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5 Thai Bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Asian, Thai
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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All reviews thai food drunken noodles crispy duck spring rolls massaman curry shrimp tom yum soup mango salad fries love this restaurant service was excellent downtown portsmouth prices are reasonable market square lunch or dinner new hampshire
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there twice in one week for dinner and a late lunch. Both were excellent. Scallion pancakes were crispy and light with the right seasoning. Red curry with chicken was one of the best currries I have had. Crispy red chilli chicken with cashews was...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 198love
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is smallish, without a ton of ambience, but the pad see-ew was delicious...and a generous portion. My friend and I shared veggie wraps that were extremely fresh. The only note is that she's a total vegetarian and made sure that there were no...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Boston02116
Reviewed March 31, 2019

The food is great and so is the service, highly recommended. I have been and a number of time with the same experience.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ChelleNH
Reviewed March 26, 2019

I love Thai food, it's my favorite cuisine and 5 Thai Bistro is wonderful. Great food, service and atmosphere for lunch or dinner. Food is always fresh, good location and must stop when you are visiting Portsmouth, NH

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank joel b
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

Stopped for lunch w/ girlfriends - fun vibe, great service and amazing pad Thai! We all had a different variation & all agreed it was the best we’d ever had. Will definitely go back the next time I’m in town.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KBinNH
Reviewed March 19, 2019

This is the only place you will find crispy pad Thai anywhere. This unique dish is your typical pad Thai flavor but with thin crispy noodles instead of boiled noodles. This dish is one of a kind and sure to delight anyone that likes that...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Paul B
Reviewed March 2, 2019

We have dined at 5 Thai Bistro several times and on this last visit we had the same experience as before. Excellent food, great service, and in a casual and warm environment. We ordered the Crispy Pad Thai (amazing) Chicken and Shrimp Fried Rice (excellent),...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Northern_Traveler701
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Everything was excellent! There were 3 of us for dinner, everything we ordered was so good including the drinks! The service was also spectacular. We can not wait to go back.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mcmadmarauder
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Have had many meals here, all superb. Beef soup is excellent, curries are great. Always some interesting specials.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jimsparrell
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Sit at a cozy table or at the new Bar. Food is great. Specialty drinks are good too. Great appetizers and sometimes they have some great specials. Service is amazing too, staff is so nice.

Date of visit: January 2019
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January 28, 2018|
Response from loujack48 | Reviewed this property |
Parking in Portsmouth can be a challenge. That having been said, there is metered street parking by the restaurant and on surrounding streets. There is also an indoor municipal parking garage (hourly fee) about a 5 minute... More
January 13, 2016|
Response from Troy F | Reviewed this property |
They do not have Brunch.
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