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Zen Asian Bistro

128 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401-6343
+1 207-947-3030
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Ranked #84 of 163 Restaurants in Bangor
Price range: $9 - $25
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Description: Authentic Thai food Vietnamese and Japanese
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Bangor, Maine
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Bathrooms were scary. Ordered drinks, they were average. Gin and tonic with flat tonic. Food was delicious though! I will absolutely try them again.

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Saco, Maine
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Hip layout for Bangor. Very good selection of creative Asian cuisine. Vietnamese/Thai stuff is especially good. Great lunch deals.

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Eddington, Maine
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117 reviews 117 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Have eaten in, and the service was only so, so, so tried takeout. Excellent service from the young man who presented our order and the food was good. Not exceptional but good.

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Dexter, Maine
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We went here and had a wonderful time. Right in downtown Bangor. The food is good the menu is varied between types and has lots of good choices. Service was very good. Good value for the money

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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139 reviews 139 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Went here for dinner on our one night in Bangor. Knew we would be feasting on Maine Seafood for the next 9 days so wanted something a little different. The service was just okay, they kept trying to get us to sit at a "sunken" booth which normally would have been great but I was in a knee brace and... More 

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Morrisville, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We stopped in for an early dinner. Only 1 other couple was there. The doors were open and there were some flies around that the waitress tried to whisk away. The dumplings from the appetizer menu were hot but not very tasty. The House Special chicken dish was not very hot, the chicken was dry and tasteless and the stir... More 

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Belfast, Maine
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Three of us went there Saturday. Pull into the parking lot and get OVERWHELMED by the stench of an overflowing dumpster. My daughter, a local, says that's a standard. 6:30 on a Saturday, only 8 customers. Two servers and a bartender. Took HALF AN HOUR to get water. Waitress spilled some on floor and was going to leave it until... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We were lucky to get any food. Waiting 45 min for soup. 2 servers seemed overwhelmed by about 8 tables...on a not so busy Wednesday night. Would not recommend the sushi. Bland and underwhelming for the price.

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New Brunswick, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

The title says it all. Our waitress was surly, and repeatedly told us she usually works somewhere else. We asked for no fish sauce, and our spring rolls came with a dip full of it. Her advice was, "Don't eat it then". My expectations are low in Bangor, as good food is rare here, and they still were horrible. Wish... More 

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Hillsborough, NJ
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

We stopped for lunch on a hot Saturday in July, and we were pleased with the cool, quiet Zen-like atmosphere. Our waitress was friendly. Unfortunately, the food was not good. My Tom Yum soup was good, but my Thai salad was filled with "tired" lettuce and topped with rancid, inedible fried wonton noodles. My husband's dish had an overlooked sauce... More 

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Additional Information about Zen Asian Bistro

Address: 128 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401-6343
Phone Number: +1 207-947-3030
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bangor
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 9 - 25
Cuisine: Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese

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