There are plenty of Chiang Mai supermarkets to serve the tastes of the international guests along with the local residents. From the typical community supermarkets to massive superstores, there is an eclectic diversity of goods and services. Grocery shopping in Chiang Mai can satisfy the creative whims of any cook.Tops is the most widely known indigenous supermarket chain in Thailand. They have a few hundred branches throughout the country. There are two Tops Chiang Mai supermarkets. One can be found on the basement level of the Airport Plaza Mall. Similarly, there is another in the basement of the Kad Saun Kaew Mall (called Central by the locals. Watch video in link below
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Tesco is an enormous supermarket chain that has teamed up with Thailand’s own Lotus to establish a solid presence. Two hypermarkets (superstores) in Chiang Mai are the central point of shopping plazas that contain specialty shops, fast food offerings and family dining establishments. The setup and atmosphere is similar to any American supermarket shopping complex with expansive parking lots and a heavy volume of consumers.Both hypermarkets, Tesco Lotus Kamtiang and Tesco Lotus Hangdong, offer household goods, clothing, sporting supplies and more. They can be compared to WalMart superstores. Tesco Lotus is also branching out with express markets situated at fuel (petrol) stations. For any tourists who miss the option of picking up a few items at a convenience store, these shops will fill the gap.