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25 Division St., Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 685-1344
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 12
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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
Wonderful meal!

We took our 4 children here to celebrate my birthday. It was the kids' first exposure to Thai cuisine. Everything was just the way we wanted it to be. The server was helpful with questions. We were able to reduce the spice in my youngest son's meal. My choice was guided by the server. We enjoyed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Toolan95
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Somerville, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Somerville, New Jersey
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We took our 4 children here to celebrate my birthday. It was the kids' first exposure to Thai cuisine. Everything was just the way we wanted it to be. The server was helpful with questions. We were able to reduce the spice in my youngest son's meal. My choice was guided by the server. We enjoyed our dinner very much!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This is one of our favorite restaurants in the area. Good selection of Asian dishes, all well prepared in presentation and excellent taste. Some of their special dishes are outstanding. We liked their duck dishes, Chilean sea bass, and some of their chef specials. Of their traditional Thai dishes, their Pad Thai, Pad See Yuw, and Massaman curries are good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My recent visit confirmed the food quality. I ordered a Thai dish. It was well prepared and tasted great. I would recommend the restaurant and will go again soon.

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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59 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

We went there for dinner on a Friday evening and ate outside. The atmosphere outside was relaxed and the servers were very friendly. The food was a bit pricy and the mixed seafood platter was not as good as I had hoped it would be. The squid was overlooked and the fish was a bit fishy. The soft shell crab... More 

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New York City, New York
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25 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

This place is the best. Byob, great vibe, and incredible food. It does not get any better,every bite of every dish has a wow factor. The place is always packed so make sure to call in a reservation. Some highlights: tuba tartar, chilean sea bass, seared tina, filet

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This place had great food and decent portions for the price. I would definitely go back. The wild boar was delicious and my the sea bass was excellent.

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This great thai french fusion is right of main st in somerville. We went on a saturday night, and it was packed! we could only get 9pm reservations, but it was worth it! The feeling is very much like an nyc restaurant. The food was delicious, great size portions, extensive menu for vegetarians, and byob! My only suggestion, is to... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My wife and I met my cousin and her husband here on Saturday night. We chose Somerville since it is about mid-way from where we both live. We chose the Origin French Thai based on the excellent reviews we read on Yelp. We had a reservation for 7 PM and we arrived a little early. We were immediately seated and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We have been "regulars" at Origin pretty much since it opened, about 15 years ago, and some years we go there more than others but probably average close to once a month.The food is always wonderful. I had the sea bass on special last week and my husband had the pad thai. We almost always have a salad as a... More 

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Somerville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The atmosphere is full of ambiance and warmth for a small place. The food is very well presented and just always seems fresh. They also accommodate some slight changes to the menu for different tastes.

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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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