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Lapin Cafe

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14, Sanphakoi Rd. | Wat Ket, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 81 530 9815
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Thu - Tue 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I used to take my kids to this place several times a month. But today would be my last time. I invited my friends ' family for a dinner. Our kids(2-4 yrs old) were having fun and making quite a lound noise. The waitress came to us with moody face and said" Would you stop making a noise as other... More 

Thank appilla
Charleston, South Carolina
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

we have been lapin cafe one of time traveling .the restaurant have very good but a bit spicy food ...

Thank Rob_Stephencity
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I rarely give out 5 star reviews but think this place merits that title. I have been here 3 times and left very happy on all occassions. The food is dominant on the Italian side but has French influences particularly on their desserts. Great gourmet pizzas and pastas at very reasonable prices. Highly recommended.

1 Thank AndyCommins
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

First off ignore the 2 bad reviews below. The same couple. They may have a vested interest in panning Lapin. We eat at Lapin frequently and have never been disappointed. It can be a little hard to find on first visit but well worth it. My thai partner loves this place too. Last time she had a spicy bacon spaghetti... More 

2 Thank sunloversteve
Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

It didn't take long into our stay in Chiang Mai for an Italian craving to hit, but I was shocked to find a restaurant as authentic as this. Having grown up near the Little Italy of Sydney, I know good pizza and pasta - Lapin offers the best authentic Italian you'll find in the city by far! The staff are... More 

1 Thank Nick_Chill
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Lapin cafe is very nice restaurant ever! We ordered Pizza, Lasagna and Caesar salad with lemonade and the taste is the best! Also the price is very cheap and worth every baht!

1 Thank Captiain J
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

We've been there in the evening. The place is really nice and the staff is really attentive. But unfortunately the food was not so good. I ordered a pizza, no taste with a cheap greasy and shinny cheese. For 250 baths they could choose a correct one.... My wife took a salad: 4 pieces of untasted salmon which grew up... More 

Thank Side O
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

We went to Lapin Cafe on a Tuesday evening, hoping for some good food. We got good service, for sure, but the food wasn't anything to rave about, particularly considering the price. My salmon salad was fresh, but lacking in taste, despite having a dressing on it. My boyfriend wasn't very impressed with his pizza either. Maybe we just caught... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Lapin is a quiet, spacious, yet cozy Italian restaurant in a non-touristy part of town. The pizza--thin crust and delicious--is the best I've eaten in Chiang Mai. (I live here and have visited a number of pizza restaurants.) The pasta dishes are excellent, (noodles cooked al dente, delicious toppings). Good service and checkered cloth table covers add to the ambience.

1 Thank VicFaye
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

......and the interesting thing is it's not just another overpriced farang establishment. The proprietor here is Thai and his CV includes the The Oriental in Bangkok. The menu is straightforwardly varied without being over ambitious. And on the two occasions we have dined here (so far...) Ingredients, presentation and quality have been as good as any Italian restaurants we've ever... More 

1 Thank alasdair2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$18
European, Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14, Sanphakoi Rd. | Wat Ket, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: +66 81 530 9815
Homemade medium-size European restaurant,good food, good taste,standard service,clean.Operated by experience chef.Most of ingredients from local.Kids friendly,family restaurant and romantic dinner.
Nice atmosphere from 40 years old traditional-building,air-condition room and backyard-dining space.Located in city center.Near NAWARAT Bridge.

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