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Chai Yo Restaurant

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1411 NE Broadway Street, Portland, OR 97232
+1 503-287-0505
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 15:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Freeland, Washington
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102 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stopped by this small neighborhood Thai restaurant for a quick meal and enjoyed it very much. The flavors were incredible, the service good and our outdoors table was charming. We decided that on our next visit (yes, there will be a return!) we would order our meal with mild heat instead of he medium which we found pretty hot.

Thank CSSD_12
Glide, Oregon
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Had a very authentic Thai dinner, presentation, taste and speed were all exceptional. Staff was friendly, and price very reasonable. Had the Pad Thai, and spring rolls.

Thank RsqDad
Cuenca, Ecuador
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209 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

The food is excellent, but please note that their level of 'spicy' on the menu is one pepper on the hot side! Their 2 pepper medium is like most 'very spicy' levels!!!! The servers are a little hovering, but maybe we were there on a slow day and they had nothing else to do but come to our table every... More 

Thank sanguinewanderer
Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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169 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

We chose this restaurant because it received such positive reviews and was very close to our hotel. We were not disappointed- every dish we had was absolutely amazingly tasty and the service was quite good. This is a restaurant that we would recommend without a doubt!

Thank lfiebert
Naples, Florida
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

My family and I ate many meals here at the beginning of the year. I left Portland in early March and am now back for a visit in July. Where did the former chef go? Or if there isn't a new chef, why did Chai Yo change the way they prepare meals? My favorite, Pad See Ew with tofu (Vegan... More 

Thank areouithereyet
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Usa
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75 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015

Cosy little restaurant offering good homely type asian food. The staff were polite and welcoming. Its a good place to visit for a quite lunch or dinner.

Thank Jaison P
Ashland, Oregon
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287 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

My wife, son, and daughter-in-law joined me for lunch at Chai Yo on a Monday afternoon. The food was quite good. I had the Fried Rice with tofu which was ordered with medium spice. It was cooked perfectly and it was delicious. Everyone liked their food, as well. Our server was efficient. Ambiance was comfortable. Eat there.

Thank Tapetseb22
Newport Beach, California
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

Cute little restaurant homey feel, pleasant waitress, butttt, food horrible. I had a "special" but was so salty you couldn't eat it and the salmon was so fishy it was terrible. Table next to me made same complaint. They did give 15% off, which amounted to the tip, but the one bite of the salmon and all I could do... More 

Thank Holling911
Naples, Florida
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2015

I spent the month of February helping my daughters settle into their new Portland home. We enjoyed meals from this restaurant at least four times during my visit. And each time the food was consistent and awesome! We mostly got take-out, but dined in when another traveling family member met up with us. Since most of us eat Vegan, the... More 

Thank areouithereyet
Virginia, USA
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169 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2014

We love Thai food, eat it often at home and when traveling in the US (have never been to Thailand), and this was very good. We arrived early, so the charming dining space in the old house was very quiet (much appreciated). The food was nicely prepared -- the special avocado rolls were especially delicious. ( But we do think... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1411 NE Broadway Street, Portland, OR 97232
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-287-0505
The Finest In Traditional Thai Cuisine. Top 10 Thai restaurant by Citysearch.Family Owned and operated.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?