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King & I

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Beacon Hill
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145 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114-3276
+1 617-227-3320
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 16:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 16:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 16:30
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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

best pad thai around and the nicest employees. Very friendly and food is always great. The Chicken mee hang is awesome

Thank joanalessandrini
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Really delicious and friendly people, at a good price. The portions are big and the food tastes freshly made. Highly recommended.

Thank Stephanie W
Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

This place was recommended to us by the lady at the front desk of our hotel. We happen to love Thai food, but just asked for a recommendation for any place to eat. She actually suggested Thai, and being avid lovers of Thai food we happily took her advice. It was right across the street from our hotel (John Jeffries... More 

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Burley In Wharfedale
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We stumbled on this small Thai restaurant while walking Beacon Hill; it happened to be lunchtime and the place looked interesting. No pretensions here, just straightforward authentic dishes sensitively balanced and totally fresh. Very pleasant service too.

Thank Derek T
Vancouver, Canada
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158 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

My wife and I came here based on the reviews on tripadvisor and based on the tripadvisor sticker they have on their window. Service was great but the food did not taste right. It somehow lacked flavor and for the flavor it had....it was the wrong flavor. And that goes for both orders me and my wife had. If it... More 

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Kingston, New Jersey
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This small Thai restaurant on Charles St in Boston hosts a nice menu (with several new dishes for me). Service was quick and attentive (no nonsense, but in a friendly kind of way.) Prices were very reasonable and the food was delicious, nicely spiced and hot.

Thank Karen_in_Kingston
Hamilton, Bermuda
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Great food and service. Delicious flavors! Should I say this : Leftovers taste even better next day.

Thank Snowedge
Boston, Massachusetts
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64 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

One of my favorite Thai place in Boston is King and I. I have been there many times. The place has good amount of tables and great menu and quality. Besides their red curry/Pad thai, other favorites include Chicken Kra Pow, and soups.

Thank Deepti P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Had the pad thai with sauvignon blanc...tasty enough but had a stomach ache the rest of the evening. Was the most reasonable restaurant that i could find in the area since the concierge's recommendations were all too pricey (maybe for a reason)!

Thank DCH0412
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

We were wandering looking for a restaurant and decided to stop in here. It's never going to be the most memorable meal of your life but it was tasty and dished up quickly. I'd return here if in Boston again.

Thank David W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 16:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 16:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 16:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114-3276
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Beacon Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Beacon Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 617-227-3320

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Beacon Hill

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Beacon Hill
Visit this historic and ritzy Boston neighborhood to soak up its classic New England charm as you stroll down cobblestoned, gas-lamp lined streets. Bring your walking shoes, camera, and select a nice day to wander through the hilly neighborhood and check out its exclusive addresses. Louisburg Square, Mt. Vernon street, Chestnut street and the extremely narrow and widely photographed Acorn street make a nice walking path. Make sure to meander down Charles street to poke into boutiques and antique shops, cafes, and restaurants on this quaint shopping street. Don’t forget to catch a glimpse up close of the State House with its beautiful and iconic dome.
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