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Sam Phao Thai Cuisine

1019 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2922
+1 703-548-3736
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (8 reviews)
“curry” (5 reviews)
“pineapple” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
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1019 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2922
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Reviewed 13 December 2015

This is small place and easy to miss among al the bigger restaurants of Old Town. The food is good and the service friendly. The portions are a bit on the small side so we'll probably order more next time.

Thank persteff81
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

This is worth the trip from the metro station. The trolly was an easy ride from the metro and almost curb to curb. The food was fresh and the ingredients from the Thai region.

1  Thank Boeuf49
Reviewed 1 November 2015

The food was excellent, the service great, the atmosphere nice, and the price outstanding! If you want Thai, this is the place to go.

Thank DaveDC123
Reviewed 28 October 2015

I love this spot! I eat here weekly for lunch (had it today in fact), and then dinner when I'm out and about in Old Town. I can't get enough of their curries (especially the Panang) and other dishes I've tried have been excellent. My...More

Thank April H
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Ignore the review by jdubbs below. None of the dishes the person ordered were Thai. Won ton soup? Cmon. The food is delicious and authentic and the people are very nice. I will return.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 10 October 2015

A very well priced, small Thai restaurant which provides authentic Thai food in good portions in a fairly simple environment. I loved the noddle dished I have tried there. Good service too. Excellent value for money.

Thank bubu3
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

This is amazing Thai food. Very authentic, good service. Be aware, the place is small. I witnessed four parties turned away because the place was packed. Stay away from the lunch time rush and you should be ok. Also, the loo is upstairs. If this...More

Thank MayChild
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

My wife and I first visited this restaurant about 8 yrs ago while living in Alexandria. Since moving to Columbus, this restaurant is our measure we put all others against and none have come close. The spring rolls are delicious and the pad see ew...More

Thank mikeh8434
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Overall the food was good, but not great. The atmosphere was average. The wonton soup was too salty, and the fried calamari was too much like onion rings. The red wine tasted like it had been opened too long. The Mexican coffee was terrible. We...More

Thank jdubbs
Reviewed 4 July 2015

I am not into Thai cuisine but this small restaurant worth to stop by. I enjoyed my calamaris and the pineapple main meal!

Thank Ndeye L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1019 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2922
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-548-3736
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