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Aroon (Rai) Restaurant

45 Th Kotchasan | E of Pratu Tha Phae, Chiang Mai, Thailand
+66 53 276 947
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“curries” (29 reviews)
“khao soi” (50 reviews)
“pork curry” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
45 Th Kotchasan | E of Pratu Tha Phae, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

You would probably walk past this place without giving it a second glance. Don't be put off by the faded decor or the pre cooked food sitting in the large pans behind the counter. The food here is exceptional. The gang hang lay here is...More

Thank Gertchu C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Cheap but not the best Khao soi in CM. I ordered a beer and a mild Khao Soi. She told me they only did medium. It arrived very quickly leading me to believe that it's pre-prepared. I have nothing against that (aprt from it was...More

Thank Dean S
Reviewed 24 August 2017

you will find authentic local dishes here. the quality of the food is just average and the prices are a bit high. it is good to go in a group to order few dishes with rice. service not too good.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I had known this restaurant a decade ago. It had been presented to me as a must and I must admit that at the time I had enjoyed it a lot. I may be against the mainstream of the general opinion, but I must confess...More

Thank Francois_Leloup
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This is one of the better, more authentic northern Thai restaurants in Chiang Mai. We got the northern pork curry, Khao Soi and mushroom salad. The curry and salad were incredible. The Khao Soi was very good, but I have had better in the city....More

Thank alexdauenhauer17
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Its reputation is far higher than the quality it offers. Most of the sauces have been sitting for far too long, the chicken, pork, fish are all overcooked, and the soup bases taste artificial. The service is inattentive.

Thank LH M
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Their Khao Soi is incredible. I've tried this dish at many restaurants in Chiang Mai, so far theirs is the best in the city. The first night I went there they were closed for no apparent reason. Fast and friendly service. We are definitely returning.

Thank Samir M
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

A friend of mine suggested my gf and I try aroon rai. It was so good that we went twice in two days. The chicken and green curry dish was our favorite. It was phenomenal as was the veggie curry and pork in curry sauce....More

1  Thank Jared L
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We've visited several times here and everytime the food made us feel gratified. Curry is absolutely fantastic. Highly recommended about 'burmy curry' made by spicy pork. And another foods are also really nice.

1  Thank Min young P
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We lobbed here one day for lunch aftee trying to unsuccessfully find another restaurant that apparently serves the best Khao Soi. So glad our tuk tuk driver brought us here ! We had a fabulous meal or fried chicken, khao soi , and the most...More

2  Thank Shay K
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28 November 2015|
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Response from Lasty | Reviewed this property |
Yes they serve deep fried whole small frogs. We have had them there a few times
12 October 2015|
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Response from Mike H | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are open at night. ...parking busy around there particularly when the Saturday night market is on
19 July 2015|
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Response from missy88sydney | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, yes it is open quite late. Try the Garlic Fish it is delicious. It is a great old original restaurant, I hope that you enjoy it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Th Kotchasan | E of Pratu Tha Phae, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: +66 53 276 947
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