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Phu Lae Restaurant

612/6 Pahoyothin Road, Chiang Rai, Thailand
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Ranked #39 of 175 Restaurants in Chiang Rai
Cuisines: Thai
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Northern Thai food

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Everywhere and Nowhere
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We hit Phu Lae on our last of five nights in Chiang Rai and were sorry we went. It's not that Phu Lae's food is bad, it's that it's just mediocre in a town with plenty of fabulous options. The competition is too good to waste a meal at Phu Lae. So where should you go instead? About 4 blocks... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Found this great restaurant quite by accident. Just out looking for something to eat & saw a great looking place with a great looking atmosphere. Great menu featuring ample selections of Northern Thai Food. Service was wonderful with many service staff to handle your wants & needs. Will add this to my 'must do again' list for next trip to... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Friendly Greeting on arrival and helpful advice before you even open the Menu on dishes.Good tasty food ,particularly Tom Ka Kai,spring rools and crab cakes to die for.Interestingly some good vegetarian options.Everything is freshly prepared then cooked.This can cause slight delays ,but the large windows help make it an interesting people watching spot. Good value for money

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

i asked my Thai brother in law to take us somewhere clean, modern and with good food. Phu Lae was where he took us. the restaurant is famous in Chiang Rai for its good food and sure enough there are many photos of celebs and an esteemed visit from the Princess of Thailand to prove it. Restaurant was indeed very... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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126 reviews 126 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

Three of us went here on a weekday evening. Though the tables were not all occupied initially, the place filled up quite rapidly and became quite busy. Lots of locals and many young folk. The food served was hot and delicious. Portion sizes were generous. The staff were helpful and when we were struggling with the language, they got another... More 

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The layout of the restaurant was quite unwelcoming and resembled a cheap cafe. The food was average and there were no vegetarian options on the menu.

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

5 of us had a fir day lunch at this restaurant and were blown away by the quality/quantity of food and its not expensive. The thai salad and prawn dish was very tasteful. The dumplings and the fired minced pork was also good.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

One my first evening I tried this restaurant after a long walk around because I forgot my map and google maps send me the wrong way... It was sunday night and quite busy. It was not that easy to order because staff who served my table did not spoke english and did not understand what I wanted to order from... More 

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Pattaya, Thailand
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78 reviews 78 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

The curry was amazing , along with the roast duck .The service was slow, and the staff were not helpful. The price of the food was some expensive .

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Based on the trip Advisor reviews, we visited the restaurant and were disappointed. Food was below average, the location of the restaurant is also not attractive

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Address: 612/6 Pahoyothin Road, Chiang Rai, Thailand
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Rai Province  >  Chiang Rai
Cuisine: Thai

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