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Island Hopper - CLOSED

91 Massachusetts Ave. (Commonwealth Ave.), Boston, MA 02115
(617) 266-1618
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  • English first
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012 via mobile

This restaurant has very good food and service. Though the food is not cheep it was very good.the chashew chicken and Kung pao chicken was very good and cooked thoroughly

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

Very nice food and service with a wide range and large portion sizea.

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Houston
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2011

Take-out lunch was good and a decent value - but be warned that the do not take credit cards for orders less than $10! Food was pretty good - not spectacular, but good flavor. I would go back.

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Toronto
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2010

Uninspired food and poor service. Felt slightly Ill after dinner. Mildly overpriced.Overall not worth it.

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2010

I was parked on Newbury Street by the Island Hopper restaurant as their delivery driver was going up the one way street in reverse on the phone to pick up an order from the manager. He smashed into my car and stated he and the manager didn't know English. Later that day, Liberty Mutual insurance called me to explain he... More 

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Connecticut
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2009

Malaysian curry chicken was intriguing and good. One of the items with mango-based sauce was too. Appetizers and entrees were both above average quality, menu is broad enough to appeal to most palates - but a shade more exotic than straightforward Thai fare. Not extraordinary, but a notch above the average pan-Asian restaurant. Decorative enough place, with what could easily... More 

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Boston
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2009

We love restaurants where each bite is an adventure unto itself. At the Island Hopper, every morsel makes your taste buds dance with delight. The Hopper provides a mélange of Southeast Asian dishes ranging from Malaysian to Thai to Indian, with a little bit of Chinese, sprinkled on top like MSG[1]. The menu is extensive and consistently delicious. If you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2008

Have the Roti Island Pancake to start with. Main dishes often some great options and we often go with the tofu cake. Probably one of my most visited restaurants.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2008

I definitely recommend the dim sum brunch

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Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2008

niiiiiiiiice and cheap

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Additional Information about Island Hopper

Address: 91 Massachusetts Ave. (Commonwealth Ave.), Boston, MA 02115
Phone Number: (617) 266-1618
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Malaysian, Thai

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