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“Great Thai Food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Brown Sugar Cafe

Brown Sugar Cafe
1033 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215-1001 (Allston / Brighton)
617-787-4242
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Ranked #246 of 2,815 restaurants in Boston
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Thai, Vegetarian, Vietnamese, Café
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
Neighborhood: Allston / Brighton
Marlboro, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great Thai Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Their curry is fantastic. Tons of options to choose from. A bit pricey but totally worth it. Good portion size.

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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
New Haven, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

Popped in for dinner after a BU men's lax game. Delicious quick meal before getting on the road to head home. A great treat for students and a restful spot for parents on the run

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Boston, Massachusetts
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36 restaurant reviews
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
“Very Busy Thai Restaurant near Boston University”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

When my favorite Thai Restaurant in Alston, Ma. closed I was devestated. It took me a while but I found Brown Sugar Cafe. This place is extremely popular with BU students and their families so get their early or have reservations (only for 4 or more). When I first visit a Thai Restaurant, I only try the Tom Yum Goong ต้มยำกุ้ง (Thai Prawn Soup With lemongrass) If it is great, it is a great Thai restaurant and it is one of the three est in the Boston area, Very spicy, not not enough to make you suffer (too much) and you will not believe the menu when you see it. It is so extensive and you will not go wrong if you order a different option each time you visit as I do. It is extremely had to find a favorite! The waitstaff is wonderful, they are there even before you know you need them, Water refills are constant, if they see that you are getting low on peanut sauce or another condiment, you do not ask, it is refilled. Try It, You will Love it.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Good food nice atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Good Thai food, lovely place to dine. Service was a bit slow but worth the wait. I would oorder spicier food next time

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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“Best in Boston”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Best thai food in boston. I recently went there for a friends birthday I had the seafood volcano and it was flawless. I have never ordered a dish at Brown sugars that wasnt delicious. Love this place best in Boston!!

Visited January 2013
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