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2465J1 Centreville Rd, Herndon, VA 20171-3013
+1 703-713-0103
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17:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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Fairfax, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fresh new interior design (bright and warm). Quality Thai food made with careful attention to details. A busy lunch location. A quiet dinner location. A neighborhood gem.

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Thank hannahriley
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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202 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located in a strip mall along with a Golds Gym and grocery store, this hidden Thai gem attracts a big lunch crowd for its quick, inexpensive, tasty dishes. Each lunch special comes with a decent-sized meal and crispy spring roll. $13 including tip. I had cashew chicken. My friend had Siam beef. Fresh and yummy. A great quick escape, especially... More 

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Thank jtmurrayrealtor
Virginia
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Great authentic options plus all the Thai staples - with somehow appropriate but kitchy interior full of teddy bears - amazing improvement over previous blue stuff.

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Thank Ferned
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165 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I had chicken pad Thai, Thai hot. Wow. Excellent, to the last bite. Great service. Very very happy with this experience.

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Thank Glenn K
Tucson, Arizona
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

The lunch menu has a lot of variety. The price is reasonable. Fast service. Clean place. Bathroom is clean.

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Thank Alex V
Menlo Park
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75 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

I had two one night stays in a nearby hotel and both times I had dinner there. I loved the fried rice dish with pineapple and shrimp. Very tasty. The service was also very good and the wait times very acceptable.

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Thank TravelOften4B
Tucson, Arizona
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The pad thai is great in this restaurant. I have never tried anything else but the shrimp pad thai always.

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Thank Alex V
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I have been going to Chao Pra Ya for 10+ years and have yet to find a better Thai restaurant. The staff is so friendly--they know my order whenever I call. Highly recommend chicken larb or thai chicken, chili and basil. Having been to Thailand, I still love this place!!!

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Thank Maryblair04
Austin, Texas
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184 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The kitchen lacked consistency on my last visit. The soup was, at best, without distinction. The green curry was not great. However, the shrimp dish and noodles were rather good. Don't go here to impress a business contact, but if you are craving Thai, can keep your expectations in check, and have no time to drive elsewhere, this is a... More 

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Thank chinesesun
Nokesville, Virginia
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Overall, mostly tasty food. We occasionally order from this Thai restaurant for group lunches and the food is good, but not amazing. In general we avoid the duck dishes because they aren't good, but the curry dishes are quite good. Their delivery stops earlier than most places though, so order earlier.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 35
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2465J1 Centreville Rd, Herndon, VA 20171-3013
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Herndon
  • Phone Number: +1 703-713-0103

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