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Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge

Crowne Plaza Hotel Abu Dhabi | Hamdan Street (PO BOX 3541), Abu Dhabi 3541, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 616 6251
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Ranked #34 of 1,586 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Asian, Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Welcome to Cho Gao Asian Experience. A 21st century eatery combined with the creativity, energy and senses of ancient Asian culture. When you visit ho Gao, you will experience an adventurous culinary journey through Asia with a menu that takes its inspiration from Thailand, Vietnam & Indonesia. The heart of a Cho Gao restaurant is an escape for all the senses, a unique Asian experience offering all the surprise ingredients built around the contrasting tastes and smells found in east Asian streets & their unique cultures.With its relaxed inviting atmosphere, Cho Gao cleverly combines a contemporary chic bar that compliments Cho Gao's casual dining style. A perfect escape from the working day, Cho Gao promises to be 'the' destination in Abu Dhabi. Open: 12:00 - 01:00 daily
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Abu Dhabi
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

if you're looking for a great atmosphere, lovely service and delicious food - Cho Gao is for you! It's hard to find a laid back restaurant in Abu Dhabi with great food and serving alcohol and this is why we return to Cho Gao again and again - love it!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

I was there with a group for a birthday and so had the opportunity to share some of the starters which were very tasty. My main course of Beef Rendang was lovely and I look forward to going back again and trying something different from the menu.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

For me the best Asian food in town me and my girlfriend we went 3 times and always a pleasure! Food is sooo good, I really love the Thai section, the shrimps tempura is very light and the fish testy! The staff warm and fast, I'm a big fan of mojito and the one they make is to die for!!!... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This visit included a birthday celebration, happy hour yummies (Bombay Cosmo) and AMAZING Gluten Free dinner options: satay and Thai salad. Our waiter, Albert, was again wonderful, helpful and remembered us. I love this place mostly b/c it's NON-SMOKING environment. More restaurants in the UAE should copy this model. It's lively and filled with other happy patrons.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I visit here a bit as its right beside Heroes Sports Bar. The food is always quite good and not a bad price. I usually have crispy peking duck here with the fluffy rice....delish! Also had Cahsew chicken..extra spicy! Only issues sometimes can be getting tables, they have a seating area as you enter but wait can be annoyingly long.But... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My family lived in crown plaza and we came to cho gao often! Service was second to none, food was incredible! Red Thai beef curry was to die for! You threw me a little birthday bash and made it a very special evening! Love the cocktails. You are a very tidy, well kept restaurant that makes fresh delicious food that... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

I used to go there at least once a month when I lived in Abu Dhabi. The service was always great and the food even better. I usually had the fish of the day or the red duck curry. My favorite drink was the Cho Gao Cinto - a cocktail made with rum, lemongrass and ginger. And you should try... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Foods and Drinks. Hospitable staff and value for money. I like everything the restaurant offer specially during happy hours...

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Nice decoration , good concept , but it's depend on the staff if they like to serve you or not . We enter for dinner and drinks , tables all reserved with no guests lists or booking rules . We asked if we can seat in four different tables to eat but every time it's reserved . We end up... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Great cocktails about, staff could be more friendly. Setting is lovely and the drinks are great quality and very strong. Would recommend for cocktails and look forward to returning and trying their menu.

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