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All 162 Waltham Restaurants

Green Papaya

475 Winter St, Waltham, MA 02451-1213
(781) 487-9988
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Woodstock, Georgia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I had the tofu soup which was bland but as soon as I put soy sauce and hot sauce, it tasted much better. I had the tofu Royal for lunch and it was delicious. My only complaint is that the soup was small for $4, where typically lunch at other places would include a soup or spring roll.

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East Sandwich, Massachusetts
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78 reviews 78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I met colleagues here for lunch before a work event in Waltham. A few of them had dined here in the past and recommended it. The menu had a large variety of dishes priced under $9 which I thought was inexpensive for the area. The service was a little too fast - - we ordered Pad Thai as an appetizer... More 

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California, Maryland
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66 reviews 66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The food was good, prices were reasonable, and the atmosphere was comfortable, it is conveniently located to several hotels and is right near I-95. You can also call ahead and take out. They will accommodate special requests. It is a good tire restaurant though not extraordinary. It is certainly worth eating here if you're in the neighborhood. I would not... More 

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150 reviews 150 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Great Thai food in a small well lite restaurant. Lots of variety and reasonably priced. Lots of sitting too. There service is fast and if you order take out it is even faster.

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Marlborough MA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I met old friends at Green Papaya last Saturday afternoon. I was surprised by how tasteless the food was. I ordered Beef Basil which was somewhat spicy but certainly not 3 peppers. One friend ordered Pork Ginger which was truly uninspired. Other dishes ordered were Masaman Curry chicken which was also lacking in flavor and Chicken Cashew. My friend told... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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110 reviews 110 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The Green Papaya has become one of my local favorites. When in Waltham, lunch at the Green Papaya is a must. Service is always fast and friendly. Every dish I have tried has been great. My associates love the Pad Thai while the Indonesian Fried Rice with shrimp, black mushrooms and red curry sauce flavor; topped with sliced barbequed chicken... More 

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Natick, Massachusetts
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98 reviews 98 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We stopped here for lunch upon the recommendation of a friend. I had the chicken coconut soup and a chicken masaman curry. The broth was excellent and the curry sauce was fine, although I would have preferred . However, the chicken was a bit overcooked and somewhat tough. My wife had the hot and sour shrimp soup--lots of mushrooms and... More 

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babylon ny
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

the atmosphere and service is nice. A bit of a strange location- right next to a major road and yet off the beaten track. What was the DPW thinking?? food itself was kind of sub par. I'm a foodie and thai is my favorite so I could be a harsh critic. Had the massaman chicken- chicken was like leather. coconut... More 

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Shanghai, China
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Ate here 3 times over 2 weeks as I was staying across the street on business. Despite the rather bland exterior, the food here utterly surprised me. I've travelled in Thailand and eaten there extensively and I can thoroughly recommend the food at Green papaya. The portions were generous, the food exquisitely cooked and the flavours were spot on. Staff... 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 0 - 20
Cuisine: Thai, Vietnamese

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