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Aroon (Rai) Restaurant

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45 Th Kotchasan | E of Pratu Tha Phae, Chiang Mai, Thailand
+66 53 276 947
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've visited several times here and everytime the food made us feel gratified. Curry is absolutely fantastic. Highly recommended about 'burmy curry' made by spicy pork. And another foods are also really nice.

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Thank Min young P
Adelaide, Australia
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92 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We lobbed here one day for lunch aftee trying to unsuccessfully find another restaurant that apparently serves the best Khao Soi. So glad our tuk tuk driver brought us here ! We had a fabulous meal or fried chicken, khao soi , and the most delicious pork ginger curry, and the price was excellent too. So sad we didnt come... More 

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1 Thank Shay K
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This restaurant evidently has been in operation for many years. The location is very handy, but it just doesn't feel very clean and the food we had was rather bland and overcooked.

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Thank Brad M
Fort Myers, Florida
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We always like to go to Aron Rai as they have delicious food, especially curries. The sticky rice is tops. A sink is right near the tables for washing hands. The food is always consistent and delicious as well as reasonable. Good service in a very casual, nothing fancy restaurant. Try it you will like it.

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Thank TravelasIseeit
Greater London, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I went December 2016. Third review of this great restaurant. As the sign outside says "best curry in town" well the gauntlet had been thrown down, I had to try one ! So I went for the pork & ginger curry. I wasn't disappointed. Great flavor and to tasty. I also had a som tam to go with it,also good.... More 

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Thank Ian B
Montreal
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We went here after reading that it was the best restaurant to get kai sao and pork belly red curry according to Thailand.com/ chiang mai restaurants. We had both these dishes as well as tom yum soup and spicy pork salad. All of it was good but not great and the portions were very small for 60 baht a plate!... More 

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Thank AshleyTheFoodCritic
Singapore
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121 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I think the food is fairly authentic and reasonable priced. If you would like to sample traditional Lanna cuisine, this is the place to go. We tried: 1) Stewed curry pork with ginger 2) Khao Soi 3) Sai Oua (traditional sausage) 4) Durian ice cream (45 THB) Total bill for the above and 2 plates of white rice 320 THB... More 

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75 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This family restaurant was recommended to us by other travelers who are chefs. The fried chicken is the best I have had in a long time. The curry dishes are popular. Service is quick and friendly. It's a no frills place with outstanding food at low prices. We went there twice.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I have eaten here in 2015 so when back in town December 2016 I went back for more. This is a no frills straight up good honest food kind of restaurant. Every dish I have had here has been great. This visit I went for crispy frog with garlic and pepper, rice,chicken and mushroon and chaing mai sausage. All great... More 

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1 Thank Ian B
Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch. I suspect dinner would be a lot busier. It's an open, under cover restaurant (restaurant is a generous description). Good, honest Thai food. We had the Chiang Mai spicy sausage (delicious), curry noodle (go to Khao Soi Khun Yai instead) and a divine pork and ginger curry. It's local. It's very good. Go.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Th Kotchasan | E of Pratu Tha Phae, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: +66 53 276 947

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