Menu

We strive to replicate a traditional Chinese dumpling house, while also reinventing classic Asian dishes to highlight local ingredients. Our chefs create unique, new, and exciting specials every night.

roast pork and spring onion ramendumplings

Cold Dishes

Eighty Ate Slaw                               6.88
cabbage, peapods, peanut, shallot dressing (GF)

Smashed Cucumbers                    6.88
garlic, chili oil, sesame rice vinaigrette (GF)

Bang Bang Chicken Salad          10.88
Sichuan sesame and chili dressing
with cucumbers and spiced chili oil

Somen Noodles                              6.88
sambal, scallion, sesame, crispy shallots
on thin Japanese noodles

 

Dumplings    6 per order

Kung Pao Chicken  [pan-fried]             7.88
contains peanuts

Beef Bulgogi  [pan-fried]                   10.88

Shrimp & Bacon  [steamed]                9.88

Pork & Scallion  [boiled]                     7.88

Shiitake Wontons  [boiled]                8.88
with shiitake dashi, schmaltz (VE)

Maine Crab Rangoons  [deep fried]  12.88
with chili jam

Golden Purses  [deep fried]                 7.88
chicken & shiitake with chili jam

Shaomai  [steamed]                             7.88
shrimp & pork with water chestnuts, ginger,
soy, scallion, sesame and shaoxing

 

Dim Sum

Open Face bun                               5.88
changes daily

Lo Mai Fan                                       7.88
sticky rice with pork, roasted chestnuts,
Chinese sausage and Chinese salsa verde

 

Skewers

Shiitake                                             1.58
tare glazed with cilantro ginger sauce

Lamb                                                 2.28
with Uyghur spice, cilantro peanut relish

Chicken Satay                                 2.28
with peanut coconut sauce

 

Hot Dishes

Zha Jiang Mian                             13.88
wheat noodles with a braised pork and
brown bean sauce, seasonal vegetables

Shrimp Banh Xeo                         12.88
Vietnamese crepe with shrimp, bean
sprouts, Vietnamese herbs, nuoc cham

Fried Shrimp                                  13.88
ginger garlic with lapsang souchong tea (GF)

Bok Choy w Oyster Sauce            6.88

 

Sweets

Fried Mochi Balls, 2 pc                  3.08
peanut and/or coconut filling (GF)

Tiger Cake                                        4.88
chocolate cake with Thai tea ganache, sour cherry jam and coconut bites

 

Signature Cocktails

“We’ll Clue You In…”

Miss Scarlett  $12

Smokey & Spicy Aperol Spritz

Thai Bird Infused Aperol, Mezcal, Ruby Red Grapefruit Syrup, Soda Water & Prosecco

Colonel Mustard  $14

Spiced & Sweet Mai Thai

Turmeric Tonic Mekong Rum,  Orgeat, Mango Nectar, Fresh Lime,  Cardamom Bitters & Dark Rum Float

Mr. Green  $13

Cool & Crisp Vodka Collins

Haku Vodka, Japanese Midori,  Persian Cucumber, Fresh Lime & Soda Water

Mrs. Peacock  $15

Smooth & Sparkly Vesper

Roku Gin, Lillet Blanc, Blue Pea Flower Syrup & Fresh Lemon

Professor Plum  $14

Local & Luscious Old Fashioned

Local Bourbon, Covert Cordial, Caramelized Plum Peach Syrup & Angostura Orange Bitters

Mrs. White  $13

Creamy & Coconutty Margarita

Hornitos Tequila, Coconut Liquor, Coco Lopez Milk, Fresh Lime & Dusted Cardamom

Scorpian Bowl  $25
(2 people or more)

Big & Boozy

Blend of liquors and fruit juices,
set on FIRE!

 

Suntori Hard Teas – $8

Thai + Toki Whiskey
Lemon & Ginger + Haku Vodka
Hibiscus + Roku Gin

 

Seasonal Spritzers – $8

Summer
Caramelized Plum Peach Syrup, Fresh Lemon Juice & Soda

Tropical
Mango Nectar, Pineapple Juice, Fresh Lime Juice & Soda

Greyhound
Ruby Red Grapefruit Syrup, Fresh Lime Juice, Grapefruit Juice & Soda

Cool Cat
Persian Cucumber, Muddled Mint, Fresh Lime Juice & Soda

Tiki
POG Juice, Almond Oregeat, Fresh Lime Juice & Soda

Barney
Blue Pea Flower Simple Syrup, Fresh Lemon Juice & Soda

 

Hard Spritzers  –  add $2
add well liquor of your choice

 

Simple Spritzers – $6

Lemonade
Limeade
Mango Lime
Guava Lime
Cranberry Lime
Pineapple Lime
Grapefruit Lime
POG Lime

 

Beer  –  on draft   $6

                                                            ABVx 

Afterglow IPA                                 7.0%
West coast and south pacific hops with notes of tangerine, pine  and berries,
Foundation Brewing Co., Portland, ME

Austin St Offset DIPA                   9.0%
American double IPA brewed with Gloden Promise malt and hopped with Citra and El Dorado, flavors of ripe fruit, watermelon and citrus, Austin Street Brewing, Portland, ME

Contee                                             4.6%
Crisp refreshing take of a regional classic from Cologne Germany brewed w German & local
malts.  Definitive Brewing Co, Portland, ME

Allagash White                               5.2%
Belgian with wheat, coriander and curacao, orange peel, Allagash Brewing Co., Portland, ME

Maine Island Trail Ale                   4.3%
Maine grown malt, bold aggressively hoppedwith citrus pine notes,American session ale with a nice dry finish. Rising Tide Brewing Company, Portland, ME

Sapporo                                           4.9%
Japanese Lager

Farmhouse Pale Ale                      6.0%
Fresh farmhouse ale brewed with all American grown hops, Oxbow Brewing Company, Newcastle,  ME

 

Beer –  bottles or cans   $5

                                                            ABVx 

Cocoa Sutra                                    7.1%
A “sultry & smooth” milk stout with cacao nibs,
Aeronuat Brewing Company, Somerville, MA

Baby Jasmine Tea Lager              7.8%                                                                           
Master Gao Brewing Co. Nanjing, China

Barista                                              7.3%
Double coffee porter, 
Burlington Beer Company, Williston, VT

Coded Tiles                                    5.0 %
Pale Ale from LIC Beer Project, Queens, NY

Rolling in the Clouds                    7.1%                                                                           
IPA Finback Brewery, Glendale NY

Underway Pilsner                          5.0%
Light, fresh crisp pilsner.
Rock Harbor Brewing Co., Rockland, ME

Glitter n Grit                                    5.6%
Dragon fruit gose with blood orange,
Austin Street Brewery, Portland, ME

Party Jam                                        5.9%
Kettle sour rotating series with native wild yeast 
Hermit Thrush Brewery, Brattleboro, VT

Rooftops                                          5.2%
Kolsch style ale. Mast Landing Brewing Company, Westbrook, ME

Crossfade                                        5.5%
Hop forward saison feremneted and aged with brettanomyces in stainless tanks, Oxbow Brewing Company, Newcastle, ME

 

Cider – 11:88

Orachard Girls Amoreena           5.8%
Fermented with wild clover honey, floral on the nose buttery in taste, Orchard Girls Cidery Kingsfield, ME  

 

 

Beverages

Coke, Diet Coke, Seltzer               2.08

Maine Root Ginger Beer               4.08

Maine Root Root Beer                  4.08

Green Bee Honey Soda                4.08

Green Bee Blueberry Soda          4.08

Kiminio Ringo Sparking                3.08

 

Iced Tea

Thai Iced Tea                                   5.08

Blood Orange Hibiscus                  3.08

Lemon Ginger                                 3.08

 

Hot Tea                                         4.88

Green

Golden Greensage jasmine, orange zest

Moroccan Mintspinach oregano, sweet mint

Black

Silk Road Spicesweet smoke, citron, cardamom

Ginger Peach– ginger, dried peach, brandy

Blue Earl Greycaramel, cedar candied lemon

Ras Chaiginger, cinnamon, malt

White

White Peony (Bai Mu Dan)- apricot, honeycomb, elderflower

Oolong

Golden Budsmacadamia, honeydew, butter

Mate

Yerba Wild Harvest- bold, authentic, woodsy

Herbal

Spicy Turmeric Toniccacao, ginger, cinnamon

Rooiboscherry wood, orange peel, vanilla

Red Zenorange, clove, lavender

 

Sake

Poochi Poochi – Sparkling Junmai           18
citrus – candy – dry finish 8%abv 300ml

Oni Koroshi Juice Box Honjozo           5
Demon Slayer Futsushu Sake IN A JUICE BOX!!!!

Miyozakura “Panda Cup”Junmai   11
Commemorative Glass.  smooth – plush – floral aroma – dry finish 15%abv 180ml

Amabuki Junmai Ginjo Ichigo        11
Junmai using stawberry flower yeast! 16%abv 180ml reusable glass cup 

Dassai 45 Daiginjo – Junmai                 18
light body, medium sweetness, round, notes of honey 16%abv 300ml

Ozeki Platinum Daiginjo – Junmai      15
fragrant – rich texture – ripe fruit -16%abv

 

Wine  –  bubbles  

Cava  (Juve Y Camps, Spain)                                bottle  28

Prosecco  (Carletto, Italy)                                      glass      7

 

Wine  –  still                                                                bottle  28
                                                                                                                   glass     8

Malbec (Humberto Canale, Argentina)

Pinot Noir (Pierre Tailleur, France)

Barbera d’Asti (Michele Chiarlo, Italy)

Chardonnay (Bliss, California)

Gruner (Grooner, Austria)

Rose (Beyra, Portugal)

 

133 Spring St, Portland, ME

OPEN
Wed-Sun
4:30 – 9:30p

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TAO YUAN
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Brunswick
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Canopy Farms
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ZaoZe Cafe & Market
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ZaoZe.me