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9-11 Charoenrat Road, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
+66 53 243 239
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you've had enough hole in the wall dining experiences and need a change of pace, this is an excellent choice! It's also a good choice for a business meal. You can look out at the river while you drink your favorite fruit smoothie and munch on an amazing appetizer or two. Their food is traditional Thai style with upscale... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Riverside is located on both sides of Charoenrat Road. The water side location is loud and busy during the late evening, the other side is best for dinner if you want to have a conversation. Food menu suits both local and western. Price is reasonable as is the quality.

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had been recomended to dine here by a friend who had previously visited. We were welcomed and shown to a temporary table where we could have a drink until our riverside table was ready. Good first impression, now we were looking forward to this diner experience. Our first dissapontment however was the presentation of our drinks, small and very... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were directed here upon a late evening arrival at a nearby hotel. 10pm on a Wednesday we were seated immediately with a great view of the river and of the live music. Western food was average (who comes to Thailand and orders spaghetti?). Thai food was fresh and delicious. Service was good. Bill not expensive.

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New Jersey
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our driver recommended the Riverside. Quite impressive from the street with the Ping River in the background. The menu looked very good, the food presentation was very nice,, but the food did not live up to our expectations. Service was average at best as well. A nice place for drinks, I will take a pass next time on the meal.

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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing to rave about nor complain about. Food was about average. Spice level definitely aimed for western tourists - almost bland. Close to hotel. Free wifi.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food and great service. This was my favourite meal in Chaing Mai - definitely recommend the vegetable spring rolls they are unreal. Lovely setting, great vibe and worth the walk/ride there.

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Thank Sherri A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here and the food was very good. It's very relaxed and the staff were very welcoming. Worth a visit if you're this side of the river and don't want to pay a fortune. Huge car park where we locked our bikes up. They do river dinner cruises too which we would have done had we more time.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went on Valentine's Day. We didn't have a reservation. The place was packed. We were seated (quickly) upstairs. I had a river view; my husband didn't-- given positioning of the table. Service was slow--but then again, it was Valentine's Day. I had duck a'la orange that was unrecognizable as duck.Tasteless baked potato. Husband fared better with... More 

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Israel
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here on two previous visits to Chiang Mai and were looking forward to another good meal here, however we were extremely disappointed. The food was not nearly as good. It still has a good vibe, but we did not enjoy the food and the service wasn't great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Bar, Asian, Thai, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 01:00
Monday
10:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 01:00
Thursday
10:00 - 01:00
Friday
10:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-11 Charoenrat Road, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: +66 53 243 239

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?