Ever had street food breakfast in Chiang Mai? We usually focus on the huge variety and quantity of street food lunches, but if you want to start your day right, there are great breakfasts available in town too.
Five stars breakfast options have opened in Chiang Mai, mainly on Chang Klan road and you can now enjoy scramble eggs, croissants, Pa Thong Ko as well as pan-fried Thai style eggs. And all that at a very affordable price! Check it out:
Dim Sum, Scramble & Fried Eggs
at Royal Princess Hotel’s Terrace.
From 7am to 10 pm, Royal Princess’s team sets the kitchen in front of the hotel’s entrance and all we can say is that it smells delicious! Choose to sit at garden tables or high bar tables and take a look at their simple but delicious menu: fried egg or scramble egg with a topping ham, cheese and bread for THB 50. Take a cappuccino or a latte coffee and the whole set costs 80 THB. Royal Princess Hotel also offers steamed buns from THB 15 to THB 50 and kanom jeep at THB 25.
Dusit Princess Chiang Mai : 112 Changklan Road. Chiang Mai. Facebook: @DusitPrincessCM
Pan-Fried Thai Style Eggs
at La Terrace – Movenpick Hotel
If you prefer a cozier atmosphere, with trees and French café-style tables, just walk back a few meters to La Terrace at the Movenpick Hotel. La Terrace’s specialty is Kai Kra Ta or Pan Fried Thai Style Eggs: eggs, minced pork, Chinese sausage and vegetables are cooked in a cute little pan, topped with a few drops of soy sauce. This famous Thai breakfast helps you get ready for a very good day! (Price THB 50).
La Terrace also offers breakfast sandwiches at THB 50 with egg, cheese, bacon, tomato and lettuce. Hot coffee sales at THB 30 and a set breakfast of coffee and sandwich is THB 70.
La Terrasse – Movenpick Hotel : Changklan Road. Chiang Mai. Facebook: @Movenpickchiangmai
Pa Tong Ko by Thai Airways
Right opposite La Terrace, next to Mac Donald’s, Thai Airways staff sell Thai Donuts (Pa Thong Ko) which are considered one of the best recipes in Thailand.
Pa Thong Ko is a very popular Thai deep-fried dough. This dish actually originated from Chinese cuisine, called Teochew. Thai people enjoy this fried treat in the morning with tea, coffee or soy milk. It can also be dipped in sweetened condensed milk or pandan custard. Thai Airways sells it every morning from 7 am to 10 pm for the price of THB 40 per set.
Pa Tong Ko Thai Airways : Pavilion Night Bazaar. Changklan road. Chiang Mai.
Croissants by Shangri-La Hotel Chiang Mai.
Walk up Changklan road a little bit, to the Shangri-La Hotel, and you will find the most surprising croissant selection with prices starting from THB 50. The hotel has opened a shop along the street and you can easily park and take away your breakfast.
Colorful and surprising croissants await you in this shop. Popular choices include almond, lemon meringue, matcha, salted egg yolk, salted peanut & caramel, spinach and cheese and raspberry.
Shangri-La Hotel Chiang Mai bakes an average of 1,000 croissants per day and they all sell! To avoid disappointment, it is best to pre-order online www. https://www.slcm.online/pastry-bakery
Shangri-La Hotel Chiang Mai. 89/8 Changklan Road. Chiang Mai.
Salapao is another popular dish to have for breakfast. These delicious steamed buns are filled with pork, beans or cream.
The most famous salapao shop in Chiang Mai is managed by three sweet sisters and is call Vikoon Panit at Sanpakoi, The shop is located on the street that goes to the train station.
For more than 30 years the three ladies have hand-made the best steamed beans in town. Now, their children and nieces have now come to help. Our favorite tastes are pork and cream. (THB 35). Vikoon Panit Sanpakoi. Charoen Muang Road.
Wat Ket. Chiang Mai. Daily from 7am to 3pm.
Jok (pronounced Joke)
Jok is a traditional Thai breakfast dish eaten every day by locals. It is a type of Chinese congee, boiled rice which has the texture of a thick porridge similar to the European breakfast of rolled oats boiled in milk. It is served hot, often with an egg cracked on top, chopped pieces of minced pork or meatballs and garnished with herbs, salt and pepper, ginger and/or cilantro.
In Chiang Mai, the restaurant Jok Sompet is open 24hours. This place specializes in congee with a choice of chicken, pork balls, shrimp, fish or sea food (about THB 50). They also sell rice soup with pork, rice plates with meat and several kinds of dim sum.
Joke Sompet. 59/3 Sri Poom Rd, Chiang Mai. Open 24/7. Delivery with Food Panda. Facebook: @Joksomphet