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Ponganes Espresso

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$$ - $$$
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133/5 Ratchapakinai Rd | T. Sriphum a. Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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+66 87 727 2980
09:30 - 16:30
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

in my humble opinion this is the best art coffee shop in chiang mai! they make an amazing coffees, nice setup ant the staff is too friendly

Thank ramirofnandez
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Hidden away this little place offers lovely coffee. They sell beans as well as serving up a selection of coffees for your delight. Pretty sparse in decor, they reserve all their energies for the coffee.

Thank Cymryyncrwydro
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86 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I passed this place on my way to find Chiang Mai's most famous Khao Soi. It looked really cozy and I said to myself I would come back and try the coffee. Indeed on my way back I stopped by and had the flat white. The barista wanted to give me some foreign coffee bean but I told him I... More 

Thank AsiantravellerPerth
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic espresso and charming locale. Carefully crafted and friendly service. Recommended for anyone who craves a break from all the mediocre espresso in northern Thailand.

Thank Andrew O
1 review
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Don't know what for the sake of coffee, the sheer arrogance and attitude thrown at our group with smoky roasted coffee. Burnt out roaster. Damn rude.

Thank Raindrops R
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Found this little coffee shop on our first day in Chiang mai, really good coffee! The only downside is that since then, I have been trying to go every morning and they've been closed every time (5 days in a row.) No sign on the door stating why it wasn't opened... a real shame.

Thank Sandra C
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Accidentally found this place whilst wandering around... Its small and not much seating but it has a great range of coffee to try that is roasted on site. I had the Peaberry, grown and roasted in Thailand, super impressed with this coffee and the standard. Had a lovely chat with the owner who really knew his stuff... Great to see... More 

1 Thank Beki_Hull23
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The coffee was at same standard as a good cafe in Australia or London but the service was really bad especially considering the price. Bluntly told no WiFi and same response for toilet. Was told that they aren't a cafe but a coffee roasters, hence no service. So I recommend you only come if you want an expensive but tasty... More 

Thank Natasha R
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Really delicious. Had a flat white that would rival any Melbourne hipster café. Nice, small minimalist interior. Perfect for a quick espresso, etc.

Thank Sporkster2000
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

A light fruitier espresso, excellent flavour. I went for the 100% Thai blend and bought a bag for good measure. You'll pay similar prices to good hipster coffee shops in places like Amsterdam or London but you get the same excellent coffee. Well worth it if you value coffee

Thank Christian G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 4
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133/5 Ratchapakinai Rd | T. Sriphum a. Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: +66 87 727 2980
Ponganes Espresso began in a tiny shop on Moon muang soi 5 in Chiang Mai's old city, Thailand and one common goal :to develop a place where customers would be guaranteed an excellent coffee experience every time they visited the store.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?