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19 Lasso Rd, Clovis, NM 88101-9655
575-791-6791
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Food pretty good, if you don't mind the lack of cleanliness!

I have been here a number of times because it's close to the base and quick enou for lunch. The food is actually pretty great, but every time I have been I have seen at least one dead cockroach. I suppose dead is better than live, but the dead ones were live once... So, not for clean freaks, but... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2012
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clovis, New Mexico, USA
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Clovis, New Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

My husband and I come here a lot, well I should say we used too. We went about a week ago and saw roaches crawling on the walls. She just recently "renovated", but I've heard Saeng's was closed because of Health Violations. Which wouldn't be a surprise. We are military and have tried lot's of Asian food. Trust me, skip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

This place is hands down the best Chinese food I've had in my life. But the atmosphere could use some redecoration. As far as the uncleanliness reviews go, I've never seen them do anything unsanitary or seen any bugs/roaches etc. Very close to base, would recommend to anyone! I even had a friend visit from Portland who says he wants... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Went to Saeng's about three times and never had any good meal and the buffet is the worst of all. The ingredients are subpar and they try to cover this up by making things extra spicy and even the spices are wrong! I have never tasted a worse Pad Thai and I have tried many over time. The place is... More 

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clovis, New Mexico, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

I have been here a number of times because it's close to the base and quick enou for lunch. The food is actually pretty great, but every time I have been I have seen at least one dead cockroach. I suppose dead is better than live, but the dead ones were live once... So, not for clean freaks, but good... More 

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Clovis, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

one of the wife's favorite places for chicken fried rice. Home made food, in a tiny shack.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

Mmmm yummy!!!! So spicy, so gooooooooooooood! I recommend the angel hair pasta dish.

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Clovis, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

This place looks like a dump, but don't be fooled. They keep it very clean and you can see into the kitchen. Saeng is from Thailand and all her food is authentic. The Pad Thai is the best I've ever had. Order a degree less spicy than you normally would, as Saeng's "mild" is equivilent to other restaurant's "hot."

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

Traveling to Waco, we are always looking for a decent place to eat. Found Saeng's in Clovis by the AF base. We had iced tea and the Laab Salad and paid a whopping $20 for a plate that wasn't what we are accustomed to at other Thai places. Flavor was ok but know that it has tripe in it. Perhaps... More 

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Clovis, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011

I decided to try this place because it is so close to the base. After talking to several friends they warned me to order my food mild because they use a very spicy chili paste. I think next time I will get a medium, but I was sweating a good bit even with just mild. I ordered the pork basil... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

Saeng's is not the worst place I've ever eaten. The Pad-Thai is decent. I think the chef uses planter's roasted peanuts on the dish which makes it fairly tastey. The building is a breath away from collapsing, but then again what building in Clovis isn't. The food is cooked on the hot side, so order a lower heat then you... More 

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Additional Information about Saeng's Orient

Address: 19 Lasso Rd, Clovis, NM 88101-9655
Phone Number: 575-791-6791
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Clovis
Open Hours:
Monday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, Thai

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 Lasso Rd, Clovis, NM 88101-9655
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Clovis
  • Phone Number: 575-791-6791

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, Thai
Open Hours
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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