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Vientiane Market

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157 Noyes St, Portland, ME 04103-4437
+1 207-879-1614
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the only places we go for our Pad Thai. Never had a bad experience. We get take out but there are three big tables in the store for eating. They also have a large selection of things to buy to make your own specialty food.

Thank Rene B
Windham, Maine
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We've been taking out at Vientiane for over 15 years now and were never disappointed.I would say this is the best family run Thai food in Maine .Thank you Vientiane and see you this Saturday again !!!

Thank mbuczyk
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

I have been here a few times now and they never disappoint! I tend to order Chicken Pad Thai and it can't get better than this.

Thank James H
North Conway, New Hampshire
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

Vientiane is not a gourmet restaurant. It's not really even a restaurant. It's a market and take out place with a few tables. But near Brighton Medical Center/NE Rehab and needing something to eat, I was delighted to find that their chicken satays (which are often dry and tasteless) were the juiciest I've ever had (served with a mild peanut... More 

Thank LinnieSP
Portland, Maine
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190 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

we live 6 doors down from this restaurant. it looks like an Asian grocery store, but their bread and butter happens to be their kitchen offerings. it does not scream " take out" or "restaurant". you can eat at one of their tables if you want to, however most of the dishes are taken out. the family that runs the... More 

Thank NewMexicoScraps
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

I have been coming here for 10 years, it is amazing for both the vegetarian or meat lover. Great sauces and prepared foods. The market is great for Asian items you can't find at the local grocer. Haven't purchased their vegies or meat at the market.

Thank Mikel s
Portland, Maine
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2014

This is really good Thai food. I stopped here to get take-out. Good vegetarian choices, the ingredients are fresh and the meals are very flavorful. The price is quite reasonable. I look forward to trying more dishes. The spring rolls are very fresh and tasty, the curry selections are good. I called ahead for my take-out order, and it was... More 

1 Thank Julia J
New England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2013

We've gotten take-out here for years, even as the ownerships/management has evolved. We heard there are new owners again. We recently ordered red curry, pad thai, satay chicken, panang nuah, and it was all delicious. The prices are reasonable and our orders are freshly cooked by wok right there as we watched them finishing them when we picked up our... More 

2 Thank MaineTravel50
Portland, ME
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2012 via mobile

Really good neighborhood take out Thai...nothing fancy but consistently nice. Very good value at $7-$10 per entree. The Tom yum soup is excellent and the fresh spring rolls are recommended. Laab gai ground chicken and yum nua spicy beef salad are nice. Many dishes are similar vegetables in different sauces with choice of add - meat or shrimp or tofu.... More 

1 Thank mapman2
Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2011

Great place for Thai take-away though in the recent past their spice scale has not been reliable....I have received a dish that was supposed to be one star that could have easily passed off as a three star and on other occasions, the two star has been bland as bland can be!

2 Thank TravelingNut1972

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 Noyes St, Portland, ME 04103-4437
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-879-1614

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