Where to eat
There are many good restaurants in Chiang Rai, of course. If you’re the one who totally enjoy eating, here are some suggestions for you.
‘Khanom Jean’ is one of the most popular dish of Thai people. It is made of floor, appearing as long and white thin stripes. Regularly, it is served up with spicy curry or soup on the top. So delicious!
If you’re interested in the dish, you can find it at ‘Khanom Jean Pa-Suk’ restaurant. It is located just in Muang County of Chiang Rai and opens daily, from 8:00-15:00.
This is one of the eldest restaurants in Chiang Rai. Be sure not to miss it! You can never complete your trip to anywhere without eating traditional foods of your destinations. This restaurant provides you various Thai foods with good taste! Feel free to go and relax in the middle of its natural, woody atmosphere.
Do you really want to go to northern Thailand and leave it without tasting the traditional foods first? No! Believe it, you don’t want to do that. That is why you should visit this urban restaurant, because Phu-Lae Chiang Rai serves northern Thai traditional dishes. It is decorated in leisure and natural style. You can enjoy eating everyday from 11:00-23:00.
Do you know the famous Clock Tower, the outstanding landmark of Chiang Rai? That’s right! This restaurant is located just nearby the Clock Tower. It serves clotted pig’s blood soup as the main dish. The good taste, clean food and quality are all guaranteed. The ingredients used for cooking are definitely fresh, as the restaurant doesn’t re-use same old materials. However, Saharos Chiang Rai doesn’t opens for too many hours. You can go there only during 6:00-14:00, just for breakfast and lunch.
Another old restaurant of Chiang Rai, located just opposite Krungthong Hotel in Muang County. For those who love nice hot rice with curry or Thai dishes on top, mustn’t miss this one. There are various menu that you can choose. Or if you don’t like hot rice, you can order boiled rice instead. All of these are in high quality.