Chiang Rai, THAILAND

Area Code 053 $1=38B, June 17, 2006

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Chinese influence is very strong in Chiang Rai. Most of the local restaurants serving Chinese-Thai mixed food.
r0 Drinking Water Vending Machine: In front of the supermarket just between the Market and Mae Kok Villa. 1liter=1B. Excellent value. Highly Rec
m Market:Walk N from the Clock Tower. Very nice local market, many food, which you can enjoy taking out for your lunch or dinner, are sold here with very cheap price. Excellent place for budget meal.
r1 Chinese Bun shop: just E from the Clock Tower N side, meat, bean, cream, etc. Open from early morning. Excellent place to get some when you leave from Chiang Rai early morning.
r2 Night bazaar food court: just N from the bus station. evening only. Thai. You can enjoy watching traditional dancing/singing You order food from stalls and eat in the open-air seating. Food is not so good but excellent atmosphere to enjoy N.Thai culture
Fruit Shake shop on the S side of the food court makes excellent shake
15B. Highly Rec.
r3 Lotus Bakery House: From Pizza Co, walk N, turn left at the 2nd corner. right side. Cafe, cheap a/c cafe, serving coffee, cakes and meal.
r4 Pizza Co: Paholyothin Rd. No pizza buffet any more.
r5 Muang Thong: on Pizza co Rd. just S from the Wiang Inn, there are 2 restaurants, the N. one. Most Chinese in town. Vegetable dish 40B, with meat 60B. Expensive but food is good. Huge egg soup is highly rec. 30B. Rec
h2 Korean GH: 1005 Jedyord Rd, Korean, set menu 100-130B
r6 Cabbage & Condoms: At the Hill tribe Minority Museum. non profit organization to help the minorities. They used to hand out condoms but I am not sure if they continue to do so now.
r7 Shinme: opp from Korean GH, Japanese, set menu 70-100B proper Japanese food.
r8 Chinese Restaurant: Jodyod Rd, just S from Baan Bua GH alley. Chinese dumpling 30B for 10p, and noodle dishes.20-30B
r10 Chinese restaurant: No English sign. Sananbin Rd. Chinese/Thai Open from evening. From the clock tower go W, turn left at the first light and go S for 100m. just opp from the sign of Krung Thong small dish 40B, medium 50B, large 60B. beer 45-60B, rice 5B, water 5B. I order small and medium size for the same dish, but I did not see the difference in size. Order small. Cheap and good food. Highly Rec. (2002 info)
r16 Ban Klang wieng: See on map. Good Italian Good pizza and pasta Highly Rec

r11 Wantan soup shop: From the clock tower walk S and turn right at the first street(soi Krung Thong) and go to the end, it comes out to Sananbin Rd. and cross the street. The noodle shop is there. 20B a lot of wantons and large quantity. Rec.(2002 info)

Hotel Lunch Buffet 11:30-14:00
r12 Wiang Inn: on Pizza Hat Rd. just S from the bus station. M-F 120B Excellent choices incl simple sushi and very convenient location. Rec
r13 Little Duck Hotel: 199 Phaholyothin(Pizza Hat Rd.). T053-715620, 100B, Not as many choices as Wiang Inn but food is delicious. 4km S from the center, but easy access by songthiaw running on the Pizza Hat rd. 5-10B.Rec (2002 info)
r14 Rim Kok Resort Hotel: T053-716445, 5km N W from the center. Daily, 99B Beautiful garden. E from the boat pier.(2002 info)
r15 Inn Come Hotel: 172/6 Rajbamrung Rd. T053-717850, M-F, 100B, about 3km S from the center. Near the disco.(2002 info)

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