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Chalit's Thai Bistro

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5103 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050-2400
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Lemoyne, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tapioca sea scallops are perfect and presentation is artistic. Brown rice is always good as are most of the traditional dishes, but DO NOT order any dishes containing beef. They use a substandard cut and it is tough as nails. BYOB. Service is excellent.

Thank Gailhess
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have dined here many times. The ONLY negative about the place is it's size. It's ALWAYS packed. I guess good word gets around... : ) It's always clean, there is always an incredible special, the soups, and dishes are very fresh made, delicious and hot ! :) We have brought friends and family to this wonderful family owned business... More 

Thank SendGoodBeer
Parkton, Maryland
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am not one to usually detour from my normal routine menu but I decided, after hearing many rave reviews from friends about this place, to take my girlfriend here for a Valentine's Day dinner. My girlfriend had been a couple times before with her friends so I knew she would enjoy the meal. This was my first taste of... More 

Thank BostonBorn78
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Being such a Thai food fanatic and reading the good reviews of Chalit's, it was a must to check her out. The place was very slow, I think there was one other couple there, as I noticed the sophisticated layout with beautiful low colors of black and tan. Subdued lighting, clean tables and chairs, the experience was starting off grand.... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

You seriously cannot go wrong here. Don't let the facade (strip mall) fool you. I am personally a big fan of the Buddha dumplings. And it's a BYOB rstablishment.

Thank HappyTraveler142
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Visited Chalits on 2/9 with a friend. I have been there several times in the past and really enjoy their specialty brown rice. But this time I ordered the Fresh Ginger and Mushroom stir fry with fried tofu, along with their brown rice. The dish was served in a bowl, with rice on the side. This was one of the... More 

Thank diva1us
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

This is one of our favorite restaurants to meet for dinner but this time i was a little disappointed with my meal. I always get the Chicken Drunken Noodles but this time it was sparse on the noodles. I sure had a lot more veggies but missed the noodles. Flavor was still yummy. You can get this plate in degrees... More 

Thank Michelle K
New Jersey
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381 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with friends. Had the catfish cha cha. Heat is 1- 4 American hot and 5-10 Thai hot. I asked for the American 4 and it was HOT and really good. Glad I didn't ask for the Thai hot. Had the Thai ice tea with cream - very goood. Prices reasonable. Service very good.

Thank Connie L
looavull, ky
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Went 'early' on a saturday afternoon (5:30ish) only to find out 8:45 was earliest it could handle, but hostess stated if we could get done in an hour and a half, they could accommodate! SO, get a res on weekends. Food was great. wife had curry, i had waterfall entree. apps were good also, shrimp roll, chicken satay.

Thank whalepilot
Central PA
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent Thai food, especially the homemade brown rice. The food is fresh and flavorful with a variety of meat, seafood and vegetarian options.

Thank panamstewCentralPA

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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
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5103 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050-2400
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Mechanicsburg
  • Phone Number: 6959889
Offering the "lighter, fresher side" of Thai cuisine,
Chalit's Thai Bistro offers an array of traditional and special
recipe Thai dishes, all prepared fresh per order, in a relaxing,
modern and sophisticated environment.

Chalit's Thai Bistro takes pride in the art of presentation
of our dishes. Our appetizers and Thai dish offerings will
please even the most discerning palate, aimed at good health
and with vegetarian offerings.

Chalit's Thai Bistro's made fresh to order approach offers
our guests the opportunity to share input as to the level of
spice with your dish selection, insuring you are most satisfied.

Owner, Chalit designs unique Thai cuisine specials and
desserts weekly to compliment his dedication, care and love
that is a part of every dish prepared.

Our ingredients are fresh and are premium select. No MSG
is used in any of Chalit's Thai Bistro dishes. Chalit's Thai Bistro
tries to purchase select vegetables from local growers
as in season.

Chalit's Thai Bistro guests enjoy our BYOB option. Reservations
are accepted and recommended for our Friday and Saturday
evening dining hours. Major credit cards accepted.

We look forward to sharing our love of Thai food.
Our professional staff will ensure your dining experience with us
will be a wonderful one.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?