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Chao Lay

15 Naresdamri Rd, Hua Hin, Thailand
+66 32 513 436
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“seafood” (82 reviews)
“crab” (19 reviews)
“garoupa” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
15 Naresdamri Rd, Hua Hin, Thailand
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Food first, compare to the others I tried, this is only average. It suits for tourists, but if u wanna hv a taste of Thai, .......Not really. The staff are nice and the atmosphere is great. If u wanna feel the crowd, this is where...More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 20 February 2018

I came here for dinner and as being the only "foreigner" of our group of 6, the other 5 be Thai residents of the city, they mentioned it was one of their better places to go. The menu options are extensive and many with photos...More

1  Thank stennerc
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Horrible. Nothing great. very overpriced. i ordered the steamed fish, it was cold. it was taken out from the fridge and they just heat it up. when i told the waiter, he said he would change, but he just heat it up more and flipped...More

Thank iffyAshburn
Reviewed 13 January 2018

There are a number of seafood restaurants lined up along the waterfront, and we chose this one because it seemed to be the busiest. And the crowds were right! I was amazed at how delicious everything we ordered was: the crispy whole fish, prawns with...More

Thank DCDolcevita
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

The service was quick and the range of foods are nice. We were having our dinner and the restaurant has been packed with people since 6pm! Better come earlier during weekends. The food taste was good.

Thank DenitaPutri
Reviewed 14 December 2017

We were recommended this restaurant from a friend and I´m glad we tried it. Plastic tables and chairs in a basic pier setting but great tasting food. We tried the whole sea bass with fried rice cooked in a pineapple. It was simple and delicious....More

Thank MallorcaStyle
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Firstly, you should be aware that there is Chao Lao villa, which is what this review is for, and Chao Lao Bungalows, which seems to be what most of the people reviewing here. Secondly, on Expedia they are selling Chao Lao villa for incredibly high...More

Thank Ekaterina T
Reviewed 15 November 2017

After visiting Ketsamarin and La Terrasse it was just natural to check also Chao Lay located between those two, The restaurant is easy to find as they are open to street and have huge tanks with live seafood in them (restaurant itself is on the...More

Thank Elise H
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We used to visit Chao Lay many years ago. That time it was still popular with local Thais. The recent visit was very disappointing. The prices have all gone up to cater for foreign tourists. There was no local Thais when we visited that evening....More

Thank Kathleen2899
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Hard to believe the mix of reviews . Chao lay remains to be the best option for seafood in hua hin . Staff are excellent and the food is outstanding . We have eaten here many times and will always return

Thank AnneNap33
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Naresdamri Rd, Hua Hin, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Prachuap Khiri Khan Province  >  Hua Hin
  • Phone Number: +66 32 513 436
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