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Best Thai Restaurant

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74 Main St, Damariscotta, ME 04543
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Authentic Thai in Maine

Excellent Thai food restaurant in Damariscotta, ME. Full menu of Thai selections that are delicious.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 6, 2015
Phil O
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  • Families with children
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English first
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Excellent Thai food restaurant in Damariscotta, ME. Full menu of Thai selections that are delicious.

Thank Phil O
Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

When you're in Maine it's super easy to speed eat lobster, chowder, and all things fried. I love dining in Maine as much as my Crestor. However, there are times when you couldn't look another Oyster Stew/Lobster Roll in the face. When this happens please check out Best Thai. I have had great Thai in many cities but this little... More 

Thank SouthdakotaCJ
Rockport, Maine
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

One doesn't expect much from a modest Thai Restaurant in Maine, and this place doesn't meet even very modest expectations. I had the pad thai with crispy noodles, and the dish was so heavily sweetened as to be nearly inedible. Fried dough with powdered sugar at the county fair would have been healthier.

Thank MaxMartini2015
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

This is the best thai restaurant anywhere. The food is fresh and extremely tasty. There is a diverse menu. As a vegetarian this restaurant is wonderful for me. The staff are very friendly and attentive. The restaurant is clean and the atmosphere is warm. I highly recommend this restaurant in the beautiful town of Damariscotta.

1 Thank Rosie D
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We're experienced with Thai cusine, and can highly recommend this place. The folks here are from Thailand. They are so friendly. We loved what we ordered: Fish Chuchi and chicken in Panang Curry. There are nice vegetarian options as well: our vegetarian enjoyed the Tom Yum noodle soup. Be sure to specify the level of spiciness, and they will gladly... More 

1 Thank TheChilton
Annapolis, Maryland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

From the Washington area and have eaten at many Thai restaurants. This was a pleasant surprise. Beautifully prepared and delicious, fast service and affordable price. Everything good.

1 Thank Eric209
Chevy Chase, MD
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Who would have thought that you could get terrific Thai food in Damariscotta Maine? Excellent and diverse menu, lots of vegetarian options, hospitable service from a cordial wait staff. And a peach tree (full of peaches) at the entrance. who could ask for more?

1 Thank jarowan
Amsterdam, New York
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We brought a large group in somewhat late on a Sunday, and they were very accomodating, efficient, and the food was really, really good. My Tom Kha (chicken soup in coconut milk) was the best I've had; same for my orange chicken. I don't think that anyone in my party was disappointed, they were all raving about the food afterward.

1 Thank Michael M
Mount Vernon, New York
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We went here twice in two weeks, because the food was so good and the atmosphere comfortable. A real neighborhood place! If the weather's good, you can sit outside at one of the four tables in the back. Basic Thai, but that's really fine - and the waitstaff is very competent and attentive.

1 Thank poemweaver
Fairfield, Connecticut
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111 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We had takeout from Thai - it was OK. The Pad Thai was actually pretty good. The chicken and broccoli and beef dish were watery and without much flavor. I don't think I'll go back.

Thank Silvermine66

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 74 Main St, Damariscotta, ME 04543
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Damariscotta
  • Phone Number: 207-563-1440

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


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