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E-San Thai Cuisine

133 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3534
+1 503-223-4090
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (21 reviews)
“pad see ew” (4 reviews)
“pad kee mao” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
133 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3534
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Reviewed yesterday

Located on the corner of SW Pine ST. and SW 2nd Ave sits a nice little Thai restaurant that sits in a quaint old building. The food, service and atmosphere is all top notch and is a must see if you are looking for the...More

Thank postinfla
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We did lunch here while visiting Portland. Since it is the downtown area, it can get crowded at lunch. We just beat the crowd. They have a very large menu with good pricing. Portions were large and they have plenty of gluten free and vegetarian...More

Thank Lance2002
Reviewed 19 August 2018

I had the pineapple fried rice that will fill you up for hours. A very good meal on their lunch menu, L26.

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Great place to eat. We really loved it. I had chicken pad thai and my husband had chicken curry. You certainly won't be disappointed. It was delicious.

Thank italylover44
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Excellent Thai cuisine and very reasonably priced. Portions were large and service was very good. Would highly recommend.

Thank berwhtzin
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Located across from Kel’s Irish Pub on 2nd street. I managed to dine here twice while in Portland. Both times I had Mao’s Special, a curry noodle dish with lots of cabbage. The drinks and wine are good. We brought friends here and they thought...More

Thank BunnieinOregon
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We only got three appetizers and that made a nice light dinner. The fresh rolls were a little bland, but appropriately light. Satay chicken - large portion, very nice sauce. Fish cakes - something new for me and I really liked them.

Thank David N
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Had salad rolls and salmon pad thai. The pad thai was very good, but the salad rolls were lacking in thai herbs. They could have used some thai basil and mint.

Thank David L
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We hadn't been back to E-San for a few years, but upon returning we were not disappointed. We ordered everything at a spice level of 7 out of 10, and it was executed perfectly. The fresh rolls were tasty, well rolled, and the peanut sauce...More

Thank Matthew J
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Fresh, vibrant delicious restaurant. Tried for the first time and went back twice in one week! Standout amongst a lot of Thai places in Portland. Try the lemongrass pad thai!

Thank Juliajoanb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3534
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Old Town - Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town - Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-223-4090
Fresh and Healthy Food Served Daily Since 1999 We are a family-run business who pride ourselves in serving fresh and healthy food daily using ingredients from local markets in Oregon. Even with multiple locations (plus, 7 food carts across the greater Portland area and Vancouver), E-San Thai Cuisine is still family owned and operated.
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