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1720 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855-2131
906-225-0368
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Good for:
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 49
    Excellent
  • 2
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Thai Food

One wouldn't normally expect to find amazing Thai food in the Upper Peninsula, but I've eaten a lot of Thai and the Rice Paddy is still the best I've ever had. The owner is a Thai woman, extraordinarily friendly and well liked in the community. The food is reasonably priced and the portions are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Rmenhen
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
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59 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

One wouldn't normally expect to find amazing Thai food in the Upper Peninsula, but I've eaten a lot of Thai and the Rice Paddy is still the best I've ever had. The owner is a Thai woman, extraordinarily friendly and well liked in the community. The food is reasonably priced and the portions are large. It's never too spicy, unless... More 

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Marquette, Michigan, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

You can wait while your food is cooked and it is fresh and delicious. Owner is friendly and tells it like it is........."not Macdonalds."..........portions are generous.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

If you want the REAL Marquette Experience, go in and meet the unofficial "Mayor" of Marquette. This sweet petite little lady will tell you what you should order, what is good to eat (yes, she owns the joint) cooks it all in front of you, offers a few life lessons and you walk away with enough food to feed an... More 

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Saint Ignace, Michigan
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My son suggested this and it was our first stop last week, when he moved to Marquette. He called about 45 minutes before arrival and our great meal was waiting for us (Orange Chicken, Hot and Sour Soup, and some sort of Plum chicken) The food was great; in fact, the Hot and Sour Soup was the best I've ever... More 

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Sewanee, Tennessee, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Some of the best Pad Thai I think i've ever had. You need to call ahead. WAAY ahead because they have such a small staff, but I promise that you will not be disappointed. Food had great flavor and was at a really great price as well. Don't miss this place when your in da u.p. eh!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is the most awesome, authentic, yummiest & reasonable thai food on earth! My fav are green curry & curry fried rice.

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South Range, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

This is an excellent place for Thai Takeout, but order ahead. I like the spring rolls with jasmine rice, but Pad Thai & Orange Chicken are excellent too;) Fair Prices!

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Marquette, Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Aoy and her assistant are some of the friendliest people I have ever encountered in Food Service. The food is absolutely awesome. I had never tried Thai food before visiting Rice Paddy, and it has opened so many doors to delicious food. You cannot go wrong ordering Pad Thai and Cream Cheese Wontons. It has to be their most popular... More 

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Marquette, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I really like this place. The hours and days they're open are sometimes inconvenient. The won tons and egg rolls are delicious.

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Marquette, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a funky tiny place with a couple of tables. Mostly take-out. But Aoy is a fantastic Thai chef who has won awards in her homeland and now favors us with outstanding Thai food in Marquette. Everyone who enters is immediately her favorite boyfriend or girlfriend and her food makes you think she made it just for you, her... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1720 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855-2131
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Marquette
  • Phone Number: 906-225-0368

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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