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£3 - £7
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Bar, Barbecue, Seafood, Thai, Healthy
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Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The most memorable experience is its location. It sits on the side of a river, overlooking a beautiful pagoda. The surroundings are peaceful, literally far from the madding crowd. Ironically its location also is a downside. If you do not pre-arrange your return transit, it...is difficult to get a taxi. Food is good though.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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K-Lin Lim, Owner at Paak Dang Riverside Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Valued Guest, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and we are glad you enjoyed our food and dining atmosphere. Our sincere apologies if you had trouble making your way back as this should not have happened. Our front staff...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What an amazing night. The restaurant is located right next to the Ping river. Complimentary insect repellent on the table which was a really nice touch. The atmosphere was just right, staff were super attentive and didn’t rush you ordering. Loved the little buzzer on...the table when you were ready to order drinks of for the next course. The food was the best we had eaten since being in Chiang Mai. Great choices. Even had ribs which we were craving. If you haven’t visited Paak Daang you must .More

Date of visit: April 2024
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K-Lin Lim, Owner at Paak Dang Riverside Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Rachel, thank you for taking the time to leave us a glowing 5 star review and we are glad you had a wonderful experience dining with us at Paak Dang. Saying this was the "best food" you had in Chiang Mai has put a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent good and service. Great ambiance too as the riverside setting was perfect for eating seafood. The menu provided an extensive selection.

Date of visit: March 2024
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K-Lin Lim, Owner at Paak Dang Riverside Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear EckSoong, thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review and we are glad you enjoyed our food, service and riverside setting. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Warmest Regards, K-Lin Lim Owner

Reviewed 15 March 2024

I can't speak more highly of our experience at Paak Dang Riverside Dining while in Chiang Mai! The owners are incredibly lovely people and did everything they could to ensure our large group had an amazing time dining with them. Beyond the friendly service and...special touches, the food is fantastic. From the starters to the main to the giant prawns, we were incredibly satisfied with everything that came to our table. If you are looking for solid food, friendly service and a business with a purpose (read up about them and their story!), then look no further than Paak Dang. Thanks to the entire team for a birthday dinner I won't forget!More

Date of visit: February 2024
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K-Lin Lim, Owner at Paak Dang Riverside Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Davey, thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review and for choosing Paak Dang to celebrate your birthday. We are glad you and your friends had a great time and hope you created many fond memories here. A bigger...More

Reviewed 6 March 2024

Wonderful riverside dining experience with great service rendered from the staffs, shoutout to Mae for the cheerful attitude and going the extra mile to help celebrate a birthday. Not only was great hospitality shown, the food was delicious as well! Definitely a good place to...visit.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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K-Lin Lim, Owner at Paak Dang Riverside Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and for choosing Paak Dang to celebrate a birthday. Paak Dang is committed to ensure that all our guests have a memorable time dining with us and we are glad we...More

Reviewed 25 February 2024 via mobile

Authentic , Rustic with beaming staff who welcome everyone with Smiling Faces and warmth that comes from within., We go for their Signature Dishes , namely their Humongous Sea Prawns done both way , Steam with Lime & Garlic & another one Grilled to Perfection...! Next we ordered the Soft Shell Curry Crab to go with Jasmine Rice . We sloshed down with Heineken Chill Cold beer ….. Shall we book another table for our friends soon ?More

Date of visit: February 2024
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K-Lin Lim, Owner at Paak Dang Riverside Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2024

Dear Calvin, thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review and we are glad that our staff has touched your heart with their "smiling faces and warmth". We are glad you enjoyed our food and yes definitely book all your...More

Reviewed 21 February 2024

Staff was excellent and food was yummy! There is a range of delicious food available on the menu. Great ambience too! Will definitely return on my next visit to Chiang Mai.

Date of visit: February 2024
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K-Lin Lim, Owner at Paak Dang Riverside Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2024

Dear Valued Guest, thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review and we are glad you enjoyed our food, service and ambience. We will be waiting to see you again the next time you are in Chiang Mai.

Reviewed 19 February 2024

Amazing experience especially since the staff are being enabled by the job. Yup, this is a place that helps youths overcome adversity so do your part.

Date of visit: February 2024
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K-Lin Lim, Owner at Paak Dang Riverside Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2024

Dear William, thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review and more importantly for supporting our. mission of "changing lives". We look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in Chiang Mai.

Reviewed 19 February 2024

A must go if you are in Chiangmai. Had a great and wonderful dinner on 19th Feburary 2024. The service in this restaurant is very good and the food served is amazing. Thank you owner,Ms Lim and her wonderful staff for giving our team of...10 pax a good dinner. There was live music too. We had an enjoyable time. Thank you Ms Lim and her team of service staff.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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K-Lin Lim, Owner at Paak Dang Riverside Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2024

Dear Valued Guest, thank you for leaving us such a glowing review and recommending Paak Dang as "A Must Go Place"! We are glad you enjoyed our food and service and we look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in Chiang...More

Reviewed 19 February 2024 via mobile

A must visit. The staff is friendly and they try their best to speak English too. The food is tasty and the ambiance is beautiful.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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K-Lin Lim, Owner at Paak Dang Riverside Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2024

Dear Valued Guest, thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review and we are glad you enjoyed our food, service and ambience. Even more so, thank you for recommending Paak Dang as a "must visit" and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 15 February 2024 via mobile

This was our first time visiting the restaurant, which is just stunning and we were seated on a lovely table with a river side view. The wait staff were very friendly, prompt and attentive throughout, the real highlight of the evening was the food, simply...out of this world. The signature river prawns were sensational, I would highly recommend you drop in for a visit to try them! We’ve been coming to Chiang Mai, this is now one of our favourite places, we will most certainly be back,More

Date of visit: February 2024
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K-Lin Lim, Owner at Paak Dang Riverside Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2024

Dear Bankola, thank you for taking the time to leave us such a glowing review. Saying that we serve food that is "simply out of this world" is music to every restaurant's ears! We will continue to improve so that we stay on top of...More

Reviewed 14 February 2024 via mobile

This beautiful restaurant never fails on the quality of food,service, and ambience .Set on the Ping River, this restaurant is the perfect place for couples or groups and can cater to many . Offering Thai cuisine at its best .More

Date of visit: February 2024
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K-Lin Lim, Owner at Paak Dang Riverside Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2024

Dear Greg, it was lovely to see you both again and thank you for leaving us such a glowing review. I still can't believe you had dinner with us every single night during your 5 night stay here. Have a safe flight back and we...More

Reviewed 11 February 2024 via mobile

Went early on a weekday evening. It was not crowded. The food was excellent and flavourful and there was a huge range of dishes to choose from. There was a nice view of the river.

Date of visit: February 2024
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K-Lin Lim, Owner at Paak Dang Riverside Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2024

Dear Valued Guest, thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review and we are glad you enjoyed dining with us. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you are back in Chiang Mai.

Reviewed 7 February 2024

I can’t recommend this restaurant highly enough for several reasons….. Firstly, food is amazing! I had the Thai pineapple rice with seafood as my tolerance for spice is quite low, the balance of flavours and variety of seafood served inside a fresh pineapple was perfect....Secondly, the location. The old teak wooden house with the extensive outdoor seating sits on the edge of the river which is just beautiful. And finally and by no means least, the staff and the ethos on which the business has been built. The attentiveness and care that goes in to the service leaves you feeling welcomed and looked after from a team of young staff who have faced many challenges and been given a second chance in life, truly inspirational. Of all the places you decide to eat in Chiang Mai this restaurant should be on your list.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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K-Lin Lim, Owner at Paak Dang Riverside Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2024

Dear Valued Guest, thank you for taking the time to leave us such a glowing and well thought review. We are glad you enjoyed our food, location, ambience and service. More importantly, thank you for supporting our mission of "changing lives" and we look forward...More

Reviewed 6 February 2024

We visited this restaurant 20 years ago, when it still as named Thanam run by a Chiang Mai family. They were offering Northern Thai food (especially Nam Prik). They even had a small hotel with cozy cottage rooms and a balcony overlooking Mae Ping. Since...8 years this is now a renovated place with new owners. We dropped in after 6 pm - many tables reserved. Lots of Chinese customers. The food es excellent - now mainly seafood. Attentive waiters. Surprising fast serv ice of the food. Lovely place with great view to the Jedi on the other side of the river. You must try it.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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K-Lin Lim, Owner at Paak Dang Riverside Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2024

Dear Valued Guest, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and recommending Paak Dang as a "must try"! We are glad you enjoyed our food and service and look forward to seeing you again the next time you are back in...More

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Suzanne A
28 March 2023|
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Response from klinl | Property representative |
At Paak Dang we have something for everyone at reasonable prices ranging from 120-300B per dish for vegetables, curries, meat and poultry. Our signature seafood menu items will cost more as these are rare in Chiang Mai.
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Hi, we have vegetarian options and we are able to cater to vegetarians on special request for other dishes.
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Paak Dang Riverside Dining is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
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  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5