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The Riverside

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9-11 Charoenrat Road, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
+66 53 243 239
10:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Tried the thai food menus, which is rich in flavour and tasty. Didn't bother the American menu, thought that they might not be worth the price. Beers and drinks are more expensive than other vendors, but the cheap food makes up for it. Also, excellent servers here!!

Thank Jian Ru Jenny J
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Expensive - 14 Young coconuts cost us THB2,100. Even more expensive than what we paid at the hotel. Street vendors sell for THB35- THB40. Food is good but small in portion given the price. It's by the river so you get a nice view - except the river is muddy. Good place for a romantic dinner.

Reading, England, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Too busy which made us think it would be great but I was disappointed with the food as it seemed it was just made hot in the microwave and also the soup was not tasty. Would not go back again. One of the waitresses was rude, however the other staff were lovely!!!

Thank Jagruti G
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We live in Chiang Mai and thought we'd go try and find somewhere for dinner on the other side of the river from where we live. We stopped at this place and we are so glad we did. The food was amazing. We love Thai food and given we live here we feel we have a reasonable grasp of what... More 

Thank seanhnz
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place has a variety of cuisine, including more northern (Chiang Mai) styles. Also boasts decent drinks, and of course a lovely river view. A bit pricey for budget travelers.

Thank Zachary B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's located just next to the river with beautiful setting and wooden furniture. Thai food served always yummy! They also have a good life band and you can see everyone having fun dancing and singing along. Gets real busy during peak season so you may need to make reservations. Fun place for friends and family too!

Thank Dionetang
Oldbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this place and had lunch here two days on the trot. Lovely toasted sarnies by the river. Excellent service.

Thank michellephotographer
Waynesboro, Georgia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and service. But if you want to eat by the riverside be ready for some steep steeps. Try the boat cruise for a bit extra, nice touch. It is a great place to eat

Thank Don V
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one you need to do in Chiang Mai, great venue, great service with exceptional food and a great drinks menu. There is live music to ensure a good time is had by all. Do not miss this one, sit inside or out. Take your time and enjoy the setting. Make a booking or walk in. Enjoy

Thank Chris E
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our table was close to the river - service was excellent from friendly staff. A comprehensive menu of Thai and international cuisine. Huge range of craft beers. Prices were reasonable. Live music was excellent, though the pub area near the music was very crowded.

Thank Margaret W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Bar, Asian, Thai, International
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-11 Charoenrat Road, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: +66 53 243 239

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?