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Royal Orchid Thai Restaurant

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38 Elm St, Ste 2, Montpelier, VT 05602-2995
+1 802-223-0436
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 14:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:30 - 21:00
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Royal Orchid Thai Restaurant used to have great food. Intense flavors and excellent fish, meat and vegetables. Unfortunately it had been going downhill and tonight's meal seemed to hit rock bottom. A friend had the salmon which proved inedible. The sauce wasn't bad, but the fish was chewy. When you start with a bad piece of fish, no matter how... More 

Thank doraneurope
Montpelier, Vermont
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a family run small excellent Thai restaurant. The menu is extensive, the chef is willing to make substitutes when needed, which I need due to allergies. The restaurant has a true heart I feel and is run from that place which in turn is transferred to the food. Very friendly staff.

Thank 30Jan30
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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in today for a quick lunch. The decor inside is pleasant and comfortable. I had the Kahn Soi and hot tea. The soup was very good and the prices were very decent.

Thank Rob D
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

The Royal Orchid used to have the best Thai food around. It was spicy, but not too spicy, and the food was always piping hot and delicious. The service was super super fast, and the staff was always really helpful. But lately, the restaurant is getting slightly worse, the food is often colder and either unspiced or over spiced, and... More 

Thank traveler7569
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121 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had lunch with a friend here at her suggestion last month and were very pleasantly surprised at the quality and decent price. Conveniently located just a block off the main drag (both main drags: State and Main. They have very pleasant outdoor seating for the few months of good weather. The food was good, the service quick.

1 Thank JMLVermont
Orlando, Florida
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We only had 40 minutes to get our food to our table. They close from 2:30-5:00pm. Our waitress was very patient with us and yes the flies were an issue but we were hungry and we had to feed our toddler so far our little one was good and I had shrimp pad thai that she like and my husband... More 

1 Thank Roadiecpl
Barre, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Today was a turning point for me at Royal Orchid when we arrived for a late lunch at 2:03 to be exact and were told that they close down from 2:00-5:00 and open back up for dinner. Yet, on their website it says 11:30- 2:30 for lunch! And there is a sign on the door that says closed on Mondays...... More 

Thank Sheila L
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I ate here twice while staying in Barre, Vt. I have been to Thailand twice and I thought this food was as good if not better than any thai food I ate there! coconut soup and pad thia delicious!!! thank you for your wonderful service too! don't forget to order the thai iced tea!

Thank mob52
Montpelier, Vermont
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I have eaten lunch on two different occasions at Orchid Thai, the first time with a colleague and the second time by myself. Both times the service was excellent- friendly and attentive waiter. For a sit-down restaurant, the food came out FAST, which is much appreciated during an hour lunch break. I have now had the lemongrass beef and pad... More 

Thank jaicubed
Anniston, Alabama
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Went to the restaurant on a Wednesday evening with a group about an hour before closing, very few other folks inside. With a group, there was a pretty broad spectrum of food ordered. I found my Potstickers to be rather bland; not bad, just sort of tasteless. People really liked their #1 fried eggrolls; they were out of the #2... More 

Thank craigdthorn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Elm St, Ste 2, Montpelier, VT 05602-2995
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Montpelier
  • Phone Number: +1 802-223-0436

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