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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” (33 reviews)
“drunken noodles” (16 reviews)
“crispy duck” (15 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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40 Pleasant St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4518
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 Jeff R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve eaten here multiple times for take out and dined in. My go to is the chicken pad Thai which is incredibly flavorful and always a generous portion. The drunken noodles, spicy fried rice, and fresh rolls are also great choices. The spicy items are...More

Thank Nick G
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We didn't know what to expect when driving through New Hampshire on our way home from Maine. What we found was delicious food and friendly service. They had interesting takes on traditional Thai dishes. The garlic Branzzino and the taro custard are not to be...More

Thank fitzgrufamily
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Always looking for good Thai. Had drunken noodles (based on prior reviews) and Massaman curry. Both were nicely cooked and presented. Portions are very large. The basil used had a licorice note which I prefer over the more traditional Thai basil, which to me can...More

Thank nskaye
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Although many great places to eat in this great small city this place was also a great find. We loved it and would have gone again but since we were visiting we wanted to try as many different places as possible but honestly worth going...More

Thank Maria O
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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