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“Bodalicious!”
Review of Boda

Boda
Ranked #11 of 615 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Very good apps, especially the skewered beef with garlic and Lemmon grass. Sticky rice ball a bit over soyed, and wings a bit greasy, but great flavor. Great atmosphere, but Veranda Thai's pad Thai and green curry have spoiled us. A good option oft downtown since they have parking!

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Thank trieuski
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Reviewed 7 June 2014 via mobile

We sat at the bar on a Friday night and luckily got the last two. There's plenty of turnover so no prob. Each of us had a local maine draught beer and we split 4 apps - portabella mushrooms with a tangy BBQ sauce , raw oysters with a spicy sauce and surprising little crunch,steamed veggies with. Wonderful eggplant dip(we got an extra one) and grilled whole quail split in two. Everything was cooked well and the variety of flavors was nice with only the 4 apps. Nice spot on top of Portland's west side.

Thank Todabr
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Reviewed 5 June 2014

We just enjoyed some fine Thai dining in Portland at Boda tonight. We ate an apple thai salad, Kra-poa chicken, and a shrimp skewer along with their Lobster Chips to start us off. Both main dishes offered flavorful repasts; the lime sauce for the shrimp and chile paste for the lobster chips were wonderful and the cuteness of the place cannot be denied, with Longfellow's seated figure gazing through the window from the square as one eats. The guests' talking volume, however, unfortunately typical of many small American places, was distracting; without immense crowd or even a particularly busy Thursday night, we were holding our ears by the end of the experience and hoping this great culinary treat would soon find a quieter venue for their tasty dishes.

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3  Thank jheyl
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

We just got done with a week-long visit with family and friends in Portland, Maine. We dined out at a different restaurant every night and, even though others were much more renowned, Boda stood out as the best of them all. Cute decor, attentive and knowledgable staff... Great cocktails - a great start! The quail egg appetizer was stunning and the beef curry was flavorful and wonderfully spiced. My wife had the Kra-Prao chicken and was equally impressed We lingered long over dessert and coffee and, when I finally asked for the check, I was stunned at how small it was given our previous experiences earlier in the week. It was a really top shelf dining experience that we will definitely repeat on our next trip back to Maine!

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Thank victorbravo3
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

My friend and I had a wonderful meal at Boda. I am a vegan and was able to find vegan options -- excellent steamed vegetables and a tasty asian salad. My friend had duck and loved it. Highly recommended.

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Thank SaraJamaicaPlain
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