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25 Division St., Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 685-1344
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  • 96
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  • 34
    Very good
  • 16
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  • 1
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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This is a real find. The food is outstanding - not traditional Thai but Thai fusion. The place is lovely, the service is attentive, and I've never had a bad meal here. My only complaint - it used to be a little local gem, and then they started getting great reviews (including a stellar NY Times... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Elisa M
Good for:
  • Romantic
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English first
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a real find. The food is outstanding - not traditional Thai but Thai fusion. The place is lovely, the service is attentive, and I've never had a bad meal here. My only complaint - it used to be a little local gem, and then they started getting great reviews (including a stellar NY Times review) and now it's... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

It has been several years since we have been here. All past visits were VG. This was a busy Saturday, so it was a little noisy for conversation. A BYOB. Our squid salad and Arugula and fennel salad were VG. My Monk fish was VG. I worry about the prep and texture of Monk, so this was good. My date's... More 

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NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The food here is excellent, I've only eaten here a few times but have always been impressed. Popular place that gets crowded!

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Somerville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Good food, great flavors, but a very city-like crowded and noisy interior. I prefer a bit more quiet and space between tables, but the food here makes up for it. Everything I've ever ordered was fantastic. BYOB

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new jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Appetizer special was tasteless and expensive for a small portion. The main course was very good. Noise level very high. Decor great with subtle lighting. Good service. I honestly have had better Thai, but I would try it again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

All my meals here, whether for lunch, dinner or to go have been spot on. My favorite meal is the Chicken Massaman. The appetizer sample is delightful and I usually share it with a friend.

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Somerville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

My husband and I have been here numerous times, with friends, family and alone. We have never had a complaint of this place! It never lets us down! So delicious and on point! We have gotten things from pad Thai to their duck. You wont be disappointed! It is quite busy especially on weekends during their evening hours.

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Great thai with a french twist...creme brulee dessert is very creative. Cozy, yet has great social energy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This has been our go to place for lunch or dinner for about a decade. We have never been disappointed with the food or service, and their curries, their French dishes, and their fusion dishes are all excellent. Our favorites include Wild Boar, Lamb Chops, all their curries, Pad Thai, their noodle dishes, their appetizers, salads and desserts. The menu... More 

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NewJersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Although I enjoy this venue, I have to question their intergrity to customers. I have tried to make a reservation for 8 people at 8:00pm for a Friday evening (2 weeks in advance)...He hesitated, than said okay 8:30.. I replied how about 7:30 he replied no 8:30.. Seems they are way to interested in flipping tables, not sure why since... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 Division St., Somerville, NJ 08876
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: (908) 685-1344

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
  • Cuisine: French, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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