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Bua Thai Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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194 Saco Ave, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-1335
+1 207-937-3337
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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East Greenbush, New York
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place delivered right to our hotel and had great food, fresh, flavorful and relatively quick. I would definitely recommend for delivery or takeout.

Thank Private620
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant great vibe when you walk through the door. The use of wood as furniture was very nice and refreshing. Our food was timely and service was nice. I'd give this place an 8 out of 10!

Thank Immanuel H
Templeton, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been eating at the Bua Thai for several years whenever we come into town and they never seem to disappoint. We were skeptical to try it because we never see any cars in the lot and it is such a small place, but they have a big flavor. We've had the red curry and basil pad Thai which are... More 

Thank banannie61
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61 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

We had the golden bags to start, very good. Flavorful, well seasoned, perfectly golden brown. Lightly flavored plum sauce. Excellent dish. My wife had Khaw Phad Kra Phera Phed (Spicy basil fried rice) Very tasty, well seasoned, only complaint there wasn't enough tofu or spicy basil in it. I had chicken Kaeng Phanaeng (Panang curry) Lots of chicken, lots more... More 

Thank Lee G
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

I ordered the spicy pad Thai with basil for take out. It was hot , just the right spice and prepared quickly . Great little spot for takeout.

Thank lorenzo62
Plymouth, MA
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142 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

We were staying at a motel nearby and wanted to get something different for lunch. They have a great lunch specials menu and we were easily able to find something for our family to try. While this wasn't the best thai food we've ever had, it was very good and for $6 it is hard to complain. I would definitely... More 

Thank MofromMass
Mid Coast Maine, Maine
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

I have never had Thai food before in my life, but when we moved to town we kept driving by to get home and the smell out of there smelled to die for so i had to try. My husband and I spent 50ish bucks because we wanted to try everything we could. We got soup, which i adored and... More 

Thank Nicole M
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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84 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

We needed a quick meal for visitors and ordered take out from Bua Thai. It took 20 minutes to get 3 entrees and one chicken satay, on this mid June day. We noticed several take out bags waiting to be picked up and a few tables occupied. For this small kitchen expect longer wait during peak season,. (We have encountered... More 

Thank RCS3rd
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

I love Bua Thia as a quick, consistently very "good" take-out, local option. I've never eaten in, and would not be opposed to it, but have found it to be a reliable take-out and delivery option. Another review rated Bua Thia low because it "wasn't the best Thia food" they had ever had. I've eaten Thia across the country and... More 

Thank Heather C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Quick and pleasent atmosphere but not the best thai take out i have ever had.................i tate just fair

Thank Brenda W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $13
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Saco Ave, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-1335
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Old Orchard Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 207-937-3337
Welcome to Bua Thai Restaurant, a family and friendly oriented restaurant where you can enjoy the authentic Thai cooking!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?