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Hong Tauw Inn

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95/17-18 Nantawan Arcade, Nimmanhaemin Rd, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
(053) 218 333
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Family run restaurant with character

My husband and I visited this place one evening after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor, we were not disappointed. The menu is extensive, the portions decent and at a very good price. Just be prepared to be a little patient fir your food, but its worth it :-)

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
MichelleHS1983
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

My husband and I visited this place one evening after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor, we were not disappointed. The menu is extensive, the portions decent and at a very good price. Just be prepared to be a little patient fir your food, but its worth it :-)

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Ko Samui, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Try the pomelo salad! Many interesting dishes, like the panaeng with coconut hearts e.g. but that salad was absolutely superb.

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washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This place is a gem. I really loved the atmosphere, and the food was delicious. The service was also excellent -- best I had in Thailand. The menu was extensive, and I wish I could have gone back to try many more of their dishes, but alas I discovered it on my last night in Chiang Mai. I also felt... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Loved the decor - old lamps, ceramics, clocks - reminded me of a house in the old quarter of Hong Kong; lunch was delicious and dessert was the best homemade green tea ice cream ever! A totally unique place to eat from another time.

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Hobart, Australia
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174 reviews 174 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Stopped by on a whim. Reasonably old decor inside but cosy enough. Food was a little above average but not great. My partner had papaya salad and even though she has a high chilli tolerance was overcome by the potency of the chilli in her salad. She felt quite ill for some time after so beware.

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

EXPERIMENT - On top of what everyone is saying, I recommend trying some of the less common dishes on top of some classics. No everyone liked them, but they were for sure an experience I have not had before. Recommend the Thai pickles. FAMILIES - you can ask all dishes to be made spice free for kids

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Chevy Chase
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Recommended by our hotel. Cozy and informal ambience, fantastic authentic Thai food, and incredible value for money. We had a range of dishes, including appetisers, curries, and noodles. The subtleties of the flavours and freshness and quality of the ingredients rival high-end Thai restaurants in the US/ Europe. They also provide home-made fruit juices and an ice-cream bar which was... More 

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Oakland, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We ate here every night we were in Chiang Mai. It's a family owned place that gets busy because it's so delicious. We had their green and yellow curries, pad thai, pad seew, tom yum kai soup, friend tofu, friend chicken, spring rolls, and coconut chocolate chip ice cream. The only thing we would have liked that they didn't offer... More 

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Templeton, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is a great family run restaurant that is very well know in Chiang Mai. Try the herbal soup and any other dish that sounds good to you. The vegetables are as fresh as can be. Have never had a bad meal here in many many visits!!!

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Singapore, Singapore
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19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

this was probably my favourite place to go to for my meals in Chiang Mai. Went there for 3 meals over 4 days. The atmosphere is quite nice. seems like family run place. The waiter who seems like is the boss there, was a little cold on my first visit but warmed up nicely on subsequent visits. Both me and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 95/17-18 Nantawan Arcade, Nimmanhaemin Rd, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: (053) 218 333

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Thai

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