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Dedicated Fresser Mar 6, 2009 07:02 PM

Seeking a *good* Thai restaurant rather close to Princeton or Trenton. Does such a thing exist? Older threads have mentioned good things about Bangkok Cuisine in Edison. I'll investigate it, but for now, maybe someplace closer to Princeton?

Perhaps in Bucks County? (although I have to admit, I'm laughing trying to envision a good Thai place there!)

  1. BeeZee Mar 7, 2009 12:10 PM

    Tom Yum Goong
    www.tygthai.com
    Had dinner there back in the fall, enjoyed it. It is hidden from Nassau Street, it is back by the Whole Earth market (behind a Chinese takeout place).

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    1. re: BeeZee
      MercerChow Mar 8, 2009 06:38 AM

      There's a thread on Tom Yum Goong:

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/384211

      1. re: MercerChow
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        Dedicated Fresser Mar 9, 2009 06:02 PM

        Thanks, all! I'll try Tom Yum Goong in a couple weeks when in the area.

    2. ambrose Mar 7, 2009 06:05 AM

      I don't know any Thai restaurants in the Princeton/Trenton area. Of course, that doesn't mean there aren't any!

      Here's a recent thread about Thai places in Bucks. Pickings are pretty slim there though you might want to consider the two places in Lambertville that I mention:

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/595840

      If I were you, I would head to Somerville. Many good Thai restaurants there. Just do a search on this board.

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      1. re: ambrose
        ambrose Mar 7, 2009 06:11 AM

        Oops, just remembered that I DO know of a Thai place in Princeton. I've never been there but perhaps someone else has and can chime in. Here's a recent review from the NY Times:

        http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/04/nyr...

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          SunnyD Mar 7, 2009 05:19 PM

          Just tried it--really not good, unfortunately.

          1. re: SunnyD
            ambrose Mar 8, 2009 07:11 AM

            Thanks, SunnyD. Can you elaborate on why you didn't like it? The review made it sound interesting.

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