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Zen Asian Bistro

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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: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Authentic Thai food Vietnamese and Japanese

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    Very good
  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Used to be great

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
momoftwoteenboys
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Brewer, Maine
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Brewer, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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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Galena, Illinois
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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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Bangor, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 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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Bangor, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

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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Bangor, Maine
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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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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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Eddington, Maine
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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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 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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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: Japanese, Thai, 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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