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ChaoLay Seafood

) #75 of 532 Restaurants in Hua Hin ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, Asian, Thai
Thanon Naretdamri, Hua Hin, Thailand
+66 32 513 436
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  • Poor8%
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“seafood” (76 reviews)
“prawns” (25 reviews)
“crab” (13 reviews)
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Seafood, Asian, Thai
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Thanon Naretdamri, Hua Hin, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here three times in one week - something we never do normally when on holiday as we like to try different places. However, it was just so good! The tom kha gai was the best we have ever tasted. Seafood dishes too were...More

Thank liveforthehols
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As first time visitors to Thailand staying in Hua Hin we were looking for the ideal restaurant to sample the delights of freshly prepared authentic Thai food. ChaoLay did not disappoint. Perched perfectly on the seafront, there was a relaxed atmosphere, busy bustling ambience and...More

Thank Sabrina_KM
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We had a really good dinner at Chaolay. You can get a nice breeeze or a fan so it's comfortable outdoors. Service was prompt. We ordered prawn spring rolls, fish cakes and mussels for entree, then pepper and garlic squid, steamed sea bass, pineapple rice,...More

Thank Trishb2302
Reviewed 14 April 2017 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 PinoyFoods
Reviewed 8 April 2017 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
Reviewed 6 April 2017

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...More

Thank Butangkawi
Reviewed 29 March 2017

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...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 22 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.

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
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: +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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