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Talay Thai Restaurant

€€ - €€€Asian, Thai
406 1st St SE, Ste 1, Washington DC, DC 20003-1869
+1 202-546-5100
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good60%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“thai food” (8 reviews)
“green curry” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
€€ - €€€
406 1st St SE, Ste 1, Washington DC, DC 20003-1869
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

I was there for lunch and was not disappointed at all. The place is nice and clean with plenty of seats outside. The walls are decorated with Thai things but not too overwhelming to the eyes and the service was great. As usual when I...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Talay Thai is in a nice area near the US Capitol. The interior is fine, if a bit dated. The satay was good, as was the papaya salad and cashew chicken. Unfortunately the duck dish is deep fried (not shown on the menu) and when...More

Thank JamesSMc
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

like I never left, I was a regular 12 years ago. must say it has gotten better. had the calamari very yummi appetizer, perfect tempura batter and fried to perfection. for entrees we had the beef with cashews, mild and the crispy chicken, house special,...More

Thank paul d
Reviewed 13 June 2017

On our last night in town, we were missing our Thai fix, so the hotel recommended this place. Very good! Good Pad See Ew, Spring Rolls, Peanut Sauce, and Ka Prow. Would definitely recommend!

Thank DallasDachshundLover
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I was in DC for 4 days of meetings. We kicked off the week to a visit to Talay Tha which was just a couple blocks from where I was staying. One person in our group had never had Thai food, so it was a...More

Thank bharrier
Reviewed 25 October 2016

My husband and I loved the green curry and the appetizer platter. The service was very efficient. We were hesitant to eat here because there were very few people on a Tuesday evening, but we were glad we came.

Thank snow_is_old
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Yeah, it's OK. Staff are nice, bit dark. Food is fine. Portions are large. I'm struggling to write anything beyond that.

Thank Lawrence S
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a nice meal at Talay Thai. All dishes were flavourful and quite authentic. We dined early so it was quiet. Well worth a visit for lovers of Thai food.

Thank Russell G
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Great place with friendly waitress and good thai food. So good we went back twice. Also very reasonably priced.

Thank Storm72
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

If you like basil and fat noodles. Get the drunken noodle. It was the best I ever had. The som tum was excellent. Some thai restaurants make it too sweet. This was just right.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 406 1st St SE, Ste 1, Washington DC, DC 20003-1869
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 202-546-5100
Talay Thai restaurant is located near Capital Hill Washington D.C. The restaurant offer a relaxed, cozy and friendly atmosphere suitable for business lunches to casual dinning. We provide dine in, take-out and delivery. Our goal has been to serve the most authentic traditional Thai food. All of our food is prepared on the premises from fresh ingredients, Thai herb and individually cooked for you direct from your order by our personally staff. Thank you for visiting our website and we are looking forward to see you at Talay Thai Restaurant.
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