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475 Winter St, Waltham, MA 02451-1213
(781) 487-9988
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 25
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  • 21
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  • 3
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Restaurant in Waltham

The food is good and also the service. This restaurant is situated near all the major hotel in Waltham.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Krishna S
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Waltham, Massachusetts
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We use to go here all the time for lunch then for whatever reason the place has been sliding down hill. :( The portions you get aren't very big either IMHO. Who doesn't like a good value and some left overs the following night or later that evening?! LOL. I asked for something HOT & SPICY and it was LAME... More 

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Madison, New Jersey
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Green Papaya is a strip mall find. Delicious Thai food in a pleasant open room with a glass wall on one side looking out on a small grassy area and some trees. This isn't just food that someone cooked with a recipe. They're bringing you a cultural experience through your taste buds and through their friendly and considerate service.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The food is good and also the service. This restaurant is situated near all the major hotel in Waltham.

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Seattle, Washington
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Food and menu selection at Green Papaya is nice. Tables with white table cloths. Menu decent with usual Thai favorites.

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Boston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Have been eating at Green Papaya for 14 years now. I've tried a number of dishes but always keep going back to the Oriental Salmon. I always ask for an extra dish of the curry sauce, as I just love it so much. Awesome dinner!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Delicious Thai food, friendly staff and very very reasonable. Been in Waltham almost two weeks and eaten here 3 times after my wife, who isn't usually a fan of Thai food, kept wanting to go back due to the wide variety on the menu. Everything we ordered has been tasty and if we were staying longer we'd be going back... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

First - they had no heat when we arrived - and we kept our jackets on. Second, my wife is Thai and taught me when it is food for falangs or for Thais, This food is 100% like Thai Chinese food. Avoid it.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I really loved the duck and fruit preparation. I was here first during an team meeting - had dinner. I liked the food and the milieu so much I visited to have brunch with family. They serve food throughout the day - that's a big plus (meaning no closure between lunch and dinner). The dinner is slightly expensive, but the... More 

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Webster, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This is a typical Thai restaurant that serves a decent meal. And that's OK. The prices and ambiance don't send out more of an expectation. When I'm looking for a quick Thai meal, then average is really OK.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I agree with all the positive reviews for Green Papaya. I only come for dinner so can't comment on the lunch experience, and have only had take-out a couple of times (which is good but eating in is best). I have not tried all the dishes on their menu (no beef or pork) but their curries, fish dishes, pad thai,... More 

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Additional Information about Green Papaya

Address: 475 Winter St, Waltham, MA 02451-1213
Phone Number: (781) 487-9988
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Waltham
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:15 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
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Thai, Vietnamese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 475 Winter St, Waltham, MA 02451-1213
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Waltham
  • Phone Number: (781) 487-9988

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Thai, Vietnamese
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:15 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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