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“Excellent international menu”
Review of MJ Ready International Bistro - CLOSED

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MJ Ready International Bistro
Price range: US$8 - US$15
Cuisines: Thai, International
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Reviewed 27 July 2013

We have eaten here quite a few times and each time the food is delicious. Today two of our group decided on a late breakfast, one had soup and the fourth had a Thai salad. Everyone was very happy with their meals. As noted in other reviews, this small restaurant is located inside a lovely old arcade building in Brookline, so you can feel like you are eating in a sidewalk cafe in all kinds of weather. The Thai dishes are outstanding and my breakfast was excellent. I usually don't like hash browns, but these were so good I had to finish all of them. Recently I had the Tom Kai Gai soup which was wonderful and another party in our group had this today and thoroughly enjoyed it. The prices are very reasonable and the service is pleasant. As the dishes are cooked to order, this is not a "fast food" restaurant, but it allows you to relax in the cafe and watch the world go by. In addition to breakfast (served all day) and Thai specialties, there are sandwiches and a few pasta dishes, thus the international title.

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Thank nylorac63
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Reviewed 16 February 2013

Visiting the area and wanted fresh homemade soup. Was helped by the man behind the counter who suggested ingredients that were put together by the chef into an unbelievably tasty dish. Judging by the happy faces and appealing dishes around me this is a hidden gem known to locals. Small in a hidden interior courtyard. The chef is Mae who
Must be the owner. Love supporting small chef owned restaurants! Few tables inside and in courtyard. Great prices

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Thank Donatellamv
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Reviewed 23 November 2012 via mobile

Wonderful little Thai bistro. The owner cooks everything fresh to order. This isn't fast food and don't come here if you are in a hurry. They bring each item out as it's ready. It's a great hidden spot in the arcade where you can dine in the indoor courtyard and watch the world go by.

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Thank woody754
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Reviewed 18 October 2012

We have been to this restaurant many times and are always satisfied with the great Thai food. It is very reasonably priced for Brookline and never crowded. We also enjoyed brunch here, if you're not with a big crowd. The food is excellant and the prices very reasonable. And it has never been crowded, So the wait is minimal. And it is also located in the Arcade in Coolidge Corner, so it's like sitting at an outdoor cafe, but with no worry about the weather.

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Thank Mitchell D
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Reviewed 1 May 2012

This is a small primarily Thai restaurant in an indoor arcade in Brookline near Coolidge Corner. It seems to have developed a cult following. We've eaten there twice - run by a couple with the wife cooking and the husband tending to the service. Everything is made to order, very fresh, but you have to be patient. I had tom yum soup and mango curry, both terrific. It's more of a takeout place with some tables - you can sit in the arcade, which is pleasant enough though it can be a little noisy. The prices are extremely low and the setting is informal. Dinner for three including soup/appetizer and a main course for each of us, plus a couple of Thai iced teas (delicious) was less than $ 40. They don't expect a tip (no line for it on the credit card slip), though we left one. If we lived in the area, we would probably eat there once a week - it's that good. The couple is charming.

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2  Thank JennyWoof
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