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Saeng Thai House

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921 Congress St, Portland, ME 04102-3030
+1 207-780-0900
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2013

My husband and I are in Portland for two days and were heading for another restaurant when we passed Saeng Thai. We hesitated outside reading the posted menu when a party of diners came out. We asked if the restaurant is good and they recommended it heartily; we had a delicious meal and the people working there couldn't have been... More 

1 Thank Toyosail
Portland, Maine
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69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2013

I got take-out food here a couple of times and really liked it, so I decided to bring my own wine (how great is that???() and eat in. I brought my adult grand daughter and we had a great time. Fried dumplings as an appetizer (yummy) and garlic chicken and a duck special for entrees. We shared mango custard for... More 

Thank Laura F
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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77 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2013

Found Saeng Thai House on Trip Advisor and were not disappointed! Intimate setting with some of the best Thai food we've had. We ate Spring rolls, Crispy Duck with Hot Basil Sauce and Penang Curry. It was all fantastic. The server was very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. They do not serve alcohol. But the food is worth checking out!

Thank Terry C
Portland, Maine
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2013

I work right down the road from the Saeng Thai House at a small hotel. This is some of the best Thai food in Portland hands down. I send all the guests there looking for a good meal right in the area. Nobody has ever come back saying they do not like it! If your coming to stay in the... More 

Thank CraigFromMaine
New York City, New York
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138 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2013

A friend suggested we try Saeng Thai as he claimed it was the best Thai food to be found in Portland. He was right. We have tried every other Thai restaurant in the area and were pleasantly surprised! The food is done right, the service is friendly, and at a great value. It is now on our staple list!

Jerusalem, Israel
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2013

Yesterday I ordered a meal for delivery in Portland...from Jerusalem, Israel. It was my mother's birthday and I wanted to surprise her with a good meal. Of course she was tickled. The restaurant wrapped the meal in a shiny green bow and included a birthday card. The Tamarind duck and fried pork dumplings were excellent and accompanied by vegetables and... More 

Thank Fred S
Ralita S, Manager at Saeng Thai House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words! We felt so honored and delighted that you called all the way from Israel to order food from us for your mom's birthday. We sure enjoyed picking out a birthday card for her and decorating her take-out package with a bow. We hope that your mom had a great birthday and we... More 

Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013

I looked on trip advisor for a different Thai restaurant try. We have a lot of good Thai restaurants in Portland, but I wanted to try something new. I liked it so much that I've been there twice in the past month, both times for take-out (although the restaurant seems very cozy and friendly. I like that you can bring... More 

Thank Laura F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

we went to this restaurant during the 2nd week of our US vacation. it was a very nice alternative to the rest of the restaurants. fresh food in a good atmosphere. it was a small place and most people ordered food to-go, but the service was very friendly.

Thank philipp22
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

The food tasted fresh and very good. It is worth the visit even though there are so many others to visit

1 Thank Kosyo
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2013

When you need a change from the busy, touristy pier scene, this is a most pleasant spot to dine. This spring rolls were lighter than air, with crunchy, fresh veggies. Duck Choo Chee was special...large tender duck pieces in a succulent spicy sauce which enhanced but didn't overpower the sauce. Spiced to your palate, the most mild had enough to... More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $12
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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 - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 921 Congress St, Portland, ME 04102-3030
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-780-0900
We sold our other restaurant and now only have one Saeng Thai House on 921 Congress St! Please come visit us and the same old crew!

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