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Chaussee de Boondael 328, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 646 12 83
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
Closed now
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Mon 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Fri 18:00 - 23:00
Wed - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Waterloo, Belgium
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625 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We went to this Thai/Vietnamese restaurant for lunch with the grand kids. Food is very good and really good value for money! The lunch menu consists of a starter and main course. You can choose from a list of TEN (10) items for both!! I'm sure I will go back to this restaurant when in Ixelles.

Thank Otto B
Rome, Italy
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Been there more than 4 times by now. The prices are good for Brussels, although I'd rather pay a little less and have little (very little) smaller portions. Actually I usually eat almost everything because it's very very good :) I love vegetarian pad thai and the green curry with coconut milk

Thank Alice199302
Brussels, Belgium
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

I am myself Vietnamese and I would never go to a restaurant that does not serve good Vietnamese food. But this one is clearly my favorite! Chao serves delicious dishes. Trust me they are worth it! Price is mid range but you will not be unsatisfied

Thank tanhouxxx
Brussels, Belgium
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120 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

A decent delivery service, but an uninspired dining experience. The place serves both Vietnamese and Thaï food, neither of which particularly hit the mark. Deliveries from here are decent, timely and reasonably good value for money. As for the sit-down version, the place lacks the restaurant feel and you should really not expect too much. What you get here is... More 

Thank Gregory_Cornwell
Ferrara, Italy
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2014

We had an early dinner at Chao on Sunday. I agree with other reviews about the good quality/price rating (for Brussel's standards): tasty food, not the best I've had, but satisfying, big portions and honest prices. Beware if you order the soup, the Small portion is actually big so I can't imagine how big the L size would be! The... More 

Thank Viaggiatrice7302
Sortland, Norway
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2013 via mobile

I had spicy chickensoup and springroll (thai-style) as a starter. Then fried noodles eith meat and seafood. The food was good, service was good and friendly. Not as slow as written in rewievs before. It was a good experience. For this meal included 2 beers I paid 30?.

Thank Mette2711
Havana, Cuba
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179 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2013

I have eaten here twice, and wont be returning again. Slow Service, erratic orders, I could sense the food was cooked by two different cooks, it tasted much more like Chinese food (of mediocre quality) than Vietnamese food. This restaurant serves food which cannot be compared to Food in Vietnam I asked for a chicken dish which I know very... More 

Thank aungkhant
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2012 via mobile

This restaurant has a very good location, the outside is very attractive but the rest isn't so good. The meals very ok but nothing more. The price was very good but I would have rather pay more to eat better... My chicken sweet and sour sauce was nice but too much sugar and strong vinegar taste. I wouldnt recommend this... More 

Thank Maruele
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82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2012

I've been trying restaurants for ages and after the closing of 'Quartier Latin' Chao has even exceeded expectations. Fresh & crispy dished. Nicely served and full of flavors. A lot of vietnamese families come and eat here too so that's always a good reference. My favourite dishes are: Mi-ko, fresh spring rolls and the clams (not on menu, only for... More 

Thank travelolou
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173 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2012

One may not like fast-food restaurants, and like to spend an evening without being hurried through the menu or stared away by people vying for your table. Sure. But having to wait for twenty minutes to be served the first dish, and then one hour -- one hour!! -- for the second one which turns out to be tepid rather... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Thai, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chaussee de Boondael 328, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels  >  Ixelles
  • Phone Number: +32 2 646 12 83

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