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The River Market

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Charoen Prathet Road | Changkhlan, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
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+66 53 234 493
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is in a beautiful location on the banks of the river. The service was very good and the staff very friendly and helpful. A meal for two with a bottle of wine cost 1,800 b. Not the cheapest but well worth a visit.

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Thank Jacinta C
Brookline, Massachusetts
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192 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good food, thai - pretty busy (but busy season!) - staff efficient if a bit brusque. Designed for travelers - ie, not street food

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Thank James P
Penang
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view on the river. The service was very good, and I really enjoyed the tamarind wings. Would go back on our next visit.

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Thank b63
Malaysia
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

while the food & drink selection is exceptional, the food served tasted bland and lacking in that 'wow' factor, street food sold in the Old City tasted so much better without the high class ambiance !

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Thank kayhin
Frederiksberg, Denmark
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114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come here every year in february and the quality is slowly getting worse. The tamarin glazed spare ribs were served wihin 5 minutes and had chilli on the glazing.Chilli is a fine spice if you can tolerate it, my wife is alergic to chilli. So no stars to that dish, other dishes are fine. The view is good the... More 

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Thank jensk250
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely a place to go and enjoy Thai food. We've tasted northern Thai food in different restaurants and this one is in our top 5 from the city. Additionally it's next to the river!

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Thank Lina M
London
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112 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A taste of the best of Thailand food located by the river close to the old part of town. Its big and expansive there is even a Thai cooking school where you can learn to cook great Thai food. Lunch time it was not very busy but looking around it looks like it can get crowded so best to book.... More 

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Mendocino County, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best meals I've had yet and I'm going back later. Right on the ping river so you can watch the river life in front of you. Loads of food to choose

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Asse, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe you'll pay a little more and you'll get a little less but I was never disappointed about the food quality in this charming place on the banks of the Ping river. For dinner a reservation is advisable for the nicest places.

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Thank Bennie911
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ambiance in the restaurant is definitely the highlight and may be worth the visit. The menu is extensive but the food we ordered was only ok. Pricier than most other places and the servers rarely came around unless flagged down. Overall, we were hoping for more as we were loving the atmosphere when we walked in...but left still hungry.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Charoen Prathet Road | Changkhlan, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: +66 53 234 493

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