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Butter is Better Restaurant

183/8-9Chang Klan Rd | T. Chang Klan, A. Muang, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
+66 53 820 761
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“eggs benedict” (31 reviews)
“corned beef” (18 reviews)
“bread” (38 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
183/8-9Chang Klan Rd | T. Chang Klan, A. Muang, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been living in Chiang Mai for 9 years and used to eat breakfast at Butter is Better regularly. About two years ago I had the audacity to complain that my coffee was burned and requested a replacement cup of coffee. Two of the...More

Thank Sid T
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I had read that this diner would be good for Gluten Free eating and since it wasn't too far from our hotel, I got a group of 6 of us to go for lunch. Great, fun decor. Great deli food. Who expects corned beef and...More

Thank Pamela G
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

All over SE Asia I was searching for gluten free options and comforts from home. Of course there are many inherently gluten free Thai dishes, but I really missed gf bread and pasta. I looked on trip advisor for gluten free options and Butter is...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found Butter is Better on TA when I was looking for a gluten free restaurant. Sooooo glad I did!! We had the Reuben, one regular & one on gluten free bread. It was delish! If you need a sandwich fix, this is the place!

Thank LarRanTravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place I could skip. The food was ok at best but more notable was the poor service and rude staff. I wouldn't go back to be ignored and treated poorly for good food muck less ok food.

Thank HBlinder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My favorite food here are french toast and pancake. I offten go there for breakfast. The service is very good. Staffs are friendly. The owner,she is nice and smile always. On weekend is busy. I normally go to changklan branch. If you are looking for...More

Thank AppleRinquest
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly I love the food in this place. Pancakes, breakfast, shakes, gluten free and lots more are great. Prices very reasonable. Finally very nice vibe in American Diner setting with good Wi-Fi (free). The only reason I marked it down was service. The staff waiting...More

1  Thank Scotsmantravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little cafe. A regular here when I'm in Chiang Mai. Looks like same staff as usual but looked at me like a weirdo when I asked for kefir! They used to have the absolute best culture to create this tasty and nutritious drink. Is...More

1  Thank AustraliaRick
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant on a few occasions but I was only reminded about it by a friend who wanted to meet me there. Everything about this place is average but for some reason unbenown to me has always been busy .They have...More

Thank Joewalshey
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I have lived in Thailand for 5 years and travelled a fair bit in SE Asia and this is one of the best breakfasts I have had. Loved everything about this place. Will be back for sure and looking forward to coming back another time...More

Thank joncaine
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Foxtrotx
Do they prepare gluten free meals in a separate place to minimize contamination risk? Would someone who gets very ill from gluten be able to eat here? Thanks!
26 January 2017|
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Response from butterisbetter | Property representative |
Hi, Sorry to tell you that we don't prepare gluten-free meals in a separate place. We're really not the place to eat for people who get very ill from even a trace of gluten. If I knew of such a place I would share that... More
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Gail W
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15 January 2017|
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Response from Kevin P | Reviewed this property |
+66 53 820 761 the restaurant number....its on the website and Trip advisor site....
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LLJ_11
I've heard there are great gluten free options...are there any items that are dairy and egg free?
18 July 2016|
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Response from SnackyBitsandCuppas | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Not sure. If you want/need to check out the menu options before showing up, you can join a site such as the meal delivery service listed on the Butter is Better website. Through the delivery site, you can see the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 183/8-9Chang Klan Rd | T. Chang Klan, A. Muang, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: +66 53 820 761
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Description
Real American food is what we offer at Butter is Better Diner & Bakery. We pride ourselves on making food the old-fashioned way. No shortcuts and no MSG.
We make our own Corned Beef, Pastrami, Pulled Pork, Canadian Bacon, All-beef hamburgers, Pickles, Sauerkraut, Jams. etc. Most of what we offer can be served Gluten Free. We make our own gluten-free bread, bagels, brownies, cookies, and all kinds of cakes. Of course, we also offer a big variety of standard bakery items made with wheat flour.
For breakfast we offer such classics as Eggs Benedict, homemade buttermilk pancakes (regular and gluten-free) waffles, and homemade sausages. And, of course, bagels-and-lox.
If you're craving old-fashioned American food, the kind it's hard to find even in the States, give us a try.
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