We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Boda

671 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3303
+1 207-347-7557
Website
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“quail eggs” (36 reviews)
“skewers” (50 reviews)
“thai food” (43 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
671 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3303
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (376)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 370 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were starving by the time we checked into our hotel, around 9:30pm. We were looking for something hearty and healthy, and Thai usually does it for us, so we went to Boda as it was open late. The host was friendly and cheery. It...More

Thank KitoBA
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I love Thai food but here at Boda you have the unusually not usual. You can get Tapas or Skewers or Entrees. We had the special which was great plus mussels and pork on skewers with peanut sauce. There special cocktails are...More

Thank Schuyler T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pad Thai, drunken noodles, crispy squid all amazing. Service was great - not intrusive but there when you wanted them. Highly recommend!

Thank Julie_and_Matt_W
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We went there and we were waitlisted for half an hour which we where fine with because we went and explored the streets of Portland. Portland has some parts that aren’t that welcoming that is one of the issues of this restaurant, but you will...More

Thank Whamwilly
Reviewed 26 September 2018

We like everything we ordered, including the specials and the drinks. And the value was terrific. The only issue we had - immediate service. For some reason, we were seated but the waiter didn't greet us for about 5 minutes. They seemed confused. Tip -...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We went to Boda for a late-night dinner (after 10 PM), selecting the restaurant because of the variety of options, specifically vegetarian and vegan options. We put our names on the list and waited upwards of 40 minutes before our table was called. Our server,...More

1  Thank ModernMoonlight
Reviewed 28 August 2018

My sister and I had dinner here before going to see a concert at the State Theatre. The food was amazing - a slightly different approach to the usual thai. The service was friendly and efficient. The place was buzzing and lively. It was a...More

Thank ukdawg
Reviewed 13 August 2018 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 6 August 2018

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 21 July 2018

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
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 21 hotels in Portland
The Westin Portland Harborview
1,314 reviews
.28 km away
The Francis
118 reviews
.33 km away
Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay
1,261 reviews
.49 km away
Courtyard Portland Downtown/Waterfront
476 reviews
.81 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Green Elephant
567 reviews
.26 km away
Hot Suppa
536 reviews
.15 km away
Pai Men Miyake
219 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby Attractions
Portland Museum of Art
1,365 reviews
.33 km away
Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine
216 reviews
.38 km away
Portland Stage
42 reviews
.37 km away
State Theatre
71 reviews
.24 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Ana V
29 April 2018|
Answer
Response from realmainiac | Reviewed this property |
They are open until 1am, a rarity in Portland.
0
Votes
47MaineYankee
4 April 2018|
Answer
Response from MaineMan2Maine | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately No
0
Votes
kauaiinmyheart
6 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Markeatsgoodfood | Reviewed this property |
No go and enjoy! Guess I'm a 50 something hipster!
2
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
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
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Monday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing