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Lotus Thai

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175 Eddie Dowling Highway, North Smithfield, RI 02896
(401) 597-0082
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had tried this place several years ago shortly after it opened and never went back. Supposedly it has new owners so we tried it again. We got take out for seven. The pad Thai was very dry and mostly noodles. The shrimp consisted of the tail with shell. Not even one complete shrimp. Tiny pieces of chicken. The order... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Have been to Lotus several times. Menu is extensive and every dish I've had has been excellent. Prices are very reasonable and portions are generous.

Thank Jonathan P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

I had take out but noticed the place is a perfect spot to dine in. Busy despite a Thursday night, small and clean space with the cozy bar in the middle. This is a good hang out. I ordered papaya salad and curry duck, spice level 3 and both were excellent. The papaya salad with whole nuts is the best... More 

Thank mel g
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Me and my husband live this place!! We tried it once and we were hooked. We go every week! The food is excellent and the drinks are out of this world. You have to try the drink the Lotus Bomb. Ben Chan is the owner and he makes your dining experience great! I was not use to thai food, so... More 

Thank Tina B
North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Fresh fresh fresh. Love the food, love the owner, love the selection and I have found food nirvana. Awesome.

1 Thank Leslie P
Cranston, Rhode Island
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Went with a co-worker that lives in the area. I had never been to Lotus Thai before. I had the Pad Thai and Nim Chow with a Thai tea. I enjoyed if very much. Lots of flavor and everything was fresh and hot. the staff was friendly and attentive and prices were reasonable.

Thank mikesz60
Woonsocket, Rhode Island
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The food is delicious! Very flavorful, fresh and light, not left with a heavy feeling. The staff is very friendly, I feel like many are family members but I know some are not and they are all friendly. Some of the best Thai food I've ever had.

Thank KimmyGee11
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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113 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My Honey was leery to stop in as it is in a strip mall but we were both pleasantly surprised by the delish meals we received! It is a small place but we had wonderful, attentive service! We started with the vegetable Nim Chow. It was fresh and bursting with flavor! He had the Gen. Tso chicken and the batter... More 

Thank Lee B
Harrisville, Rhode Island
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90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

From the outside, you wouldn't believe what is on the inside. The restaurant is situated in a small strip of stores, a hair salon, a nail salon, a martial arts academy, etc. When you enter, you are immediately greeted by a friendly waitress, and the walls are painted in a soft sage green color with bamboo decorations. I tried the... More 

Thank PhotoJourney
Hamburg, Germany
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59 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

I haven't had a bad meal here. Food is really good and authentic! The worst thing going for it is that if you want to leave and go north, you have to go south a bit and do a U turn. Unfortunately inconvenient for me since I live north of this restaurant!

Thank fhalter

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Eddie Dowling Highway, North Smithfield, RI 02896
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  North Smithfield
  • Phone Number: (401) 597-0082

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