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Aroon (Rai) Restaurant

45 Th Kotchasan | E of Pratu Tha Phae, Chiang Mai, Thailand
+66 53 276 947
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“curries” (28 reviews)
“khao soi” (45 reviews)
“chicken curry” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
45 Th Kotchasan | E of Pratu Tha Phae, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A friend of mine suggested my gf and I try aroon rai. It was so good that we went twice in two days. The chicken and green curry dish was our favorite. It was phenomenal as was the veggie curry and pork in curry sauce....More

Thank Jared L
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

We've visited several times here and everytime the food made us feel gratified. Curry is absolutely fantastic. Highly recommended about 'burmy curry' made by spicy pork. And another foods are also really nice.

Thank Min young P
Reviewed April 15, 2017

We lobbed here one day for lunch aftee trying to unsuccessfully find another restaurant that apparently serves the best Khao Soi. So glad our tuk tuk driver brought us here ! We had a fabulous meal or fried chicken, khao soi , and the most...More

1  Thank Shay K
Reviewed April 10, 2017

This restaurant evidently has been in operation for many years. The location is very handy, but it just doesn't feel very clean and the food we had was rather bland and overcooked.

Thank Brad M
Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

We always like to go to Aron Rai as they have delicious food, especially curries. The sticky rice is tops. A sink is right near the tables for washing hands. The food is always consistent and delicious as well as reasonable. Good service in a...More

Thank TravelasIseeit
Reviewed March 12, 2017

I went December 2016. Third review of this great restaurant. As the sign outside says "best curry in town" well the gauntlet had been thrown down, I had to try one ! So I went for the pork & ginger curry. I wasn't disappointed. Great...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

We went here after reading that it was the best restaurant to get kai sao and pork belly red curry according to Thailand.com/ chiang mai restaurants. We had both these dishes as well as tom yum soup and spicy pork salad. All of it was...More

Thank AshleyTheFoodCritic
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

I think the food is fairly authentic and reasonable priced. If you would like to sample traditional Lanna cuisine, this is the place to go. We tried: 1) Stewed curry pork with ginger 2) Khao Soi 3) Sai Oua (traditional sausage) 4) Durian ice cream...More

1  Thank babypig82
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

This family restaurant was recommended to us by other travelers who are chefs. The fried chicken is the best I have had in a long time. The curry dishes are popular. Service is quick and friendly. It's a no frills place with outstanding food at...More

1  Thank IllinoisTheresa
Reviewed January 31, 2017

I have eaten here in 2015 so when back in town December 2016 I went back for more. This is a no frills straight up good honest food kind of restaurant. Every dish I have had here has been great. This visit I went for...More

1  Thank Ian B
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they serve deep fried frog's legs on the menu?
November 28, 2015|
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Response from Lasty | Reviewed this property |
Yes they serve deep fried whole small frogs. We have had them there a few times
How late are they open? And where can cars be parked?
October 12, 2015|
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Response from Mike H | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are open at night. ...parking busy around there particularly when the Saturday night market is on
Is the restaurant open on Saturday 5pm onwards?
July 19, 2015|
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Response from missy88sydney | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, yes it is open quite late. Try the Garlic Fish it is delicious. It is a great old original restaurant, I hope that you enjoy it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Th Kotchasan | E of Pratu Tha Phae, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: +66 53 276 947
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