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Saeng Thai House

921 Congress St, Portland, ME 04102-3030
+1 207-780-0900
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“thai food” (20 reviews)
“crispy duck” (5 reviews)
“rama garden” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
921 Congress St, Portland, ME 04102-3030
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my elder 10 year old son for an "adventure trip" to Portland taking the Amtrak to Boston. Skipping the usual pasta pizza burger usual winning trilogy one evening, he wanted to try something new. I opted for a Thai place, and he loved...More

Reviewed 24 March 2017

The staff knew me by first name after visiting a few times and over the years will take time to come talk to me. I love their pad thai, stir-fry options and soups. They will provide brown rice on request to make it feel like...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Consistent Thai food which is a standby for us. Love that you can byob here too which keeps it affordable to visit more regularly.

Thank gfoodie2016
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A small spot that serves amazing Thai food. Very clean. The staff was very attentive. The chef was clad in gloves an d hair net. The food was exceptional. Good portions. Food was made to order allowing the diner to determine the level of heat.

Thank donnated
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

After 5 visits I can confidently say this little corner Thai place never disappoints. With a large and diverse menu, lots of seafood-based dishes at low prices, you're sure to find something good. (The dumplings and 'Andaman Madness' are particularly good.) The service is outstanding--fast...More

Thank Bryant73
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for the first time and we loved it! We all ordered different items and all were excellent. We will be coming back again.

Thank Jaime C
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Saeng Thai is located on Congress Street and parking can be a challenge, but it is one of the best Thai restaurants I have ever visited. On a recent visit, a weekday for lunch, my guest and I were seated immediately and served tea as...More

Thank Northern_Traveler701
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I've only ever had take-out from this place so I can't speak to the dining room but I can say that for consistent quality and fresh food this place is tops. Their fresh rolls are always tidy and filled with the perfect mix of veggies...More

Thank deoboed
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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I have eaten lots of Thai food and I enjoy the variety in differing restaurants. Saeng is not pretentious in any way, but cozy and accommodating. The twist we found was in the frying of the meats briefly before stir frying even in a beef...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great place. I really enjoyed the food and casual atmosphere. The staff were attentive without being overbearing and very friendly. They beat other Thai restaurants in the area in both flavour and value, I will actually go out of my way to...More

Thank Bloodbeats
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 921 Congress St, Portland, ME 04102-3030
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-780-0900
We sold our other restaurant and now only have one Saeng Thai House on 921 Congress St! Please come visit us and the same old crew!