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25 Division St., Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 685-1344
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  • 11
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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
Good quality for price

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Kristi B
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  • Romantic
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

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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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

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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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
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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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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Somewhere over America
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Origin is a long-standing mainstay in Somerville. It is located on division Street which was recently paved over to make a pedestrian walkway. The location is great with lots of interesting businesses. In the spring and summer it is lovely to sit outside to dine. The cuisine at origin is French – Thai fusion, impeccably prepared and served well by... More 

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Somerville, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food is excellent, the staff is friendly and it has a relaxed atmosphere that is very conducive to conversation. I'm a sucker for salad with peanut dressing and Pad Thai and both were on the mark.

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Belle Mead, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Asian cuisine on a side street off Main in Somerville. Unassuming decor. Very helpful staff. Terrific eclectic menu. A real taste treat!!

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nj
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112 reviews 112 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We have been here a couple of times, the food is always delicious...My favorite is nice and simple chicken pad Thai....Delish!

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Branchburg, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I've only been to Origin a few times, but it stands out for being a more upscale restaurant both based on food choices and prep and ambiance. The interior is nicely appointed, but dark. In the summer there is outside seating which is very pleasant. Both the Thai and French food choices are well prepared and can be tweaked as... 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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