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Chai Yo Restaurant

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1411 NE Broadway Street, Portland, OR 97232
503 287 0505
Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Description: The Finest In Traditional Thai Cuisine. Top 10 Thai restaurant by...
The Finest In Traditional Thai Cuisine. Top 10 Thai restaurant by Citysearch.Family Owned and operated.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very nice for dinner

We love Thai food, eat it often at home and when traveling in the US (have never been to Thailand), and this was very good. We arrived early, so the charming dining space in the old house was very quiet (much appreciated). The food was nicely prepared -- the special avocado rolls were especially... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 1, 2014
Pat T
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Virginia, USA
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Virginia, USA
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We love Thai food, eat it often at home and when traveling in the US (have never been to Thailand), and this was very good. We arrived early, so the charming dining space in the old house was very quiet (much appreciated). The food was nicely prepared -- the special avocado rolls were especially delicious. ( But we do think... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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141 reviews 141 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had such a good experience here on our last trip to Portland, it was our first choice for a meal this trip. Still great; so good we had take-out a few nights later too. Small home converted to a restuarunt with quiet, attentive service. I've taken several thai cooking classes over the past 20 years and most US thai... More 

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Old Hickory, Tennessee
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168 reviews 168 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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
11 helpful votes 11 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
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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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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
20 helpful votes 20 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
17 helpful votes 17 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1411 NE Broadway Street, Portland, OR 97232
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 503 287 0505

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 15
  • Cuisine: Thai

Description

The Finest In Traditional Thai Cuisine. Top 10 Thai restaurant by Citysearch.Family Owned and operated.
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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