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671 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3303
207-347-7557
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 145
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  • 50
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  • 9
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing!!

This place was SO GOOD!! The flavors were phenomenal and fresh. The service was also very prompt and friendly. I had the braised beef noodle soup (a special for the day) and it was amazing. I would love to return to this place the next time I come to Portland!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This place was SO GOOD!! The flavors were phenomenal and fresh. The service was also very prompt and friendly. I had the braised beef noodle soup (a special for the day) and it was amazing. I would love to return to this place the next time I come to Portland!

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Boston
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The restaurant is lovely inside and the service was warm and friendly. My husband got a beer and I (being pregnant) begrudgingly got a lemonade, which ended being very good. We got two appetizers: the wings (which were good and spicy) and the lobster chips (which we got for the sake of novelty, and they were okay, but nothing special).... More 

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Lebanon, Maine
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66 reviews 66 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Here you will find a perfect bite of food: Order the Kanom-Krok Quail Eggs, the bacon wrapped asparagus skewers, and the Thai sticky rice ball. Ask that they be served at the same time. Scoop up a perfectly cooked and perfectly seasoned quail egg, top it with a small bit of charred garlicky sticky rice, and a small bit of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Went to Boda after a concert and a several month hiatus from eating there. It was especially exciting that they were even open because it was late on a Monday evening. I believed they were only open late on the weekends but the waitress told me they were open until 12:45 p.m. every night. I love the consistent quality and... More 

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Portland, Maine
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This has been our favorite go to restaurant for many years. We love the wine and cocktails as well as a big pot of ginger lemon tea. The pad thai is wrapped in a sheer layer of egg that makes it different from any pad thai we have every had. Another favorite is the duck and the beetle leaf appetizer.... More 

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Portland, Maine
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73 reviews 73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a "go to "place for us in Portland. Great place to go before or after a performance at One Longfellow square. The service is great and fast and the food never disappoints. Great intermingling of tastes.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

food lacked a kick one would expect from street thai, found the wait staff rushed and short with us -cool ambiance

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Concord, New Hampshire
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96 reviews 96 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Went for a couples dinner. Welcomed by the usual weekend line op to get a table. The waiting area is a little tight (being in the doorway/passage way). The service was friendly and helpful with the menu. Liked the low light and bustling atmosphere. Chose to have the Tapas. As a vegetarian, there was some good choices of Grilled Mushrooms... More 

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Portland, ME
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I had been wanting to try Boda since I saw a friends FB post about their Sticky Rice Balls. I finally had the chance around my birthday to meet up there with a friend just prior to a drag show at The State. We were not the only people with this idea, but we were immediately seated given our party... More 

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Maine
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I have been hearing rave reviews about Boda for years and went for the first time on a busy Saturday night in Portland. There was an hour wait, but the host took our phone number and told us she would call when a table opened up, so we went across the street and had a drink. The highlight of our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 671 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3303
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 207-347-7557

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?