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E-San Thai Cuisine

133 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3534
+1 503-223-4090
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (23 reviews)
“chicken” (13 reviews)
“pad see ew” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
133 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3534
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was in Portland for a week long business trip. I went here on my first night for dinner and was thoroughly impressed. Having dined on authentic Thai food in Bangkok I am always skeptical. I asked for the food to be prepared Thai hot and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CraigF708
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are always on the lookout for a new Thai restaurant to try, and this was our choice this night. The "swimming angel" dish was very good as was the Pad Thai which is the entree we always use to compare Thai restaurants. Everything was...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank LaurieB980
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Downtown corner location is convenient, and a window seat makes for good people watching. The tables seem a bit tightly spaced, but the décor is pleasant enough. The staff is efficient. However - at least on my visit - the reception and service were both...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DonInConnecticut
Reviewed November 4, 2018

With so many choices in Portland this gem is right downtown. I had the the evil prince it was made with red curry and coconut milk, lots of veggies, and chicken. Those of you who know good food know when meat is seasoned well and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank spitfirem2015
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Located on the corner of SW Pine ST. and SW 2nd Ave sits a nice little Thai restaurant that sits in a quaint old building. The food, service and atmosphere is all top notch and is a must see if you are looking for the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank postinfla
Reviewed August 24, 2018

We did lunch here while visiting Portland. Since it is the downtown area, it can get crowded at lunch. We just beat the crowd. They have a very large menu with good pricing. Portions were large and they have plenty of gluten free and vegetarian...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lance2002
Reviewed August 19, 2018

I had the pineapple fried rice that will fill you up for hours. A very good meal on their lunch menu, L26.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Scott F
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Great place to eat. We really loved it. I had chicken pad thai and my husband had chicken curry. You certainly won't be disappointed. It was delicious.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank italylover44
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Excellent Thai cuisine and very reasonably priced. Portions were large and service was very good. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank berwhtzin
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Located across from Kel’s Irish Pub on 2nd street. I managed to dine here twice while in Portland. Both times I had Mao’s Special, a curry noodle dish with lots of cabbage. The drinks and wine are good. We brought friends here and they thought...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BunnieinOregon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $60
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3534
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Old Town - Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Old Town - Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-223-4090
Fresh and Healthy Food Served Daily Since 1999 We are a family-run business who pride ourselves in serving fresh and healthy food daily using ingredients from local markets in Oregon. Even with multiple locations (plus, 7 food carts across the greater Portland area and Vancouver), E-San Thai Cuisine is still family owned and operated.
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