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Equator

1721 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-1805
+1 617-536-6386
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (7 reviews)
“tofu” (3 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
1721 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-1805
Neighbourhood: South End
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for some Thai food after walking by in Washington street and was thoroughly surprised. Great pad si ew with chicken, got it very spicy and drunken noodle, we will come. Ack to try more options. Also sampled a glass of 14 hands Riesling...More

1  Thank We_Travel_A_Lot_2011
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Usually like the food and service. A Friday night with more than a few tables sends this place into a not so great place. The appetizers and main course came out at once - and the food was not what was ordered. When you politely...More

Thank TrevisoMA
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Average, tasty Thai food. Limited menu but affordable and tasty. Rice needs to be ordered separately for most dishes. Portions are generous.

Thank moniquesb66
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Friends and I ordered several dishes. All good flavors. Tom Yum Goong soup: not too spicy. Shrimp and mushrooms were the best part. Soup itself was ok. Red curry paired with chicken and white rice was great. Good balance of sweet coconut and curry spices....More

Thank culture-hip
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

After a long day we arrived at our Air B&B in Boston just wanting some good food quickly. Guided her by our host we were happy to find somewhere that looked nice with a reasonably priced menu. We had Thai Chicken curry and Drunken noodles:...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We ate here 1 night, Thai food which was average, the service started well but due to dispute over the price of the wine went down hill. We ordered a wine from the menu at $27 for the bottle, when the bill came it was...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We had drinks here one evening and liked the looks of the dishes passing by our table. We went back the next night and enjoyed the Equator Combo - an assortment of appetizers bountiful enough to completely satisfy us both. Spring rolls, chicken satay, shrimp...More

Thank vkflowers
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

The vegetarian dish I had at the Equator was the best during a 5- day visit in Boston. With 8 persons, some were bound to have issues, but I was VERY happy with my sweet & sour tofu. Others enjoyed their Bim Bim Bap in...More

Thank Colleen W
Reviewed 25 March 2016

I eat there often, most recently this past Saturday. Always delicious, always friendly and accommodating. Small but lovely place. They accommodated our group of 20 with no problem. A go-to Thai spot!

Thank Rashida S
Reviewed 18 September 2015

'Thai food' does not come close to characterizing this place. The atmosphere is elegant and the food is excellent. The preparation of each dish was perfect for the ingredients. We ordered the large appetizer medly and were very glad we did. The four of us...More

Thank FrankEPortland_OR
Nearby
South End
Stroll down the beautiful brownstone lined streets
while capturing views of Boston’s tallest buildings
from a distance. Some of Boston’s best restaurants are
scattered around this neighborhood. There are many
gems to be found, from jazz clubs to classy bars and
restaurants. It is also home to art galleries,
interesting boutiques, artsy stores and SOWA open
market during the summer months. The South End is a
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1721 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-1805
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-536-6386
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