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Baan Thai

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659 Main St, Waltham, MA 02451-0602
+1 781-893-7788
12:00 pm - 9:45 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really liked this place as it serves the best pad thai in waltham area. You can also order different soups they offer. It is an economical restaurant and mostly not crowded. Two person can have a decent meal in 35-40$

Thank isha1504
Boston, Massachusetts
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677 reviews
479 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

My wife and I came here for a nice late lunch / early supper on a cold Sunday. We started with edamame and Baan Thai spring rolls. Both were outstanding. For main I had the chicken pik khing, which was spicy, but not so hot as to obscure the flavors of the other seasonings. My wife had the traditional pad... More 

Thank Orso52
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Great sushi nice and thick and very fresh. Many different options as well. Would go again but the table service was slow. Great place for take out

Thank Katienaum
Waltham, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

This was a takeout order and was ready in the time they stated. The Tom Cha Gai soup was delicious - tangy and spicy. They offer many different combinations (chicken, shrimp, tofu) in their Tom... soups. The mango curry and white rice was also very good, enough for 2 meals. The traditional pad Thai could have been prepared better as... More 

Thank kma5000
Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Baan Thai is our reliable take-out whenever we want something delicious and comforting. Duck green curry and Siamese eggplant are our stand-bys, and I adore the black rice pudding dessert. The restaurant itself is OK but lacking in atmosphere, so we end up doing take-out most of the time.

Thank June K
Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

There were 6 non-active tables in this small, dull, Asian/Sushi restaurant on a Friday evening. I watched the server who was supposed to wait on us repetitiously: answer phone calls, clean already clean tables, go to the back several times, talk to staff, and look at her phone, and continue to completely ignore me and my mother for about 10... More 

Thank Sidbear
Lexington, Massachusetts
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88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2015

I have not had better Thai *food* in this area of Massachusetts than at Baan Thai. Notice the stress on the word food. We've been twice, once as a couple and once as a family. Parking is on the street for about 5-6 cars up to 2 hours or there is a paid public car park behind the restaurant. The... More 

Thank globetrottheworld
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

I have frequented dozens of Thai restaurants as we typically enjoy Thai food. The food here was very tasty & well prepared, however, I think the portion sizes are less than generous. The dumplings for example are very small & there are not many in the appetizer order. Otherwise, I found the owner to be both present & pleasant and... More 

Thank Clearcars
Boston, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2015

I had the crispy pad thai and I must say it was the best I have eaten anywhere. My wife had the siamese eggplant and it too was fantastic. The dinners were a great value at $11.95. We also had the steamed dumpling appetizer, which was also very good but they were on the small side and we thought a... More 

Thank Steven W
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2015

A great little place with wonderful Thai food. Quite reasonable for lunch. The service is attentive and everything is fresh.

Thank Steve B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:45 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 659 Main St, Waltham, MA 02451-0602
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Waltham
  • Phone Number: +1 781-893-7788

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?