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Phu Lae Restaurant

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612/6 Pahoyothin Road, Chiang Rai, Thailand
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Hong Kong, China
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Located on the Saturday Walking Street, a lot of tourists visit this restaurant. Most of the staff can't speak English but they got an English menu. Food is quite authentic but might be too spicy for tourists. We ordered the Northern Thai platter with two types of sausages. One of them were really heavily flavorful. Fried pork with basil was... More 

Thank JasonL1990
Geneva, Switzerland
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Vers good restaurant with plaisant and good service. You can try a lot of recipes here :). Prices are honnest for the quality.

Thank Laetitia93
Leicester, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016

The food we had here was somewhat mixed. The Northern Thai sausage we had as a starter was good, but neither of our main courses were anything special (indeed there was something horribly bitter in my duck in red curry, which was definitely not right). Also the cost of the meal was we thought quite high by Chiang Rai standards.... More 

Thank David E
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

Traditional northern Thai food, this is one of the best in Chiang Rai, like most of Chiang Rai, take bug repellent as the whole Chiang Rai area has a lot of standing water so many mosquitos etc. Food and service was very good, they have an English menu and Thai menu, ask for both as the Thai menu has more... More 

Thank MarknNan
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

Waited 30 minutes for this place to open. Asked if they did khao soi and the waitress said yes so I asked for that. She asked if I wanted chicken with it so I said yes. 5 minutes later I got some rice? Then after waiting 30 minutes I asked where my khao soi was. Another waitress said they didn't... More 

Thank Luke F
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

The food was very good with a selection of Northern Thai dishes. It was very busy with Thai people and groups, we were lucky to be seated straight away. People who arrived after us has to queue and wait. Food came out fast and young staff were very attentive and very friendly.

Thank Peter W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2016

We ate here and found the food delicious. The place is quite popular and there were a large group of people there who seemed to be from a tour. Nevertheless we were served in a reasonable amount of time and all the dishes we tried were very good. The food is typical of northern Thailand with a number of dishes... More 

Thank PicMorDaisies
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016

The place is very good. Northern Thai Food is very good taste and authentic. You can order the other kind of Thai food. The food is very quick and clean.

Thank sansanhee b
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

Nice place and the food nice as well. Although the price is a bit higher then the surrounding restaurant.

Thank Bene T
New York City, New York
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2015

Family run restaurant serving authentic northern Thai cuisine. Friendly waitress didn't speak a word of English but, that didn't matter, she helped us work our way through the menu. We had the fat pork,, and spicy sausage as well as other dishes. They even found some wine for my non beer drinking missus. Quite a few locals eating there. It... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 612/6 Pahoyothin Road, Chiang Rai, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Rai Province  >  Chiang Rai
Northern Thai food

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