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25 Division St, Somerville, NJ 08876-2901
(908) 685-1344
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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New Jersey
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is one of the oldest and the most crowded restaurants in Downtown, Somerville. We've managed to get a table inside and the serving was pretty quick though. Pad Thai was good enough to satisfy the taste buds. Shrimp Spring-rolls were just amazing and the Shrimp Sate was an average affair. Golden Curry Puffs were decent. Will surely go back... More 

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Thank SriViews
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

French Thai that will send you home wishing for you next visit. The atmosphere is romantic. Must try the most amazing salad ever, Peking Duck salad. Eat it slow and enjoy every forkfull!

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Thank coenich
Bridgewater, New Jersey
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been eating at Origin for many years and it has always been excellent. I have been there dozens of times and I have tried many items on the menu and have never been disappointed. The ambience is nice with exposed brick walls and I cannot wait to go back !!!!

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Thank SalRan40
Glen Gardner, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our initial visit to Origin. Every item that we ordered was excellent. We had two items from the evening specials and one standard item from the regular menu (Wild Boar). Each item was perfectly prepared and seasoned. Service was excellent. The facility is a little noisy, bur we arrived early before the biggest crowds of the evening. It... More 

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Bound Brook, New Jersey
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stumbled upon this place and wanted to give it a try. If you enjoy Thai food, this is a place to try! It is BYOB, and lots of other couples had brought wine, etc., but we opted for soft drinks. For appetizers, my husband go the steamed mussels. The broth was excellent, however, it should... More 

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been a fan for several years. Both Thai and French themed menu items. The kitchen never falters; well prepared and promptly delivered dishes. Friendly and very accommodating service.

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Thank Pete S
Mid-West, USA
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was good. The Green Curry was very good, but could have been spicier, given that I asked for spicy. The Pad Thai was tasty, but atypical, lacking cilantro and replacing lemon wedges for lime; not bad, just different. However, the restaurant is staggeringly noisy, to the point of inducing pain. My wife left the building as soon as... More 

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Thank Lord_Kevin
Somerville, New Jersey
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the food at this restaurant. Have been several times and it is always very consistent. Whether you opt for the french food or the Thai food, you will not be disappointed. The service can be a bit slow and they are extremely busy, so if you dont have a reservation, expect to wait a while or go somewhere else.... More 

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Thank jmrauch
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Had been to this restaurant to celebrate my wife's birthday.. Great ambiance with great customer are and above all quality vegetarian Thai food at reasonable pricing....worth visiting if you are in nearby ...understand they have different branches...

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Thank VYBABu
Trenton, New Jersey
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Had a very nice lunch on a Saturday afternoon. Origin was busy, however there was plenty of help. We were not dependent on one server to take care of our needs. The lunch special of soft shell crab with garlic was outstanding. If you are not a garlic fan, the chefs will temper the dish to your taste buds. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $25
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Division St, Somerville, NJ 08876-2901
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: (908) 685-1344

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?