The Green Papaya

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    ( 8 reviews )
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110 Kinderkamack Rd (at Grand Ave), River Edge, New Jersey, USA, 07661

Serves meat, vegan options available. With every dish, you can substitute either the tofu that's made in-house (with eggs) or the vegan chicken. Veg options clearly labeled. Cozy atmosphere. Reservations suggested for Fri-Sat nights. Open Mon 11:00am-10:00pm, Wed-Thu 11:00am-10:00pm, Fri 11:00am-11:00pm, Sat 12:00pm-11:00pm, Sun 12:00pm-10:00pm.

Categories: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Thai, Take-out, Catering, Asian Fusion, Non-veg

8 Reviews

First Review by Sally K

Family staple! - Edit

I love this place! It is one of my staple local places. The food is delish and the staff is always amazing and sweet. I order the Drunken Noodles with veggies, NO eggs, and NO fish sauce to make it vegan. It's my favorite.

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amazing - Edit

I have never been here before but it was recommended on Happy cow. Great vegan options, amazing taste, friendly service and quaint/cute place. Would recommend it to a fellow vegan ! They make everything so they cater to change their meals to fit the dietary needs of the client. Double thumbs up.

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Amazing food. - Edit

I ordered take out from here for the first time. I got Pad Thai (switched the tofu for the vegan chicken) along with veggie rolls and wow was it amazing. The Pad Thai was delicious and so filling! I wasn't expecting it to be so much food. But I'm happy it was because I good leftovers from it. I will definitely try out more food from here.

Pros: You can easily swap foods to make it vegan, delici

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Amazing Curry - Edit

What a great find! I was in the area for work and decided to stop in for their red curry I saw listed online (since I'm a curry fanatic). I recently became a vegetarian but prefer curries to be vegan (no fish sauce) and they gladly accommodated. The service was perfect - not too overbearing but checked in at the right times. I wish I lived around here because I could eat their curry every day! Also was pleasantly surprised that brown rice was an option and not at an additional cost. I'll be back if I'm ever driving through again!!

Pros: Ability to accommodate vegan diet, friendly servic

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surprisingly good! - Edit

I must say I've lived in the area and never been here, so I wasn't expecting too much. The food was great, service too, and there were so many vegan options. The curry was great. I'm planning my next visit so I can try more. Oh, and the only vegan option in the dishes is the chicken because the tofu has egg.

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Amazing - Edit

Wonderful service right from entering the building, very cozy, The food here is always amazing... Vegan for me and still with plenty of options for my family... Price is amazing for the area and they even remember us when we come... Best veggie food I've had in Jersey that I didn't make myself...

Pros: Wonderful staff, Amazing food, Decently priced

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Yummy & Super Veg Friendly - Edit

Took my husband to Green Papaya because of Sally's review. It was so delicious, extremely fresh and they were very vegan-friendly. They even knew to tell us about the egg in the tofu! If we lived near by, we'd be regulars. The papaya salad and Tom Yom soup were especially terrific.

Pros: Great Food, Excellent Service, Low-key decor

Cons: Bathroom area could be cleaner

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Outstanding homemade tofu - Edit

This restaurant is one of Bergen County's best kept secrets. It is a small house-like building amonst business buildings on the edge of Hackensack. Green Papaya has a charming wait staff, and the "sizzling platters" such as the Sizzling Homade Tofu platter are really delicious. The tofu is like firm custard, and is wonderful. The other vegetarian options always include crisp fresh vegetables.
Sometimes at lunch it can get crowded, and it is closed on Tuesday. I highly recommend trying it...you'll get hooked like we did.

Pros: Homemade Tofu!, Delicious coconut sauces, Many veggie options

Cons: closed on Tuesday, lunches can get crowded

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