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Chai Yo Modern Thai

4.8
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476 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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Thai
Chai Yo Modern Thai brings a chef-driven Thai concept featuring Chef DeeDee Niyomkul’s interpretation of traditional Thai recipes using modern techniques and inspiration in a contemporary hip setting. Chai Yo Modern Thai offers plates and a happy hour menu. The bar menu provides specialty cocktails with ingredients made in house and a diverse wine list. From the family that created Nan Thai Fine Dining, Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft, and Tamarind Seed.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
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4.7
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Enough portions to share and the food tasted amazing. I knew I was getting the outdoor seating with a risk of food getting cold, but the service was great!

Everyone wore masks the right way. (Not with their nose popping out)

Will dine again!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great service

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vipParriso
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was visiting from out of town and found this restaurant on opentable while searching for Thai and we are really glad we did!
Great decor excellent customer service brilliant food we had a really great experience and when we are back in Atlanta we will stop back in!

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on October 11, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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vipAmyA
Atlanta
12 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Beef Cheeks are amazing! It was a beautiful evening to sit at their outdoor dining area.

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on October 1, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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OutdoorDining
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Recently went to Chai Yo to celebrate my Husband's birthday. We have not eaten out at a restaurant since February, so I was looking for somewhere with outdoor seating. I was very impressed on how they are handling Covid. They checked our temps before seating us, we had to scan a QR code to look at the menu, and all staff were wearing masks, above there nose. They don't have many outdoor tables, but that was perfect for us! We were all well spaced apart. Now our service was absolutely amazing, I wish I could remember his name, maybe Dong? He was very attentive and gave great recommendations. Then finally the food.....ahhh, the delicious food! We are big Thai cuisine fans and this is on a whole other echelon of flavors and quality. Even our kids commented on how yummy everything was and asked to come back. We will definitely be back but it was a hefty bill for a family of 4 and only one glass of wine. But overall it was worth it for a special occasion! Thanks for an amazing experience and dinner!

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on October 1, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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JordanW
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Top Notch! Delicious! Excellent service.

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on October 11, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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NinaR
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fantastic. The sea bass and drunken noodles are great. Ambience was intimate, nice for a dinner date. Dress casual.

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on October 1, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Loved Chai Yo! The outdoor/patio set up is perfect for socially distanced dining. The service was incredibly slow, but our server was very nice and personable.

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on September 21, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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DeborahL
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We sat outside to hear the music. Overall the food and service was very good. Heaters are needed for fall because it was a bit chilly and windy Saturday night.

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on September 21, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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Helen
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. Nice for a special ocassion celebration.

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on September 21, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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vipdrj1
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I felt completely safe. The food has been excellent each and every time I go. I can order anything and change it to vegetarian without any issue and I love that! Plus, the environment is decorated beautifully!

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on September 19, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was really good! Like always

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on October 1, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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vipAlfredoN
Atlanta
33 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We ate the special and it was very good (Seabass with lobster rice and brussels sprouts) we asked for the chicken fritters and they were delicious

It is always a pleasure to have dinner here as they always treat you as family, the ambiance is good and the service exceptional!!!

They are very good following covid protocols!!

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on September 19, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent food and ambiance

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on September 12, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Nice place great fresh food

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on September 19, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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vipEatsoutalot
Atlanta
25 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went to have dinner on perhaps the most beautiful night in the lady six months. Chai Uo takes their Covid safety protocols seriously - take your temperature when you arrive and seat you on an expansive outdoor area. The food, service, and experience was top notch. HIGHLY recommended during the pandemic and ANYTIME when things are normal again! The beef cheeks - truly outstanding

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on September 12, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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vipJoannaH
Atlanta
12 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic meal, the drunken noodles were truly special. The outdoor patio is lots of fun and they had live music. We really appreciate being able to reserve the patio specifically and had a fantastic meal. We’ll definitely be back!

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on September 12, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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BrittanyB
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The old fashions are amazing and the lamb chops are to die for

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on September 12, 2020

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vipJoannaB
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always Chai Yo excels; delicious food, attentive service. Thanks to Tang who was wonderful with the customer service. Really enjoyed the patio experience I hope they offer it moving forward even in cooler weather, perhaps with gas heating etc and some modifications for inclement weather given the current health requirements.

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on September 5, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience2

Would’ve been nice to know that there was construction work going on outside. Bit of an eyesore. Other than that the food and ambiance was great. Great service from the waitress that took care of us.

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on September 4, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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AudreyK
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. Great cuisine. Loved the live music. Highly recommend!

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on September 4, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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vipAlfredoN
Atlanta
33 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

The dinner was not perfect as we did no like the table we were seated, but at least it was outdoors. For the first time I ate the Sea Bass and the dish was superb. It was cooked just right and the sauce was just perfect!! I will certainly try other dishes as I tend to always choose the spicy ones. It was delicious!!!

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on August 28, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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ChrisG
Columbus
5 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Oh man. Just go. Don’t even look at the menu. Just ask the waitress what to get. She basically ordered for everyone and it was incredible. Dumplings. Spring rolls. Fresh basil rolls. Drunken noodles with shrimp. 12 braised beef cheek. Couldn’t go wrong

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on August 28, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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HillDaniel
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing. We felt comfortable with their Covid-19 procedures. The food, drinks, and staff were all amazing. Booking the reservation was a breeze. I recommend the lamb chops and the crab fried rice! We will visit again very soon.

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on August 31, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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vipTony
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff amazing!: the Covid Conscience feel is very safe feeling: and the food....AMAZING!!!!!

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on August 28, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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TonniG
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was just right! The drinks, food, ambiance and service. It was our first time patronizing the restaurant and our server, Maria, made sure that we understood the menu. She was enthusiastic and gave great recommendations. We’ll definitely be returning and telling others in the meantime!

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on August 28, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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HelenaR
Atlanta
12 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been searching a good authentic Thai food in Atlanta and all had been disappointment until I come across chai yo!! Hands down the best Thai restraint in Atlanta!

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on August 28, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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Fritz
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The most authentic Thai food in Atlanta. Genuinely friendly and kind staff.

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on August 28, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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Vegas2013
Atlanta
39 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The minute you walk through the doors you feel welcomed. Great ambiance and they are following the COVID guidelines. The service and the food was outstanding! I highly recommend and will be dining again soon.

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on August 28, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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vipSusan
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friendship

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on August 22, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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vipJanice
Atlanta
69 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was so nice to go where all protocols were met for everyone’s health and safety. Our Server Tong, was very friendly and offered some great drink and good options.

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on August 22, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

They had a very nice improvised outdoor seating area for COVID. Octopus salad was outstanding, as always, and both main dishes (green curry scallops and hot basil seafood) were delicious. A truly first-rate, classy Thai experience

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on August 28, 2020

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QIOA
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on August 22, 2020

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MiamiCane07
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Amazing flavors, Foggy Artichoke is a dynamic cocktail!

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on August 14, 2020

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viplzrdq
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our favorite places – especially on the weekends when they have live music along with great outdoor dining. Favorite meal is drunken noodles – if you're feeling adventurous, try it extra spicy. Unusual cocktails and great service.

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on August 14, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time celebrating our anniversary. We come here every year for our anniversary dinner because the food and the service are always on point; even amidst construction in the background and a global pandemic! The live music was great and I thought it would impressive the staff was able to incorporate safety into the operations while still providing a nice ambience. Knowing that safety measures were in place and consistently followed allowed us to enjoy our experience without being overly worryied about our safety. Hats off to Chef DeeDee and the Chai Yo staff for always making it a special evening to remember.

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on August 14, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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vipMorrisfa
Atlanta
18 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and attention to detail. Love the dumplings, octopus salad and tapioca dumplings. Great sea bass and beef cheeks. Favorite Thai food by far.

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on August 14, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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vipSusan
Atlanta
50 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a delicious dinner this last Saturday night. The lobster soup and the sea bass along with the shrimp and scallop dish was amazing! Sat outside on the patio with social distancing. Listen to live music that was actually very good. It was a woman singer. Unfortunately right after we finished our entrées the skies opened and huge thunderstorm came in so everybody rushed to get inside the restaurant. Certainly not the restaurants fault so I highly recommend them. Some of the Best Thai food in Atlanta.

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on August 14, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service and food as always!

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on August 14, 2020

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ChadJamesR
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed our first experience at Chai Yo! Everything we ordered was unique and tasted great. My family is looking forward to going back again and tasting more of the menu.

Chai Yo Modern Thai
Responded on August 14, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to your next visit. - Chef DeeDee Niyomkul

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Chai Yo Modern Thai using the Order Online button. Chai Yo Modern Thai also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates. Chai Yo Modern Thai also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (404) 464-7980.

Chai Yo Modern Thai is rated 4.8 stars by 476 OpenTable diners.

Chai Yo Modern Thai does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://chaiyo.securetree.com/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.