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Sengchai Thai Cuisine

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803 Forest Ave, Ste 3, Portland, ME 04103-4120
+1 207-773-1001
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27 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

The wait staff was friendly, but understaffed for the dinner rush just before 7. The chicken pad Thai I had a beefy taste to it. The sauce was brown. One of the pieces of chicken was grissly and I had to spit it out. The order came out quick though. Something was missing here - couldn't quite put my finger... More 

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Bath, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2015

This is my favorite place for Thai in the entire state. The restaurant is family owned and whenever my husband and I come in the owners are more than hospitable. We usually get a couple of thai iced teas, curry puffs, chicken pad thai, green curry, and either coconut or ginger ice cream for dessert.

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Thank Aditi G
Sebago, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2014

I have had a platter from Sengchai and lunch...Tonite I had a delicious dinner with my parents and one of my children. Sesame chicken, Sesame tofu, orange chicken, spring rolls, curry puffs - all delicious!!!!! GREAT service - they answered all our questions and there is always enough for leftovers.... YUMMY!!!!!!!!!!! And visit Portland Percussion, RSVP, and the grocery store... More 

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Englewood, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013

We eat a lot of Thai food wherever we go, so we started trying to find a restaurant recommended in our AAA Tour Book. Our search was unsuccessful, but we ended up at Sengchai. We were not disappointed. The vegetables were very fresh and crispy, the flavors were complex, and the service was excellent. We were a little hesitant at... More 

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Montpelier, Vermont
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2012

Good food in a small restaurant where personal service is a plus. The food is reasonably priced and preparation is at least good or better. Not a fancy setting but fine for a quick, satisfying meal with a friend or a date.

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2012

We went for the lunch special with a coupon from the tourist map. Place was clean bot a little shabby with wall covered by gaudy Thai "art." The service was friendly and willing but English was clearly not their first language. The food was nicely balanced with a little heat, a little sweet .and a little tart The way Thai... More 

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Thank gashrink
Lewiston, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2011

Went here recently with my wife. First time eating Thai food for both of us. This place made it a great experience! Food had a lot of complex spices that were very well mixed and the staff was very helpful. Definitely coming back here!

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Thank Vijay G
Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2011

Our favorite place for Thai food in Portland. Everything I have had is excellent. My boyfriend and his family have been going here for years. It's the only place I'll order tofu and I'm not a vegetarian. The Sesame Tofu is excellent and we are never disappointed. They pretty much know who we are when we come in now. The... More 

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Thank Lissasea
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2011

We were attracted here because of the great prices and boy was that a big mistake. The food was as good as bottom shelf instant Thai food! I have actually tasted better Pad Thai from a box. My family was up visiting so we had a big order and we were all disappointed with our meals. We will never eat... More 

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Thank Portland_Habib
Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2010

We love Sengchai; it's the only Thai restaurant in Portland we enjoy. Unlike many Thai restaurants, Sengchai doesn't drench each dish in the same very sweet brown sauce. Instead, each dish is individually crafted to your desired level of hotness, full of fresh vegetables with great crunch appeal. There is no MSG, almost everything is low fat, and it all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 803 Forest Ave, Ste 3, Portland, ME 04103-4120
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-773-1001

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