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Rice Paddy

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1720 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855-2131
+1 906-225-0368
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Michigan
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341 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Rice Paddy is an unassuming take out Thai Restaurant on Presque Isle, just down from the university. The place is run by the hardest working woman in Marquette (Aoy) and her still relatively new assistant (Josh AKA little boy). My go to dishes here, in order: Pad Thai, chopchee, coconut soup, or a Thai salad. Always fantastic, including this... More 

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Menomonie, Wisconsin
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134 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ALWAYS make sure to include Rice Paddy into our plans when visiting Marquette. We lived on this stuff in college and seriously crave it. Aoy does wonders in her kitchen, the food is always fresh and delicious. The prices are so AFFORDABLE! Nothing beats the Rice Paddy!

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Thank taramarieprochnow
Traverse City, Michigan
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Aoy the owner is a fireball, sweet and sassy and a great cook!mwe loved the wontons, orange chicken. She is the only one cooking so plan on ordering and then coming back in an hour. Totally worth it!

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Thank Molly G
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Addictions to great food are commonplace at this tiny take out! Be prepared to wait... She is mostly by herself and flys around but produces incredible THAI FOOD. HER FAMILY still lives there and she goes,back every year with computers, school uniforms, books and good shipments for children in need. The money is raised through a plastic donation can on... More 

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Thank Connie E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Had rice paddy for the first time since I have been up here for 3 years. Definitely should have gone earlier. Food was absolutely awesome, wait time was long but well worth it. 15$ gets you a ton of great food, almost didn't finish it all. 10/10 would eat there again.

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Thank Jr H
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Great for take-out (the restaurant is small and otherwise you'll sit at a bench staring at the wall), especially if you call ahead. The surprisingly authentic-style food is cooked to order, and when she says it will take 45 minutes she means it. But it is worth the wait! And those seeking spice will be rewarded; you just have to... More 

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Thank Katherine L
Marquette, Michigan
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

What can I say except this place is amazing! The owner always greets you with a smile and remembers how spicy we like our food. The food is DELICIOUS! We crave Rice Paddy on a regular basis.

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Thank lovetravel8793
Marquette, Michigan
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

This is a small restaurant but all food is made fresh to order. Stop in and order some take out, it will be work your while.. The parking isn't all that great, so if you can see a spot, stop in and order, you wont be displeased.

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Thank cgrill0
Marquette, Michigan, United States
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Awesome place for quick food. Local owner operator. Shes cooking much of the time. Wontons and Pad Thai are fabulous. Can order as spicy as you like. Great summer rolls. Stir fry made to order with large choice of meat and vegetables. Lots of food very reasonable prices.

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Thank Yooper1708
Marquette, Michigan
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

The Rice Patty is a special place in the city. Terrific owner personality and equally good food. It is a real favorite with locals in the know as well as college students.....

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1720 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855-2131
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Marquette
  • Phone Number: +1 906-225-0368

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?