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15 Naresdamri Rd, Hua Hin, Thailand
0-3251-3436
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food for tourist always fresh and tasty good staff in town along the pier nice view. Of ocean ...

  Great food for tourist always fresh and tasty good staff in town along the pier nice view. Of ocean ..more expensive then others but worth it for the ambiance romantic !

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Hua Hin, Thailand
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We went there on Saturday evening, after looking around we noticed it was such a busy place so decide to try it the food was excellent fresh as you could get and staff never stopped working, it was so good we went back again last night and the place was still busy but we had another excellent meal. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Their seafood is so fresh and you can have your dinner by sea side. This restaurant is packed with tourist and locals but the price is still affordable. Do come here to try their signature dishes

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Chao Ley is an institution in Hua Hin that is renowned for it's excellent seafood. There is an abundance of restaurants in Hua Hin, but no others come even close to Chao Ley in terms of quality, taste, and value for money. I still struggle to understand how they can serve such a wide selection of wonderful dishes at such... More 

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Hua Hin, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

  Great food for tourist always fresh and tasty good staff in town along the pier nice view. Of ocean ..more expensive then others but worth it for the ambiance romantic !

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

What ever way you like your Thai food this place has it all and more. Great service reasonable pricing and pleanty on the plate no matter what you have.

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

If you like fresh seafood Chao Lay is a must! We've been there almost every night and since many years. Great service and superb food. Try the Rocklobster or Curry Crab. Avoid eating typical western stuff such as "fish and chips". Dive into the real Thai seafood! In peak season prepare to wait until you get seated.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Good food, good location good logistics but can improve on service. The latter unless you are quite happy with the laid back “Thai style” of service. Normally I am but the appearance and the amount of tourists set my expectations higher. The fish (crab, oyster) tanks, by the kitchen downstairs are good PR and ensures the customers know the seafood... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Went here for lunch and was happy with the meal. Good, fresh seafood, had a pork salad which was above standard as well. Was the busiest restaurant on the pier that day so I'm glad we picked this one. Have been here before and wasn't disappointed. Would recommend.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is not an elegant place! One full of happy groups enjoying a wide range of very fresh fish and shell fish. We ate well prepared Pomfret in tamarind sauce, soft shell crab....which I found at no other fish restaurant here! If you are a lover of fish.....do yourself a favour and try the establishment!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We were in no rush and this place seemed busy so we gave it a try. The prices including the seafood cooked to order were slightly more than elsewhere but the portions, particularly for the starters were bigger than elsewhere. Quality was pretty good and service prompt, coupled with it having the benefit of a sea breeze it didn't disappoint.

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Address: 15 Naresdamri Rd, Hua Hin, Thailand
Phone Number: 0-3251-3436
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Prachuap Khiri Khan Province  >  Hua Hin
Cuisine: Thai

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 Naresdamri Rd, Hua Hin, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Prachuap Khiri Khan Province  >  Hua Hin
  • Phone Number: 0-3251-3436

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

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