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The 15 Best Thai Restaurants Near Dupont Circle, Washington

Updated: September 21, 2022

Craving Pad Thai and papaya salads? Eat the best Dupont Circle has to offer at these Thai eateries. To bring you only the best Thai in the area we analyzed top sites and incorporated millions of reviews for this list. Dupont Circle boasts some great food offerings and these are the best of the best for your tom yum fix!

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Little Serow

Thai, $$$, Dupont CircleThai, $$$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Thai Chef Street Food

Thai, $$, Dupont CircleThai, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Thaiphoon Restaurant

Thai, $$, Dupont CircleThai, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
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Bangkok Thai Dining

Thai, $$, Dupont CircleThai, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
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Bua Thai Cuisine

Thai, $$, Dupont CircleThai, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
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Asia 54

Asian, $$, Dupont CircleAsian, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Banana Leaves

Asian, $$, Dupont CircleAsian, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0
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DC Noodles

Asian, $$, ShawAsian, $$Washington, Shaw
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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BKK Cookshop

Thai, $$, ShawThai, $$Washington, Shaw
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Soi 38

Thai, $$, DowntownThai, $$Washington, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Beau Thai

Thai, $$, ShawThai, $$Washington, Shaw
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
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Sticx + Stonz DC

Asian, GeorgetownAsianWashington, Georgetown
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Thai X-ing

Thai, $$, ShawThai, $$Washington, Shaw
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
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Isshin Asian Bistro

Asian, $$, Adams MorganAsian, $$Washington, Adams Morgan
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

Bangkok Joe’s

Asian, $$, GeorgetownAsian, $$Washington, Georgetown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
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How did we curate these results?

Figuring out the best Thai restaurants can take awhile. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 16302 restaurants in Washington, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 518 lists and articles from experts at Three Best Rated, Lyft and Hoodline and more. All with some boam magic. Don’t bother looking for Three Best Rated - 3 Best Thai Restaurants in Washington, DC, Lyft - Top 10 Most Visited Thai Restaurants in Washington and Hoodline - Get these trending Washington restaurants on your radar todaywe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Common questions

Thai Chef Street Food, Bangkok Thai Dining, and Asia 54 are the highest-rated Thai restaurants that are good for groups in Dupont Circle.

The highest-rated Thai restaurants for delivery in Dupont Circle are Thai Chef Street Food, Bangkok Thai Dining, and Asia 54.

Thai Chef Street Food, Little Serow, and Bangkok Thai Dining are the highest-rated Thai restaurants for a quick lunch in Dupont Circle.

Thai Chef Street Food, Little Serow, and Bangkok Thai Dining are the highest-rated Thai restaurants for take-out in Dupont Circle.

Thai Chef Street Food, Little Serow, and Bangkok Thai Dining are the highest-rated Thai restaurants that serve breakfast in Dupont Circle.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level pairing for Chenin Blanc

    When having green sauce palak paneer, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Chenin Blanc, a popular white wine.

  • saffron lassi with your prawn curry

    With its sweet flavors, saffron lassi matches a prawn curry really well because it cools the palate between bites. You won’t go wrong with this cold drink.

Fun facts

  • 9,921 pounds of mango sticky rice

    9,921 pounds is the record for the biggest mango sticky rice. We hope people were hungry!

  • Celebrating a love for seafood

    All good things should be celebrated! In The United States they understand this and have chosen to dedicate October, October to celebrating National Seafood Month.

  • October = Thai festival

    If you’re a big fan of Thai, then you should definitely consider visiting the Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festivale in California, The United States

Parking info

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Dupont Circle. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Thai spot.

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