For such a small backwater town, Pai has an outstanding coffee shop scene. There are dozens of cafes to choose from suiting all budgets and tastes.

So whether you’re burying your nose in a book, catching up on work or taking a break from your travels, these cafes serve the best coffee in Pai. Heck, if you’ve got the time, why not try ’em all?


The Pedlar Cafe, Pai

The Pedlar

The Pedlar offers speciality coffee, teas, classic brunch options & a daily selection of freshly baked cakes in a modern, upscale & air-conditioned environment.

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Cafecito, Pai

Cafecito

Cafecito is a popular Mexican cafe & coffee shop nestled in the sleepier side of Pai (Vieng Tai). Cafecito serves excellent coffee alongside authentic Mexican dishes.

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Khaota Cafe

Khaotha

Khaotha have 2 locations in Pai. Both locations are frequented by both travellers and local Thais alike.

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Analog Cafe, Pai

Analog Cafe

If you like pour-over coffee, be sure to check out Analog Cafe. A small coffee cart parked at the far end of Walking Street during the daytime.

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Espresso Bar by Prathom

Espresso Bar by Prathom

A small & cozy espresso bar on Pai Walking Street. Serves coffee, tea & small dessert dishes in an open-air environment looking directly out to the road.

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Puri Pai Cafe, Pai

Puri Pai Cafe

A small & cozy espresso bar on Pai Walking Street. Serves coffee, tea & small dessert dishes in an open-air environment looking directly out to the road.

Links: Google Maps, Facebook, TripAdvisor, Instagram