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Ponganes Espresso

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133/5 Ratchapakinai Rd | T. Sriphum a. Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 87 727 2980
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Today
09:30 - 16:30
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Thu - Tue 09:30 - 16:30
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really delicious. Had a flat white that would rival any Melbourne hipster café. Nice, small minimalist interior. Perfect for a quick espresso, etc.

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Thank Sporkster2000
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A light fruitier espresso, excellent flavour. I went for the 100% Thai blend and bought a bag for good measure. You'll pay similar prices to good hipster coffee shops in places like Amsterdam or London but you get the same excellent coffee. Well worth it if you value coffee

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Thank Christian G
Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Yes, it is all about the taste in the cup. With multiple trips to this coffee shop, I have sampled espresso produced from various blends, each with nice flavour, Also, I highly recommend the iced mocha Australian style. Yes, expensive, but truly amazing taste. Excellent coffee shop in Chiang Mai where the focus is where it should be, that is,... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This coffee place is designed for a grab-n-go customer unlike typical coffee shop in Chiang Mai that tended to have space for the customers to hang out, however, the whole point to get coffee here is more like a quality and unique taste. It worths a try for coffee geek as they have very good quality either coffee beans and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Very strong iced coffee - thai style, great kick start and pick-me-up. A bit expensive, but delicious.

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Thank Billie V
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Cafe that only serves their own roasted coffee, no food. This minimalistic concept ensures that customers can focus 100% on tasting great coffee. This is enforced by the lack of Wi-Fi. Well, just talk to your fellow coffee lovers and/or the amazingly friendly and generous owner. His English is very good.

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Thank Peter d
England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

We are (as you know by now) big coffee drinkers. Coffee is subject, as with food. We LOVED Ponganes Expresso, the coffee, the setting and the owners willingness to be warm and talk about his wares, industry and passion. This is what id call a boutique coffee shop - the owner os a brewmaster and delivers a very very good... More 

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Thank AView4U
Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

- Small coffee bar with nice staff and good taste coffee - Good location in old town - not a place to sit for large group

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Thank E24GJL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Small espresso bar with nice, modern furnishings and excellent selection of beans. You can sit on a long bench, there's only one table, so not a place to sit and work.

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Thank Kevin R
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

normally, coffee in chiangmai quite good. ponganes espressoo is in good location, short walk from thapae gate. they open at 10.00 and coffee is great! esp. mocca.

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Thank jimmie_v6

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$4
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 16:30
Monday
09:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
09:30 - 16:30
Thursday
09:30 - 16:30
Friday
09:30 - 16:30
Saturday
09:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133/5 Ratchapakinai Rd | T. Sriphum a. Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: +66 87 727 2980
Description
Ponganes Espresso began in a tiny shop on Moon muang soi 5 in Chiang Mai's old city, Thailand and one common goal :to develop a place where customers would be guaranteed an excellent coffee experience every time they visited the store.

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