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133/5 Ratchapakinai Rd | T. Sriphum a. Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
+66 87 727 2980
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Ranked #44 of 1,397 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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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

The aftertaste of the coffee is better than when you actually drink it. I really hate to be forced to take a large latte because of the extremly small size of a rugular one. A large latte (which is not that large at all) adds up to a hefty 95 baht. Almost Europaean price.For that money one has to sit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This place is doing great things with coffee, and I'm so happy to be able to drink coffee that is not only roasted, but also grown so close to where it's being served! It's a fabulous feeling! Go pick up a bag of their beans as well, a great souvenir!

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I know this place since when they were in the small Moonmuang soi, so, ...what to say, change the place but not the quality and the coffee test. I recommend this nice coffee shop, wure you will like it.

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Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

In my humble opinion, this is the finest coffee shop in Thailand. This is a real coffee shop, no internet, polite and professional.

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Hong Kong Region, China
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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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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
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4 helpful votes 4 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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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Address: 133/5 Ratchapakinai Rd | T. Sriphum a. Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 87 727 2980
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
Average Prices: USD 2 - 5
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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