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Destiny Cafe & Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Asian, Thai, European, Contemporary
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Suksathit Road, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 86 672 6049
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:30 - 21:30
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179 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We were a little wary as the place was pretty deserted but the food was very good and the staff friendly albeit with pretty limited English. The Thai soups were particularly delicious

Thank Calliopehk
Mid North Coast
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We wanted to visit Destiny cafe because of the amazing work they do rescuing children from prostitution. What we didn't expect was the exceptional level of service, food and drinks. We've been in northern Thailand for most of the year and the penang curry and satay chicken were delicious. Far above most we've had, and not too westernised.

Thank alongboarder
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183 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

A little off the tourist area, but worth checking out. great meals, medium prices and good atmosphere. Airconditioned area, or undercover outdoor area. very nice

Thank SusieLil
Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This is one of the nice places to eat in air conditioned comfort. The food is great, The Big Breakfast was nicely cooked to perfection. It is hard realise you are on a busy street. They have great service, nice coffee and a range of teas, and cakes. This is a great place to eat when you want to chill... More 

Thank rsmc315
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127 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

A very comfy and cozy place, the front section is more for coffee with many sofa sitting. The place is very clean and service is friendly but a bit slow on serving the food. Food presentation is pretty impressive. The iced Mocha is tasty but slightly on the sweeter side. The chicken wrap is delicious with sesame and sunflower seeds.... More 

Thank oztrader
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I stumbled upon this great restaurant after passing it several times on the way to the clock tower light show. I had several Thai dishes after the 7 PM show and the food is outstanding. I read about the Destiny mission and became even more impressed. I would have liked to try breakfast there which I'll do next time!

Thank Robinadam
Christchurch, New Zealand
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

It is great when you get to enjoy something while helping a cause. The destiny cafe in Chiang Rai is on if those places. Great coffee, friendly and attentive staff, and lovely food. Add to that the fact that some of the staff, not sure it is all, are victims of trafficking. Got to be worth your support.

Thank lrkeir58
Tarragona, Spain
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

From Thai to Western dishes, cakes and excellent smoothies!!! The service is outstanding as well. Very close to the Clock Tower.

Thank Andre B
Austin, TX
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154 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We perfectly times our lunch in this cafe with a downpour and then lingered a bit more waiting for the rain to stop. The food was very good as were their drinks.

Thank TonyC_Austin
Belo Horizonte, MG
1 review
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Awesome place. Very modern. Lovely people and service. The food is very tasty, and their smoothies are incredible (specially the mango one). Also the reason why the restaurant exists, and the bigger purpose behind the restaurant is very noble. Honestly one of the best cofe shops I've ever visited.

Thank gabrielsiilvap

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Asian, Thai, European, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Suksathit Road, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Rai Province  >  Chiang Rai
  • Phone Number: +66 86 672 6049
Destiny Cafe & Restaurant is an ambient dining experience in the heart of Chiang Rai, Thailand. Beautiful decor, indoor and outdoor settings, open Monday through Friday 7:30am-9pm and Saturday from to 7:30am-9.30pm. Extensive, quality Thai and Western menu. Exceptional coffee for those who crave a quality cup of bean! Thai and western staff with big smiles on their faces, Destiny Cafe & Restaurant aims to draw in the weary traveler and the local customer. We look forward to your presence and hope to leave you with an awesome food & coffee memory!

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