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5 Thai Bistro

40 Pleasant St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4518
+1 603-373-8871
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (34 reviews)
“drunken noodles” (16 reviews)
“crispy duck” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
40 Pleasant St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4518
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On our last night in Portsmouth we decided that we wanted Thai food. The best Thai restaurant we have in our city closed months ago and we hadn't had Thai food in quite some time. This totally hit the spot! We ordered kra-tong thong as...More

Thank FreddyBeachTeach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stopped in on a Sunday for lunch and were greatly surprised, very good menu of Thai dished with many options of meat and seafood to add to traditional Thai dished. service was excellent, the food fabulous, and it was reasonable. we all ordered different...More

Thank terrybfi
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We went to the Bistro for a late lunch after a long day walking around town. We were all tired and hungry. We had several food allergies and sensitivities in our small group, but the menu worked. Our dishes were really flavorful. Even the ginger...More

Thank RHW5
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Portsmouth has many great restaurants but very few are Thai. The atmosphere is great for a date or for a family meal, but it is not too noise even with a full house. Staff is a mixture of locals and authentic staff. The food was...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 20 September 2018

We've eaten here quite often. This time around, I had the house Mai Tai (great!) and the shrimp dumpling appetizer special, which was delicious. The prices are a bit high, but the restaurant's only a few yards from Market Square, so it's no surprise. The...More

Thank NHjo
Reviewed 11 September 2018

My wife and I had dinner one evening. Very good Thai food. Fast, efficient, courteous service. Definitely give it a try if you are looking for authentic Thai cusine.

Thank Afoodie65
Reviewed 7 September 2018

As we were deciding whether or not we were going to eat here, a group of people were leaving and told us that it was really great food and the service was excellent. They were not kidding! My mom and I shared a Deluxe Pad...More

1  Thank Jessica T
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Very thankful that 5 Thai Bistro offered us a To Go order when our plane delay resulted in an arrival time close to their closing time. We were starving and wanted real food. Thai is a favorite. 5 Thai was delicious!!! They timed the order...More

Thank Sandy P
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

This is the best Thai we’ve had and the staff are super friendly! We make a point of stopping in anytime passing through Portsmouth. I was able to pick dishes to review, but TA doesn’t give an option for all. Everything we’ve tried has been...More

Thank jeffr202
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner with our family and had a great Thai meal. Satay, lettuce wraps and crazy rolls were all fantastic. The noodle soup and Massaman curry with crispy duck were incredible. We booked for a Tuesday night and a good job as it was...More

Thank tony_robo
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Questions & Answers
28 January 2018|
Response from loujack48 | Reviewed this property |
Parking in Portsmouth can be a challenge. That having been said, there is metered street parking by the restaurant and on surrounding streets. There is also an indoor municipal parking garage (hourly fee) about a 5 minute... More
13 January 2016|
Response from Troy F | Reviewed this property |
They do not have Brunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Pleasant St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4518
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-373-8871
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