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Tom Can Cook - CLOSED

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APPETIZERS​
Tom's Crispy Rolls
Crispy and delicious vegetarian roll, served with sweet and sour sauce.
4.95
Fresh Spring Rolls (Fresh or Fried)
Freshly​ wrapped rolls stuffed with vermicelli, shrimp, chicken and vegetables.
5.50
Chicken Satay
Grilled slice chicken breast, marinated in Thai's seasoning, serve with peanut sauce.
6.25
Angle Wing
Tempura, fried until crispy and golden brown, served with sweet and sauce.
5.95
Crab Rangoon
Crispy wonton skin wrapped stuff with crab meat, cream cheese, scallion, carrot.
5.25
Crispy Puffy
Grounded chicken, onion, curry-powder coated with wheat flour.
6.25
Scallion Pancake
Pan-fried asian pancake with scallions, served with peanut sauce.
4.95
Shumai
Steamed or fried: floured and filled with shrimp and vegetables.
5.25
Dumplings
Steamed or fried, floured filled with chicken and vegetables.
5.25
Edamame
Steamed japanese green beans with a little touch of salt.
4.95
SOUPS​
Tom Yam Soup
Choice of shrimp or chicken in a hot and sour soup, spiced with exotic asian herbs, mushrooms, lime juice and lemon grass.
3.95
Shrimp Kimchi Soup
Shrimp in a hot kimchi broth soup with mushrooms and scallions.
3.95
Hot and Sour Soup
Chicken,​ tofu, baby corn, mushrooms, bamboo and scallions in a hot and sour soup.
3.95
Wonton Soup
Chicken and vegetables dumplings in a clear broth soup.
3.95
Miso Seaweed Soup
Soft tofu, seaweed and scallions in a japanese miso soup.
2.00
SALADS​
Choice of dressing: ginger and carrot or peanut sauce
Green Salad
Assorted fresh vegetables and fried tofu with a choice of dressing.
4.95
Seaweed Salad
A​ seasoned assortment of seaweed with sesame seeds and scallion.
4.95
Chicken Salad
Grilled tasty chicken breast with assorted fresh vegetables and a choice of dressing.
6.95
Shrimp Salad
Crispy golden brown shrimp tempura with assorted fresh vegetables and choice of dressing.
6.95
(All of tom's entrée come with white rice or brown rice and miso soup)
Shrimp and Vegetable Tempura
9.50
White rice
Brow rice
Katsu (Choice of Chicken or Pork)
Fried cutlet covered in breadcrumbs, served with vegetables tempura.
9.50
White rice
Brow rice
Teriyaki (Choice of Chicken or Beef)
Grilled chicken with teriyaki sauce served with vegetables.
9.50
White rice
Brow rice
Salmon Teriyaki
Grilled salmon steak with teriyaki sauce, served with vegetables.
10.95
White rice
Brow rice
HOUSE ADVENTURES​
Lemon Chicken
Tempura chicken sautéed with onions, celery, carrots, peppers, tomatoes and pineapples in a sweet lemon sauce.
8.95
Rice noodles
Egg noodles
White rice
Brown rice
Tamarind Chicken
Sautéed​ chicken with onions, pineapples, peppers, tomatoes, carrot and broccoli in a homemade tamarind sauce.
8.95
Rice noodles
Egg noodles
White rice
Brown rice
Spicy Tender Chicken
Stir-fried with carrots, celery, mushrooms, scallions, bamboo slices and peanuts in prik-pao sauce.
8.95
Rice noodles
Egg noodles
White rice
Brown rice
Delight of Two
Classic combination of chicken and shrimp sautéed with snow peas, carrots, baby corn, mushrooms and tomatoes in light brown sauce.
9.50
Rice noodles
Egg noodles
White rice
Brown rice
Three Flavored Fish
Tempura 8 oz. Fish filet topped with mushrooms, onions, carrots, peppers, scallions in three flavored sauce.
9.95
Rice noodles
Egg noodles
White rice
Brown rice
Siam Chili Fish
Tempura 8 oz. Fish filet topped with ground peanuts peppers, snow peas, carrots, onion in a spicy chili sauce.
9.95
Rice noodles
Egg noodles
White rice
Brown rice
Seafood Delight
Succulent​ shrimp, squid and fish filet with broccoli, snow peas, mushrooms, carrots, peppers and celery; sautéed in a ginger black bean sauce.
9.95
Rice noodles
Egg noodles
White rice
Brown rice
Boston Fisherman Trap
Sautéed shrimp, fish filet and squid with carrots, peppers, mushrooms and onions in a spicy basil sauce.
9.95
Rice noodles
Egg noodles
White rice
Brown rice
Three Kings' Party
Fresh shrimps, fish filet and chicken, sautéed with bamboo slices, peppers, onion, snow peas and basil in red curry sauce, on a bed of mussels.
9.95
Rice noodles
Egg noodles
White rice
Brown rice
Siam Duck Choo Chee
Roasted duck sautéed in a choo chee curry sauce with tomatoes, peppers, snow peas, pineapples, green peas and basil.
10.95
Rice noodles
Egg noodles
White rice
Brown rice
NOODLE SOUP BOWL​
Our famous noodle soup mixed with scallions, onions, bean sprouts served with a plate of bean sprouts, fresh basil, and sliced lime.
Vegetables Tofu Soup Bowl
Chicken broth soup
7.95
Chicken Soup Bowl
7.95
Beef or Shrimp Soup Bowl
8.50
Duck Soup Bowl
9.95
Tom's Soup Bowl
Chicken, beef and shrimp
8.95
NOODLES & FRIED RICE​
Pad Thai
Choice of chicken and shrimp or vegetables and tofu. the famous Thai dish, tossed with turnip, egg, scallion, bean sprouts and peanuts.
7.95
White rice
Brown rice
Crispy Pad Thai
Choice of chicken and shrimp or vegetables and tofu. Stir-fried yellow noodles with egg, carrots, scallions, turnip, bean spouts and peanuts.
7.95
White rice
Brown rice
Yaki-Soba / Yaki-Udon
Choice of chicken, pork or tofu stir-fried soba noodles with tomato, carrots, peppers, nappa, scallions, zucchini and yellow squash.
8.95
White rice
Brown rice
Pad See You
Choice of chicken, pork or vegetables and tofu stir-fried fresh noodle with, egg, broccoli and chinese broccoli in a homemade black soy sauce.
8.95
White rice
Brown rice
Crazy Noodles
Choice of fresh or crispy noodles stir-fried chicken and shrimp or vegetables and tofu with egg, broccoli, baby corn, carrots, peppers, bamboo, onions and basil leaves.
8.95
White rice
Brown rice
Tom's Fried Rice
Choice of chicken and shrimp or vegetables and tofu stir-fried with egg, snow peas, onions, bean spouts, carrots, tomatoes, baby corn and green pea in soy bean sauce.
8.50
White rice
Brown rice
Pineapple Fried Rice
Stir fried shrimp, chicken, egg, tomatoes, onions, carrots, snow peas, baby corn and curry powder topped with cashew nuts.
8.95
White rice
Brown rice
Drunken Fried Rice Chicken
Favorite Thai style spicy fried rice with ground chicken, onion, string bean, peppers, carrots and basil leaves topped with fried egg.
8.95
White rice
Brown rice
TOM'S CURRY DISHES​
Green Curry
In coconut milk with bamboo, zucchini, green peas, peppers, string beans and basil leaves.
Rice noodles
Egg noodles
White rice
Brown rice
Red Curry
In coconut milk with bamboo, baby corn, peppers, carrots, string beans and basil leaves.
Rice noodles
Egg noodles
White rice
Brown rice
Yellow Curry
In coconut milk with pineapple, onions, carrots, pepper and sweet potatoes.
Rice noodles
Egg noodles
White rice
Brown rice
Masaman Curry
In coconut milk with potatoes, onions, carrots, peppers and roasted peanuts.
Rice noodles
Egg noodles
White rice
Brown rice
Mango Curry
In yellow coconut milk curry with mangoes, pineapples, onions, carrots and peppers.
Rice noodles
Egg noodles
White rice
Brown rice
BEVERAGES​
Thai Iced Tea, Thai Iced Coffee
2.00
Fruit Juice
Orange, cranberry, pineapple, apple
2.00
Latte
Green tea, mango, coconut, papaya, Thai tea
4.50
Smoothies
Mango, banana, peach, pina colada, strawberry, passion fruit
4.50
Hot Tea (Ask for Flavor)
Hot coffee
1.50
Soda
Lemonade, iced tea, unsweetened iced tea
1.50
TOM'S DESSERTS​
Ice Cream: Green Tea, Vanilla, Ginger, Mango
3.50
Fried Ice Cream
4.95
Mango Sticky Rice (Seasonal)
4.95
Thai Fruits Lychees, Rambutans Stuffed with Pineapple
3.95
Crispy Banana Topped with Honey and Sesame Seeds
4.50
Chocolate Cake
4.95
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Reviewed January 16, 2016

One of the many very good ethnic restaurants on "restaurant row" on Moody Street, Waltham, Massachusetts. Thai/Vietnamese food ... Pho, Pad Thai, and a very full menu, moderately priced. All the better than you can bring your own wine or spirits. I enjoyed a dish...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Boston L
Reviewed November 25, 2015

How often have we been here for Pad Thai? Many times. I told the waitress that Tom, whoever he is, can indeed cook. She brought him out from the kitchen. He does cook, and really well. He serves up a variety of Thai foods, all...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Charles O
Reviewed October 4, 2015

With a name like "Tom Can Cook", I wasn't sure exactly what to expect of this restaurant. I was pleasantly surprised at just how *well* Tom can cook! :) Our waiter was helpful and guided us to dishes that suited our moods and tastes. The...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank nygns
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Don't be intimidated by the sketchy curb appeal that Moody St. offers. This restaurant may not look like much from the outside but serves up some excellent Thai food. For those of you who aren't culinarily adventurous, there are some basic Chinese food options as...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank EvanM553
Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

The waitress gave me a complimentary miso soup which I finished just in time for my catfish chili dish. The service was fast and friendly.

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank Forest H
Reviewed May 5, 2015

We visited here on a weeknight around 9 pm; they stay open until 10 pm. There was only one other couple dining when we arrived. The menu is quite varied and the prices are very reasonable. We often order spring rolls, but their spring rolls...More

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank sej60
Reviewed March 26, 2015

Went for an early meal with my young daughter. I had the chicken noodle soup and gladly paid an extra $ for more vegetables. It was fresh and delicious. My daughter ordered the chicken teriyaki with vegetables. There was not a piece of white meat...More

Date of visit: March 2015
Thank 617Boston
Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Visited here with my friend from nearby Weston...she had eaten here before and assured me that I would love it. It turned out to be a delightful evening with great Asian Thai cuisine. Some of the usual Thai cuisine you know and love...but also interesting,...More

Thank BeeMelissa
Reviewed February 14, 2015

Had one of the best soups there ever. Very authentic. If in Waltham and visiting and liking Thai food....stop here.

Date of visit: February 2015
Thank L920DZbillb
Reviewed December 22, 2014

The menu is very varied, with an interesting selection of dishes. Our food was very tasty and the service was very quick. I was actually surprised that it was so quiet the night I visited.

Date of visit: December 2014
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