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Chanthorn Restaurant

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102/5-8 Benjamarachutis Rd., | Wat Mai, Chanthaburi 22000, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant friendly restaurant, nothing flash but good food and service in a busy area. Certainly worth a try as you will not be disappointed.

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Thank Ronnie M
Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This branch of the restaurant is close to the historic enclave next to the river. It's not a fancy restaurant but it serves really good local food made with local ingredients and, as an additional plus, sells some really yummy snacks in the small shop on one side of the building (try the young durian chips fried with tiny shrimps).... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This is one of 2 sister restaurants. This restaurant is very popular with Thai tourists; Chanthaburi is a popular domestic tourism destination, but almost unknown to western tourists. You absolutely need to try the 2 top specialities of the restaurant. The beef stew, made with chameuang leaves, a dish unique to Chantaburi and the spicy noodles with shrimps. Both dishes... More 

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Battambang, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Fortuitously, we stayed at a nearby hotel, so we could eat here more than once. There are two chain outlets in town, and both offer an extensive selection of take-away cookies and local treats. Local cuisine is very sweet, such as the celebrated pork soup and crab noodles, but that is not a criticism, as we live in NE Cambodia... More 

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Battambang, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

It was wonderful to discover the local dishes. Many varied dishes. Went back two more times. One time we dropped in to ask where we could buy some ice (as our hotel Restraunt had closed and did not here any) We were presented with a bag for free. Very helpful staff. Delicious local food. Go Go Go

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Thank Polkinghorne
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Arrived as a party of 4, ordered a few dishes plus their signature noodles with crab. Flavor of food was very average and not memorable. Overall restaurant was clean, and vibrant.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Lovely clean, well maintained restaurant with extremely helpful service. Had the speciality crab noodles which couldve done with some more sauce! Just improve a few food options and you'll be the best restaurant I'm Chanthaburi!

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Nice restaurant opening onto the street. the salad was really good and the pork shoulder was excellent. Staff were friendly and helpful and the food arrived promptly.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Here food is great, I am enjoy eating here. There are 2 branches and I take original one. Food is great and nice presentation, price is mid range, service is slow but fine. They also sell food souvenir too. Moo Cha Maung, Massamun Durian is great test

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2 Thank Nattawut K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

Fabulous Thai food with some Chanthaburi specialties. The spicy Chanthaburi soup is not to be missed with the most delectable, melt-in-the-mouth pork you will every eat. The Nam Prik is also very good as was the Snapper soup. The coconut and pandan palate cleanser has an interesting texture but works beautifully to "refresh" your taste buds. We ate up to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102/5-8 Benjamarachutis Rd., | Wat Mai, Chanthaburi 22000, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chanthaburi Province  >  Chanthaburi

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