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Raan Jay Fai

327 Mahachai Road, Samranras Subdistrict, Phra Nakon District., Bangkok, Thailand
+66 2 223 9384
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“drunken noodles” (50 reviews)
“crab omelette” (54 reviews)
“seafood” (22 reviews)
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Seafood, Asian, Thai
££ - £££
327 Mahachai Road, Samranras Subdistrict, Phra Nakon District., Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Extremely long wait (approximately 3 hours). Quality of food average. Prices steep. Entire afternoon and evening wasted. Would not recommend!

4  Thank Zeryab S
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We booked 1 month in advance. That's right, 1 MONTH. We did not have to wait in line. We were the 2nd to be called. Service was prompt and professional. The food was soooo delicious. I would have to say it's the best tom yum...More

2  Thank Jeri R
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

This restoran totally not worth to go. Wait around 2 hours even there is not much people because cook by 1 aunty only. All cook work done by her own. Waste time. All dishes start from 500bath and small portion only. So expensive. The crab...More

6  Thank LTjason
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Raan Jay Fai is a simple yet very clean restaurant. The main attraction is the 70 something lady, better known as "the goggle lady" as she wears goggles when cooking. Her cooking is an act itself. Her food is simply delicious, especially the crab omelette....More

1  Thank RODITAS T
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Always call before going. Website said it closes on Sunday but when I went on Monday at 5pm it was closed too. Went again the following day at 6pm but the queue is 2.5hours. Worth trying as I love crab meat and best as no...More

1  Thank Elane26
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Made our reservations a month ago and got a seat within 10 mins. We still have to wait for an hour and 40 mins before we got our food as Fon is the only Chef. Service was good and polite, unlike some of the reviews...More

1  Thank buena-ee
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

After watching numerous Mark Wiens videos, the episode on Raan Jai Fai caught my attention the most. I made it a priority to visit this place on my short trip to BKK and I was not disappointed at all! Yes it is true there is...More

1  Thank makch85
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Pros 1. Fair and transparent table reservation system. Even though there were tables unoccupied (which came as a surprise to us, as we had a 10pm reservation) and we were early by 15 mins, we were politely told to wait our time... (Tip: To pass...More

Thank LionelFernandes
Reviewed 20 June 2018

The queue system at Jay Fai is horrendous; not properly managed and inefficient. We walked in, put our name on the tacky "red book" and waited for 4.5 hrs in the Bangkok heat where we fell asleep. The food was subpar. We ordered the Crab...More

6  Thank Jolie J
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Will you willing to wait for 3.5 hrs just for crab meat omelette?? We found it was ridiculous to wait for that long!! Totally wasted of our previous times! Our half day was gone!! Firstly, we reached there at 215pm before her shop ia open...More

1  Thank Sherry C
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Response from Katja v | Reviewed this property |
It is Open!
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27 July 2018|
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Response from Greg D | Reviewed this property |
You will not have to wait
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25 June 2018|
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Response from jorel424 | Reviewed this property |
I would highly recommend booking a table as early as possible. I booked 7 weeks in advance! This is the # they have posted on their FB page +66 2 223 9384. THey are very friendly and speak English.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:30 - 00:00
14:30 - 00:00
14:30 - 00:00
14:30 - 00:00
14:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 Mahachai Road, Samranras Subdistrict, Phra Nakon District., Bangkok, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok
  • Phone Number: +66 2 223 9384
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