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Sweet Chili

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470 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-5106
+1 781-646-2400
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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North Carolina
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209 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Sweet Chili is a small, plain Thai restaurant with a large variety of dishes, most of which were very good to excellent. One notable exception was pad thai, which just didn't quite live up to expectations for taste or texture. Thai (spring) rolls were tasteless and not worth the price. Service was very variable, ranging from good to almost forgetful.... More 

Thank AndrewM_8
Arlington, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Our go-to take out place; great food and quality service. I have eaten there for lunch, dinner, and take-out, always good.

Thank Susanne B
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Over the years I have been here several times. However I have not been in a few years and I think it must have changed ownership. The inside is now kind of dark, and from where I sat I could see there were stain marks on the wall that had not been cleaned. The menu is also different. Overall it... More 

Thank robertinma
Boston, Massachusetts
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112 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

3.5. Went here as the one I frequent didn't have anyone in the dining area although the sign said they were open. First thing that struck me was seeing gyoza and bibimbap in the menu. A Japanese and Korean dish in a Thai retaurant? I shrugged that off and gave my order. I smiled in surprise when I was served... More 

Thank Shemivad
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I eat quite often at Sweet Chili since it is very close to my home. The food is always reliably very good. Their lunch specials are excellent both in food quality and for value.

Thank Sam H
N. America
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Sweet Chili is my go to restaurant for lunch and dinner. The price is reasonable, the servers are friendly and the food is great. I love the seafood soup noodle.

Thank dckw
Westford, Massachusetts
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304 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Sweet Chili offers awesome combination luncheon specials that include an entree, pad thai or rice along with spring rolls. The prices are great (around $8.00) and the portions are generous. Call ahead for takeout at lunchtime and dinner is all set.

Thank bklyn56
Long Island, New York
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95 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

From where I was seated, I saw the kitchen microwaving food! My dish was overwhelmed with too many overcooked noodles, had no "kick", was too sweet, and looked more like a stew then a properly prepared entrée. Not the best Thai restaurant in Arlington.

1 Thank Randy Y
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

This is great food, great value and consistently good. This is our family favorite go to restaurant when we don't want to cook and want something good to eat. They are fast, and reliable. I have never had a dish here I did not like. Their lunch special is a great deal and I will often order it with pad... More 

Thank Jory A
Venice, Florida
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189 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Small but clean and friendly. The food was served hot and tasty. The flavors were very nice and we all enjoyed the experience.

Thank RickHLihue

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 470 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-5106
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-646-2400

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