Chiang Mai

7 Best Restaurants in Riverside Chiang Mai

Riverside in Chiang Mai is a nice place to stroll, and you won’t be disappointed if you get hungry. There are an abundance of eateries to choose from, suiting many tastes and budgets.

Here are 7 great restaurants in Riverside:

Deck 1

A trendy place offering Asian fusion cuisine and a live jazz band, with a healthy wine list and cocktail menu.

The Good View

Set by the River Ping with—you guessed it—a stunning view, this place is an institution in Chiang Mai, thanks to a great house band and a menu featuring Thai, Japanese and International dishes at reasonable prices. Sit inside or out.

Le Crystal

Serving fine French food with a river view, Le Crystal has a walk-in wine cellar, a second story with a better view and a garden seating area. On the last Saturday of the month, they offer a “world buffet.”

Comedara Restaurant and Art Gallery

Offering traditional Thai food, with works by local artists hanging on the wall (and for sale), Comedara is set in an old colonial house with a variety of dining areas. Some have river views and some do not.

The Gallery

The Gallery combines a store full of local handicrafts with upscale dining. Try the curries or the seafood dishes.

The Puri Punn

Both a five-star hotel and a restaurant, the Puri Punn is festooned with antiques, from the flatware to the tablecloths. The food is primarily Thai, with some international dishes.

Vieng Joom On Teahouse

With its pink façade and parasols, Vieng Joom On is evocative of a fairytale. It offers sandwiches, pastries and cakes—all made in-house—and a playroom upstairs for children.

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