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Led by a licensed foodie guide, this 4.5 hour nightly food tour takes you to 7 different locations across the city by truck, sampling 17 different food tastings as well as visiting a local produce market, wholesale market and Chinatown.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Si Phum, Mueang Chiang Mai District | Wat Lok Moli, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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Reviewed 30 November 2018

This is a great food tour of what people in Chiang Mai really eat. We tried so many different dishes (come hungry) in six locations which showcased the region’s many and varied dishes. Some were more out there than others but it was great to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank solittletimeLondon
AChefsTour, Owner at A Chef's Tour (Chiang Mai), responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Hi solittletimeLondon, Thank you every so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We try to introduce guests to some of the lesser known dishes and focus on Northern Thai cuisine which is quite different from Central and Southern Thai food. We're...More

Reviewed 29 November 2018

We had a fantastic, belly-filling adventure on the Chiang Mai food tour earlier this month. Moui took us to a number of restaurants and a food market where we enjoyed a variety of Northern Thai dishes. Our favorite parts were the market and the Cowboy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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AChefsTour, Owner at A Chef's Tour (Chiang Mai), responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

HI Lizardbreath122, Haha! Belly-filling adventure! Maybe we'll change the tour name to this! That kha khao moo from the Cowboy Hat lady is the best in town! We're really pleased to hear that you had a good time with your guide Moui. We really look...More

Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Loved this tour! Moui was very knowledgeable about historical influences on northern thai food and its ingredients. At the market we tried lots of herbs and snacks as well and sampled some of the best khao soi and ice cream - so good! Highly recommendMore

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank blissin
AChefsTour, Owner at A Chef's Tour (Chiang Mai), responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Hi Blissin, Great to hear you loved the tour. Our guide Moui really knows the ins and outs of Northern Thai cuisine as well as the history behind it. That khao soi is our fav too! Looking forward to seeing you on another one of...More

Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Truly a tour made for the foodie in is all! Whether a chef, a food lover, or just want to know more about the cuisine, culture, and history of Chiang Mai, this is a tour for you! Moui has such an amazing personality and is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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AChefsTour, Owner at A Chef's Tour (Chiang Mai), responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Hi Max, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're really pleased to hear that Moui showed you a good time on the tour. She's really knows her stuff about Northern Thai cuisine! Looking forward to seeing you on another one of...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018

Not our first time in Chiang Mai and this tour was one of the best we have been on. Our guide, Moui, was very informative and engaging with our small group. We felt like we were friends on a personal tour instead of being just...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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AChefsTour, Owner at A Chef's Tour (Chiang Mai), responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Hi Douglas, Great to hear that you felt this tour was one of the best you've been on. Our guide Moui is the best in town and really knows her stuff when it comes to Northern Thai cuisine. We always keep our tour groups small...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018

Wow! I cannot recommend this tour more. It was such an amazing time walking through the local markets with Moui, who was full of information. She explained all the different foods, fruits, vegetables, herbs, and products. Thailand has such a vast amount of unique food...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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AChefsTour, Owner at A Chef's Tour (Chiang Mai), responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Hi Mapless Adventures, So good to hear that you enjoyed the tour. Moui's food tour makes for the best introduction to Northern Thai cuisine (quite different from Thai food that most know). We don't have any minimum numbers to ensure that we don't disappoint customers....More

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

This tour is a great way to learn more about Thailand and it's cuisine. Our guide, Moui had great knowledge and we had a very informative tour of the market, where Moui purchased many items that she then incorporated into the meals we had in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robyn W
AChefsTour, Owner at A Chef's Tour (Chiang Mai), responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Hi Robyn, Great to hear that you feel the tour was a good introduction to Northern Thai cuisine. That's exactly the idea behind the tour, so it looks like your guide Moui has got it right! While other tour companies have groups up to 15+,...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018

This was a fantastic tour. We ate and we ate and we ate and Moui still wanted to feed us more! Moui was a great guide and knows a lot about both the food scene and Chiang Mai in general. We highly recommend this tour.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ChicagoPair
AChefsTour, Owner at A Chef's Tour (Chiang Mai), responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Hi ChicagoPair, Hahaha! Yes, there's lots to try along the way! There are so many AMAZING things to try in Northern Thai cuisine, Moui can't help but introduce the guests to a long list of street food plates. We hope you enjoyed the rest of...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This was an awesome and informative tour. Moui is fantastic and really knows her stuff! I only wish we had more time so we could have actually eaten all the things towards the end of the tour. We tried a lot of food and got...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sudha N
AChefsTour, Owner at A Chef's Tour (Chiang Mai), responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Hi Sudha, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! Moui's such a great guide and I'm really pleased to hear that she showed you a good time. Looking forward to seeing you on another one of our foodie tours soon. All the...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

This is was a wonderful experience -- and much better than some other food tours I've been on. By starting the tour at a food market to discuss unprepared vegetables and fruits, Moui does a wonderful job of providing much needed context to the foods...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Luke C, Owner at A Chef's Tour (Chiang Mai), responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hi 443barrett, Amazing! So great to hear you enjoyed the experience. That's exactly the reason Moui takes her guests to the market first. It's a great way to introduce guests to Thai cuisine and the ingredients that are used in it. It's also one of...More

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