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Wild Papaya

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1665 E Main St, Suite 100C, Kent, OH
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So happy I found Thai food in Kent!! The wait staff was very attentive and courteous. I had the green curry, Yum! And my dining partner had the Pad Thai, which was also pretty good. I highly recommend the mango sticky rice for dessert. It took me back to Thailand.

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

A good Thai restaurant is always a delight. Wild Papaya is a VERY good Thai restaurant. The massaman curry was delicious and just the right level of spice for my taste. The service was prompt and courteous. The only disappointment was discovering that they had neither ginger nor coconut ice cream on hand, though they were listed on the menu.... More 

Thank Marian S
United States
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90 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

I had dish number 45 Pad Thai . It tasted just like I thought it would. It had chicken and shrimp. Maybe 10 thinly sliced pices of chicken. 2 shrimps. Not a good balance. The dish was on the sweet side as well. But over all good. My partner had extra spicy Larb. He likes heat. He enjoyed it. They... More 

Thank shirley b
Aurora, Ohio
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

A very nice restaurant, good service and food, very reasonable prices and very large menu. Try the whole fish.

Thank Artem_Zvavitch
Tallmadge, Ohio
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94 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Yes! This is a good one. Great service. Great food. I had the basil chicken; altough spicy, wow --- very delicious. Waitress said they could make it mild next time. And they kept refilling our water glasses without asking. They offer the regular white rice and brown also. My dining partner had the pad thai which he enjoyed. Nice atmosphere... More 

Thank JaneWilder
Akron, Ohio
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108 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

If you are not familiar with it, Tom Khar Gai is a soup that is made with lemon-infused coconut milk. And boy, is it made well here. I had a bowl of it along with some Siam rolls (think crispy spring rolls) and thought I'd died and gone to heaven. But the true religious experience is the Pad Thai: Wow,... More 

Thank Marie R
West Palm Beach, Florida
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

You can nearly miss this little gem, tucked into a nondescript shopping center, but don't -- especially if you love good Thai food. :) We got the Tom Khar Gai (seems every restaurant spells this soup's name differently!) which was quite good, and the summer rolls for appetizers. As entrees, we settled on "Crispy" Pad Thai (using fried egg noodles... More 

Thank heidiharris19
Kent, Ohio
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

It's easy to drive past Wild Papaya, a small restaurant on the north side of East Main Street in Kent -- but don't just drive by, stop in! You'll find a clean, quiet restaurant with excellent food and attentive, quick service at reasonable prices. I especially enjoy the Teriyaki Chicken (OK, maybe that's more Japanese than Thai, but it's still... More 

Thank JonS44240
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Amazing Thai food! My only complaint is that their website says they deliver but they do not. The food is always on par. I love the pad Thai in particular.

Thank Kaseyfrey
Akron, Ohio
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355 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Personnel who work here have waited on me and my wife several times in the month of July. We have been pleased with their service and knowledge of the menu. For example the personnel know us well enough to bring us lemon slices with ice water almost without us having to ask for it. I have ordered soup number #13... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1665 E Main St, Suite 100C, Kent, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Kent
  • Phone Number: 3306770916
TEL : 330-677-0916FAX : 330-677-0918E-mail : info@wildpapaya.com

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