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Chao Lay

15 Naresdamri Rd, Hua Hin, Thailand
+66 32 513 436
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (85 reviews)
“crab” (20 reviews)
“garoupa” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
15 Naresdamri Rd, Hua Hin, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many seafood restaurants in Hua Hin and after walking the village we decided on Chao Lay. The whole fish in ginger and shallots was excellent and as well the crab in chilli

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I have eaten at Chao Lay off and on for 25 years. It never changes – and that’s a good thing. If you love seafood it’s my “go to” place in Hua Hin. It is located on a pier hanging out over the ocean in...More

Thank Benjamin S
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This is right on the waters as with several of the other restaurants nearby. But this is the only one that's usually crowded and locals were eating here too. Great views, clean, cooling and lots of seats. We were here for dinner twice mainly because...More

Thank WanderEatSleepPlay
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Recommended by our Thai transfer driver and did not disappoint. Great authentic food with good atmosphere, location and service. Visited twice during our weeks stay in Hua Hin.

Thank luckybird3
Reviewed 3 May 2017

While we were in Hua Hin , we went to this joint. and it was packed and we had to que wait for table. Took us about 20mins to get table. We ordered lots of seafood especially Tom Yum in a hot pot. I have...More

Thank Suwannee C
Reviewed 1 May 2017

really great, bustling Thai restaurant on a jetty over the water. Very underrated on TripAdvisor at the time of visiting (April 2017)!

Thank Justin K
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Nice seafood. Good value for money. Loved the grilled seabass. And location is very good, by the sea where you get some fresh air,

Thank Trude S
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Chow Lay on the pier is a great place for local fare. Very good sea food at reasonable prices. Has a very strong local flavor and can be very spicy for the outsiders. A great experience, of local Thai food and ambiance on the waterfront....More

Thank trvl4exp
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We dined again at Chao Lay on our second visit to Hun Hin. Restaurant was very busy and clearly is very popular and the views out to sea are very pleasant. We ate the garoupa steamed with ginger and garlic which was very fresh but...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017

With a restaurant jutting out into the sea, one would think that the overall experience would be completely favourable. Sadly, I found it to be overpriced and full of people that seemed to be trying to convince themselves that they were having a nice time....More

Thank Jim H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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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