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Sa Bai Thong

2840 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705-3644
(608) 238-3100
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Ranked #331 of 837 Restaurants in Madison
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Top Contributor
198 reviews 198 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We visited for lunch. We were promptly seated and were quickly brought water and menus. We opted for Chicken Pad Thai and the daily special (Shrimp with carrots, broccoli, cauliflower in a peanut sauce). Both selections were very good. The chicken in the Pad Thai was tender. Also included was bamboo shoots, onion, tofu and cilantro. We love cilantro and... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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62 reviews 62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Our soup was room temp, the pot stickers were undercooked and the Pad Thai tasted like nothing I have ever had before, and I have eaten Pad Thai all over the world. My son had Lad Nar Kee M with chicken, it was at least hot, but it did not taste well. I big waste of money, I should have... More 

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Viroqua, Wisconsin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

A friend recommended Sa Bai last week. I checked out the reviews and was a little apprehensive. I've had great Thai food (a little bit of an aficionado). I am glad I did. Actually had two meals there the same day. Almost all Thai staffed. My waiter knew immediately what I wanted when I requested my dish "pet mock" (Thai... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

A WASTE OF $45 DOLLARS.... NEVER AGAIN!!!! They fudged my order in three different ways... Made me wait over an hour... questioned if I knew what I ordered... Had to double check with the young girl who didn't understand what the difference between a Thai iced tea and coffee... who also made a big deal about me adding another order... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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143 reviews 143 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Well, we haven't had THAT much Thai food in our lives - so I'm no expert. BUT, I will give my honest opinion on the food we did receive. We ordered the Chive Dumplings as an appetizer $3.95 and you only get 2 of them. They are pretty small, and can be eaten in 2 bites - yes they are... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

I work in Madison about once a month and I try to go to Sa Bai Thong every time. There are lots of good restaurants in Madison, so that tells you just how outstanding this restaurant is. Their food is amazing! The noodles must be homemade. Everything is fresh and perfectly spiced. Curries are flavorful and full of top-quality ingredients.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

We went in there for lunch, our server basically only took our order and never talked to us again. When we were done eating we couldn't find anyone to get us a to go box, when we finally did and got our box and were ready to go, we sat there with our dirty plates for a good 10 mins... More 

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Thai food is hard to find where we're from, so this place was a special treat for us. The Thai iced tea and Thai iced coffee were both exquisite, as were our entrees and appetizers. Our waitress made excellent suggestions and she described the various dishes so that we could make a selection we would enjoy. We were also able... More 

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Baltimore
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642 reviews 642 reviews
445 restaurant reviews
222 helpful votes 222 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

I've been to both the downtown and west side locations. Decent Thai food. I like that Sa-Bai Thong offers more appetizers than most Asian restaurants. I especially enjoyed the Shrimp Purse. Their entree menu was already pretty extensive, but I've only tried the noodle dishes and haven't ventured out further. The staple Thai favorites -- Pad Thai and the Pad-Z... More 

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Evansville, Wisconsin
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85 reviews 85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

I like a little spiciness every once in a while and so both my wife and I can get a great lunch at just the right heat! I don't think that I have a particular favorite but I enjoy the noodle dishes and they have a wide variety!

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Additional Information about Sa Bai Thong

Address: 2840 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705-3644
Phone Number: (608) 238-3100
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Thai

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