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King & I

145 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114-3276
+1 617-227-3320
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (25 reviews)
“chicken” (11 reviews)
“noodles” (7 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
145 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114-3276
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here with friends the night before surgery at MGH. I wanted something spicy that would fill me up but not weigh me down. King & I was perfect! Excellent menu of Thai specialities, served with friendly efficiency. I'll definitely go back for more!

Thank flatcoatNH
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Came while visiting a family member at Mass General Hospital, and had heard the Thai food was good here. The crab Rangoon's are exceptional, the pad Thai is very good, in the boneless spareribs were just OK. Prices are reasonable, and the reason we gave...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

When I was a Beacon Hiller and lived on the hill, I took this place for granted. I’d always go once a week and get takeout because the crappy decor didn’t do justice to the absolutely amazing Thai food being cooked up in the kitchen....More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Place was packed and staff friendly. Unfortunately the food was a major disappointment. The so called roasted boneless spareribs were tasteless chewy pieces of over cooked pork loin! My main dish of crispy duck was over cooked, tasteless and only tasted super spicy without anything...More

Thank Bart v
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Wonderful food, affordable prices, generous servings, this place is the place to go. It’s a great noodle place (get the curry noodles with chicken) and is also situated in a nice location not far from several historic Boston locations and MGH, which is a nice...More

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Do not be put of by the decor here as the food at King and I more than compensate. We were a party of four so we’re able to try a whole variety of dishes. Starters were spring rolls ( fantastic.. home made ) some...More

Thank LondonLockwood
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Have heard both positive and negative reviews of this place. Some friends come here regularly but I was not overly impressed. Located near Mass General, it is close and convenient for me. Had chicken pad thai...which was ok. Spring rolls were cooked in well used...More

Thank m w
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Went for my first visit, for lunch. I love pad Thai and wanted to keep it simple so that's what I ordered. It was strangely sour in a bad way. The few shrimp were tasty but slightly undercooked. Nothing green in the Pad Thai, basically...More

Thank Travel4ever72
Reviewed 14 June 2017

If you like Thai food this is definitely worth a visit. Basic decor but service and food selection excellent

Thank June R
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I made a special return trip after a great first experience; but the return was disappointing. I tried the Thai rolls with dough that smelled and tasted as though fried in oil that was used too long. The boneless spare rib appetizer was merely sliced...More

Thank Erika S
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4 October 2016|
Response from Karen_in_Kingston | Reviewed this property |
Pad Thai is $8.50 for lunch, which is served until 4:30, according to their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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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