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“Excellent Thai food, atmosphere OK”
Review of Lai Thai

Lai Thai
Ranked #1,045 of 4,938 Restaurants in Santiago
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Thai
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: There are 5 additional locations on Franklin 602, Santiago Placer 980, Santiago Av. Viel 1965, Santiago Holanda 079, Santiago El Espino 1949, Lo Barnechea Of all the Thai Restaurants in Santiago, this is the most authentic tasting one we've been to. Can't wait to return.
Reviewed August 10, 2014

This restaurant has some of the best Thai food I've eaten in Santiago, at very reasonable prices. I went to the location between Luis Thayer Ojeda and Holanda just north of Providencia, for lunch several times, and have been very pleased with the food each time. They used to only have a few tables crowed against a railing, or the local itself, but now serve in a larger more restaurant-like setting about 10 meters from the original place/kitchen, which is where I would recommend that one sit. I would have to say that this is the most authentic and tasty Thai food I have had in Chile, and would highly recommend it for lunch. It is also very close to the new shopping mall, the Costanera Center, so one can park, and shop there, and have lunch at Lai Thai by just walking over the bridge from the Center and a few feet more to the restaurant.

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Thank Joel P
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Reviewed March 12, 2014

Went to the Holanda location. Restaurant atmosphere and service a bit shabby but the food was just outstanding and the price excellent.
Real authentic Thai flavors.

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Thank JamesB_Chile
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

Good Pad Thai and everything very tasty, and low prices. I recommend Américo Vespucio place (Ñuñoa). It is a cozy place, not too big. Good for families during the day and couples in the night. Great service, very personalized. www.padthai.cl

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Thank Nerak98
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

I had heard so much about this place and how fantastic it is, and finally went to the new location in Providencia. I can´t speak for the location in Franklin which is the first and aparently (or hopefully) the best. The place is basically fast food thai style. Sauces are all loaded MSG and not too much flavor (typical "asian" spicy flavor I also find at some Indian restuarants here). Dont get anything with potatoes, because they are frozen then defrosted and have a terrible consistency. Seriously I could have made an more appetizing meal with a cup o noodles. But the other people I went with couldn´t say enough good things about the place.

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Reviewed August 13, 2012

Best Pad thai in town at affordable prices. I totally recommend it. In the Americo vespucio venue it's cheaper at lunch than in the evening.

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Thank Andres C
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