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The Green Papaya

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110 Kinderkamack Rd, River Edge, NJ 07661-1910
+1 201-678-1888
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mineola, New York
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135 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place was average. There was nothing phenomenal or mind blowing about this place. What I did like about this place was that they had a fair selection of bubble teas on the menu, unlike most other Thai places which usually have none or maybe a few. The bubble teas weren't the best I've ever tasted, but at least it... More 

Thank Gladwin G
Hackensack, New Jersey
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

The place is small and gets crowded more often than not. Service is quick, food is tasty although I wish there are more choices. Wonton soup is the best, very tasty. Staff are polite and accommodating. They do not deliver so you have to call in your order and pick them up.

Thank Piedad D A
Mexico City, Mexico
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51 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Nothing really special, hot dogs were good, 2 cheese ones for 5.20USD, the place is really small and it can get full in just seconds, mainly tourists are the ones who enter to try them.

Thank gabymgr
New Jersey
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69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

We ate dinner here on a Friday night. The place was relatively full, and we had to wait about five minutes for a table. Once we were seated, we were very quickly given two cups of hot tea to enjoy. Our server showed up a few minutes later to take our order for any appetizers and beverages, and we put... More 

Thank ScenicTrek
North Jersey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Very consistent food and service. Very good dine-in food (not a fan of the take out since noodles get a bit soggy). Have eaten here many many times - never disappoints. Owner Mary is sweet, friendly and very personable. She owned the previous restaurant on the same site (China Tea House) which was also very good.

Thank Gymbokathy
South Hackensack, New Jersey
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Good mix of Asian dishes. The wait staff are attentive and helpful. I've never had an item here that wasn't good. Small place that is not too busy. Service is usually pretty quick. I have many Asian friends who are foodies and they suggested it the first time I went.

Thank Grandmaandcounting
New Jersey
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146 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2016

Went last night. Its been12 years since prior visit.. So we are trying to eat healthier. The food was good and healthy. Will return and try some more dishes.

Thank tbirdhs
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I frequently get take out from here more in the winter when we don't want greasy Chinese food but still interested in Asian fare. It's really yummy. If you want it spicy make sure you really ask for it because they keep everything with no heat even if it says spicy (most people I am Sure prefer... More 

Thank Danielle1636
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

Cannot say enough good things about this place. Consistency and excellent service is what makes this place out familys' go to restaurant. Please try the Thai basil fried rice. The Saigon beef, coconut shrimp, and curry noodle soup are also exquisite. Reasonable price be friendly staff.

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River Edge, NJ
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015

It's a good place to dine. The staff is courteous and efficient. The owner is usually present in person. The food is good. It's pack most of the time which gives you an idea that all these people couldn't be wrong. Ample parking space and close to the New Bridge Landing station of the NJ Transit train system. I have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Asian, Thai, Chinese, Malaysian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Kinderkamack Rd, River Edge, NJ 07661-1910
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  River Edge
  • Phone Number: +1 201-678-1888

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