Chiang Mai

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ShermansTravel experts know where to find the best meal in town at the best price. Our restaurant reviews sift through the mountains of menus to highlight neighborhood gastronomic institutions and up-and-coming foodie hotspots – not to mention where to go for affordable, dependable fare complemented by a charming atmosphere.

Top Restaurants in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai Saloon

Get your fix of Americana in this kitsch, rowdy saloon. Here you’ll find Texas Size Burgers and juicy Striploins at low prices, plus pool, internet, popcorn and peanuts, all free.

80/1 Loikroh Rd., 011-66-84-175-3506,
Tags: budget | local favorite | tex-mex

Le Grand Lanna

Dine on impeccable local specialties on a terrace overlooking tropical gardens or in the lavish staterooms brimming with regional art and antiques. Enjoy hourly performances of traditional dance.

Dhara Devi Mandarin Oriental, 011-66-53-888-888,
Tags: thai | expensive | smart splurge | gardens

Street Food

The best way to sample hearty Northern Thai specialties like Khao Soi (a creamy, spicy soup) is visiting the night markets. Head for Anusarn off Thanon Chang Klan, the surroundings of Chiang Mai Gate, or the Night Bazaar.

Tags: budget | open late | open-air

The Gallery

Artsy foodies enjoy Northern Thai dishes and sweeping city views over candle light and soft Thai music. The art gallery is pricy, as is the food—for Chiang Mai standards.

, 011-66-53-248-601
Tags: moderate | thai | patio

The House

This inviting white mansion harbors a trendy restaurant favored by locals and gourmets. Guests willingly shell out quite a bit of local money for the creative blending of Asian and Western recipes here.

Moonmuang, 011-66-53-419-011
Tags: expensive | trendy | global fusion

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