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15 Naresdamri Rd, Hua Hin, Thailand
+66 32 513 436
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Hong Kong, China
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2012

Foods are really just average. The deep fried squid was terrible, you can tell they use old oil to deep fried it. I had better seafood when I was in Phuket... Recommend travelers to sit indoor as the food got cold really quickly sitting outdoor. Service is okay, but not as friendly as compare to other restaurants...

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Thank Joyce C
San Diego, California
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173 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2012

Chao Lay is one of the best seafood restaurants in Hua Hin. Everything we ordered was well prepared. The steamed fish is highly recommended. The service can be a bit chaotic on a Saturday night but the food value is excellent. We returned to the restaurant on a Monday. The food was excellent a second time around and the service... More 

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Thank DonR_09
Clearwater, Florida
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124 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2012

A local are referred us to this place. It is nothing fancy plastic chairs and pack with locals. We ate their twice. You for sure need to eat here and your taste buds will be amazed!!

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Thank hfbt58
Stockholm, Sweden
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2012 via mobile

For the bill you pay you can not get better seafood. It is tasty and the service is quick. The atmosphere at the pier is fantastic . Unfortunately it can sometime be crowded. It more than 10 years since my first visit and and it is the first restaurant go to then visiting Hua Hin

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Thank Bitte08
Singapore, Singapore
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2012

Went there for dinner. Very crowded during dinner time but breezy place though we managed to get a seat in the room. Food is good, seafood fresh, price is reasonable. Worth a try!

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Thank Fengli
surrey
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2012

This is the first restaurant you come to on the approach from central Hua Hin. Looks inviting with flower covered balcony. Once inside realise this restaurant is full of huge tour groups specialising in mass produced set meals. Do not bother especially if you smoke as this must be the only outside non smoking restaurant in Thailand.

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Thank lynda09
San Francisco, California
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2012

Went here to celebrate a birthday. Good choice. Great location on the Bay and open aired. Nice cocktail preparation and interesting and well prepared dishes. Not "luxe" by any stretch, but good solid food in a pleasant surrounding at good prices.

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Thank Bill F
Drammen, Norway
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2012 via mobile

Last day out in Hua Hin to get a better meal my choice was medium rear tenderloin steak. What i got was medium with french fries. Price for this meal not as it should be. To expensive and other thai meal is ok. But steak here not an option.

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Thank Stian D
HK
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83 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2012

Crowded started 6pm, this seafood restaurant is located at the sea shore on a pier like structure at the end of Dechanuchit Road. The entrance (before reach the stair to 2nd floor) features iced seafood for selection. If you really want signature seafood experience the selection is wide and quality seems good, except price could need more justifications. We are... More 

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Thank EddieLeungHK
Cha-am, Thailand
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2012

I come at this restaurant for 5 years + and it is still very good. Try the deep fried snapper, excellent !! Also the tiger prawns, outstanding including the special sauce they serve. Staff is relaxed and friendly, view over the sea is GREAT !! Always fun to eat there despite the fact that it looks somewhat chaotic, well I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Naresdamri Rd, Hua Hin, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Prachuap Khiri Khan Province  >  Hua Hin
  • Phone Number: +66 32 513 436

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