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Wonder Spice Cafe

697 Centre St, Boston, MA 02130-2556 (Jamaica Plain / Mission Hill)
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Ranked #957 of 2,852 Restaurants in Boston
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Asian, Cambodian, Thai, Vegetarian, Café
Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain / Mission Hill
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We started going here last year and have always had a good meal at very modest prices, compared to Cambridge, Brookline or Downtown Boston. The appetizers are the best feature and plenty of vegetarian options. My personal favorite is the Chicken Saraman, but the Pad Thai and other dishes are also very tasty. This is located in the "main Drag"... More 

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Sharon MA, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

went here with a group -- lots of options that included tofu and wheat gluten. The fake duck was fun. soup and vegetable dishes were all very good. everyone found something tasty to eat. They also had brown rice -- a nice option that many Thai restaurants don't offer. service was very good

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128 reviews 128 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

From the minute we walked in I should've known to go somewhere else. We stood at the hostess desk for at least 15 minutes waiting for someone to acknowledge us but the waitresses just kept walking by not even making eye contact. I finally said something to one of them and she told me they had to clean off the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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57 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I often get Thai takeout from here while in downtown JP. The staff is always very nice, the takeout orders are ready very quickly, and they are piping hot! The pad Thai here is quite good (my favorite dish) and I wouldn't hesitate to come here for a sit-down dinner.

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38 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Went to the Wonder Spice Café for Dinner and was excited to try the restaurant. The menu is extensive and the portions are really huge. I went with a group of friends who really liked their food but I opted for the make your own entrée and ended up with a chicken dish that was bland and dry. Too many... More 

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31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

Went there last night with a friend for the first time and really enjoyed our meal. The portions are very generous and price reasonable. The place has more covers than you first expect as you walk in. Serving staff are attentive and food arrived quickly though it was late and not any people were still eating. Chilli fish main was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Usually go there for dinner and the staff is always friendly, the food has never disappointed, and they have a really nice patio with lights strung up around the border giving it a nice romantic ambiance during the summer months.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

My wife reminded me that we had eaten at this Asian restaurant several years ago and weren't impressed then, but our opinion was basically the same on this visit. We ordered a dish with mango and shrimp but couldn't find either ingredient. Shrimp dishes always cost more, so we felt gypped that they left this out. We had two chicken... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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63 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Never had a bad meal here, usually get the drunken noodles and spicy basil. Service is quick and friendly staff. Great for dine in our take out.

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Visited this little local whilst staying in J.P . and we were pleasantly surprised - sat out the back in the " courtyard " area which is basically a concrete area with a few potplants , tables and fairy lights - I'm guessing looks much better at night than during the day and beats sitting on the main road. Food... More 

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Additional Information about Wonder Spice Cafe

Address: 697 Centre St, Boston, MA 02130-2556
Phone Number: 617-522-0200
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Jamaica Plain / Mission Hill
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Asian, Cambodian, Thai, Vegetarian, Café

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