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Boda

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671 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3303
+1 207-347-7557
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17:00 - 01:00
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Mount Vernon, New York
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100 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've gone twice this month-long visit to Portland. Can't tell you the names of the foods, but they really were superbly seasoned, a pleasure to enjoy. The service is most unhurried -meaning, you can sit and talk and enjoy the warm ambience, either bar-side or the upstairs tabled environment. It opens at 5, so if you're able, get there then.... More 

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Thank poemweaver
New York
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for drinks and tapas - the service was great and the appetizers were oh so good! We had mussels in a curry broth with sticky rice...OOOOOOO mmmmm..yes! Fried brussels...oh yeah baby! The crispy quail was disappointing. We still ate it all and were very happy.

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Thank Soulful403
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

My boyfriend took my here during my birthday trip to Portland as he knows I love Thai food, and the food definitely did not disappoint! The prices were reasonable, there were a lot of options, and the service was good. The only thing is that they don't take reservations, and the wait can get fairly long (we waited about an... More 

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Thank Indira P
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Boda is one of my absolute favorite restaurants. The menu is exquisite. My husband and I went with two other couples and we decided to each get a different entree and share. It was a huge hit. Such a great way to try all of the amazing dishes. Always fresh, always delicious, always hard to choose what to pick to... More 

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Thank Emily A
Montreal, Canada
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107 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Loved this restaurant nestled in the West End! The caliber of this fusion oriental delight is obvious by the fact that it was very busy on an early January Tuesday night. The locals certainly know their spots. We shared a bottle of wine and some starters which were good, then I had the Beef Panaeng which was delicious. The absolute... More 

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Thank hurlp
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise, an authentic hip thai restaurant with amazing ambiance. Not to mention the kao soi special was on point! Be prepared to enjoy some of the best thai food in New England

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Thank Allison L
Gainesville, Florida
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Terrific Thai food great selection. great service and a convenient location just across from Longfellow park.

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Thank Scott J
Hudson, Massachusetts, United States
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We ventured outside our comfort zone and boy are we glad we did. Ambience is modern with concrete walls, open kitchen and really cool lighting. We sat at the bar. Great service. Interesting craft cocktails and a fabulous ice cider as dessert. All the food going past looked and smelled delicious. We ordered pork satay, chicken skewers with chili sauce... More 

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Thank Sarah J
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I heard about this place from a couple of culinary industry people and they under sold this amazing place. Drinks, food, and atmosphere was beautiful. My wife and I will make this our first choice to dine at when in Portland, ME because fast friendly service and the amazing food. All food was ripping hot, drinks were made properly and... More 

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Thank Zac K
Brattleboro, Vermont
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

What a wonderful find. We were party of 6, haven't seen each other in 4 years and this was the perfect place to share food, share stories and to catch up with each other. Part of our group came early and started with drinks and appetizer at the bar, we moved to table when rest of party arrived. Seamless transfer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 01:00
Monday
17:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 01:00
Thursday
17:00 - 01:00
Friday
17:00 - 01:00
Saturday
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 671 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3303
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-347-7557

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