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“Very Good Thai in Center of Town”
Review of Sabai Sabai

Sabai Sabai
Ranked #8 of 48 Restaurants in Middlebury
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Thai
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Reviewed April 14, 2014

Finally ate here after passing it a hundred times. What a surprise! This place has a major menu with most of the Thai classics and a few new twists on the theme. After we ordered, I saw they have a Japanese menu too so I ordered a dish called Yellowtail Banzai that was very nicely presented slices of sashimi in a nice citrusy gingery sauce. Had a ginger dish with ginger/scallion/fungus that was very nice, with just the right amount of heat (substantial in our case) that we had ordered. The Tom Kha Gai was as good as it gets. And a great, fun server. We'll be stopping in regularly.

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Reviewed March 4, 2014

My troop of older HS Girl Scouts planned this weekend of skiing, B&B and restaurants completely on their own, and we loved every minute of it. We wanted something ethnic, but also were on a strict budget. Sabai Sabai was authentic Thai food, which is one of my favorites, but because I am allergic to coconut milk, I tend to shy away from. But the menu was extensive and there were plenty of choices even for someone who can't eat one of the key ingredients in Thai food. Just the right spice level, large portions so we had leftovers, and busy college-town atmosphere. great waitstaff, and the food was excellent.

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Reviewed February 17, 2014

We're into fresh, local, and organic in Vermont. But we're also into quality, reasonable, friendly, and tasty. That's why Sabai Sabai in Middlebury deserves five stars.

This is not a fine dining experience, but it's a pretty damn good eating experience at an affordable price. The space is comfortable. The service (our experience) was friendly and competent. The beer selection was much better than average; the house wines were well-selected.

The vegetables were fresh, the food was hot, the spices were even more so. This is a place where "medium" does not mean "mild" so be forewarned. Don't be a show-off and order hot, unless you mean it.

Vermont is such a better place to dine out because of places like this. Twenty years ago you'd be hard-pressed to find a banana blossom salad in Vermont, especially on a cold February night.

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Reviewed October 30, 2013

We stopped in for lunch and had a great meal. We've been to Thailand and know a bit about the food. Lunch was served steaming hot. Fresh ingredients. Large portions. We ordered "spicy hot", and it was "hot" and we loved it. If you are not into hot, order mild. Excellent service. Cannot wait to go back.

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Reviewed August 16, 2013

liked the atmosphere...very quaint yet with a thai décor flair. Very big menu...large portions and very quick service.

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