There are no official dictionaries recorded, but the experience in this street food paradise deserves to make Bangkok one of the world’s most culinary cities. According to a survey from Lonely Planet, Bangkok was voted the first city to visit if you were a food enthusiast.
The following 16 locations are the best place to gather delicious food in Bangkok.
1. Victory Monument (Anusawari Chai Samoraphum)
Victory Monument is one of Bangkok’s transportation centers. It is difficult to count a day of how many vehicles pass through in this area. Of course, with such a large number of people, it is indispensable to eat. Around the roundabout and adjacent alleys, you will find a rich collection of restaurants, food stalls and snacks. Here as a Bung Binh Buffet. Located in the northeast of the roundabout is the famous Boat Noodles, where you will see a lot of Thai noodle restaurants. Don’t overlook the northwest in this area because there are many delicious restaurants that few people know. From the Victory Monument, it is only a five-minute walk to Phahon Yothin Soi 1 (พหลโยธิน ซอย. 1), a famous street selling food day and night.
2. Yaowarat (Chinatown เยาวราช)
Yaowarat (เยาวราช), located in Chinatown, there is nothing but street food. It will be difficult to find a decent restaurant here. Don’t hesitate to explore a dark alley or follow the scent of food, because Yaowarat is full of surprises about cuisine. Yaowarat Road is the most famous street in this area, cutting across the center of Chinatown, parallel is Charoen Krung Road and below are numerous small alleys, where you find countless roadside eateries. During the day, the market here is extremely busy. But at night, when the street vendors began to live, people rushed to the street for dinner.
Besides, if you look for interesting dishes such as swallow nest or pig breast, Yaowarat certainly does not disappoint you. Not far from Yaowarat is the Pahurat community, known as Bangkok’s Indian district, without the typical Indian flavor restaurants like Toney Restaurant.
3. Ratchawat Market (ราชวัตร)
Located in the lush green space of Dusit, at the end of Nakhon Chaisi Road are two of Bangkok’s oldest markets. The first is Ratchawat, which is famous for roasted duck restaurants, Kobe beef noodles, and flavorless nameless eateries. At the end of the road is the Sriyan market, another inspiration for food lovers. What are you waiting for without entering the crowded market, picking a noodle shop, or curry, and other curbside snacks.
4. Charoen Krung (เจริญกรุง) và Bangrak (บางรัก)
Step down Charoen Krung Road, your stomach can hardly resist attractive dishes from all directions. Smell of garlic, dumplings, roasted ducks are sure to immerse you in the taste of Thai cuisine. To the right of Saphan Taksin station is a boat noodle restaurant, and next to it is the famous duck restaurant Prachak. Those who are vegetarian don’t miss Tien Sin! South of Charoen Krung Road is a lot of food stalls with great taste. Khao Tom Pla Thao Thuy (ข้าวต้ม ปลา เต๋า เต้ ย) is famous for fish porridge.
5. Bang Khun Non (บางขุนนนท์)
Bang Khun Non (บางขุนนนท์) is the area with the most quality restaurants and restaurants in Bangkok. The famous Som Tam Boo Maa (ส้มตำ ปูม้า) in Bang Khun Non. You can also eat many other things here like yen fo (Thai pink noodles), khao ka moo (pork spring rolls), and roasted ducks.
6. Petchaburi Soi 5 (เพชรบุรี ซอย 5)
Nestled between the modern commercial center of Siam and the Victory Monument is Pectchaburi Soi 5. This area is extremely crowded in the evening, when there are dozens of food carts on the road. Most of them here sell, but some shops have a place to sit down. You will find all kinds of noodles, salads, fruits and snacks. This market is local, and very close to the center of Bangkok.
7. Talat Phlu (ตลาดพลู)
Talat Phlu (ตลาดพลู) is an ancient street, like the Eden garden in Bangkok. This area focuses on many professional chefs. Many restaurants have received food awards, including snacks (kanom buang yuan ขนม เบื้องญวน). Talat Phlu has a famous sticky rice dish. Lan Tom Tom Pla Valley is selling steamed sea fish for a long time (pla kahpung neung manao, ปลา กะพง นึ่ง มะนาว).
8. Rangnam (รางน้ำ)
Along the Victory Monument station is the fashion street, Rangnam. There are many bars, hotels, massages, high-end restaurants (like Tida Esarn), and street vendors. At the end of Rangnam Street is Kuang Seafood Restaurant, one of Bangkok’s famous seafood restaurants. Rangnam Street also has a famous ramen shop. Or, if you’re lucky, you can also find Thailand’s famous jumping shrimp dish in a roadside diner.
9. Tha Pra Chan / Banglamphu (ท่าพระจันทร์ บางลำภู)
Located near the Chao Phraya River, Victory Monument and Ratchadamnoen, Tha Pra Chan and Banglamphu are Bangkok’s old districts with many dining options. Many centuries-old traditional restaurants can be found in this area. You will see lots of strollers, stalls, restaurants and hawkers selling traditional Thai dishes like kanom buang (ขนม เบื้อง). The market near Tha Pra Chan river is surrounded by bars and restaurants. It is not difficult to close your eyes and let the nose guide here.
10. Nang Loeng (นางเลิ้ง)
Walking in Nang Loeng market (นางเลิ้ง) is an interesting experience. This is one of the few remaining ancient markets in Bangkok. Nang Loeng has ancient wooden houses and picturesque valleys. All created the traditional dishes and delicious Thai desserts. The recipes at Nang Loeng have been verified for a long time.
The market is a great breakfast and lunch spot. Nang Loeng (นางเลิ้ง) square structure, with a number of outdoor stalls, and a dining area in the middle. At lunchtime, the market is full of office workers.