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ChaoLay Seafood

Thanon Naretdamri, Hua Hin, Thailand
+66 32 513 436
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“seafood” (87 reviews)
“prawns” (29 reviews)
“crab” (17 reviews)
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Seafood, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Thanon Naretdamri, Hua Hin, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a international set of customers and the Thai waiters deal with them all efficiently. It’s all good, all of it. The crab, the lobster, the mussels and the scallops. Even the veg and rice are great. Go early for dinner just before 6pm and...More

Thank DavidGastro
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food OK... setting good... is it worth the money..? I wasnt convinced... its still worth a visit but I dont think its the shining light it was a few years back.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had dinner tonight in Chaolay and I always say judge a restaurant by it clientele and in this case it was full of locals . The fish we ordered was perfectly cooked and flavoured my Thai salad also full of flavour but I thought...More

Thank Luma B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I ate here twice on our recent visit to Hua Hin. We enjoyed the food we ordered each time. Our order was taken promptly and was received quickly. The staff were friendly on both occasions.

Thank Flyinglarks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The seafoods aren’t taste very good and rather overpriced! The nite market place which is near by has more variety and reasonable price.

Thank Geng K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten in nearly all the restaurants on this strip and Chaolay is the best of them. they are all busy but the seafood quality varies a bit. Chaolay has consistently good seafood with the usual service

Thank steve l
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

The first time we came to this restaurant because we wanted to try a new restaurant, we were unhappy with the service and the uselessness of the staff. This time we came because our friends wanted to eat here, the food was inconsistent and actually...More

Thank Ahappydog
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We were considering to leave after the waiter took our order without smiling or even looking at us. Our daughter took some time to make up her mind and the waiter just left without a word. We decided to stay, but we should not have....More

Thank huvudrod
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We enjoyed our meal. The place was very busy but service was quick. Lobster was overcooked, a bit dry but everyone enjoyed their meals. Nice for a easy family dinner out.

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Interesting dining location. Not your usual spot but loud, busy and very Thai/Asian. Quick and effective service. Friendly staff who did their best to serve a full restaurant. Great fish and crab menu, reasonably priced, Went there twice and both times had a good experience....More

Thank DrRossi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thanon Naretdamri, Hua Hin, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Prachuap Khiri Khan Province  >  Hua Hin
  • Phone Number: +66 32 513 436
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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