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Arcobaleno Italian Restaurant

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60 Na Wat Ket Road | first soi off of Keaw Nawarat Road, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
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+66 53 306 254
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Thu - Tue 11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Kyoto, Japan
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

My favorite Italian restaurant in Chiang Mai. Excellent menu and always delicious. The clientele says it all - both locals and expats love this place! Weekends or bigger parties, require reservations, it is a popular destination.

Thank Isabella B
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We came here with family for 3 nights... Just want to have an Italian food in Chiangmai and a friend recommend a must to come here. We ordered many dishes starting from cold cuts, spicy calamari, four cheese pizza, sirloin steak, cheesy spinach and carb meat au gratin.... All were so yummy!!!

Thank Maew N
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We just went there and like all people say , when you need a Rice-break I can higly recomend this place . The pasta was delicious and the dessert even more. Also very good wine and friendly staff

Thank Laurence D
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

I've driven past the sign for Arcobaleno hundreds of times and each time I tell myself I must check it out. Finally last week I did and I'm so glad to have done so! I had the Gnocchi with Truffle cream sauce and since then I can't get it out of my head! Amazing!! For a main I had Osso... More 

BKK Thailand
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Couldn't say I'm an Italian food expert but after years & yesterday I would rate the place as best Italian for budget meal. Restaurant ambience : spacious car park, family run restaurant , clean & tidy. It's family / friends sort of evening meal. Food Menu : Pasta & Pizza variety, Steak , lasagna, Risotto, chef specials salad & pizza,... More 

Thank Paweena M
Bangkok, Thailand
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Usually I come to Chiang Mai 2-3 times a year. The Arco Baleno is one of the restaurant I rarely miss from my list. There are many Italian but Thai-adapted food in Chiang Mai but this one is one of the authentic. The location is just of the main street where there are many river-view bars. So, I suggest you... More 

Thank Wiriya
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

I love it when you find a back street place and the food, staff and price are spot on... Go here, total worth it (current pictures don't do it justice) *******D.E.L.I.S.H********

Thank niknak-pattywak
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Arcobaleno has always been my family's favorite since it was babylon restaurant in front of Chiang Mai University. The food is fantastic especially pizza. The pizza's flavor is just right. However, it would have been better to add more side vegetables in the fillet of sole. I personally like their home made pasta. It is the place we often choose... More 

Thank Auraajaree
Cincinnati, Ohio
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

We often tell our friends that our favorite Italian restaurant in the world is in Chiang Mai. Arcobaleno has been consistently good for the last 8 years we've come. We. Are always in town for my wife's birthday and this is where we celebrate! The spinach and crab crepes are amazing. I usually order the eggplant Parmesan. My wife orders... More 

Thank tom y
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Water services was free and the waiters were very attentive and polite. We ordered two appetizers (crab and scallops in cheese sauce) very tasty and fresh, gnocchi with truffle sauce which was amazing, and a malfatti that was the best I have had in a long time, zero flour pure spinach, so good it was that we order two more!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Na Wat Ket Road | first soi off of Keaw Nawarat Road, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: +66 53 306 254
Arcobaleno, a beautiful word, means rainbow in Italian. This word has inspired us to create the slogan of our restaurant as “The Color of Taste”.The Color of Taste is representing to our variety of authentic Italian recipes that we serve through our warm, comfortable, and lovely atmosphere. We are proudly using our original recipes even though we have moved from an original location, Babelon, located in front of Chiang Mai University.An antique wooden house in the large garden was transformed into Arcobaleno, the lovely Italian restaurant with plenty of parking spaces. This place is decorated with the inspiration of clean, comfortable, and relaxed impression that you will perceive as very much feeling like eating at your lovely home. In addition, you will be able to enjoy your meal either inside the building or outside, surrounded with a peaceful garden. The yellow wall inside the restaurant has been decorated with the pictures of our big Chef Renato Magni, who is the head of this family own restaurant. He has invented his own Italian food recipes for more than thirty years together with his Italian cuisine experience in many countries around the world.The sample menu features a page of signature dishes; beef and salmon carpaccio, along with Riso pilaf primavera, Italian’ rice with fresh or Risotto Nero, Italian’ rice the squid ink. The second page is all kind of appetizer such as Crab meat Au Gartin, the most popular dish. Gambiri alla Salas di Creama, shrimo and mushroom combination in wine sauce, which is serve with smooth and creamy mashed potatoes. The mixed salad is only sixty baht, or we would recommend you to try our always delicious Capreses Salad, a tomato salad with parmesan cheese and olive oil served with homemade Italian dressing. The third page contains soup and vegetarian dishes, all kind of soup is only sixty baht, and we are also serving specialty menus for our vegetarian offerings. The Gnocchi mal fatti, gnocchi is mixed with spinach ricotta, parmesan, and mozzarella cheeses, is served with a choice of cream sauce or tomato/herb sauce. Our vegetarian pastas are priced at 130-160 baht. Our main meat dishes are included choices of chicken, duck, beef, veal, pork, fish, and frog. The grilled pork chops, served with a mushroom, wine sauce, and fresh steamed vegetables, is one of our specialties that you should not miss it.Our must-try homemade ice cream is served at thirty five baht per serving. We do have variety of choices you can choose such as Black Prune ice cream, Ginger with honey, and all kind of fruits ice cream, depended on the fruit season. Tiramisu cake, which is serve with a generous dollop of whipped cream. The secret of our deliciousness is the fresh seasoning and the use of our organic raw Italian materials such as tomato, basil, rosemary, and parsley. These materials are grown by us in our plentiful backyard. This explanation is why our food is very fresh, organic, and delicious as well as we are differentiated from others. If you love and think of Italian food, we always welcome you to Arcobaleno, “The Color of Taste”.Arcobaleno Italian Restaurant open daily at 11:00AM-2:00PM for lunch, and 5:30PM-10:00PM for dinner. Plenty of parking spaces!

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