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128 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401-6343
+1 207-947-3030
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: Authentic Thai food Vietnamese and Japanese

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  • 10
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  • 19
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent food

Excellent food. Restaurant was completely empty at 12:45 on a Monday, okay Mondays aren't that busy. Waitress took at least 15 minutes to come to the table. Really? There was literally no one else there. It was also quite cold inside, they were probably conserving heat for the non-customers. Food... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Mainefamily23
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Bangor, Maine
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Lincoln, Maine
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've been here a about three times over the past few years. Always willing to test out a place again to see if it has changed.(Plus I was really craving the drunken noodles from the old Thai place.) It had not. The previous place they ran, the "Thai Siam" was really very good, great sized portions and the staff quite... More 

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Thank Travelmonkey2055
Bangor, Maine
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food. Restaurant was completely empty at 12:45 on a Monday, okay Mondays aren't that busy. Waitress took at least 15 minutes to come to the table. Really? There was literally no one else there. It was also quite cold inside, they were probably conserving heat for the non-customers. Food was VERY good though, had Zen Rangoon (a little too... More 

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Thank Mainefamily23
Brewer, Maine
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Thai Siam used to be down the street, then moved over to become part of the Zen Asian Bistro. We expected the same level of deliciousness, but we were wrong. The food was bland. The waitstaff didn't listen to me, but was happy to listen to my husband. It also seemed to be a lot more expensive than it used... More 

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1 Thank momoftwoteenboys
Galena, Illinois
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214 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I stopped in for a solo dinner. Service was excellent as were the Zen Rangoons! The sushi was limited, but very good. If you have a hankering for Asian fare, you would be foolish not to stop!

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Thank Burns57777
Bangor, Maine
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196 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

You could not ask for better service if you were fine dining at a five star restaurant. The food is great, large variety of flavorful meals. You get so much to pick from. We can not wait to go back?

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Thank Lo3rn
Bangor, Maine
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The dishes here are fresh, made to order and tasty. Until a few months ago, Japanese and Vietnamese dishes were available in addition to Thai, but no longer. In any event, it is also a pleasant evening even when the waitstaff is sketchy.

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Thank Metsfan123
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

This was our first time here, we were pleasantly surprised. We started with an appetizer that was similar to Crab Rangoons but I can't remember what they were called. We had them fried and they were amazing! My husband had a scallop and eggplant dish that he liked. I had the Pad Thai and it was very good! The service... More 

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Thank Joseph S
Bangor, Maine
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103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 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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Thank MaineTravelFan
Saco, Maine
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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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1 Thank CaribbeanFred
Eddington, Maine
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159 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 128 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401-6343
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bangor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-947-3030

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 25
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, Thai, Japanese, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Authentic Thai food Vietnamese and Japanese
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

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