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Smiling Moon Cafe

181/2 Phaholyothin Road, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
+66 89 955 9805
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pancakes” (3 reviews)
“green curry” (3 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Asian, Thai, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
181/2 Phaholyothin Road, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

We've been to the Smiling Moon Café every day while we've been in Chiang Rai, either for food or just a drink. Everything we've had there has been delicious - Thai food & Western food, the fruit shakes, the iced teas, the cookies... It's a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LEH1_11
Phalaksuksan A, Owner at Smiling Moon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

Thank you. It is nice to see you. Safe travels.

Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

If you Fancy pancakes or an egg and bacon sarnie for a change from Asian food, then this is the place to go! Very delicious breakfast and the soda drinks are refreshing!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RealMattMurdoch
Phalaksuksan A, Owner at Smiling Moon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2018

Thank you so much.

Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is a small family run business. Our group consisted of 3 couples and we pretty much took over the interior of the cafe. The place advertises that they offer both Thai and Western cuisine. We mostly ordered Thai cuisine, but a couple of the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MoscowCubfan
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

We were back in CHIANG RAI and we crossed over to this restaurant from our hotel . The chicken dish we had was well made just like our taste as our last visit. Service is good and quick. We came back again after couple of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ashokmadan
Phalaksuksan A, เจ้าของธุรกิจ at Smiling Moon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Thank you so much.

Reviewed August 20, 2018

Visited with a friend. She ordered some fried rice. I ordered a salad. By the time she was finishing her rice my salad still had not arrived. When we asked about my order the answer was "five minutes". Egad! How long does it take to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank billt4
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Ate here today for lunch. Right on one of the main streets. Nice little coay cafe serving Thai and western food. I opted for the Chinese broccoli with rice which was quite nice. Would go back for lunch again. 300bhat for 2 mains, a bottle...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank behanc2511
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

We dropped in with our family of 5 and enjoyed the relaxed place. We’re on holidays so we take our time. The kids got something to taste when we left 😉

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 223markv
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We kust went here for something to drink. The coconut smoothy our daughter had was a bit tastless. The coffie (americano) was very good so mixed feelings.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank rob30berg2015
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Food and drink were ok at the cafe. I thought the pad Thai was a bit over priced. Did not go back my second night in town, but it was ok if you are looking for a reasonably priced meal.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Cassandra C
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Didn’t actually eat here in the end because we had waited so long to be served. It’s a nice looking place with friendly, if un-attentive, staff. !! The price was definitely not in line with the “cheap eats” category !! Breakfast was priced more expensive...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jamessR8401KR
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $5
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181/2 Phaholyothin Road, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Rai Province  >  Chiang Rai
  • Phone Number: +66 89 955 9805
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Cozy coffee shop, cafe and restaurant serving espresso drinks using locally grown Arabica beans, fresh fruit smoothies, breakfast, lunch, and dinner. We serve Thai food, Western food and many tasty vegetarian options.
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