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Loaded Crab Omelette, 40-Year-Old Beef Noodle & 7 Other Things You Must Eat In Bangkok

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1. Crispiest Mussel And Oyster Omelette @ Hoi-Tod Chaw Lae Restaurant

Locals swear by Hoi-Tod Chaw-Lae for their two specialties: The plumpest and crispiest mussel and oyster omelette in Bangkok, and their famous hot-from-the-wok pad thai! This humble stall also gives you the option to have your omelette with an array of fresh seafood like fish, prawn, and squid.

Conveniently located a walking distance from Thong Lo BTS, you can also find a lineup of other street food vendors for your Bangkok food trail. 

Address:
25 ถนน สุขุมวิท 55 Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand.

Opening hours:
8am - 10pm (daily)

More Info:
Facebook

2. Loaded Crab Omelette @ Raan Jay Fai

The only street food in Bangkok with a Michelin star, Raan Jay Fai has been running for more than 40 years! Known for wearing thick, quirky goggles while working the wok, Aunty Jay Fai is an expert at making this crispy, generously-filled crab omelette.

Slice into this huge burrito-shaped egg envelope to reveal a fluffy interior that’s overflowing with sweet, juicy crab chunks. drools.

Besides that, be sure to try her drunken noodles that are drenched with a sweet and spicy sauce and stir-fried with fresh basil leaves, chilis, as well as high-quality seafood.

Address:
327 Maha Chai Rd, Samran Rat, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand.

Opening hours:
1.30pm - 12.00am (Tuesday - Saturday) | Closed on Sunday & Monday.

More Info: Instagram

3. Affordable 100THB Coffee And Tea @ Ekkamai Macchiato Cafe

Image via @ekkamaimac

Tucked away at the Ekkamai district in Bangkok, this cosy and homey cafe is a perfect respite from Thailand's sweltering heat.

Best part about this cafe? All the drinks on their menu, whether coffee or tea, are sold only at 100THB (RM13.7) each! Their selection includes cafe favourites such as caffe macchiato, caffe latte, as well as milk-based drinks like matcha latte and hojicha latte.

Ekkamai cafe also has a variety of Thai-fusion dishes as well as a big display of yummy cakes that'll surely refuel your energy and keep your tummy satisfied. We'd recommend you to try their durian cheesecake!

Address:
6, 2 ซอย เอกมัย 12 Khwaeng Khlong Tan Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand.

Opening hours: 8am - 5pm (Monday - Friday) | 9am - 5pm (Weekends)

More info: Facebook | Instagram

4. Tom Yum Mama @ Jeh O Chula

The most famous photo-worthy ramen in Bangkok, Jeh O Chula's Tom Yum Mama noodle bowl is loaded with fresh prawn, squid, crispy pork, pork balls, and two eggs. One portion of this is enough to feed two people!

A favourite go-to for supper, complement your ramen with a luxurious plate of fresh salmon sashimi with a tangy lime and chili dressing. Yum!

However, the tom yam noodles are only served 10.30pm onwards so don’t come here too early!

Address: 113 ซอย จรัสเมือง Rong Muang, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok 10330, Thailand.

Opening hours: 5.30pm - 1am (daily) 

More info: Facebook

5. Thai-Chinese Cuisine @ Je Ngor Kitchen

A Michelin-recommended restaurant, Je Ngor Kitchen is famous across Thailand for their traditional Chinese-style cuisine. Locals and tourists alike would recommend trying their signature black pepper crabs, special fried rice, raw praws, fried morning glory, goose webbed feet noodles, and seafood broccoli. Sounds like a feast to remember!  

Address:
68/2 Sukhumvit 20 Alley, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110, Thailand.

Opening hours: 11am - 10pm (daily)

More info: Official website

6. 40-Year-Old Beef Noodles @ Wattana Panich

A dish that became viral this year, Wattana Panich is known for their thick, hearty broth that's been brewing for over 40 years! You'll confirm drool at the sight of their beautiful cauldron of rich dark brown broth that's brimming with floating chunks of succulent, melt-in-your-mouth stewed beef. 

Using a secret blend of Chinese herbs and spices to get its signature flavour, this broth is said to be so flavourful that you’ll be slurping down every last drop in seconds! 

Address:
336 338 Ekkamai Rd, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand.

Opening hours: 8am - 7.30pm (daily)

More info: Facebook

7. Unique Ice Cream @ Guss Damn Good

You won’t find the typical favourites here! Every flavour at this specialty ice cream parlour is inspired by a unique story or memory from the creators themselves. Making their ice cream from scratch, every ingredient is meticulously sourced to give a maximum flavour outcome!

Try out 'The Maine Rocky Coast', a sea salt almond brittle ice cream with sea salt crumble, or 'B-Cube', an rich ice cream made from a trio of “brown” ingredients: brownie, brown butter, and brown sugar. Delicious!

Address: Soi Sathon 2, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand.

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily) 

More info: Facebook

8. Regional Thai Cuisines @ Eathai Food Court

If you're strapped for time on your visit to Bangkok, Eathai is the perfect place to get all your favourite Thai dishes in one place. This premium food court at the Central Embassy brings numerous famous street food vendors from all around Thailand under one roof!

Here, you'll be able to find specialty dishes from all regions of Thailand- central, southern, northern, and eastern cuisines.

Address: 1031 Phloen Chit Rd, Lumphini, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok 10330, Thailand.

Opening hours: 10am - 10pm (daily)

More info: Facebook

9. Braised Pork Knuckle @ Charoen Saeng Silom

A favourite in Thailand, this humble alley stall has been serving stewed pork knuckle for nearly six decades!

Braised in a rich and aromatic broth, the flavour-packed pork meat here just falls off the bone at the touch of your fork. Enjoy it with a plate of hot, fluffy white rice and braised mustard greens. Simple yet soooooo satisfying!

Address:
492/6 Soi Charoen Krung 49, Suriya Wong, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand.

Opening hours: 8am - 1pm (daily)

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