The service was terrible, it took an hour to get food when we were the only ones in the restaurant. The food was not even that good
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I had lunch with several business colleagues at the Rice Barn in Needham, MA. We all had different dishes - soup, appetizers, main courses. Everyone enjoyed his meal. My food was not spicy but some of the others found their food overly hot. It would...More
went for a quick lunch. ordered glass of merlot to start - very small pour for $9.00. ordered chive pancakes - $9.00 for 2 ridiculously small pancakes - tasty but way too expensive. won't be returning.......
We have gotten takeout from the Rice Barn often. Tonight we decided to eat at the restaurant. Big mistake. We were there for 75 minutes. During that time, the only food brought out was our appetizer. The main dish didn’t even make it out during...More
Went for dinner and decided to share appetizers as the main course, but did add an order of Wok glass noodle so I'd have some left overs for the next day's lunch. Yes, service at times was slow, management runs a tight ship apparently. It...More
Cashew Trios consisted of very few cashews, tough beef pieces, tough chicken pieces, and OK shrimp in a pungent sauce with a few vegetables, (and I do mean few). The service was not coherent. We had to play musical plates as we kept trying to...More
I had not eaten food from the Rice Barn since it opened. Ordered take out. The pad thai was good but not exceptional. It lacked much in the way of chicken that was overcooked and no bean sprouts. The Massaman curry was good but mostly...More
We had pot stickers as starters. Not pan fried, but steamed; quite delicious. The crab cakes were light on breading but too heavy on the aioli sauce. It would have been better served on the side. The main dishes had bountiful servings of veggies. From...More
Delicious food. We eat there a few times per year. Dishes are flavorful. Pricing is mid range. Only caveat is that different chefs seem to interpret level of spice differently. Mild, medium, hot- means different things to different chefs. So be clear how spicy you'd...More
I always have great food at Rice Barn. I feel I can have a delicious, right-sized, relatively healthy meal in under an hour. I usually have the basil fish - yum! Service is pleasant.