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“Very nice example of Thai dining.”
Review of The River Market

The River Market
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Ranked #176 of 2,419 Restaurants in Chiang Mai
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $145 - $1,275
Cuisines: Thai
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The River market is centrally located on the River Ping and overlooking the Iron Bridge. The Thai-Burmese Colonial inspired building was built with 95% recycled wood and using old traditional construction techniques. The high ceiling adds light and the roof structure was designed for the air to circulate and keep the building cool even on the hottest days. The modern Thai kitchens showcase the food and the talented chefs that prepare it. Everything is cooked fresh using the best ingredients available. To make it a prefect meal we offer a selection of great wines, beers and cocktails chosen to compliment our food. The River Market Restaurant started with the idea of serving great Thai food at reasonable prices using quality ingredients and as a destination for friends and families to get together and share. The portions at The River Market are substantial and the dining area and the tables are comfortably spread out for patrons to stretch out and enjoy. Prices are reasonable.
Reviewed April 25, 2016

We were only going to look around, as we thought it would be too expensive. Grounds are lovely, the ambiance pleasant and the food very good--and not unreasonably expensive after all.

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Reviewed April 25, 2016

We visit Chiang Mai often and have eaten at the River Market for three years. Initially our experiences were mixed and often unimpressed. During the last four months we have dined at the River Market three times, more than often introducing friends to the restaurant because of the open, expansive dining area which is exposed to a wonderful view of the Ping River. I have seen a positive change in the food which begins with a more exciting menu that carries through to excellent execution by the kitchen. Now the River Market is a destination for fine food. A few of my recently acquired favorite dishes are the Grilled Beef Salad, Massaman Lamb curry (oh boy!) and the Tamarind Glazed Ribs. The restaurant is a 5-6 minute walk from the Night Bazar, right next to the Old Iron Bridge.

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Reviewed April 23, 2016

With so many choices it was nice to have friends who live here suggest a place close by to enjoy some authentic Thai food. We had them order for us so we could just enjoy the view along the river and sip on some cold water. The waiters keep the water flowing which was very nice since the hot weather appears here to stay.
Each of the dishes for quickly prepared and arrived at our table in unison. Nothing like some fresh Thai soup and seafood dishes to finish off the day. Yummmm.
Perhaps not the cheapest Thai food, but certainly very tasty and well worth the price.
Enjoy the taste of SE Asia.

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Reviewed April 19, 2016

During our 10 day stay in Chiang Mai, we have spend 4 evenings here. Although we were visiting Chiang Mai for the fifth time now, we had never spend an evening here. The ambiance is perfect and service is quick. We were suprised by the original, kind of fusion menu. Food comes all at the same time and the Appletini Sour is lovely. Perfect place to dine with kids because of the garden below. We were pleasantly surprised, please find out for yourself!

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Reviewed April 16, 2016

Amazing, relaxed restaurant with wonderful food and typical Thai architecture. Friendly and efficient staff. You can see the chefs cook your food fresh. Cocktails were divine. We visited twice and would highly recommend this restaurant.

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1  Thank Ruth415
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