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Thai Chili

€€ - €€€
Downtown / Chinatown
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701 7th St NW, Ste F, Washington DC, DC 20001-3784
+1 202-393-2905
11:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 22:00
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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440 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Great location right in the Verizon Center theater/arena complex. There was no line or wait so we were seated quickly about an hour before the game. The Tempura Coconut Shrimp appy was a very good way to start. My Pad See Ew with Beef & Broccoli was excellent (wide rice noodles stir fried with broccoli, onions and beef) and my... More 

Thank PHLee7ca
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I try this place occasionally but it continues to be awful. I think they must reheat food and then charge high prices. How do they stay in business?

Thank Barb W
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Papaya Salad best I've had in DC besides my own. However, the service I had to go through just to get it was piss poor horrible, the young lady our server and apparent bartender may had did all in her power to show she didn't care about her service to us. She made horrible drinks and when told if she... More 

Thank Tristan S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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164 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

I stop here frequently before seeing a movie upstairs at Gallery Place -- service is fast and friendly and the food is good. Try the chicken with pineapple. Presentation varies, but sometimes it is served in a carved out pineapple and very pretty as well as delicious.

Thank cranberries0928
Reno, Nevada
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Found this place tucked in a corner next to regal cinema and decided to give it a try. The service was very nice and the food was excellent.

Thank reddogsailor
Columbia, South Carolina
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Chose location because of proximity to ACC basketball tournament which was in attached Verizon Center. All 4 of us felt the food was good....nothing exceptional. Tables are too close together. Felt we were sitting with people next to us on both sides.

Thank Debra S
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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89 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

The food was OK, somewhat expensive with respect to the size of the portions. They have a big and complicated menu, but the food doesn't live up to the hype. The place was clean but a little stuffy. The worst part was the service - they rushed to take our orders but took forever to serve and even longer to... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

The food tastes good, but the waitress charged us 18% of gratuity. We were only a couple. That's ridiculous!

Thank FrancoisCHUH
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

This was my 3rd time at Thai Chili. That says something! This time we had lunch for the first time. I had the panang beef and have to say it was excellent. The food is always consistent and very good.

1 Thank curbysplace
La Plata, Maryland
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340 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

I have visited this restaurant many, many times for weekday lunches. My most recent visit was disappointing. The food was just average. I had the chicken panang curry as my main course, which was fine, but not as good as I remembered. My friend and I shared the curry puffs (veggie) appetizer, which I didn't particularly like. They do serve... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 7th St NW, Ste F, Washington DC, DC 20001-3784
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-393-2905

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