RESERVATION / CARRYOUT
We do not require guests to provide proof of vaccinations. We highly encourage wearing masks when guests are not at their tables.
We still maintain high priority for the safety and health of everyone so our staff will continue to wear masks. We appreciate your support, understanding, and cooperation. We want to continue caring for those sharing meals with us.
If you are experiencing symptoms, we kindly ask you to either cancel or reschedule your reservation with the assistance from us.
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OUTDOOR PATIO & INDOOR DINE-IN (90 MINUTE SEATING)
Wednesday to Monday
5p.m. to 10p.m. (final seating by 9p.m.)
CARRYOUT & DELIVERY
Wednesday to Monday
5:30p.m. to 9p.m.
PRIVATE EVENTS & PARTIES / CATERING
View Thip Khao at 3462 14th St NW,
Washington, DC 20010 on Google Maps
We are located 3 blocks from the Columbia Heights metro
Chef & Co-Owner
Chef Seng was born in Laos and fled the country during the Vietnam War. During her stay at a Thailand refugee camp of Nakhon Phanom, she learned how to cook from her camp neighbors and elders. At the age of twelve, she was the eldest of five and took on the role of caretaker of her four younger sib…
Director of Operation & Co-Owner
A Northern Virginia native who sought a path with food as a language to deeply learn his family's Laotian culture. His time spent in culinary school and building his craft under the best chefs in New York and Washington DC led to the opportunity to fully step in the lead role in his family busi…
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Taste Test by Brightest Young Things
From Refugee to Restaurateur, Seng Luangrath Prepares to Open D.C.'s First Laotian Spot
Thip Khao Review on Washington Post
DC-Area Chefs to Put on Your Radar
Best New Restaurants - Bon Appétit
Thip Khao's Bobby Pradachith's Phenomenal Pop-up - Pittsburgh Magazine
Chef Seng Luangrath featured on Washington Post
Michelin Releases Its Bib Gourmand List for DC
Washington chefs and restaurants earn nods as James Beard Award semifinalists
For This Mother-and-Son Chef Team, the ‘Day Without Immigrants’ Was More than a Protest - VICE
Chef Seng is leading the Lao Food Movement - Tasting Table
#RedefineAtoZ: Seng Luangrath, the Chef Leading the Lao Food Movement - NBC
A Mission To Preserve Funky Flavors on Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown
Zagat's 30 Under 30 National Honorees - Congrats Chef Bobby!
The 2018 James Beard Awards Semifinalists
Bobby Pradachith Fuses Classic Lao Flavors with Modern Influences - Michelin Guide StarChefs - Chef Seng Luangrath
Washingtonian 100 Very Best Restaurant
Paid Family Leave
How can I make a reservation?
All reservations can be made directly on our website or on Tock. We require credit cards for all reservations.
Why do I need to put my credit card for securing a reservation?
This is required for our cancellation policy. We ask that if you need to cancel your reservation, please do so anytime before 5:00pm the day of your reservation.
What is the charge for late cancellation or no show?
If a reservation is cancelled after 5:00pm the day of your reservation or there is no show, we reserve the right to charge a $20 fee per guest.
Large Party Reservation?
Reservations up to 4 guests can be made on our website or on Tock. For parties larger than 4 guests, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org
When do reservations become available?
Reservations go live at least 2 weeks in advance, on a day to day basis.
Is there a time limit for the tables
Each table has a 90 minute window from the start of their reservation. Larger parties are accommodated with more dining time.
Do you have guest parking?
No, there are only street parking around us, which can be challenging at times especially on 14th st. We recommend giving yourself plenty of time beforehand to find a spot or use alternative commuting options.
Does your menu accommodate gluten-free allergy?
Menu items marked with a 'G' indicates no ingredients containing gluten were incorporated into to make those dishes. (NOTE: Some GF dishes are executed in our fryer with another item that contains a gluten ingredients which will expose cross-contamination.)
Does your menu accommodate vegetarians & vegans?
Yes, menu items marked with a 'V' indicates that certain dishes can be prepared with vegetarian & vegan alternatives.
Does your menu accommodate soy allergy?
We use soybean oil as our primary cooking oil and soy products for seasonings and marinades which limits to only our papaya salads that are prepared without soy.
Does your menu accommodate peanut allergy?
Peanuts are added during the execution process of a few dishes but can be easily opted out if notified to your server while the kitchen will prepare using new & cleaned tools to prevent cross-contamination.
Does your menu accommodate Tree Nut allergy?
We do not use tree nuts or tree nut oils on our menu and in our kitchen.
Can I bring my own bottle of wine?
Yes, we allow with our corkage fee of $35/per bottle.
What if I want to bring my own birthday dessert?
That is acceptable with our dessert cutting fee of $10