Thaiphoon lacks the real flair the marks a good Thia restaurant. The food was mostly passable, but no more than that. The Pad Thai was sort of flat and the Crispy Duck was dry and tough. At the Arlington prices they charge, you should get solid, dependable quality all the time.
We stopped for lunch and had a delightful experience. The weather was perfect so we ate outside. It was a nice relaxing atmosphere. The mixed cocktails were perfect. We each ordered an entree and shared so we tasted all three different dishes. It was difficult to pick a favorite. I definitely will return when in DC again.
This restaurant serves a variety of traditional Thai dishes, many with creative twists. The fried green beans and summer rolls are great appetizers. For entrees, I particularly like the curry and noodle dishes...but they're all very good. They also provide a wide selection of spicy condiments if requested (I am addicted to the chilis in fish sauce).
I stopped into this place on a Sunday afternoon for a light meal and ordered the steamed dumplings and some soup. While the soup was okay. The steamed dumplings were disgusting. They tasted like they had been sitting out for a day and then re-heated. I did not bother to send them back, as I'm never sure what the staff... 更多