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Paak Dang Riverside Dining

€€ - €€€, Barbecue, Seafood
46/1 Wang Sing Kham Road | Chang Moi, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
+66 94 629 1319
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“jumbo prawns” (13 reviews)
“jungle curry” (11 reviews)
“river prawns” (10 reviews)
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Bar, Barbecue, Seafood, Thai, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
46/1 Wang Sing Kham Road | Chang Moi, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was delicious, especially the pineapple fried rice, the river view was not so good but we enjoyed the food very much.

Thank Camper231583
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere, great ethos. Just love that this wonderful restaurant provides opportunities for young people to gain skills, knowledge and employment. Hats off to you all and thanks for a wonderful evening!

Thank annbrady2008
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Paak Dang is a must when in Chiang Mai. Not only is the food amazing, the ambience is spectacular. The selection of food ranges from the exotic prawn the size of a lobster to the standard rib eye steak with a Thai flavor. The deserts...More

Thank Craig H
K-Jin L, Owner at Paak Dang Riverside Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Craig Thank you for taking a day off from your keto diet to visit us. We are glad all of you had an enjoyable evening with us. We also thank you for your glowing review and we wish you all safe travels.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went to the river for a change of pace and were really surprised by how beautiful it was and the dining was wonderful great food lots choices and great service by lovely friendly staff we will be back again this year in october

1  Thank dublin j
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was invited to dinner by my implant supplier (Straumann) last night! It was by far the best food and dining experience I’ve had. We had a great tom yam goong to start and was followed by giant freshwater prawns grilled to perfection. Then crab,...More

Thank matisseur
Reviewed 15 September 2018

If you enjoy seafood this place is a must. River prawns the size of Rock Lobster( WA Crayfish) Mud Crabs the size of a Sherrin (football) And a brilliant little appertiser called Miang Khan Goong Do your taste buds a favour. Brilliant

Thank Matt L
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Brought my staff and customers totalling about 65 pax for dinner at this wonderful place. Before going there, the 2 bosses planned the menu with me and gave me good suggestions. They were very responsive in their follow up and try to accommodate to my...More

Thank ck014
Reviewed 10 September 2018

A home-style cooking restaurant by the river - It's nothing schmancy but it's every bit of good wholesome Thai food you would want when in Chiang Mai. Not the most convenient but the experience is worth the travel and effort. It can be slightly romantic...More

Thank TramaineTeo
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I have visited Thailand many times. Last Christmas I took my family to Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Phuket. This time I researched up eating establishments using tripadvisor and reserved tables in advance. Discovering that the owners K Jin and K Lin were originally from Singapore...More

Thank Nashkin
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We wanted to celebrate my daughter's birthday at a Thai restaurant by the river and decided on Paak-Dang after some research and found that they support Chang Mai's local community. I had emailed K-Lin in advance to reserve our river-side seating and arranged for a...More

Thank HKJunebug
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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 Journey804952 | 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
  • Food
  • 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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46/1 Wang Sing Kham Road | Chang Moi, 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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