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Origin Thai

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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25 Mountainview Blvd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-3452
+1 (908) 647-7781
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Closed now
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Sun 15:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I ate here with a colleague whilst on a recent business trip and found this to be a revelation! Tucked away in a small suburban mall there is no hint from the outside of how impressive Origins is o the inside. Stepping through the doors we found ourselves in a contemporary yet authentically styled Thai dining room that would grace... More 

Thank Pekert8
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Level Contributor
35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We regularly take out from Origin Thai in Basking Ridge. The food is first rate, and we've never had a problem with our order. The Num Tok (spicy beef salad), Pad Thai and Pad See Ew (wide noodles in a sweet soy sauce) are three dishes we order regularly, and for good reason. If eating in know that it is... More 

Thank syrah_fan_69
Dublin, Ireland
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435 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyable and good food with quick service. Not many options in the area and this is worth a look. Recommended.

Thank StephenCr0ss
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Great food! Great service! Great atmosphere. Best Thai around. Try the papaya salad. The coconut rice cakes in it are awesome.

Thank jules-n-ben
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I have been to Origins for both personal and several client dinners and have had good experiences, not great but good. However, I called up to place an order and the "manager" at least that is what he called himself, who answered the phone was one of the most disrespectful and condescending people I have had to speak with. I... More 

Thank AJ P
Sao Paulo, SP
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104 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

My wife and I went to this restaurant without much of an expectation and were surprised to find it full - we did have to wait for 20 min but it was very much worth it. The food was very tasty, well prepared and they also had many options to chose from. This is a BYOW restaurant but that is... More 

Thank Carlos23
New York City, New York
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I like the food, the location and the reliability. I don't like the lack of welcome from owner, the cramped tables and the bum's rush you get on busy evenings. The staff and environment are so much more inviting at the Somerville location, even though it is a little long in the tooth.

Thank CoolAisles
Denville, New Jersey
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We had a luncheon for about 25 people. The service was excellent and efficient. The food was great! I would recommend the Oriental Chicken Salad or the Pad Thai. The lunch special came with a choice of soup or salad. No one was disappointed. Everything was lovely. This restaurant is easy to find and in a lovely little center very... More 

Thank Sangria129
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I just started working in the area and found this restaurant. It was one of the best lunches I've ever had recently. I had the $14 "Grilled Chicken" papaya salad. It wasn't actually chicken, but even better... Cornish Hen! Two grilled thighs with a nice tangy taste, with a great green papaya salad, and a very rich and delicious coconut... More 

Thank Vinod S
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The food is quite good. I've eaten Thai food in Thailand and Malaysia, and the food at Origin is quite decent as far as American Asian food goes. Their lunch specials are great value, but dinner and a-la-carte meals can get expensive. Atmosphere is absolutely phenomenal, really nice building.

Thank Raghav M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Mountainview Blvd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-3452
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Basking Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 (908) 647-7781

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