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Ya Lamai

#3,658 of 14,091 Restaurants in Paris
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Bastille / Oberkampf
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4 rue Jean Pierre Timbaud, 75011 Paris, France
+33 9 81 41 97 30
12:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 12:30 - 22:30
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Perth, Australia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing! Authentic! Tasty! And perfect for a cold French winter's day. I had a vegetable green curry and could not get enough! My partner had a beef green curry and was also happy. We had a small entree each, I had a mushroom and lemongrass soup which was so tasty and warm. I can't fault a thing.... More 

Thank Beth7494
Reims, France
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163 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Nice little place serving boring food to a hip young crowd readily excited about eating in nice little Thai place. Four different dishes all boring. Waitress did not mention specials as they were on a chalkboard out of sight? Wine list concise but good. Figure 20€ with a glass of wine thus the young stylish "it's our second date" crowd.... More 

Thank corkpop
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Was surprised by this delicious Thai restaurant where I found the real taste of Thailand which is often not the case in Thai restaurants in Paris. The setting is simple and nice and there were plenty of vegetarian/vegan option. Fresh and flavourful. A great lunch option, better price during the week when there is the lunch special.

Thank StinoParis
Austin, Texas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stopped here for lunch and loved the feel of this restaurant. Enjoyed our beef green curry and the special of the day, which was some sort of chicken stir-fry with a fried egg. Had two different rosés, which went perfectly with our slightly spicy meal on this hot day. Would go again.

Thank reebs26
London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Truly amazing and authentic Thai food experience. I was recommended to order the "Larmes du Tigre Boeuf" which was exceptional. Would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for some good Thai food.

Thank Jean P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely, calm place with amazing soups and papaya salad. Sticky rice and mango , served at Ya lamai will make one fall in love with sweet taste.The owner Is an amazing man, personally ensures that all the food lovers are taken care of.

Thank Nikita S
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Ate here three times in ten days. Green curry delicious and delicate flavor. Pad Thai is as good as Bangkok all flavors meld into finely textured feast.

Thank Steve T
Paris, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

It is close to my house so I eat here regularly, and it is always fresh, full of flavour, and delicious. The ingredients are of good quality, the atmosphere is simple and calm with thai products for sale. I've liked everything I tasted on the menu, but I especially recommend the soups and spicy salads. The food is served quite... More 

Thank Rebecca S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013 via mobile

Popped here for lunch shortly before departing Paris. I had a soup with prawns & mushrooms, and chicken with cashew nuts & boiled rice both of which were nice and as I would have expected. My partner had pad Thai chicken which was made with finer noodles than usual but he preferred this. Nice little place with friendly waitress. €30... More 

Thank cpaye
Samoens, France
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163 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2013

The highlight? The beer was cold (but expensive even by Paris standards and I live here). I have had take-away from here and it wasn't bad, so when a table was available last night on the terrace we took it. A mistake from the beginning. Poor service as understaffed and the food was frankly, terrible. Papaya salad was tasteless --... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 rue Jean Pierre Timbaud, 75011 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Neighbourhood: Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Phone Number: +33 9 81 41 97 30

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

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Bastille / Oberkampf
Bastille and Oberkampf are lively parts of town made for entertainment. During the day rows of unassuming bars welcome customers for a bite or a drink, but it’s at night this area really comes to life. Students and young professionals fill the busy bars around Bastille and Oberkampf. At Place de la Bastille, crowds flock to the Opéra Bastille in the evening and groups wait for coveted tickets during the day. Towards Republique, skateboarders practice their tricks while others chill out at the square. If you’re looking for late-night revelry, this is your neighbourhood.
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