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Asian, Thai
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed November 26, 2020

This was the worst Thai ever! The mango salad is not finely chopped and instead it is cut in pieces like French Fries and has mint in it and onions. No traditional spices bursting with flavour. The soup has massive chunks of tofu which are...not cut up ( ho w lazy) and I just poured it down the toilet. It tastes bland. The quality of chicken in the paneng chicken is pour and the sauce has no distinct flavour. The spring rolls were massive and had massive pieces of veggie in them with hardly any herbs or flavour. One soup, spring rolls, chicken dish and mango salad for 54 dollars with zero taste. Ive been to Thailand 3 times and here I ate at Kajohn Thai cuisine on Yonge St where it tastes exactly like in Thailand and is beautifully presented. Such a shame as it was expensive.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed November 16, 2020 via mobile

I ordered their coconut soup and mango sticky rice. I breathed in the aromas of the coconut soup. I chose vegetables and tofu to go in it which provided excellent texture. The broth is rich and flavourful. The mango and sticky rice were neatly placed....There was a mint leaf as garnish. The rice was infused with pandan. Every bite delicious. A great dessert to finish a great meal.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed November 8, 2020

This was my first visit and was very pleasantly surprised. It was full to the max allowed for covid. My server was very good and pleasant to talk to and ask questions since it was our first visit. We were a bit worried that the...spicy chicken might be too hot but it was almost perfectly done, the pad thai noodles were great with lots of chicken and we tried the sweet and sour pork which was a nice balance to the chicken. The pace was nice, not too rushed, yet the waitress was back several times to make sure we were ok.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed November 6, 2020

After reopening during first wave of pandemic up till now,food has gotten consistently worse.Bland,no taste of spices.No care put into preparation.A new cook?

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 20, 2020 via mobile

We have been to both the Burnside and Bedford location and Cha Baa Thai has by far the best Thai food in the HRM area. The prices are competitive and the food is very good.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed October 5, 2020 via mobile

This was our first visit and we were not disappointed! The place was very busy with sit down and take out (a good sign). Our server was sweet and attentive, considering how busy it was. My wife’s meal was very spicy, which she loved! I...enjoyed the pad Thai! The quality and quantity of both meals were very reasonably priced and we will be back!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 20, 2020 via mobile

Beef Satay, Spring Rolls and Cashew Chicken are all amazing dishes! Staff is VERY FRIENDLY, efficient and knowledgeable! Nice atmosphere too!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 10, 2020

They do not know authentic Thai. We ordered ten different dishes to get a good sampling of their offerings because we love Thai food. Two dishes were almost okay: the basil chicken because it was loaded with basil, and the green curry because I like...my green curry sweet. However, there was zero heat to the curry and the chicken was so overcooked, it was like chewing on leather. You could tell the chicken hadn’t been poached in the curry base, but rather cooked separately and then tossed into the curry. In fact, it’s like every dish with chicken in it had an overly sweet sauce that had this overcooked chicken thrown in. It’s like McDonald’s version of Thai food. The deep fried spring rolls were chewy instead of crispy, like they were reheated or under a heat lamp, and they had no flavor except oil. Chicken satay was rubber. Ribs were slathered in a Bad Chinese tasting BBQ sauce. Nothing had a balanced flavor. This food wasn’t even decent North Americanized Thai food and quite honestly, the service for take out was not exactly welcoming. If this is the best Thai food Halifax has to offer, I highly recommend stopping at Tian Phat Asian Grocery down the street. They carry everything you need to make your own Thai food And it will taste so much better. Oh, and I think not providing rice with entrees, rice that costs just cents but they charge $4-$6 for, well I think that says exactly what this place is all about.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 27, 2020 via mobile

The pad Thai is the best (and we’ve had a lot of pad Thai). The cashew chicken is unbeatable. The perfect combination of flavours and ingredients. Possibly my favourite dish ever! The spring rolls are so good.. actually the best I’ve had! We get these...items every time and have been over a dozen times. I’m sure everything else is good too but we just can’t go to cha baa and pass on these items! I can’t believe I don’t have a picture to add . I think we just dig in too fast before taking a picture lolMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed February 6, 2020

Had lunch here with a friend recently. The staff were very thoughtful - there was a large noisy group in the front, so they politely suggested that we might want to stay closer to the back. This was much appreciated. The great service continued through...our meal as well. I had the masaman curry chicken and it was awesome. Writing about it, I think I may just have to drive there to get some tonight!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Cha Baa Thai Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4