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Via Vai

#318 of 9,108 Restaurants in Bangkok
Certificate of Excellence
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25, Sukhumvit Soi 8 | Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
+66 2 253 1200
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Bangkok, Thailand
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129 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's been there on Sukhumvit's "lively" Soi 8 for years This a large, busy Italian restaurant (with Thai dishes) that serves a broad range of Italian favorites which the kitchen cranks out by routine rather than with the flair and passion that would elevate this eatery to a grade 4 rating. One senses that they are content to rest on... More 

Thank peter p
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i use to go there every months and it was one of my favourite res in bangkok but last 2 time i tried there food it was not good at all.

1 Thank pouyansafavi
Brackley, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

It's difficult as this was probably better than average, but I wouldn't class it as very good - probably would score it as adequate. We wanted a cheap and cheerful meal and this had been recommended as just that - we had a cocktail each and a main course, and watched the street activity pass us by. An ok place,... More 

1 Thank Karen V
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Some of the best Italian food I have eaten in Thailand. Service was excellent, menu was excellent and pricing was very good value. And they had good coffee...

Thank John N
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We find this restaurant very good and have visited on many occasions, it has a good menu choice, Service is first class, Staff very cheerful, friendly and helpful if in any doubts with the menu. The pork chops are to be recommended.

Thank clareandkeithfrance
Aarau, Switzerland
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235 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

The Italian restaurant owner - very irascibly - throws an unsuspecting guest out of his restaurant because the guest asks, in a polite manner, the next table to be a bit quieter. The guest could not have foreseen that the host and owner was the loudest screamer indeed. P.S. Huge but tasteless portions: less is sometimes more, more quality and... More 

Thank PoliticalAtheist
Via_Vai_Restaurant, Owner at Via Vai, responded to this review

The italian owner don't let nobody to be arrogant and not educate in his house, the way you try to shut up him and his friend was very bad, if you talk about education you start to be the first to be educate with other people !!!!! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Every time I stay in or visit Soi 8, I always eat at Via Vai. The Italian food is first class, service exceptional and excellent value for money. Would highly recommend the restaurant to fellow travellers.

Thank Dale H
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Visited the second time and they have maintained their standards..good pizza and pasta.. conveniently located on soi 8.. can recommend their pizza and pasta

Thank raviivar
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Very good if you're getting tired of the thai food and want to get some pizzas or pasta. Or if you're in a company where you don't agree on what to eat

Thank Michael J
lahaina, maui, hi.
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108 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

I stay across the street from this place. I usually go when I need a 'western' food fix and have only had salad and pizza here. pizza is paper thin crust so with more toppings it gets soggy easily. I've had the greek salad and it's good considering where you are. Prices are not cheep but if you need some... More 

Thank rick9cat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $29
Italian, Pizza, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25, Sukhumvit Soi 8 | Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Sukhumvit
  • Neighborhood: Sukhumvit
  • Phone Number: +66 2 253 1200

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Sukhumvit

Neighborhood Profile
With a mix of shopping malls, hip bars and food stalls lining both sides of Thailand’s longest road, you’ll rarely encounter a dull moment along Sukhumvit. While the main road itself doesn't offer a lot in terms of entertainment, it's the adjoining 'sois' (alleys) where the magic happens. Popular spots are soi 11 for a lively night out, soi 4 for naughty nightlife and soi 21 for world-class shopping at Terminal 21. It's hard to cover everything this area has to offer in on day, so be sure to take your time. Sukhumvit is heavily congested with traffic during day and night, so getting from A to B is most convenient using the BTS Skytrain right above it.