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Took Lae Dee

#538 of 9,434 Restaurants in Bangkok
Certificate of Excellence
Neighbourhood:
Sukhumvit
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87 Soi Sukhumvit 5,Sukhumvit Road,Khlong Toei Nuea Subdistrict,Watthana District | Foodland Supermarket, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
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+66 2 530 0220
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Cali
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143 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for budget food. It's very clean and everything cooked fresh. Open 24 hours. Even the coffee is fresh ground espresso, cheaper and better than Starbucks. No need to take a risk eating the plethora of dirty BKK street food. Highly recommend for the budget conscious adventurer. Your gut will thank you for this safer food choice.

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London, United Kingdom
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209 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always come here to eat as its better than most restaurants in the vicinity, cheap cheerful and always cooked well. The fact that its in a supermarket is a plus as if its busy you can shop first. Quick food with a nice easy to read menu, the staff are friendly and easy to talk too.

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Thank Matthew P
Chatswood
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Relatively wide variety of Thai and Western food at low price but very clean and good quality served to you like you are in McDonalds. They cook it for you in front of your eyes under an air-conditioned atmosphere and they taste authentic. From Thai Cousin specially Green Curry with Chicken to their American Breakfast under $90 bath are exceptional... More 

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Thank Kouroshmomeni2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

If you're in the Arab area of Soi 5, and kebabs are not on your radar, but a Thai green curry instead, try this stand up eatery. For a budget below Thb 100 per person, you can expect a good wholesome Thai meal cooked in their open kitchen.

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Thank Ashley M
Bangkok, Thailand
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

A very interesting restaurant experience with a full menu of typical Western and Thai dishes. It reminds me of 1950s-60s restaurants in the US with quick, full service dining 24-hours a day. Staff is always friendly and helpful, food is always fresh and pretty low-priced (portions are Asian and not Western, however). Free flowing iced water always a treat. Full... More 

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Thank PCinBKK
Siem Reap, Cambodia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Took Lae Dee (translated: Inexpensive and Good) restaurant is the best choice for western dishes in Bangkok. A great variety of western and thai dishes which won't hurt your valet and great quality too, as they use their own produce from the supermarket Foodland, by far the best quality and selection of western food products.

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Thank Tomas B
Senago, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is very good, tasty thai dishes, good choice of local or international food. Good selection of beers. Price very reasonable. Definitely give it a try!

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Thank Emanuele F
Zurich
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Thinking about eating at the supermarket is not very sexy. But when you eat at the Took lae Dee on Soi 5....you will get a lot of quality for a very low price. We eate Morning Glory, Tum yan khun, Green Curry, Shrimps with black pepper, Fish with black pepper. Every single dish was excellent. And the price? What would... More 

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Thank Thomas_Moritz
Timisoara, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

A meal for two (I had the fried chicken with cashew nuts, my girlfriend had the fried rice with curry Indian style), with two soft drinks and an extra order of rice was rounded up to 340 baht. Definitely recommend any time of day and night (Open 24/7).

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Thank Raul M
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Returned after 14 months and it's exactly as per the menu,well priced Thai & Eurpean food and always busy with a good atmosphere.Ate there everyday and the family love it and the breakfasts are still the best bargain.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Soi Sukhumvit 5,Sukhumvit Road,Khlong Toei Nuea Subdistrict,Watthana District | Foodland Supermarket, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Sukhumvit
  • Neighbourhood: Sukhumvit
  • Phone Number: +66 2 530 0220

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

Staying in Sukhumvit

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Sukhumvit
With a mix of shopping malls, hip bars and food stalls lining both sides of Thailand’s longest road, you’ll rarely encounter a dull moment along Sukhumvit. While the main road itself doesn't offer a lot in terms of entertainment, it's the adjoining 'sois' (alleys) where the magic happens. Popular spots are soi 11 for a lively night out, soi 4 for naughty nightlife and soi 21 for world-class shopping at Terminal 21. It's hard to cover everything this area has to offer in on day, so be sure to take your time. Sukhumvit is heavily congested with traffic during day and night, so getting from A to B is most convenient using the BTS Skytrain right above it.
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