Thailand's second largest city has a very different feel to Bangkok. Northern food is influenced by Laos and Myanmar (Burma). There is a lot of sticky rice and chillies.
Local dishes: Khao Soi.
Below is some of the best food in Chiang Mai...
- 1 50200, 7/1 Rachadamnoen Rd Soi 5, Thesaban Nakhon Chiang Mai
- Mon–Fri, Sun:10:00 - 21:00
- 104 Ku Tao Alley, เทศบาลนครเชียงใหม่ Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50300
- Mon–Sun:09:00 - 21:00
- Thanon Baanpa Pragarn Rd, Tambon Wiang, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Rai
- Mon–Fri, Sun:11:00 - 21:00
"Known as "Cowboy hat lady", she's very famous and is worthy of it. It's basically pork and rice but it's done really well."Read the full review...
- ประตูเมืองช้างเผือก Tambon Si Phum, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50200
- Mon–Sun:17:00 - Midnight
- Tha Phae Rd, Tambon Chang Moi, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai
- Tue–Sun:11:30 - 23:00
"Really great restaurant specialising in Northern Thai cuisine. I think all of the customers were Thai and Chinese when I was there but I'm not sure why it's not more popular with the western crowd."Read the full review...
- 112 Ratchamanka Rd, Tambon Phra Sing, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai
- Mon–Sun:09:00 - 16:00, 17:00 - 22:00
- * Possibly closed Mon–Sun
"Out of the five times I've tried to go here, it's only been open once, so I have no idea what kind of business they're running, but the food is great. It's northern Thai."Read the full review...
- Sri Poom 8 Alley, Tambon Si Phum, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai
- Mon–Sat:10:00 - 14:00
- Si Phum, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200
- Mon–Sun:04:00 - 18:00
"A local told me it's a great place to drink and that all the food is amazing. It was pretty empty when we went but it was the final night of Songkran so that might be why."Read the full review...
- Intrawarorot Rd, Tambon Si Phum, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai
- Mon–Sun:24 Hours
- Chaiyapoom Rd, Tambon Si Phum, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai
- Mon–Sun:11:00 - 23:00
- Su Thep, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200
- Mon–Sun:09:00 - 21:00
- Loi Kroh Rd, Tambon Chang Khlan, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai
- Mon–Sat:10:00 - Midnight
"roasts whole small birds on a customised spit at the front of its Old City restaurant"
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— From Guardian article"
- Samlan Rd Soi 1, Tambon Si Phum, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai
- Mon–Sun:10:00 - 17:00
- 31 ถนน ช้างคลาน Tambon Chang Moi, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50100
- Mon:08:00 - 14:00
- Tue:10:00 - 14:00
- Wed, Sat:08:00 - 17:00
- Thu:10:00 - 15:00
- Fri, Sun:08:00 - 15:00
- 259 Moo 12 Thailand, ตำบล เชียงดาว อำเภอ เชียงดาว เชียงใหม่ 50170, Thailand
- Mon–Thu:11:00 - Midnight
- Fri–Sun:10:00 - Midnight
- 31 ratchwithi road muang, ตำบล ศรีภูมิ อำเภอเมืองเชียงใหม่ เชียงใหม่ 50200, Thailand
- Mon–Sun:13:00 - 00:30