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ChaoLay Seafood

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Thanon Naretdamri, Hua Hin, Thailand
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely packed full of Thais at Songkran. People were queuing but only for about 10 minutes and nobody seemed to mind as the staff were obviously working hard. Lovely food. Obviously very fresh as they were selling so much

Thank Davidandmonica
Bathurst, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The curry fish was amazing. Great food and service. We ate at lunch time and it was still reasonably busy. Could see the live seafood downstairs.

Thank Jenny S
Fleet, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Please don't listen to all the hype or be fooled by the busyness of this place. Whilst most of the staff are kind and courteous, the attitude of the woman with the blue Adidas top and black mask was appalling. Apart from her being extremely rude and unaccommodating, it is more than little offputting to be served by someone in... More 

Thank Butangkawi
Sydney, Australia
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274 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite reviews saying not as good as previous it was our first visit and we found the staff to be very efficient, the tables mostly had a great view plenty of serving folks and the food came out quite quickly despite the place being well patronised. We would have liked the steamed fish out a little earlier but to be... More 

Thank David H
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Just make sure you come for dinner early as it gets busy,service was good pleasant great sea views.Worth coming to enjoy the seafood reasonably priced.The steam fish was fresh the taste was wonderful.

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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017

After hearing so much about this place, we went over for a seafood lunch but we found that this place was over-rated. The fish was overcooked and scallops were only so so... We would not consider coming back again.

Thank V7783VPcarolh
England, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We ate here a few times during our 3weeks, the seafood was excellent, King prawns, rock lobster ,scallops & crab legs. It was a lot cooler eating out on the pier especially with the humidity.

Thank planner25
Laguna Beach
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My girl friend was getting her nails done so I asked the lady owner what she recommended for Thai food. She said "Charleys" so I thought .. we walked down the narrow alley/street and saw ChaoLay and thought this was what she meant. It looks like a tourist trap .. huge .. on the water. We ordered fresh crab and... More 

Thank rparkhk
Chachoengsao, Thailand
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I would definitely say that Chaolay Seafood restaurant is such a great choice for travelers. It is located not far from Hua Hin beach so that you can easily walk to the restaurant. The high light of this place is the seaside terrace which will absolutely make you enjoy a perfect view of the sea. However, some areas in the... More 

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Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Welcomed by the onwner's sister who is friendly, the location and the food are extra. We were 32 and everything went smoothly. Must visit. JPÇ

Thank JP C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thanon Naretdamri, Hua Hin, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Prachuap Khiri Khan Province  >  Hua Hin
  • Phone Number: 0-3251-3436
There are a number of good restaurants along the wharf area. Saeng Thai is a very good option. We tried Chaolay Seafood as it was recommended by one of the local residents of Hua Hin. It was an excellent recommendation. Before climbing the steps into the main restaurant you pass a large selection of fresh fish. Once on the pier, there is an army of staff to seat and serve you. My colleague and I ordered a scallop appetizer, a whole fish main course and a large fried rice side dish. The food was very good and the pricing reasonable, less than $30 for all of the food and 4 beers. Chaolay is worth a visit.

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