ki0ki
Suwanee, Georgia
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Found this version of Thai food very bland without flavors. The building obviously has suffered from roof issues as evidenced by water damage and mold. Smell of bug spray very evident. Not worthy of return visit

1 Thank LEZM3
Williamsburg, Virginia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We go to this wonderful restaurant at least every month or more because of the customer service, experience, environment, and delicious food!! It's very beautiful inside and it's fun having lunch or dinner watching gorgeous sea life. We always have Thai tea with our meal and have tried many different items on the menu. Everything has been consistently excellent!!!

Thank ms22489
Williamsburg, Virginia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We are long time customers.Excellent Thai food at very reasonable prices. Good ffrendly service-owner operated.

Thank josburkart
Williamsburg, Virginia
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is the oldest Thai restaurant in Williamsburg. It is away from the downtown features, like Colonial Williamsburg, but close to Busch Gardens. I like the curry dishes here.

Thank m0nty56
New York City, New York
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had a nice lunch last week. We wanted some real heat and thankfully they delivered! Great crispy duck! Great Soup!

Thank Ralph W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 264 McLaws Cir, Williamsburg, VA 23185-5677
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-645-2511

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