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Chao Krung Thai Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Central L.A
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111 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036-2110
+1 323-939-8361
Today
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Israel
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Upon recommendation of our waitress we had a roasted chicken with sticky rice and green curry with a side dish of steamed rice. For starters we shared a roll. Delicious!

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Bakersfield, California
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

The food was enjoyable and the service was attentive. The place had a nice feel. The food wasn't the most flavorful Thai we've had, but it was certainly pleasant.

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Thank FreakDash
Austin, Texas, United States
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

You really can't go wrong at this little spot on Fairfax across from CBS studios. The Monday lunch buffet hit the spot! We popped in for a quick bite before trekking to the Grove. Our server Toy was so cheerful and helpful, while managing an entire packed restaurant. The lunch buffet is a steal at $8.95 per person. Highlights include... More 

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Thank Jennifer B
Los Angeles, California
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

This place usually has decent food - not great but not horrible either and so I usually go about once a month and have their lunch buffet, something I have done for the last 8 months or so. After eating lunch there today, I found an 18% surcharge added to my bill and when I asked what it was for,... More 

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Thank Kaufu
Orlando, Florida
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2,014 reviews
686 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

I've traveled to Thailand a bunch of times in the past few years and this place was pretty close to the real deal! I went there for lunch today and had an amazing Chicken/Shrimp Pad Thai. I opted to go with 4 out of 5 on their spicy scale and it burned enough that I'm glad I didn't go all... More 

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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Lunch buffet with tom yum, curry chicken, phad thai at anniversary promo of 8.99 usd plus tax. At that price, it is just an entree but here, you can have a buffet! Although it is not aa authentic as ones in Thailand, its as good as it gets in LA. Be prepared for the restaurant smell as it stinks a... More 

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Thank zepolartim
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015

So we have been to a lot of Thai restaurants in in our 2 month stay in the USA. Most of which have been great. And luckily this one stayed in that pattern. A 10 minute walk from our hostel, we made the trip here 2 nights in a row for food after it was recommended by some Australian ladies... More 

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Thank Alex K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

Have tried a few times and consistently very good thai food. Feel a bit sorry for these guys having a B, after a very poor restaurant experience yesterday, at a highly rated A restaurant, these guys deserve some credit. If you like and used to good authentic thai food you will not be dissappointed. Philip

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Modesto
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115 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2013

About thirty years ago, I worked at a facility across the street from Chao Krung, so I had lunch there at least three times a week for years. My favorite was Pad Thai with chicken. Oh, so delicious. As I have since moved away, I make it a point to visit when I come to town.. They have an extensive... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2013

a little price but the food hits all the right notes. The staff was very attentive, making us feel welcome at all times. The angel wings were huge- what kind of chicken was that- and very tasty!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036-2110
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-939-8361

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?