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Pai Men Miyake

188 State St, Portland, ME 04101-3749
+1 207-541-9204
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork buns” (40 reviews)
“ramen” (68 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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188 State St, Portland, ME 04101-3749
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. What an authentic delicious hip place!!!! The noodles are to die for, the atmosphere is fabulous and the staff rock!!! What a hidden gem

Thank Allison L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For years my favorite restaurant in Portland. I live 1 1/2 hours away, so i don't get here often enough, but whenever i'm in town it's the first place I go. Was terribly disappointed a few days ago when we walked in and were hit...More

Thank Laurie Z
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Love the broth not to salty. Large portion of ramon and all the fixings. Very relaxing small place.Zack was very helpful too.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 17 January 2018

The noodle dish we had were so delicious and consoling after a very cold afternoon in Portland. We were so hungry and the ramen bowls arrived before the hot sake - a first. Will try to think of a reason not to eat here every...More

Thank Evelyn B
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

After a long day of walking Portland in 19 degrees weather a tasty bowl of vegetarian broth was just what we needed. Psi Men did not disappoint. We also had the vegetarian dumplings, cucumber/avacoda "sushi" roll and lunch I, which was excellent!! Sitting by the...More

Thank Kathie R
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

The noodle dishes are enormous so bring your appetite. The set menu maybe too much for anyone other than big men. I had Hamayaki which was great but too rich to finish. Lovely ambiance and great waitstaff

Thank Lucipara
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Every time I pop down to Portland during the week I visit here for lunch. The Paitan Ramen is as good as it gets. The aroma is unique, and the velvety texture is happy lubrication for the noodles, just as it should be. Braised pork...More

Thank island04575
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

As the weather had dipped to temperatures not seen since last winter, Pai Men Miyake was the perfect way to warm the soul on a blustery day. Be prepared to wait as this eatery is very popular. The portions of ramen are generous and filling....More

Thank musiclover1013
Reviewed 4 November 2017

As others have mentioned, the Brussel Sprouts are quite delicious (a little bit on the salty side, but very good). The ramen is just ok, I wasn't amazed. I was there for lunch and it took quite a while for the ramen to make it...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 1 November 2017

The ramen was good, but the pork buns were amazing! Good drink menu. Small place, cozy vibe. There will likely be a wait, but there are other bars in the area and they'll text you when the table is ready.

Thank sm47
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 188 State St, Portland, ME 04101-3749
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-541-9204
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