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272 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-6022
978-281-8118
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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My Wife and I were in Gloucester for a few days and while shopping on Main Street, we spotted a building painted purple. Yeah purple. That was our first clue that something different was inside. When we got closer we could see that this was the local Thai restaurant. I like Thai food, but my Wife... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Albany, New York
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Boston, Massachusetts
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83 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Nothing out of the ordinary, but good enough. Good service and competitive value. I would recommend it.

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Quincy MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This traditional Thai food is very tasty. The restaurant itself, however, is a bit cramped. It's a good go-to lunch or dinner restaurant if you're in the mood for Thai food. It seems to do an active take-out business.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I have been here a few times and I have not been impressed. I only return at someone else's request. Steak was tough and crunchy pad Thai was salty. The staff was friendly- very friendly!

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Albany, New York
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My Wife and I were in Gloucester for a few days and while shopping on Main Street, we spotted a building painted purple. Yeah purple. That was our first clue that something different was inside. When we got closer we could see that this was the local Thai restaurant. I like Thai food, but my Wife had never tried it.... More 

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Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I took my college aged niece and her roommate from NU out to dinner Friday night and we had an excellent meal, albeit spicier than I am used to. I ordered the Tom Yum soup and it was delicious but bordering on too hot (which I have never experience before while getting that soup) and I got the tofu with... More 

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Central NH
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is a very nice little place in a convenient location. I thought that the staff were very nice and the place smelled great from the moment we walked in. I ordered one of the vegetarian pan fried dishes and it looked lovely but it was so salty! I hadas difficult time sleeping that night and my fingers were swollen.... More 

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Who knew? We've been to quite a few Thai restaurants around the U.S. but find that we like the Thai Choice in our new hometown the best. At lunch the food was flavorful and fresh, service pleasant and quick. We enjoyed the attractive decor with its exposed brick and tables covered with an interesting Thai (?) print under glass. Two... More 

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Mts of western NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

First off this restaurant actually has their own parking lot. While the spaces are tight, there is no need to feed coins in a meter while you eat. This purple building is easy to spot. The atmosphere inside is quite pleasant. The appetizers, especially the Satay chicken, were quite generous in size and very tasty. Our main course of Tamarind... More 

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Guatemala
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I've had Thai food from lots of restaurants in Massachusetts and this really is the best around. We've dined in the restaurant, but mostly we order takeout. The food is freshly cooked to order, the service is impeccably polite, and the prices are very reasonable. I highly recommend the delicious shrimp/chicken pad Thai and the pineapple fried rice.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Been here for lunch.. A friend recommend this place. 5 minute away from Blackburn rotary.. This place you will never missed as the only purple building around that area.. Very little parking space. I order the shrimp with rice. Very tasty. The don't cook their food with any msg.. My friend ordered the drunken chicken.. The place is clean and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 272 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-6022
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: 978-281-8118

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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