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Red Mei

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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
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Austin, Texas
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183 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a hole in the wall, stir fry in front of you quick eats place. This is not fine dining. On the good side, the food is fresh, reasonably priced, and in reasonable portions.. On the matter of fact level, this place is perhaps more of takeout than a sit down joint. Food is served on styrofoam plates,... More 

Thank chinesesun
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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214 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
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
Reviewed 21 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
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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845 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 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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381 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 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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117 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
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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139 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 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
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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3,243 reviews
1,363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,883 helpful votes
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!

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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, Child-friendly
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?