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Sa Bai Thong

) #174 of 777 Restaurants in Madison $$ - $$$ Asian, Thai
2840 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705-3644
+1 608-238-3100
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (18 reviews)
“curry” (8 reviews)
“shrimp” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
2840 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705-3644
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, this place has the best Pad Thai in Madison, and you're going to get an even better meal if you try something different. My fave is the chicken and pineapple or the jungle curry. They also have fantastic specials featuring seasonal veggies and fruits....More

Thank FrequentFlyer064
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

My brother and I did an exhaustive search of the best thai restaurants in Chicago. Years later, I moved to Madison, Wisconsin and here i discovered Sa Bai Thong, which will rival the best in the country. My favorite dish is there Veggie Panang, an...More

Thank prrh
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Decent Thai restaurant with a nicely-sized list of GF options on their menu. Their most recent remodel has created a nice, serene ambiance for a restaurant that's located in a strip mall. Pad thai and spring rolls are excellent. Loved the Pad-Z-You before they switched...More

Thank Alyska
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This has been one of our go to restaurants for over 15 years for our visits to Madison. We always talk about trying someplace new, but the convenient location, excellent service and delicious meals keep us coming back. We almost always have at least one...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We were on vacation and wanted to have some Thai food and compare it to our experience in the Milwaukee area. We were disappointed to say the least. I would not rave about this place. The chicken satay had pieces of chicken that were grilled...More

Thank 570maryellen
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

10 of us from out of town decided to go on a Friday night, at the recommendation of our local friend. They were very accommodating, even for people splitting dishes, the food came quickly and correctly. They do have a limit of 6 separate checks,...More

Thank petiroja
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I was invited to this place. I liked the food there. But I felt the restaurant was a little cramped. The tables were pretty close and that made me a little uncomfortable. Another con was the smell of non-vegetarian food. I go to restaurants that...More

Thank Priyannkaa
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We ordered spring rolls, chicken satay and volcano chicken for lunch - plenty for 2 of us to share! The peanut sauce was especially tasty and had a nice texture. We loved the batter for the volcano chicken - it was a very crisp tempura-type...More

Thank Robin-in-WI
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I am a big fan of thai food and since I just recently moved here in Madison, I am in search for the best thai restaurant in town. The first time my husband and I dine here, we had a great time. The staff was...More

Thank rsoul18
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

My son and I visited he University location, having seen this restaurant on the Isthmus Reader's Choice magazine. My son had the pad Thai, and I ordered another dish that the waitress suggested. An egg roll, spring roll and summer roll were all good but...More

Thank traveladdict3400
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2840 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705-3644
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-238-3100
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