Sabai Sabai Simply Thai
19847-M Century Blvd.
Germantown, MD 20874
Cuisines: Vegetarian/Vegan, Thai
Open for lunch Monday through Thursday 11 to 3. Open for dinner Monday through Thursday 4:30 to 10. Open for lunch and dinner Friday 11 to 10:30, Saturday 11:30 to 10:30, Sunday noon to 9:30.
Price Range: Inexpensive
Noise Level: N/A
Reservations: Not Needed
Larb, a spicy mix of ground chicken, lime juice, and peppers; chive dumplings; fried corn cakes with a cucumber condiment; peppercorn shrimp; pork skewers with a sweet/spicy dipping sauce.
Starters $4.95 to $8.95, entrées $9.95 to $18.95.
What to get: The area’s best larb, a piquant hash of ground chicken, lime, and peppers; “street style” barbecue-pork skewers, plump, juicy, smoky, and rich; chive dumplings; peppercorn shrimp, delicately cooked with young black peppercorns and thin bands of celery in a clean-tasting brown sauce; kao kha moo, slow-simmered pork roast with pickled lettuce.
Best for: Casual celebrations; good vegetarian dining.
Insider tip: Desserts seem to be an afterthought; consume your calories early.
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