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671 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3303
+1 207-347-7557
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“quail eggs” (36 reviews)
“skewers” (48 reviews)
“thai food” (43 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
671 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3303
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped at Boda for dinner and drinks after a long day of shopping. Our server Jasmine made us feel welcome from the moment we sat down and always made certain we had everything we needed. Dinner was amazing, spicey sauces, fresh ingredients and healthy...More

Thank collinsseascape
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really wanted to like this restaurant. Perfect location, nice simple decor, but the food was nothing special. Service was excellent. Biggest negative for me was the incredible ambient noise that made conversation impossible.

Thank zoemom32
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Boda before a concert at the State Theater. It was not crowded. Wait staff was prompt and pleasant. Water was continually refilled. Woon-Sen Pad Thai was fabulous. More peanuts and lime would have been nice but I didn't ask so my own fault....More

Thank brenda698
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Not the same stuff you find in those Thai restaurants on every block. This is the best Thai in Maine, and some of the best I've had anywhere.

Thank MangiaMuse
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Everyone said this was the best Thai food in town. It was packed, customers seem to really enjoy their food. The menu was varied but I couldn't find much on it. There were some odd food combinations for my taste. I didn't really care for...More

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Hubby and I had an overnight stay in Portland on our way to Bar Harbor last week. We wanted to wait for lobster until we got up to Bar Harbor so I did some restaurant searching and choose this amazing gem. Leon and Matt were...More

Thank Staci A
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Did not disappoint! We had the quail eggs, Thai sticky rice, and Drunken Noodles, well seasoned, great service and a wonderful vibe.

Thank Maria R
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Everything we ate was fantastic and the service was great! Highly recommend the quail eggs, crispy squid, dates and bacon, and the duck.

Thank Travlr00
Reviewed 26 March 2018

We frequent Boda for the great bar, and fantastic appetizers. The quail eggs, Brussel Sprouts and satays are all among the best thai dishes in the city. Their food isn't designed for take-out, so dining in is the only option, and it doesn't disappoint. The...More

Thank TKScuba
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Went here for drinks after wining our Escape Room. Music was awesome 90'a jams and atmosphere was dope. Food smelled amazzzzing. It we only had drinks and desserts. Next time I'm visiting I'm definitely coming back here

Thank Mecca S
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Questions & Answers
Ana V
29 April 2018|
Response from realmainiac | Reviewed this property |
They are open until 1am, a rarity in Portland.
4 April 2018|
Response from MaineMan2Maine | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately No
6 September 2017|
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Response from Markeatsgoodfood | Reviewed this property |
No go and enjoy! Guess I'm a 50 something hipster!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 671 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3303
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-347-7557
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