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5892 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041
+1 703-671-4222
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Falls Church, VA
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466 reviews
310 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

. . I’ve eaten here several times over the years and keep coming back to this Northern Thai restaurant that offers Thai food you can’t find anywhere else. Here is why you should go: 1. Food. The food is exceptional. Tasty, quality, fresh ingredients. 2. Price. Fair, very low by D.C. standards. Most are $11-$15. Some seafood specials hit $19.... More 

Thank RussellJW
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120 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Rabieng is a wonderful place to stop for lunch. Small but comfortable and the food is fresh and tasty!

Thank delilah62
Falls Church, Virginia
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57 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

This Thai restaurant is a good value for the food served. You can eat in or take out. I generally take out from here. The portion sizes are a little small for me but they are reasonable. The staff is friendly, the quality of the food is good. The restaurant is clean.

Thank Keith K
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly service, great food, generous portions. And I loved the music they played (not Thai, classic soft rock)

Thank Jocelyn G
Arlington, Virginia
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The food is delicious. Think Thai Squared but with much nicer decor. The service is friendly and helpful (although we had to ask for chopsticks) and the food is served surprisingly quickly. On a recent visit the pad thai, fried rice with shrimp and chicken and the pad see ew were perfectly spiced. The only downside to this restaurant is... More 

Thank ZukiMini
Falls Church, Virginia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Secret gem in Falls Church suburb serving up delicious & authentic Thai dishes. Service is polite, food is amazing, and there is no rush for you to go anywhere else. Try the Market Soup for lunch (it's like a Thai-version-of Pho-but-better!)

Thank Uyen D
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

The menu here looked great, with many delicious-sounding dishes. The only thing that we enjoyed, though, was the pork belly featured on the street food menu. Everything else was loaded with sugar, as if the restaurant was cooking for people who don't want real Thai food. The whole rockfish we ordered was overcooked and when we mentioned it, the staff... More 

Thank Mamandanna
Falls Church, Virginia
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This used to be a deal. Very good food in an inexpensive setting. Now the food is still good, but the experience is below average. No romance. No happiness.

Thank lawrenceo616
Ile de Noirmoutier, France
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169 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Great dim sum on Sundays. Wednesday dinner offers $1 wine night if you send $35. The food is varied and dishes are available very not spicy to very spicy. The menu indicates what degree of spice each dish is,

Thank Brellie
Falls Church, Virginia
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

I almost hate to review this place and expose this hidden gem. Get the lettuce wraps, and curry pork (melt in your mouth tender), the calamari (better than average). The service is always very pleasant and helpful. We were there recently for a birthday celebration and they made a special mango and sticky rice display with candle. A very special... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5892 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Falls Church
  • Phone Number: +1 703-671-4222

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