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15 Naresdamri Rd, Hua Hin, Thailand
0-3251-3436
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Disgrace

Woman owner overweight rude and a fat ignorant woman with really nice socks and flip flops greedy Thai woman....

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Benjiweb7
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Woman owner overweight rude and a fat ignorant woman with really nice socks and flip flops greedy Thai woman....

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Very good food and service. I recommand this restaurant if you are looking for a good Thai fish restaurant. We had a lovely meal ! I had a crab dish in served in a coconut (suggestion of the menu), it was really nice. The smoothies are also tasty. All in all good thai food !

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went here after 6 p.m. and it was filled up fast after that. Vast amount of seafood to choose from. We had lobster, prawns and a whole fish to share and everything was good. It is worth trying various dishes in these fish restaurants.

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Paphos, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We visit Hua Hin regularly and always go to Chao Lay at least once. It is slightly more expensive than others but worth it it for the food and ambience. The staff are excellent and well trained. There is usually a queue for a table but you never have to wait long. The menu is extensive and the food is... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Eight family member with a small child. The seafood are fresh; steamed shrimp, roasted sea shell, fried sea fish with fried garlic on top, Gaeng Som Talay (sour soup), finished with crab fried rice (not too oily). On the whole, one of the better family seafood restaurant in Hua Hin.

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Holland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

after a Year off working , holliday starts at Chao Lay . It was bussy , the price for good quality and reasonable prices . The service was excellent , fast and friendly . The food, we tried again the product we had first evening last Year ., were as good as ever . The diner option , dining outside... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Ate there twice when in Hua hin. First time was deacent (first dinner in Hua hin) but the second visit was a disaster both in terms of food quality and service, and most probably got bad sea food as well. Cannot recommend. Go to Chomkluen next door instead who serve better and more tasty food with good quality service and... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We didn't plan to go for seafood but when we found this restaurant, its atmosphere and environment drew us in. The food is good in terms of quality and price. Well operated. Have had curry crab, clear soup of seafood fried noodles with brown gravy. Fried veggie is abit salty. An enjoyable dinning experience.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

ChaoLay Seafood is an institution on the beach in Hua Hin. We've eaten there several times, and enjoy the open air atmosphere and extensive seafood menu. The place is usually crowded, but don't let other reviewers kid you; most of the customers are tourists (including many Thai tourists). Service is variable; often quite slow when crowded, but always friendly. Always... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The whole fish was by far the best dish, with lots of flavor from herbs and coconut milk etc. Crab in glass noodles also good. The non chicken cashew was mostly fried batter pieces.

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Restaurant Details

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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