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Our food is Northern style Thai cuisine . We have some selections for gluten free, vegetarian and vegan available.
PRICE RANGE
US$1 - US$12
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Healthy
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 16 February 2021 via mobile

Menu has expanded,now a big menu,professionally produced and dishes are intelligently selected,presented and explained in english Food quality is quite high,great staff and owner,good atmosphere,parking is spotty My boneless stockless chicken satay was quite good especially the divine peanut sauce,the mixed organic veggie plate with...peanuts was good, Owner loves talking food and knows her stuff,lots of vegan and vegetarian optionsMore

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 27 December 2020

Following the recommendations here, we headed to Barrab for an evening meal. Wow! Such fresh tasty food with great service from the knowledgeable owner who really made us feel very welcome. The chef who has been here for ten years also checked in on us....We loved all the dishes we tried: chicken satay, tea leaf salad, chicken wings and the northern Hunglay pork curry. All beautifully presented and freshly prepared. You will not be disappointed if you go to Barrab’s.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 23 December 2020 via mobile

The food here was excellent, all super tasty and the owner has excellent awareness of dietary requirements. Her immense helpfulness in giving us advice on where to go and even where else to eat was much appreciated and really helped to make our trip memorable.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 8 December 2020 via mobile

This restaurant is a must! P.May (the owner) will great you well and even provide you with information about the northern Thai dish. The food is delicious for ridiculous prices. I definitely recommend you this place if you are looking for Thai food in Chiang...RaiMore

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 1 December 2020

What a gem of a place this restaurant is- the food and the owners. I rushed in needing a quick bite and they accommodated me and the food was delicious. I returned for dinner. I wanted to try some different northern Thai dishes and their...menu has a variety to choose from. Fresh ingredients, good prices too. Plus they are still open so please support them by stopping by for a meal!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 19 October 2020

Barrab is a must visit while in Chiang Rai for authentic Northern Thai dishes! The owners are incredibly kind and speak excellent English. Nearly every dish can be made to accommodate vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, or other food restrictions and allergies. The food has great...flavor and is locally fresh with good portion sizes. I highly recommend the Khao Soi, Pad Thai, and Burmese tea leaf salad!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 25 September 2020

So happy to have found this restaurant, a must in Chiang Rai. It is delicious and very cozy. A northern-thai menu with an special touch. Tried the Hung Lay Curry, delicious! You will get the owner to explain carefully the menu and make sure you...enjoy your food and drinks.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 5 September 2020 via mobile

One of the must in Chiang Rai, Khun May open the door of her restaurant with a huge smile and warm welcome. She explained the menu and took the time to answer all our questions. We loved each plate we ordered (fried chicken, pan fried...mix vegetables, Tum yam and the Pad thai vegan was incredible). We had a great time and Thank you again to Khun May , we will comeback with pleasureMore

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 17 July 2020 via mobile

Amazing delicious northern Thai food! We live in Bangkok so this made a great change for us. May, the owner, is really friendly and explained the dishes and gave recommendations. We really appreciated the pork alternatives (we’re Muslims) which is often something we struggle with...in Thailand.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 28 June 2020 via mobile

The menu at the front door seems overwhelming but once inside the owner will explain everything. The owner is very helpful to explain which dishes can be made vegan (V on the menu). All dishes are made from scratch with local products. Barrab veganizes local...Northern Thai dishes.. loving this. We ordered: 32. Homemade peanut sauce with mixed vegetables 33. Herb and spices sauce with eggplant and Thai holy basil & Som Tam & Thai tea (with coconut milk). You can choose between 2 sizes, we took it as main dish. The portions are good and the price is reasonable. Most important... the quality of the food is top-notch, very delicious. If you like fine Thai cuisine... this is the place to be!More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Response from Barrab B | Property representative |
Dear customers We have some options for Muslim customers as we use some main ingredients from Halal suppliers. Thank you Best regards Barrab
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Frequently Asked Questions about Barrab Restaurant

Yes, Barrab Restaurant offers takeaway services.

Barrab Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4