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Absolute Thai

521 G St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2615
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (13 reviews)
“tom kha” (3 reviews)
“pad see ew” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
521 G St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2615
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Reviewed 16 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 1 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 21 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 7 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
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I ordered Panang Chicken Curry which was very nice. My girlfriend had the Pad Thai which was very average. Service was good, nothing fancy, I was happy anyway!

Thank boppymc
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Ambiance and staff not very welcoming, bit of a "bar-with-a-few-tables" feel. Had a Tom gha kai which was watery with a strange aftertaste, spare, dry chicken pieces and non-asian mushrooms. The garden rolle were ok but the sauce didn't match. The green papay salad was...More

Thank Vigouille
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Enjoyed dinner there, the food was authentic Thai and full of flavors. Staff was very friendly and service was quick.

Thank Kay S
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoy authentic Thai food and this place is far from authentic. The food was bland and the spring rolls were crispy on the outside but soggy and greasy inside. We had to ask 3 times for the chili sauce condiments before...More

Thank Karla D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
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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