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Chai Yo Restaurant

1411 NE Broadway Street, Portland, OR 97232 (Old Town - Chinatown)
503 287 0505
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Ranked #316 of 3,550 restaurants in Portland
Price range: $6 - $15
Cuisines: Thai
Neighborhood: Old Town - Chinatown
Description: The Finest In Traditional Thai Cuisine. Top 10 Thai restaurant by Citysearch.Family Owned and operated.
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Old Town - Chinatown
Description: The Finest In Traditional Thai Cuisine. Top 10 Thai restaurant by Citysearch.Family Owned and operated.
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Old Hickory, Tennessee
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120 reviews 120 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We ate a delightful meal beginning with spring rolls and a papaya salad, followed by three interesting and delicious entrees, eaten family style. The atmosphere was lovely, service great and the food outstanding!

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Versoix, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

With a party of 10 we just decided to give this place a try. There was little hope that everyone would be pleased considering all our diverse tastes, not to mention my mom, who is the pickiest eater on Earth, so there was little to lose. As the appetizers arrived there were some happy sounds, and then all of a... More

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Tucson, AZ
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We were wandering around in the Lloyd Center area, hungry for dinner and saw this place from the sidewalk. I was really excited to try their fishcakes appetizer, but unfortunately they were out of fishcakes. Our friendly, attentive server mentioned the chicken satay appetizer as an alternative and I assented when I learned that I could order us a combo-style... More

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Portland, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Excellent food in comfortable, informal setting. If your party is mixed in regards to hot preferences be sure to ask for the 'spicy tray'; the hot pepper oil is wonderfully hot. The crab pad Thai and the yellow curry were nummy! Great neighborhood restaurant.

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Vacaville, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Had the special crab pad Thai.......nummy!! Very informal place but fun and tasty. My friends had curry and loved it.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

This place is so tasty, I said it twice. Because I'm part Thai, I'm picky about my Thai restaurants, and this is some of the best Thai in town. I was sick the other night and ordered out for some Tom Kah and Larb chicken salad. So good! The soup was fragrant, light, and extremely flavorful. The larb was also... More

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new mexico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012 via mobile

Having spent significant time in Thailand, this is honestly great food. The curry is individually made,delicious!!!

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Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

MMMM I ordered the Pad Thai to go and I loved it :D It was fast, delicious, big portion and reasonably priced!! The restaurant looked pretty small but quaint, we decided to take away and the server took our order quickly and accurately.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Everything we ordered was great, except for the egg rolls. The Mango Curry, "Crying Tiger", Crab Pad Thai and Salmon/avocado curry were all fabulous, as was the dessert sampler. If there are really 30 Thai restaurants better than this in Portland, like tripadvisor says, I am going to have to move here. But frankly, I find that hard to believe.

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Silverton, Oregon
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

We are always looking for good lunch spots and wandered on this little restaurant. The menu prices were reasonable and the food was very good. They also include a cup of soup with their lunch special a nice touch. Lunch was about 7 bucks and well worth it. I will return.

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