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Paak Dang Riverside Dining

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Barbecue, Seafood
46/1 Wang Sing Kham Road | Reservations Recommended, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
+66 94 629 1319
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  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“jumbo prawns” (11 reviews)
“jungle curry” (10 reviews)
“river prawns” (10 reviews)
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Bar, Barbecue, Seafood, Thai, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
46/1 Wang Sing Kham Road | Reservations Recommended, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The location is great as it has a good view of the river. Unfortunately we didn't make a reservation before hand so we couldn't get a table with a view so I would suggest making one if your interested in the view. The service was...More

Thank Nashia
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After several days of street food and markets, My wife and I came here as a special treat. Nice relaxed feel by the river and live music was a great touch. We had the crab which was excellent and probably reflects the time the owner...More

Thank michael0309
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited the restaurant with my boyfriend in may. The restaurant had great views of the river during twilight and the crab and duck curry was life-changing. The staff delivered an impeccable service accompanied by live music. Overall it was a homely experience and well recommended...More

Thank Danica L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a group of 6 on a golfing holiday trip in Chiangmai. Visited Paak Dang for dinner on our 2nd nite..... and immediately made a forward reservation for our 3rd nite dinner at the same restaurant. If you have the opportunity to converse with...More

Thank Ric T
K-Lin L, Owner at Paak Dang Riverside Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ric, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. And more importantly thank you for your words of encouragement and support. Enjoy the rest of your trip here and I hope one of you will get a hole in one! We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there based on Trip advisor and we reserved a table in advance and fortunately we got a river view table. The location is like if I passed by I may not go in but I gone in the location was really great relax river...More

Thank Hkchanrc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place and very pleasant staff. We ordered crab, prawns and duck it was all very tasty, though is a bit pricy but is worth it

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the atmosphere and food is great. Price is reasonable although can be found cheaper else where, but u get what you paid for. Must try is their grilled river prawn, fish cake and pomelo salad. Suitable for family with children and couple.

Thank Jessie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky to have a table right by the riverside. Relaxing and calm atmosphere. Fresh seafood and highly recommending the giant shrimp, lobster and octopus. Pineapple fried rice was also very good. They do present to you the seafood before they're cooked which is...More

Thank Kat L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Run away, worst experience in Chiang Mai so far. Once you enter this restaurant, you will only see foreigners and Chinese tourists. Once you eat, you will understand why: - terrible 400gr river prawn for Bath980 (3x more expensive than what you would pay in...More

1  Thank Roger E
K-Lin L, Owner at Paak Dang Riverside Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Roger, it is unfortunate that you didn’t enjoy dining with us and for that we apologize. However, I noticed that you seem to “enjoy” writing bad reviews as 40 out of your 58 reviews (close to 70%) were unsatisfactory. I also wonder why you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Paak Dang has one of the best service crew of Thai restaurants. Staff are friendly and always available to attend to diners. Ordered the river prawns, it was a little pricey but it was fresh and well cooked with garlic and lime. The best part...More

Thank Jesmin T
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Nic C
30 January 2018|
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Response from CBentham | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would definitely book and use uber to get around very cheap .Downloaded uber app and didn't let us down
5 October 2017|
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Response from TravellingToothPuller | Reviewed this property |
They did when we went. They also had lobster and some seriously big prawns. They have a barbecue out the front for doing fresh seafood.
5 October 2017|
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Response from K-Lin L | Property representative |
Yes we have live mud crabs and soft shell crabs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 6
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46/1 Wang Sing Kham Road | Reservations Recommended, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: +66 94 629 1319
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Set on the Ping River, Paak Dang offers a beautiful dining experience in a 2 story Lanna Style Teak Wood house. We serve authentic Thai food that will tickle and tantalise the tastebuds of both the Thai local palate and our friends from all over the world. The open concept kitchen run by led by Chef K-Jin offers a full Thai menu with something to suit each and every single person. Paak Dang has also been set up with a mission and vision - to provide employment to the less privileged from the neighbouring villages and hilltribes and currently has a team of more then 20 staff catering to a 60 seat restaurant. With a wealth of experience between them, the owners of Paak Dang, K-Jin & K-Lin both work hand in hand to equip their staff with many important life skills. Open for dinner daily with a serene and beautiful setting on the Ping River. Reservations highly recommended for the best tables by the river. Come and have an unforgettable dining experience at Paak Dang!
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