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475 Winter St, Waltham, MA 02451-1213
+1 781-487-9988
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11:30 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:15
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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New York
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Thai fare well priced with good service. Green papaya has a traditional menu with quite a few items non- standard items as well. Satay is great and so are the summer rolls crispy pancake appetizers. Larb Gai salad was tangy and cool and bright. The curries (green masman and red) were each well done and the salmon entree was... More 

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Thank Carla G
Bronx, NY
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88 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I stopped in for an early dinner. The staff was very polite and the food was good. We were there early so it was only us and another table. The food was very reasonabaly priced.

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Thank mabeena
Wakefield, New Hampshire
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

I've been eating here for years when I worked in the area and keep coming back. We arrived during the lunch rush and they were packed. The Pad Thai is the best I've had. We had that, Siam Rolls, and chicken satay. All very good. There was some confusion over the order and after both appetizers arrived, I had to... More 

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Thank JD G
North Andover, Massachusetts
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186 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

This has been a go-to for my office crowd for years. Eat in or take out the food is also good. My favorite dish is Tofu Royale. It has a ginger sauce. The staff is attentive. No frills kind of place but still nice enough for business lunch. The place is hopping every week day at lunchtime and it can... More 

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Thank Deborah L
Burlington, Vermont
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Did a quick take out, chicken padang with rice. Super clean. Quick service delicious meal. Would go again.

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Thank Momof3inVT2016
Lincoln, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We've eaten there for years and it's always been a good experience. Attentive service, tasty food, a friendly environment. Great for takeout too. A good solid place

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Thank Mark H
Needham, Massachusetts
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260 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

I dined here for lunch with a colleague on a workday and was very happy with the service and the food. A few minutes after ordering our dishes, they were hot and ready at our table! I had the pad thai, which was very flavorful. I would come here again, even on a workday, knowing how fast their service is!

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Thank David_T_Zarraga
Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Let's me clear- this is a popular spot for low-cost, quick lunches, so no one enters here with any expectations of a fine dining experience. That said, this is the second time I have been here and quite honestly, this is probably some of the worst Thai food and service that I have ever experienced. First they cram the room... More 

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Thank fabianannoyed
New Jersey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Good food around the area. Clean place. Timely delivery of food. Good choices for vegetarians. Taste is good. Service was good.

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Thank Sitaram K
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Green Papaya has been my favorite Thai restaurant fo r more then 20 years. Love the Siam rolls! The kids enjoy Satay chicken. Great staff and food!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:15
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 475 Winter St, Waltham, MA 02451-1213
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Waltham
  • Phone Number: +1 781-487-9988

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?