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E-San Thai Cuisine

133 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3534
+1 503-223-4090
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (21 reviews)
“pad see ew” (4 reviews)
“pad kee mao” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
133 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3534
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

We did lunch here while visiting Portland. Since it is the downtown area, it can get crowded at lunch. We just beat the crowd. They have a very large menu with good pricing. Portions were large and they have plenty of gluten free and vegetarian...More

Thank Lance2002
Reviewed August 19, 2018

I had the pineapple fried rice that will fill you up for hours. A very good meal on their lunch menu, L26.

Thank Scott F
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Great place to eat. We really loved it. I had chicken pad thai and my husband had chicken curry. You certainly won't be disappointed. It was delicious.

Thank italylover44
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Excellent Thai cuisine and very reasonably priced. Portions were large and service was very good. Would highly recommend.

Thank berwhtzin
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Located across from Kel’s Irish Pub on 2nd street. I managed to dine here twice while in Portland. Both times I had Mao’s Special, a curry noodle dish with lots of cabbage. The drinks and wine are good. We brought friends here and they thought...More

Thank BunnieinOregon
Reviewed June 11, 2018

We only got three appetizers and that made a nice light dinner. The fresh rolls were a little bland, but appropriately light. Satay chicken - large portion, very nice sauce. Fish cakes - something new for me and I really liked them.

Thank David N
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Had salad rolls and salmon pad thai. The pad thai was very good, but the salad rolls were lacking in thai herbs. They could have used some thai basil and mint.

Thank David L
Reviewed May 7, 2018

We hadn't been back to E-San for a few years, but upon returning we were not disappointed. We ordered everything at a spice level of 7 out of 10, and it was executed perfectly. The fresh rolls were tasty, well rolled, and the peanut sauce...More

Thank Matthew J
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Fresh, vibrant delicious restaurant. Tried for the first time and went back twice in one week! Standout amongst a lot of Thai places in Portland. Try the lemongrass pad thai!

Thank Juliajoanb
Reviewed February 23, 2018

Went here with the family while visiting last weekend. My kids loved the Thai sausage fried rice! I tasted it and it was delicious! I got the evil prince curry with chicken and it was great. Chicken was cooked perfectly and had lots of broccoli...More

Thank jacksy3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3534
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Old Town - Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town - Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-223-4090
Fresh and Healthy Food Served Daily Since 1999 We are a family-run business who pride ourselves in serving fresh and healthy food daily using ingredients from local markets in Oregon. Even with multiple locations (plus, 7 food carts across the greater Portland area and Vancouver), E-San Thai Cuisine is still family owned and operated.
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