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9 Tastes

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50 Jfk St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4915
+1 617-547-6666
12:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Really like visiting this Thai restaurant, both for dining in and take-outs. Staff are generally friendly and the food is generous. I'd unreservedly recommend the Penang curry and the house Pad Thai, as well as the vegetable puffs. Unfortunately for the appetisers, everything comes in 4s so it can be tricky if eating alone. They offer a 10% discount for... More 

Thank David R
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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124 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

How is it possible that this is my first review of Nine Tastes? This is our go-to restaurant in Cambridge. We have three children who have gone to school (2 Tufts, 1 Harvard) so we've been coming to the Cambridge/Somerville/Medford area for many years. Of all the wonderful restaurants in the area, this is hands down the #1 place we... More 

Thank Marc L
London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

From the outside, this is the sort of place one would normally walk straight past without a second glance. But we were hungry, and fancied some spicy food after too many American, French and Italian meals. The steamed chicken Gyoza and the chicken satay starters were both tasty and generous. The green beef curry had a wonderful bite; the chicken... More 

Thank Charles W
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I walk past 9 Tastes several times a week - it is a small overhand, signs and a few steps down to the restaurant. I had not been here in several years but my husband and myself decided to pop in today and have lunch there. OMG. It is so good!!! The restaurant is surprisingly large (2 levels), the staff... More 

Thank Kathy M
Baltimore, Maryland
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

The place is nice and small but we were immediately seated on a Sunday 5-6PM. The portions were pleasant to the eye and vibrant with detailed tastes for the mouth. The Thai iced tea was a pleasant surprise and a good pair for spicy food. Plenty of food to fill me, too much for my daughter (she´s smarter). Service was... More 

Thank Hilman60811
Warsaw, Poland
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Used to eat there frequently when I lived in Cambridge in 2006 - 2008, and try to stop by every time I am in the neighborhood (once in a few years). It's a nice place, with friendly service and quite good food, located just off Harvard Yard.

Thank mikki973
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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89 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

This was my first trip to Cambridge with some friends, and I wanted to see what the local cuisine was like. And I was not disappointed. The place was very clean and the staff was very polite and helpful. The menu is great, with a lot of variety. They even customize if you ask. For the portions, the price is... More 

Thank sushobhan3216
Baltimore, Maryland
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240 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

This placed used to be great but lat lay the quality of the pad that I has declined. Large portions of bland noodles without you seasoning and sick lookin chicken and shrimp. The crab Rangoon was okay too

Thank Travelergirl998
Sao Paulo, SP
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

The meals are delicious and the big dishes! Just a little spicy (more than I wanted). Also, it is very cheap!

Thank marinabomura
Brooklyn, New York
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

The food here is good but nothing mindblowing. If you're craving thai food - this is a nice place to go. I ordered the Pad Se Iew and I forgot the name of the other dish but it was supposed to be spicy minced chicken but the whole dish tasted more like spicy italian sausage. It wasn't bad but I... More 

Thank Grace T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Asian, Thai
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Jfk St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4915
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-547-6666

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