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Sabai Sabai

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22 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT 05753-1436
+1 802-989-7376
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Brandon, Vermont
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123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Nothing to rave about. My sweetheart was happy with his pad Thai and my green curry with tofu was made spicy as requested. It was a busy weekend night packed with college students and their parents-perhaps the kitchen was overwhelmed with not enough time to add that something extra which would have elevated the meal. (Service was very friendly and... More 

Thank lady frobisher
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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175 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Work at Porter and my husband picked up take out for us on my break. Pretty big portions and it was hot and flavorful. I got the chicken pad Thai and I really did love it. No option for spicy level and it still didn't beat the chicken pad Thai I've ever had (in Pittsburgh PA) but I would go... More 

Thank Michelle D
Brandon, Vermont
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144 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

I have eaten here three times. The first time, not long after it opened, but long enough that all the problems that a restaurant has when it opens were resolved. The service was excellent, and the food was good, good enough to convince us to return sometime in the future. We did return. Perhaps it was a bad night? Perhaps... More 

Thank twomartinilunch
Brandon, Vermont
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

A friend and I ate here because of its good reputation. We had lunch, pad Thai and yellow curry. It was only okay, and after tip $15/ ppn, so quite expensive we thought for what we received.

Thank flatpickguitarusa
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173 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

My yellow curry was great, but my son's noodle dish was so over seasoned he could have choked on it. The crab Rangoon lacked crab, but that's pretty standard most places. Given the location in rural VT, if you have a hankering for Thai, I would say give it a try.

Thank Jpeacott
Middlebury, Vermont
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98 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

I was treated to dinner at Sabai Sabai last week by an out of town visitor, and I was surprised by how much it has improved over the past few years. The vegetables were fresh and varied, the spices were subtle, and the meal was satisfying. The price for dinner seemed very reasonable too. The only disappointment was the appetizer... More 

Thank Sunfl0werVT
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326 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

We've eaten at Sabai Sabai on numerous occasions and have always been very happy. This noon, my husband had the spicy fish, a whole red snapper, disassembled, deep-fried and reassembled. The result was delicious and stunning. Good IPA on tap.

Thank VTLongTimeTraveler
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Food was very good, but portions pretty small for a Thai restaurant. Waitress really did not know the menu very well and was not helpful. Not much atmosphere either and not very crowded. However, if you are in Middlebury and are craving Thai food, it's not a bad option.

Thank Brad D
Rochester, New York
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87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner while visiting my son at the college. Lively atmosphere, energetic staff, excellent food. Smallish dining room increases pressure to turn over the tables on a busy night, so plan accordingly if you're looking to linger over a leisurely meal.

Thank Freespirit134
Altamont, New York
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

My wife and I were getting away in VT for a few days and decided to walk around Middlebury for a bit. The wife was in the mood for Thai and we found this place. Nice older building with great tin ceilings. Clean interior and the food was great. We had two different curries and both were well prepared, spicy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT 05753-1436
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Middlebury
  • Phone Number: +1 802-989-7376

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