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5 Thai Bistro

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40 Pleasant St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4518
+1 603-373-8871
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“thai food” (28 reviews)
“crispy duck” (12 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Pleasant St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4518
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cosy place with a nice atmosphere and room for small groups. The food taste so good! Try the green curry

Thank Kristinapsk
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of my favorite Thai Restaurants in the country. 5 Thai Bistro is a nonsense restaurant that caters to the locals, alike no other Thai restaurants in the area. I love coming to this place. It has never disappointed. My favorites are TOM KHA (Thai...More

Thank Ponch84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drunken noodle with Beef, extra spicy was our favorite. Service was friendly and quick. Located in the center of the downtown, walking distance from the parking lot and other eating places (coffee, pastry ..etc.). We enjoyed it.

Thank Worldofood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were supposed to go somewhere else but we finally managed to find a park outside this place and said what the heck....LOL Nice atmosphere and we're surprised. Extremely friendly and clean. Appetizers: Crispy baskets were very interesting for something different. They were delicious. Slight...More

Thank franklin2015
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant. The food is excellent and reasonably priced. Service is also very good. I have been here many times and it is good for all occasions as well as families.

Thank Marcus C
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

I love Thai food so was excited to go here with friends. There are three Thai restaurants in the downtown area but had not been to this one. Atmosphere is bright and open; wait staff was friendly and accommodating. But, I was disappointed with the...More

Thank Ryeman127
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Went for lunch today. Food was fine. Didn't seem really authentic (came back from Thailand for 3rd trip a few weeks ago). The atmosphere was generic which detracts somehow. Service decent. I might go back if just need some rice and veg dish. Not in...More

Thank santonez
Reviewed February 24, 2017

We went there today for lunch and were pleasantly surprised. It's not that the dishes we ordered were so new but that the seasonings and sauces were. My wife got the Pad Thai Deluxe and I got the Spicy Crispy Duck. Both were cooked perfectly...More

Thank riklin52
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

Portsmouth is full of great restaurant options but if you're looking for a family favorite that works regardless of who your with I would definitely recommend enjoying a good meal. The crispy duck is a must try and their soup is incredibly fresh. You enjoy...More

Thank hampton603
Reviewed February 21, 2017

I really enjoy Thai food so when I read all the great reviews I was really excited to try this place. I must say I was rather underwhelmed. We ordered the crispy spring rolls, pad Thai (didn't try this so I will not be commenting...More

Thank tjones29
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Sunday brunch?
January 13, 2016|
Response from Troy F | Reviewed this property |
They do not have Brunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Pleasant St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4518
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-373-8871
  • E-mail