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Hot Pepper Thai Restaurant

4212 Pontiac Lake Rd, Waterford, MI 48328-1261
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Ranked #8 of 143 Restaurants in Waterford
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Thai
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Waterford, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

There are several Thai places here but this one has the best food. The eating area is small and strictly functional, but the employees are pleasant. Wide variety of items, generous portions and the overall quality keep me coming back. They have been in that little plaza for years and I think a lot of people just drive by not... More 

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Pontiac, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you're looking for sophisticated decor, this isn't your restaurant. However, if you're looking for tasty Thai, come on and enjoy. The Drunken Noodles are my favorite but there are so many other great flavors, it's really difficult to choose. This is not an upscale place to be but it is a place to sit down and eat good stuff.... More 

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Waterford, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Hot Pepper Thai is a hidden gem in the strip mall across from Meijer. If you love Thai food, you will love Hot Pepper Thai. The Service is great, Food is Hot and the Price is Right!

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Waterford Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Everything is prepared fresh on the premises and they offer a good assortment at your choice of spice level. The eat in facilities are lacking but for a quick bite to eat it's definitely serviceable- They seem to do a lot of take out!

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Waterford, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Started going here on recommendations from people at work about 10 years ago. Still the same great food today. They do dine in as well as take out. Very clean, and simple. This is a place you go for the food, very relaxed cafe' style atmosphere.

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Moscow, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

One of my favorite restaurants for inexpensive delicious food in Waterford....drunken noodle #23 is a generous meal for two at $8.75 Soups are the best by USA standards coocked to order for $2.39 ...... Coconut chicken is the best will fill you up until the rest of the day,spicy and tasteful Waitresses are slow to respond but expecting good tips... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This is the best Thai food in the area. Restaurant is very clean. Each meal is made to order. If you like hot and spicy, you are going to love this. Medium hot is about all we can manage here, so be sure if you say you want it hot, hot, you really mean it. Love all of the noodle... More 

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Waterford, Michigan
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Food is awesome. The reason they are slow is because they are so busy in such a little place and can only cook like 2 dishes at a time. I've been going there for 15 years and it's awesome! I miss Joy though... :-( The service was somewhat faster when she worked there.

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Meadville, PA
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

Delicious Tom Yum soup and Gang Gai with fresh ingredients. I ordered takeout when stying in a nearby hotel and the order was ready to go ontime and was very hot. Great on a cold night! The woman who took my order was super friendly and nice, thank you!

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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

I'm typing this review from a dining room full of people waiting for their carry out orders. The food here is mediocre, which means that it's ok for Waterford. The flavors are standard Thai. Nothing really stands out. I've ordered food here once before and had the same experience. Unfortunately I FORGOT! Try So Thai instead.

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Additional Information about Hot Pepper Thai Restaurant

Address: 4212 Pontiac Lake Rd, Waterford, MI 48328-1261
Phone Number: 248-618-0270
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Waterford
Open Hours:
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
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Thai

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