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Best Thai Restaurant

74 Main St, Damariscotta, ME 04543
207-563-1440
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Ranked #8 of 27 Restaurants in Damariscotta
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Durham, New Hampshire
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68 reviews 68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I organized a picnic for two friends last evening before a chamber music concert at Round Top farm. I ordered ahead: fried wonton, thai salad with peanut sauce and ginger crispy duck. It was more than enough for three and tasty. As noted by others, the sauces offered were sweet. So I suggest going to Rising Tide Coop grocery and... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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109 reviews 109 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We really wanted to like this place, because it came so highly recommended by reviewers. Meh. A lot of Thai food has a pinch of sugar in it. This had way more than that. The sauces and dips are so filled with cornstarch, it feels like Chinese restaurants in the 60's. Spring rolls are fresh but dry. There were no... More

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Jefferson, Maine
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

It was my first time having Thai, I found it to be very fresh and tasty. I ordered a seafood dish that was medium spice, just spicy enough, I could still taste the flavor of the food. The wait staff was very good and the food was delivered very quickly. I will be going back soon.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Was hesitant about "Best" but it really was very good and we would go back next time we are in the area. I admit that I am a Thai food snob.. The Panang and Spicy Duck were both very good. Skip the fried rice as it was very blah. While we did not have the Pad thai, those next to... More

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Boothbay, Maine, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We love Best Thai restaurant in Damariscotta, ME. It is a charming little restaurant with a wonderful staff, very attentive and personable. Our meals are always filling, the right temperature and ingredients are very fresh as well.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We discovered this place on tripadvisor and although difficult to find it was a delightful experience with good food. Very tasty Thai food in this small Maine town.

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Dallas, Texas
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283 reviews 283 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

We ate here about three years ago and loved it. Staying here for several days, we decided to give it a try again. Food is still very good. We had pan fried dumplings, shrimp pad Thai and cashew nuts with shrimp, both medium heat. Everything tasted fresh and very good. Service was excellent. Love the decor.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We love it here! The food and staff here are equally amazing. We go every week and look forward to a delightful meal served by friendly attentive waitstaff.

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Damariscotta, Maine
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

How fortunate this small town is to have such marvelous Thai food available. The restaurant itself is small and nothing special, but the service is excellent and the food is great. Try any of the dishes with duck -- it's a real treat!

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San Luis Obispo, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Tucked away behind an historic home on Main St. in Damariscotta, is a tiny, garden side restaurant with aromas so tantalizing they draw visitors in from the street. Best Thai is a surprise in a town known for its typical seafood and pub fare. We've recommended this to many visitors and they're always happy with the service and the food.... More

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