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Ponganes Espresso

133/5 Ratchapakinai Rd | T. Sriphum a. Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
+66 87 727 2980
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Ranked #21 of 1,313 Restaurants in Chiang Mai
Price range: $2 - $5
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Ponganes Espresso began in a tiny shop on Moon muang soi 5 in Chiang Mai's old city, Thailand and one common goal :to develop a place where customers would be guaranteed an excellent coffee experience every time they visited the store.

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Hong Kong Region, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

A hip cafe in the old town. It's not one of the best cafe you can find in Chiang Mai, but it's definitely worth to go if you're around the old town area. We've ordered an iced coffee (Thai style) which is terrific! The cappuccino we have had is good too!

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Average ice latte. Bit dusty and acrid after-taste. New place looks a bit sterile vs old groovier place.

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Wow, I'm a coffee snob (I won't deny it, I'm not ashamed). What a joy to discover somewhere like this. Try the cold filter...or any of their home roast single origin or blend beans. Delicious.

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Brisbane
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5 reviews 5 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I loved my coffee stop here on our last trip to CM. the barista was telling me about all the places he had been and made coffee at, to find he had been to my home town and loved the same coffee shops that I love! A good sign! We are coming back in November and I am looking forward... More

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Bangkok
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The new location is 133/5 Ratchapakhinai Road near the corner of MoonMuang Lane 5 so only a short walk from their old location. Pong and Ness have put together a nice new cafe with plenty of space and a high ceiling. The coffee is as delicious as ever and the extra space makes the place even better for meeting friends.

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Bologna, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I've been there many times In Ponganes Espresso for brackfast, and always was very good, they really have one of the best coffe' in town, great service and friendly owner. This time I came back and I was a little disappoint because the coffee shop is relocated but I wasn't able to find it. Too late but, the day after... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Been walking all the way to visit the cafe, after a bit of wondering around, found that the place is closed for business and the entire cafe will be relocated to a different location. managed to talked to the owner at the end, was told the new place is currently being decorated and hopefully to be ready in about a... More

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I went there already a few times and its one of my top favorite shops for coffee. It tastes fantastic and they do additionaly great coffee art. The shop is in a small soi and the outdoor area is in the background of the building, laid-back, relaxed and quiet. Enough space are always available.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Went here yesterday in big need of good coffee after two weeks with horrible instant coffee in Myanmar and was amazed by this great little coffeeshop! Nice staff and a good coffeselection! Loved it!

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Seoul, South Korea
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

If you're a coffee lover, then be sure to check this place out. Very relaxing and friendly owners. They roast their own beans and clearly take pride in what they serve. It's a little oasis in the heart of the old city.

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