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22 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT 05753
802-989-7376
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Unexpectedly Great Thai Food

We stopped in here on the recommendation of a local and were so happy we took his advice. We've had lots of Thai food in DC and this could match with any of the restaurants there in flavor and freshness. I don't understand reviewers who say the place lacks in charm - were we in the same restaurant... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
daisygirl59
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Washington, D.C.
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Washington, D.C.
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We stopped in here on the recommendation of a local and were so happy we took his advice. We've had lots of Thai food in DC and this could match with any of the restaurants there in flavor and freshness. I don't understand reviewers who say the place lacks in charm - were we in the same restaurant? It's in... More 

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Middlebury, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Thai restaurants are few and far between in Vermont, this is a very good approximation of South East Asian cuisine. The flavors are bright and very well balanced combining many different cuisines...not totally Thai.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

A colleague and I were on a work trip and stumbled upon this joint by a random search. What I can tell you is that you can't judge a book by its cover. What it lacks in decor and charm, it more than overcomes in authenticity and flavor. The pad Thai is amazing, but be sure you ask for spicy... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Tasty authentic Thai food, broad menu, hotness adjusted to your preference of course. Friendly helpful service, cute location, Thai beer available (again, of course) as well as others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Every time I visit my son at college, we always go to this great restaurant. At least 3 of his friends join us. The boys love to get their dishes very spicy. My favorite is the masaman curry with no spice. Generally you have to wait for a table but it is worth the wait.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

A true Thai experience and menu. Every dish is authentic and has wonderful flavor and aroma. Nice little note; the staff and owners request no cell phone use in their restaurant. This means that they and you pay attention to each other and guests.

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Addison, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We were more than a little hesitant when deciding to give this place a try. We, wrongly, figured that at best we'd get some close version of OK thai food. Boy were we wrong. Everything we ordered was delicious and the heat on the curry perfect. Hot enough to sweat but not kill the flavors! We will definitely be back!

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Glenville, New York
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101 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My daughter and I were happily surprised to find this fabulous Thai restaurant, when we visited Middlebury. The atmosphere is great, and the food is excellent, with ample portions, at very reasonable prices. Pad Thai is one of my favorite dishes, and I loved that which I had at Sabai Sabai. My daughter thoroughly enjoyed the Green Curry Fried Rice.... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

If you are looking for a healthy, cheap and well made meal, this place is THE place. The portions are decent and on average you will spend ~$10/dish per person. Great option if you are looking just for a simple tasty meal. Great service as well.

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Lincoln, VT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I am not a Thai food expert, but know a good meal when I get one. We recently ate here, we all loved our food, the service and the atmosphere. Middlebury has a good number of great restaurants, Sabai Sabai is one of them.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT 05753
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Middlebury
  • Phone Number: 802-989-7376

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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