Chai Yo Modern Thai
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Mon 5:00PM - 10:00PM
I was supposed to get 1000pts for this, not just 100.
Excellent food with a presentation pleasing to the eye. Well worth the somewhat elevated price.
Love this restaurant! We have been a few times now, and the experience is consistently wonderful. Fresh, aromatic Thai flavors done authentically with a modern twist. We were there with a few friends and had the private dining room for more privacy. One of our favorite restaurants.
Absolutely fantastic cuisine. Best scallops I’ve had in a long time. Staff went above and beyond to make my son happy who was being picky and difficult on this evening! The meals for my wife and I were outstanding.
Amazing food and even better service! From the minute we walked in we felt so welcomed! The manager Lai checked in often and was very attentive. Friendly and caring staff, great ambience! Need to check it out for sure!
Awesome Thai. Slow braised beef cheek is insane. Corn cake appetizer is my new favorite. This place has it going on
Food was delicious. Ambiance was lovely. Sadly the special occasion was not recognized.
Chai Yo NEVER disappoints! The food and ambiance are superb!!! May May provided excellent service and Lai always makes her guests feel welcome.
Great atmosphere, great service & amazing Thai cuisine. Will be back!
Lai Khamphan and the team at Chai Yo are simply AMAZING! The chef's skills produce offerings that are a treat for the palate and the soul. I have a new favorite restaurant in the city!
Outstanding food, flavors, plating, and of course service.
Need to work on the pad thai and the green curry. The pad thai is overwhelmingly sweet and lack the complexity of flavor of the authentic dish. Also, it uses the wrong kind of noodles, i.e. thin glass noodles. The green curry was too salty and didn't really have much complex curry flavor. Also it used American eggplant when Thai eggplant is readily available in every grocery store on Buford Highway. Sorry to be so picky, but the food just tasted too Americanized.
Food was great but it was extremely loud to the point I could not hear the three people at the other end of the table in our party of six
This was our second time eating at Chai Yo and we were disappointed. The food quality has gone down. The service was slow. And they were out of several items which was surprising for an early dinner on a Saturday night. Seems like they need to stock better in anticipation of a busy weekend night. Also, the food quality did not reflect the prices.
Celebrated my birthday here! It was a wonderful experience. Everyone loved their drinks, appetizers, and their meals. We all said we would happily come back.
This restaurant was great. It was our anniversary and my girlfriend loves Thai food so I brought her here. The food was fantastic. The order got messed up at first but they quickly fixed it and everything was good. It tasted delicious, was fast and great service. Highly recommend
The food was okay, not the best Thai I’ve ever had (I’m half-Thai). I definitely felt it was overpriced for what it was. The prix fix on Valentine’s Day included basic Thai dishes and no alcohol. I wouldn’t return—would look for more authentic & cheaper, if I was in the mood for Thai.
Food was good, service was great, but it's over priced. Much better ambiance than most Asian restaurants.
It took over one hour to get the second course, soup. Turns out they lost our order but after three servers said they would check we finally called for the manager. She discovered the missing chit and apologized profusely . Only comp was one glass of wine and some free appetizer that was basically chicken McNuggets soaked in sweet and sour sauce . Buckhead has too many good options to ever go back there again. Too bad because the food was actually ok.
Exceptional food. Great friendly service. Beautiful atmosphere where you can actually talk because the music is soft and lovely
One of our favorite restaurants in buckhead
Excellent high end Thai restaurant in ritzy part of town. The owner visits your table and caters to your needs!
The restaurant is very nicely appointed. Kennedy our server was very knowledgeable, friendly and attentive. The food was very good! We started with the Lobster soup followed with the Duck & Beef Cheeks (this speciality really shouldn’t be missed)!
I love this place! I have dined at Chai Yo Modern Thai many times and will definitely be going back. It is one of my favorite restaurants and it is perfect for special occasions. The service is outstanding, the ambiance is just right, and most importantly the food is delicious. I love the octopus salad appetizer and the pineapple chicken or scallop entree. Be sure to try the desserts, especially the lemongrass custard (my wife's favorite dessert of all time) or the pandan coconut ice cream.
I have been twice and would recommend it to anyone. I typically choose to recommend either Nan or now Chai Yo depending on who is going. We love both!
Beautiful environment with an outstanding meal. Sous vide massaman beef cheeks were sublime. Fried rice was delicate and balanced. My lady's pineapple chicken was spiced just right. I'd like to see a few more non-seafood appetizers, but it's a small miss. Also, as great as it was, $30+/plate for Thai is a bit hard to swallow. That said, if anyone in town can command that pricing, this is the place.
Chai Yo is my new favorite restaurant in Buckhead. If you have not been, you're are missing out. Be sure to try the "Lunch Boxes".
Once again, outstanding service and food! One of our favorite spots in buckhead
Excellent food, great presentation and flavors. Staff is knowledgeable and attentive without being overly intrusive. Space is nicely appointed. Great, high-end Thai, on par with Nan, the flagship restaurant of the family.
The Food is Awesome. Tom Kha Soup outstanding and the Duck is to die for.
Beautiful Thai food in a lively environment.
Starter plus main more than enough for 2 people great quality and presentation
We had a bit of a wait for our table (maybe 10 minutes), but the staff was super friendly and more than made up for it by comping an appetizer. Both the owner’s husband and the GM came by to apologize multiple times.
Food was absolutely amazing; hands down, in the top 3 meat entrees I’ve ever had in my life. Chef’s Specialty beef cheeks are highly recommended.
If I’m ever in the Atlanta area again, I will absolutely be stopping in.
NICE PLACE! FOOD WAS VERY GOOD! PORTIONS ARE A BIT SMALL BUT HEY I'M JUST CHEAP.
THE SERVICE WAS EXCELLENT. I WILL BE GOING AGAIN.
First visit. Wonderful service. Our server suggested cocktails, apps, entries. We tried several offerings: dumplings, octopus, sea bass. Food presentation and taste: perfection! Will return to sample more from menu.
The food, service and the atmosphere was great. We ate the dumplings,some were hot on the outside but col inside. The octopus and the lobster curry were superb. My wife asked for the special and we were really disappointed as it really was not that special, it was a very small portion with not a defined flavor and the price was outrageous!!
I was very underwhelmed....NAN is head and shoulders above this restaurant in my humble opinion! The appetizers were amazing but the entrees were not up to NAN quality. Glad we tried it though and wish them much success!
Excellent food. Beautifully presented plates. I love all the interior design. Fantastic drinks and wonderful service! Nice location. Easy for gluten free eating. I highly recommend.
I hate to recommend because I want this to remain a hidden gem! Delicious food, friendly staff, relaxing atmosphere. We had our 11 year old and 17 year old with us. Everyone loved it all. Enjoyed the octopus salad (bright, delicate heat) the tapioca dumplings (burst of flavor) and the lobster coconut soup (smooth, and balanced) as appetizers. For entrees we had the sea bass (light, great flavors without being overwhelming), Pad Thai (fresh, healthy, and gently spicy), Pineapple Chicken (like a sweet & sour chicken, but more sophisticated), and the beef cheeks (tender, layers of flavor, nice heat). Each one was completely devoured. The only issue for some might be portion size. We weren't hungry when we left, but the portions were average. We can't go wait to go back again and try some of the other yummy menu items.
Dining at Chai Yo was an exceptional experience from start to finish. The food and cocktails were creative, beautiful & absolutely delicious. The ambiance was equally impressive, all the decor is from Thailand and set the perfect mood. Service was exceptional as well. We will definitely be back. I wish I could give more than 5 stars!