Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.


663 Main St. Send to Phone

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly
  • Parking available
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested
  • View

* Click here for rating key

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Carambola Restaurant Review

: The Elephant Walk empire marches on, this time in the form of an all-Cambodian restaurant in that dining boomtown named Waltham. The authentic intensity of the food here rises to a fever pitch, and the kitchen, headed by chef/owner Nadsa Perry, plays upon every taste perception imaginable be it sweet, salty, sour, bitter, hot or cold. Unlike at the mothership eateries, here the food is served in mostly mid-sized portions and comes flying out in unison. The menu is divided into categories like noodles, braises, saut├ęs, curries, and soups, and diners are expected to mix-and-match accordingly---Southeast Asian food being all about balance. It’s culinary mayhem the way any good Cambodian might experience it at home. Try the namesake star fruit salad with fish sauce, makrut lime, chilies, and cherry tomatoes, the keing d’ananas with pork, coconut milk, and makrut lime, or a trans-pacific jaunt of a dessert pairing a sweet custard filling inside an earthy, hollowed-out squash. The wine list is thoughtfully constructed.


GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Awards honor America's best chefs, as well as promising newcomers and a top restaurateur.