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Rod Dee Thai Cuisine

1430 Beacon St., Brookline, MA 02446-2003
(617) 738-4977
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Ranked #50 of 172 Restaurants in Brookline
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
Good for: Dining on a budget
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Good for: Dining on a budget
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Rod Dee's is absolutely one of the best places to eat in the Boston area. You have to have cash but it is definitely worth the trip to the ATM. I used to eat here several times a week and since I've moved out of state, it's one of the things I miss most. The chicken and shrimp pad thai... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I've been eating at Rod Dee for over 17 years and I have yet to find another Thai restaurant that serves food this quick and this delicious. Though it may come under the definition of "fast food" I find their dishes to be as good or better than more upscale restaurants. My favorite is the Indonesian fried rice, Massaman Curry... More

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Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Based on TA reviews, we ate dinner one night on the same little block where we were staying (an Airbnb score!) The man at the register all but rolled his eyes at us! We were figuring out what we wanted and he was so rude. But, the food was good, so we returned another day for lunch (he wasn't there).... More

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Almost a self serve place....food is just OK but not up to street food in Bangkok ! Service was quick, but you are eating at what is really a take away place

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This is a great place to visit when you just want a quick meal. The service is quick and no, they don't make an effort to smile or engage with you in any way, but the price reflect this so adjust your expectations accordingly. I wouldn't call this a restaurant. It's about as personable as a fast food joint. You... More

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Connecticut
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

We went as a party of four and ordered several dishes. When the lady brought new food to our crowded table I tried to hand her our finished plates to make room for the new dishes. She refused to take them stating it's a self service restaurant. My guests and I were shocked at how rude she was. It's a... More

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Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I eat here as often as I can - everything is good and fresh and is prepared quickly. And the value is excellent/big portions.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Rod Dee offers super-tasty Thai food. Alas, it's no longer reasonably priced like it was when we'd visit the Rod Dee in the Fenway in from 2001-2006 -- quite expensive. But very worth a visit nonetheless!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I'm no Thai expert but loved the Pad Thai - ordered extra spicy with chicken. Note: cash only! Menu selection is huge, excited to go back

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Madrid, Spain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

This place has unbelievable food for an unbelievable price. I got the red curry with chicken and it was only 7.40 and lasted and I had enough leftovers for a second meal. Although the curry was delicious, the only thing keeping me from giving this an excellent review is the fact that it perhaps had too much rice. Personally I... More

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Additional Information about Rod Dee Thai Cuisine

Address: 1430 Beacon St., Brookline, MA 02446-2003
Phone Number: (617) 738-4977
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Asian, Thai

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