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Ya Lamai

#3,281 of 14,215 Restaurants in Paris
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Bastille / Oberkampf
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4 rue Jean Pierre Timbaud, 75011 Paris, France
+33 9 81 41 97 30
Today
12:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 12:30 - 22:30
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United Kingdom
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353 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is superb. Lovely food and great service make this a must visit if in the area. The welcoming glass of tea is a lovely touch. Loved the Green Curry - one of the best I've eaten and the soup was pleasant but for me lacked a little bite. Highly recommended.

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Thank Drakesy
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to Ya Lamai ever since they were in the previous location in the Marais and I have never had a bad meal. In fact, it is so good that it is the place I will always suggest for lunches or dinners with friends. The food is always delicious and the service is excellent. Definitely one of... More 

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Thank Notjustatrip
Perth, Australia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing! Authentic! Tasty! And perfect for a cold French winter's day. I had a vegetable green curry and could not get enough! My partner had a beef green curry and was also happy. We had a small entree each, I had a mushroom and lemongrass soup which was so tasty and warm. I can't fault a thing.... More 

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Thank Beth7494
Reims, France
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171 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Nice little place serving boring food to a hip young crowd readily excited about eating in nice little Thai place. Four different dishes all boring. Waitress did not mention specials as they were on a chalkboard out of sight? Wine list concise but good. Figure 20€ with a glass of wine thus the young stylish "it's our second date" crowd.... More 

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Thank corkpop
Paris
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Was surprised by this delicious Thai restaurant where I found the real taste of Thailand which is often not the case in Thai restaurants in Paris. The setting is simple and nice and there were plenty of vegetarian/vegan option. Fresh and flavourful. A great lunch option, better price during the week when there is the lunch special.

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Thank StinoParis
Austin, Texas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stopped here for lunch and loved the feel of this restaurant. Enjoyed our beef green curry and the special of the day, which was some sort of chicken stir-fry with a fried egg. Had two different rosés, which went perfectly with our slightly spicy meal on this hot day. Would go again.

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Thank reebs26
London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Truly amazing and authentic Thai food experience. I was recommended to order the "Larmes du Tigre Boeuf" which was exceptional. Would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for some good Thai food.

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Thank Jean P
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely, calm place with amazing soups and papaya salad. Sticky rice and mango , served at Ya lamai will make one fall in love with sweet taste.The owner Is an amazing man, personally ensures that all the food lovers are taken care of.

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Thank Nikita S
Venice, Florida
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Ate here three times in ten days. Green curry delicious and delicate flavor. Pad Thai is as good as Bangkok all flavors meld into finely textured feast.

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Thank Steve T
Paris, France
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 August 2015

It is close to my house so I eat here regularly, and it is always fresh, full of flavour, and delicious. The ingredients are of good quality, the atmosphere is simple and calm with thai products for sale. I've liked everything I tasted on the menu, but I especially recommend the soups and spicy salads. The food is served quite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 rue Jean Pierre Timbaud, 75011 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Neighbourhood: Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Phone Number: +33 9 81 41 97 30

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Bastille / Oberkampf
Bastille and Oberkampf are lively parts of town made for entertainment. During the day rows of unassuming bars welcome customers for a bite or a drink, but it’s at night this area really comes to life. Students and young professionals fill the busy bars around Bastille and Oberkampf. At Place de la Bastille, crowds flock to the Opéra Bastille in the evening and groups wait for coveted tickets during the day. Towards Republique, skateboarders practice their tricks while others chill out at the square. If you’re looking for late-night revelry, this is your neighbourhood.
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