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Chao Pra Ya

) #42 of 182 Restaurants in Herndon ££ - £££ Asian, Thai
2465J1 Centreville Rd, Herndon, VA 20171-3013
+1 703-713-0103
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (9 reviews)
“soup” (6 reviews)
“thai chicken” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
££ - £££
2465J1 Centreville Rd, Herndon, VA 20171-3013
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

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.

Thank hannahriley
Reviewed 29 March 2017 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...More

Thank jtmurrayrealtor
Reviewed 4 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.

Thank Ferned
Reviewed 17 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.

Thank Glenn K
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Alex V
Reviewed 24 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.

Thank TravelOften4B
Reviewed 31 August 2016

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

Thank Alex V
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,...More

Thank Maryblair04
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...More

Thank chinesesun
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...More

Thank DHCruiser
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
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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