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Red Mei

Old Town
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602 King St, Old Town, Alexandria, VA 22314-3106
+1 703-837-0094
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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200 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Mostly Thai flavors, but just really good stir fry. The prices are so reasonable. This is a local favorite!

Thank Lizponi
Wilton Manors, Florida
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134 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

On King Street in the heart of Alexandria. Pasted by and was in the mood for Thai food. Just a small local place and not very fancy. The service was good but the food was nothing out of the ordinary. Prices were reasonable.

Thank readyWiltonManors
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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113 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

This little place is a quick stop for dinner and moderately priced. The owners are very friendly and the food is good.

Thank Aspen E
Weston, Florida
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802 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

We had dinner Saturday night at Red Mei after talking to someone in a shop. We had a very nice meal. I can recommend the spring rolls ( I stole one from my husband's plate, he liked them so much!). I had an excellent seafood salad and a great trout dish as my entree. My husband had a terrific seafood... More 

Thank Pomerols
The Bay Area
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353 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

This is a funky Asian (pseudo-Thai) cafe on King street run by two middle-aged ladies. Simple, inexpensive home-style cuisine with no pretensions. My stir fry tofu curry was minimally curated - rice, with a few sautéed spinach leaves and fried tofu squares. More or less the way I would make it myself, with no fuss. The ladies were friendly but... More 

Thank cuckatoo
Alexandria, Virginia
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114 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Good for quick Asian takeout on a budget, but not really a must-see. Definitely good for a quick bite, but nothing special.

Thank MelBellSkiGirl
Stonington, Connecticut
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126 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Stopped on a whim. Food was OK. Nothing special. Don't expect anything other than styrofoam and plastic utensils even if eating in. Service was borderline rude. You pay before you get your food and I mistakenly left a tip thinking someone would walk the 10 ft to my table to bring the food...so I should be nice. But no, the... More 

Thank JAG2021
Denver, Colorado
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

Poor quality and small portions. Psd Thai was greasy and made with a few frozen veggies. Not impressed.

Thank drmjkr
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3,197 reviews
1,342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,835 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015 via mobile

I love this place. The employees are super friendly, the food is fresh and delicious, and it's fast! I like coming in after work (sometimes late) and getting something delicious to go. I recommend it!

1 Thank QuickWhitTravel
Alexandria, Virginia
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63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2015

We went for lunch recently and will not be going back. The following is our experience and if you try the Red Mei I hope you have a different experience. Let me start by saying that we spent a little over $20, through the food out, walked out and went to another restaurant for our lunch. We didn't ask for... More 

Thank MikeD56

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 King St, Old Town, Alexandria, VA 22314-3106
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-837-0094

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