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Sahara Thai - CLOSED

59/9 Nimmanhaemin Road, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
+66 53 222 088
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
27 Mar 2016
“Poor Service”
16 Feb 2016
“Good restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Thai, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
59/9 Nimmanhaemin Road, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

We went on a Saturday night with a big group. This place is huge but there was no-one else there except us, lame atmosphere. The menu is interesting and varied and the vegetarian options are clearly marked. From our group, two of us are vegans...More

Thank MsDeeChiangMai
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Dishes were really good, espescially the salad! They have various wines from all over the world, for 150 bath is a little expensive, but I guess it's the normal price in thailand.

Thank Julia S
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We wandered by this place and decided to stop in. It has a nice atmosphere and interesting vegetarian food. I enjoyed it and would definitely go again!

Thank MarlaMary9889
Reviewed 1 December 2015

If this was an, ahem, more advanced rating scale I'd give this place a 3.5 or something, but let's round it down to three stars for all intents and purposes. Sahara's way down at the end of Nimman, past the usual point where I generally...More

Thank Amirul R
Reviewed 21 October 2015

A lovely place for middle eastern food. We really enjoyed the lentil stew and hummus. Staff were friendly but not overly attentive. Nice atmosphere with good music.

Thank Sheila B
Reviewed 13 September 2015

I gave them so many chances, last time the food was old and sadly no customers in a real nice decorated place. It was never great food but acceptable and sometimes good in the beginning.

Thank 123Tino-1977
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We always go there when we have guests who like to have Western food such as Pizza, fried chicken, French fries or Arab food such as baba Ganush, kebab, etc. as Sahara has a huge menu and offers a nice setting. We don't order Thai...More

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Great food, prices are OK. The restaurant has been pretty empty both times we've been, so the ambience suffers a bit. But good service, and great food. A bit expensive for what you get compared to other places in town.

Thank SquashAddict
Reviewed 27 July 2015

This evening I enjoyed dinner with my fella at this modern lovely restaurant. Staff were extremely attentive and the menu had a good selection ofthai food. Prices were good and the live music set the romantic ambiance. Originally, after reading reviews for hookah shisha bars,...More

Thank lilmishi
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Its always a good time at this restaurant, very spacious inside with perfect air conditioning. It is very quiet inside the restaurant, but you could also sit outside patio by the road if you like to be by the city hustle and bustle. I was...More

Thank Ashok S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$2 - US$8
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59/9 Nimmanhaemin Road, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: +66 53 222 088
  • E-mail
One of the most interesting restaurants in the most exiting area of Chiang Mai, Sahara offers a varied range of cuisine set in a beautiful Moroccan style environment. From popular western foods to exotic middle eastern dishes to a wide variety of local Thai flavours, high quality dining at very affordable price is on offer. A second floor rooftop bar with a relaxing open air lounge features a Bedouin style tent roof. Upstairs you will also find private hookah smoking rooms serving a variety of fruit flavoured shisha tobacco. Playing the latest lounge music, this setting mixes perfectly with our large range of cocktails and imported Belgian and German beers. Our well stocked wine cellar holds a wide range of fine wines from around the world. We're open daily Sunday to Thursday 11.00 to midnight and Friday to Saturday 11.00 to 01.00 am.
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