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Chaba Thai Cuisine

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700 US Rte 1, Scarborough, ME 04074 (Lobster's Market,Doctor Sterio)
(207) 396-5382
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Street Food
Good for:
Casual Dining

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 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 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Go!

Beat Thai food in area super fresh great value! Also very surprised outstanding sushi; great family who run the business; you feel like you are having dinner in their home...great!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2015
Gary g
via mobile
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Street Food
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Beat Thai food in area super fresh great value! Also very surprised outstanding sushi; great family who run the business; you feel like you are having dinner in their home...great!

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Portland, Maine
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I ate here recently, and found the food very good. The ingredients were fresh and very flavorful. There were several vegetarian options, and they were able to accomodate some recipe tweaks for a vegan diet. The portions are very generous, and the service was fast. our waitress was friendly and helpful. The restaurant is clean and not chaotic.

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Portland, Maine
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I have been to this restaurant three times this month, since I moved back to Scarborough after a fourteen year absence...The atmosphere is most definitely fancy, in a soothingly beautiful way, just like the food and the lovely wait-staff...The variety of tastes is amazing, and this restaurant really know how to use spices fresh from the good earth...Every appetizer and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is our place for Thai food! The food and service is consistently great! The location is a bit off the beaten path, and always worth the drive! We love it!

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Scarborough, Maine
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Very good Thai food. Friendly, efficient service. We usually get take out but on occasion will eat in. Lunch specials are a fantastic deal. Atmosphere is not fancy, but very welcoming, cozy and clean.

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Compton, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I have been to Chaba Thai several times and it has been a winner every time. I have had the Crispy Tamarind Duck, the Spicy Noodles with Crispy Duck and the Coconut Shrimp, the Pad Thai and all have been great. The staff have been incredibly pleasant and friendly without fail. The prices are reasonable. One thing that is absolutely... More 

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Ocean Park, Maine
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

My husband and I have been going to Chaba Thai for years now and it is one of our very favorite spots. We've been here alone, with a group, for take out, they never miss. We think it is consistently the best Pad Thai around and we've had a few... We've sampled many things on the menu over the years,... More 

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

This is a little gem of a restaurant . The food was delicious and abundant. Cocktails were delightful . Price very affordable . Friendly , happy and welcoming service. Would recommend to anyone visiting this part of Maine .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

Have driven by this restaurant many times but since the outside is very plain and uninviting we never stopped. But we were in the mood for pad Thai yesterday and decided to stop. So glad we did! Completely unexpected pleasant interior - clean and comfortable. Friendly helpful waiter. Drinks came in the tallest glasses we'd ever seen. Pad Thai was... More 

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Chartley, Massachusetts
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108 reviews 108 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We have been coming to Chaba for years, mostly for takeout. They have great Pad Thai, which isn't always the case in many Thai restaurants. The appetizers are very tasty, the soup is delicious and the broad selection of main dishes make feeding a crowd very easy. The girl at the front is so nice and she has a great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 700 US Rte 1, Scarborough, ME 04074
    (Lobster's Market,Doctor Sterio)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: (207) 396-5382

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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