Restaurants

Northern Thai in Nan

Pu Som Restaurant

The emphasis here is on meat, served in the local style as lâhp (a type of minced-meat ‘salad’) or néu·a·nêung (beef steamed over herbs and served with a delicious galangal-based dip). There’s no English-language si…
International in Nan

Hot Bread

This charming, retro-themed cafe and restaurant has a generous menu of Western-style breakfast dishes – including the eponymous and delicious homemade bread – and other Western and Thai items. Come for kôw soy (nor…
Thai in Nan

Rak Khun

In new digs by the bus station (there's no Roman-script sign), this place is a long-standing hit among locals. Don’t miss gaì tôrt má·kwàan (chicken fried with local spices) or yam pàk gòot (a salad of ferns).
Thai in Nan

Wan Da

This local legend serves just about everything from curries ladled over rice to satay, but those in the know come for kà·nŏm jeen (fresh rice noodles served with various toppings).
Thai in Ban Bo Luang

Hua Saphan

This is probably the best of the few small restaurants serving basic dishes in Ban Bo Luang; there's no Roman-script sign, but it's located at the foot of the bridge.
Thai in Nan

Som Tam Thawt

This tiny restaurant is known for its sôm·đam tôrt (deep-fried papaya salad), an equal parts crunchy and refreshing snack. It also does fruit smoothies and other basic dishes.There's no Roman-script sign; it's loc…
Thai in Nan

Night Market

Nan's night market provides a few decent food-stall offerings.