What to Eat

Chiang Mai is known for its laid back lifestyle and eating is a big part of it. Being the cultural capital of Thailand, you can count on the food being authentic. Various food options are available throughout the city. It just depends what your in the mood for.

Thai Food

Chiang Mai offers some of the best Thai cuisine in the entire country. There are places to eat for any budget. Depending on what area you are in, Chiang Mai offers anything from fancy Thai restaurants to street food. There is an array of choices depending on your preference. Street food can cost as little as 25 thb per meal. If you are looking to eat at a top notch fancy restaurant then you can spend up to 400 thb per plate. The typical day to day meal you will eat in Chiang Mai will cost about 50 thb which will include a meal of your choice and a fruit shake to wash it down.

Thai Street Food in Chiang Mai

Western Food

In Chiang Mai you will have access to any type of western restaurant you would have access to at home. Anything from fast food to nice restaurants are everywhere in the city. Typical fast food restaurants that can be easily located are Mcdonald’s, KFC, Burger King, and more.

There are a number of nice restaurants that are great when you have had enough of the Thai food. One particular Mexican restaurant we frequent often is El Diablo’s Burrito’s located within walking distance from the popular Chiang Mai landmark Thapea gate.

Looking to eat heathly? Then we suggest trying out The Salad Concept located in the Nimmanhaeman district. At The Salad Concept you can build your own salads with fresh vegetables, fruits, and lean meats. Perfect for athletes and people wanting to live a healthy lifestyle . The best part is that it won’t cost you more than 100 thb.

The Salad Concept