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Narin Thai

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11 Main St, Newton, NJ 07860-2023
+1 973-383-9948
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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newton, nj
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144 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We've eaten here on several occasions and have never been disappointed. However, on too many time we have been disappointed for these reasons: Sorry, we ran out of food, sorry we are closed today and sorry no tables available. Well, sorry, I won't try you anymore.

1 Thank torres2200
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

I lived in Thailand for many years, and my wife is Thai. Narin Thai is the best, most authentic, tastiest, freshest, friendliest Thai restaurant around. If you like Thai cuisine, or are interested in trying the best, and haven't been here yet, you owe it to yourself to drop by. Not a fancy place, but the food is so good,... More 

Thank K0h3u1
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

We were the first guests of the night. Our host was friendly and professional. Our food was great. Everything tasted fresh and our two year old enjoyed dinner as well. Unfortunately, many of the guests did not like dining with a talkative, laughing and singing two year old. She wasn't not crying, not running around and was not in a... More 

Thank ElizabethAnnSidhom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

Although we were a little disappointed in our last visit this is still the best Thai restaurant locally. Food is freshly prepared and very good. Has limited hours and does not take reservations. Nice atmosphere.

Thank Jacqueline S
Andover, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

If you value quality over quantity, you may enjoy your meal here. Spicy Seafood Salad had two small shrimp, some lettuce, and other assorted garden greens. Beef hot pepper entree and the rainbow chicken were small in quantity. Small rice (really small rice!) and lots of sauce. $40 for 3 people take out. unsatisfying. if you absolutely must have thai... More 

Thank Leftydog
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Although the restaurant sometimes cannot accommodate everyone who wishes to eat there, the wait is worthwhile. One can bring wine to accompany excellent food. The menu is diverse so that one can find many appealing dishes. Service is fine and friendly.

Thank Peggy F
Stillwater, New Jersey
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2015

The website states the restaurant is open until 9pm. The handwritten paper sign in the front window says 8:30pm. We arrived at 7:45pm and stood in the front for 10 minutes, exchanging eye contact with servers. No one came to greet us, seat us, nothing. If Newton is looking to improve it's downtown activity, perhaps they should look to business... More 

1 Thank bilmoteeka60
Newton, NJ
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2015

It's hard to find good Thai food. My daughter spent 2 years in Korea and several trips to Thailand. She recommended and we never regretted it. Place is small and can get very busy Sometimes they close early if business is slow. They close from 2pm to 5pm to prepare for the dinner crowd so plan your lunch accordingly.

1 Thank pmdld
Newton, New Jersey
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

This little BYO place has the best Thai around but they are very independent. They only serve for a few hours. If you arrive after 7:30 you are likely to be turned away. Best to make a reservation, especially on a weekend.

Thank Mary T
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

We have been patrons of Narin Thai since they opened. The food is consistently well prepared, quick and friendly service in a quaint setting.

Thank CherylMNJ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Main St, Newton, NJ 07860-2023
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 973-383-9948

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