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Chow Thai Cafe - CLOSED

187 Main St, Boston, MA 02129-3201
+1 617-242-5232
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good18%
  • Average31%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Dec 9, 2015
“Great food”
May 17, 2015
“Good food, great staff!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Thai, Vietnamese
$$ - $$$
187 Main St, Boston, MA 02129-3201
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Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

I ' ve been to Chow thai cafe with my girlfriend. We ordered pad thai and it was great. It seemed to be in Bangkok. Owner was lovely and very kind. Suggested.

1  Thank pinninninni
Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

When I first moved to Charlestown over 10 years ago, the first pickup order I made was to Chow Thai. Charlestown had relatively few dining choices and going into the city is often a chore. It's great to have Dan and Chow Thai in the...More

Thank Matt W
Reviewed November 14, 2014

I was walking thru Charlestown and stopped in for lunch. I tried the chicken satay, which was tender and perfectly marinated. I also had the chicken hot basil. I love Thai food but most of the time the chicken has been over cooked and is...More

Thank suzy b
Reviewed November 1, 2014

I got the crispy Pad Thai, would not recommend. The service was horrible. We got forgotten in the front corner. Poor service and mediocre food equals an experience I won't have twice.

Thank Diverdown12
Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

I walked about .8th of a mile from where I was staying as there aren't many eateries in the neighborhood. I found it to be in a nice neighborhood. The restaraunt was in a comfortable space. It was not overly busy but the take away...More

Thank Tinyfoodlover
Reviewed June 25, 2014

I've reviewed over 25 Thai restaurants, and this is my first "Poor" rating. We were driving into downtown and decided to avoid parking for lunch by stopping here. The salad was iceberg and featured two hard boiled egg halves that looked like they had been...More

Thank R C
Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I had spent the morning walking the northern portion of the Freedom Trail and needed a lunch break. After a quick search for places to eat, the choices were pizza, sandwiches, or Thai. Since we live right next to a Thai restaurant...More

Thank Peetrpiper
Reviewed March 30, 2014

Friendly and personal touch makes this a repeat dinner spot. I meet friends who live locally every few months. I order something different each time - this time, the crispy pad thai. The server asked if I knew how that was going to be presented...More

Thank Seacoastbreeze
Reviewed September 17, 2012

Pad Thai was pretty inedible. Prosecco was served in a half pint beer glass. Overcharged on bill and took an age to rectify. Need I say more? Really needs to up it's game.

Thank Carolsjd
Reviewed July 10, 2012

I'm feeling mean. I would like to give this place a 4 and it's almost there but not quite in "very good" land. That said I would definitely welcome it as a great place to dine in an area of Boston that really doesn't have...More

Thank Nicolo N
Charlestown’s hilly roads, narrow streets and gaslight
lamps, make it an enticing neighborhood to visit.
Follow the Freedom Trail over the Washington St bridge
from the North End or take the scenic water locks to
Paul Revere Park. Walk through City Square and stroll
down cute Main street, wandering up the windy
residential streets to Monument Square, where you can
learn about the city’s history along with a great view
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Open Hours
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
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 Main St, Boston, MA 02129-3201
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Charlestown
  • Neighborhood: Charlestown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-242-5232
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