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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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  • Excellent74%
  • 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 today 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
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We found this restaurant on the internet and decided to treat ourselves for our last night - we were not disappointed! The prawns really are massive and the size of lobsters! We also ordered the Crying Tiger Beef and the strawberry ice cream desert. The...More

Thank oliviajs274
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of friends and I visited this restaurant and we were not disappointed! The best cocktails in town and food was really reasonable. The staff were really friendly and helped us order taxis at the end of the night. The story for the restaurant...More

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for the restaurant, don’t expect to see that huge sign that I have posted, cos that faces the river. The entrance is a bit more modest than that. Definitely more local style, yet suitable for tourists. Not cheap, but unless you...More

Thank Gabriel K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great ambience - right on the river with a semi-open space. great decor. food itself was fantastic. highly recommend to anyone looking for great thai dinner option

Thank 21malwa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a nice place o be right at the river. Not too far away from downtown , just a 10 minutes cab drive up north. Service was excellent from 1 st minute to departure. Service staff asked upfront if they should call a cab -...More

Thank Stefan0505
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Situated on the river and brimming with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, this restaurant is one of the nicest I’ve been to so far. The restaurant was set up to invest in employees from humble backgrounds and train them up into positions in catering and...More

Thank Suzie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The foods are really poor for the price we paid for. They are charging an exorbitant price for the foods whereby we can get it cheaper, tastier at any street stall. Moreover, they insist to charge bring in wine per bottle at Baht 300. The...More

Thank Boonma C
K-Lin L, Owner at Paak Dang Riverside Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sir/Madam, your review didn't come as a surprise to me and if I may say so, I was in fact waiting for it. You were upset from the onset simply because we wanted to charge you a corkage fee for the 2 bottles of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in Chiang Mai for a few days in late March 2018 and went here based on the many 5* reviews on Trip Advisor. Drinks ordered and arrived within 2 minutes, so onto the menu to choose our meal. We had several things off the...More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view was great, the food were good, the service was excellent. Especially the yellow curry crab (800g/1650thb). The best! Better to make a reservation.

Thank Lil W
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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
  • 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
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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