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Chia Sen

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456 Payne Rd, Scarborough, ME 04074-8200
+1 207-883-7665
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12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Scarborough, Maine
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just to put things on the line, I do not eat much Asian food. Most of it is too spicy for me. However, I got invited to Chia Sen by someone who really loved it, so I went. I was pleasantly surprised by the friendly staff and our server's willingness to discuss the menu with me. He knew the foods... More 

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Thank 888major
Felton, Delaware
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72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice restaurant, very busy. Server seemed very rushed. Food was good, nothing out of the ordinary. Spicy shrimp was good but General Tso chicken was heavily breaded. Spring roll was ok. No hot mustard and waiter never returned till end of meal.

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Thank roytan1947
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the seafood delight. I had it with white rice. Very tasty. The atmosphere was very nice and relaxing. Service was very good.

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Thank edwardarmstrongme
Palmetto, Florida
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Service was great, friendly waiter,knew his food and got it to you in good time. Reasonable prices. Clean place.

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Thank Bradford S
Portland, Maine
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We enjoy going to Chia Sen for lunch. They offer a vast assortment of very flavorful and inexpensive lunch choices. At our last visit, we enjoyed the sesame shrimp lunch portion along with shrimp with lobster sauce. Both were served promptly and were very flavorful as to be expected at Chi Sen. The staff are always friendly and professional.

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1 Thank kasbahfish
Portland, Maine
1 review
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We've been to Chia Sen a number of times over the last few years. In 2013 it was very good, one of the few places in Maine to get some authentic Taiwanese dishes as well as Peking duck. Recently the quality has gone downhill and the menu seems to cater to "American Chinese" now. Today was the last straw. Ordered... More 

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Thank CDEmerson
South Portland, Maine, United States
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This is a favorite lunch spot for me. If you want great food and friendly service this is the place to come. Green bean ginger chicken is the best!! In my opinion :)

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1 Thank Cassie M
Portland, Maine
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165 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Family dinner of 18 people, flawlessly handled, no muss, no fuss, gracious service and excellent food. Most present have lived in China and have high standards for Chinese food-- easily met. Will certainly return!

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Thank Mike C
Portland, Maine
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184 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

But still seems like everything is bottled and bagged... Allot of sauced things that are tasty but could be great. the service was very cordial and nice.nothing over the top but an overall nice experience. I would go again

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Thank arewehavingfunyet4
Brewer, Maine
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were lucky enough to stop here for a late bite. Had the "Amazing Beef" and a chicken curry which was not on the menu but the gentleman who helped us offered to have some made up. Both were delicious. Thanks to the person (owner?) who helped us. It was great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 456 Payne Rd, Scarborough, ME 04074-8200
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +1 207-883-7665

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?