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You might be surprised to hear that the Northern Thai town of Mae Hong Son has an impressive selection of restaurants and cuisines to choose from, including vegan and vegetarian and budget-friendly options. Check out our list of the 10 best places to eat in picturesque Mae Hong Son.
Fern restaurant in Mae Hong Son serves both Thai and international cuisines. The restaurant is located in a traditional wooden building, and a live band serenades customers most evenings. Fern restaurant is a great place to mingle and meet locals and try delicious local specialities.
A little out of place in this quaint border town is Pizza Primavera, which looks like a typical Italian pizzeria complete with a garden courtyard and fun atmosphere. A little more on the pricey side, this place is excellent for a romantic evening or celebration. The pizzas are delicious, and a good selection of wines are on offer too.
Plearn is a cool, little dining and hangout spot. This cheap and cheerful place has live music, serves basic Thai food and is open late. There are no signs in English but just look out for the plastic bar stools close to the post office.
The local morning market deserves a mention on our list of best restaurants in Mae Hong Son. The morning market is an ideal place to pick up a cheap breakfast and try some local specialities. It is also a great place to check out the local produce for sale and stock up on inexpensive snacks.
77 House’s Wine, Coffee and Food has colourful and vibrant decor and a lovely atmosphere. Located close to the lake, this is an ideal place to come and relax for awhile and enjoy some delicious local food. 77 House’s Wine, Coffee and Food also puts on a pretty good breakfast – and with the added bonus of excellent coffee.
Crossroads is the only pub-like restaurant that caters to both Thai and Westerners in town. This friendly bar/restaurant literally sits at the main crossroads in Mae Hong Son and has become a local institution. The menu includes steak as well as a selection of local and imported beers and delicious cocktails.