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Thai Papaya

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2708 N Armistead Ave Ste C, Hampton, VA 23666-1686
+1 757-788-8345
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:30
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Hampton, Virginia
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234 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant would have received a better rating but the poor service outweighs the food. There are two times during lunch that you must go...1.) as early as possible or 2.) not at all. Their management is nonexistent. They haphazardly serve people with no method of priority or "First Come, First Serve" mentality. I called a take out order in... More 

Thank MasCabron23
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496 reviews
324 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of my colleagues who know the area took me to this place. It has a good selection and is authentic. When they say spicy they mean it. I enjoyed my lunch and it was very fast served and tasty.

Thank Me M
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

My first visit here. HadbChicken Pad Woon Sen, very tasty. Saw the waitress once and have been ignored since. Theyre are two staff members actively ignoring me as i write this. Food good, service yuk!

1 Thank norm f
Hampton, New Hampshire
1 review
Reviewed 7 December 2016

My "go to Thai Place"... Bottom line! Yes, that good. Been to many--including overseas--this is the real deal! Not cookie cutter and not D.C. Thai... This is Thai home cooking at its best.

Thank briankirkpatrick2016
Hampton, Virginia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The food is good but the service is SLOWWW. If you have an hour for lunch be prepared to get your food to you 30-45 minutes later and order 2 drinks at the same time because they may not come back by the table. The level of spiciness varies - if you ask for medium you may get really spicy...but... More 

Thank Jackie G
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118 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We would never have visited this place had it not been recommended by a friend. It doesn't look like much from the outside but the food is awesome! The inside is clean and comfortable. The menu offers alot of variety and spice levels. We went with our family and a friend - everyone loved it - except the five year... More 

Thank llaugh8424
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

What can I say. It's in a typical Hampton dumpy strip mall. I get the beef kapow and it's divine. I have friends who swear by their curries. I'd give it 5 dots except for the ambiance. Other reviews said to ignore the lack of curb appeal. I'm glad they did because the Thai food here is consistently delicious.

Thank HamptonHog
Yorktown, Virginia
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We love Thai food, so we have tried most of the restaurants in town. Thai papaya has the best Panang Curry anywhere and we love the Pad Woon Sen. Nice people and quick food prep. The atmosphere could use some updating, but it's excusable given how good the food is.

Thank joanneelainetanner
Arlington, Virginia
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Great little mom and pop Thai place , unassuming and serving up wonderfully flavorful Thai specialties . Great alternative to the chains that dominate this part of Hampton. Just five minutes from Boo Williams, if you're looking for something way better and healthier than fries and burgers (for less money).

Thank DCJimmer
Hampton, Virginia
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

I could just write "pork cashew nut, Thai hot, Thai tea, golden cream cheese" and the staff will know exactly who I am. I eat there a minimum of once a week, sometimes twice in two days. It's not the best Thai food I've ever had, though I think the cream cheese rangoons are actually the best I've had outside... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2708 N Armistead Ave Ste C, Hampton, VA 23666-1686
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hampton
  • Phone Number: +1 757-788-8345

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