23 Best (VERY) Local Thai Restaurants in Phuket (updated)

Best Thai Restaurants in Phuket

Phuket Real Local Restaurants [toc] Beware! This page is not the trendy section of Phuket Restaurants! It's all about local food and only local food! Here are some of the most popular (very) local Thai restaurants in Phuket. They are not fancy, and all are cheap: they don't care about the decor, and they sometimes forget to smile, it's all about efficiency and great taste! Some of them might appear

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8 Best Thai Restaurants in Phuket Town

Thai restaurant in a heritage house in Phuket Town

Enjoy Real Thai food in Old Phuket Town [toc] Enjoying local Thai food in the old Phuket town after a day of exploration is an experience no one should miss. Fortunately, there are plenty to choose from, some are fancy, some are cheap, and some are in amazingly beautiful heritage houses. Here, we only list the restaurants serving real Thai food. Some of them serve some excellent Phuket specialities you

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13 Best Restaurants in Phuket – Phuket 101 Choice

Phuket Best Restaurants

What Are Phuket Best Restaurants? [toc] The list of the Best Restaurants in Phuket list is growing fast, especially since the Michelin Guide has arrived on the island. Phuket culinary scene has evolved a lot in recent years, and the choice of restaurants has grown tremendously. Having amazing restaurants in Phuket happened naturally for a few reasons: 1) Thailand is naturally blessed with fantastic cuisine, able to offer something great

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12 Best Local Seafood Restaurants in Phuket (updated 2019)

Best Seafood in Phuket

Where is the best Seafood in Phuket? [toc] The best seafood in Phuket is mostly in local restaurants, sometimes hard to find and often away from tourist places. Of course the seafood you will find in Patong, Kata, Karon and other famous beaches are good too, but there is a little something more in local restaurants. It's more authentic, more fresh, not to mention often cheaper. We are happy to

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Pru Restaurant at Trisara – The Only 1 Star Michelin Restaurant in Phuket

Pru at Trisara Phuket

The Only 1 Star Michelin Restaurant in Phuket [toc] Pru Restaurant at Trisara Phuket has become the first and only restaurant to receive a star from the new Michelin Guide. Michelin only arrived in Phuket in 2018, and the results were much anticipated. While a lot of restaurants around the island received BIBs and Plates from the Michelin Guide, being the only one with a star means a lot, but

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Ko Benz in Phuket Town (Go Benz) – One of Phuket Best Street Food

Ko Benz restaurant

Ko Benz in Phuket Town Ko Benz (or Go Benz) received a 'Bib Gourmand' rating from the new Michelin Guide for Phuket. Bib Gourmand means 'friendly establishments that serve good food at moderate prices.' [toc] Ko Benz is one of Phuket most popular local restaurants for more than 15 years now. Ko Benz served a relatively small choice of noodle soups and rice porridge, and by keeping it focused, became

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Black Ginger at The Slate Phuket – One of Phuket Best Thai Restaurants

Black Ginger at The Slate Phuket

One of Phuket Best Thai Restaurants Black Ginger received a 'Michelin Plate' rating from the new Michelin Guide for Phuket. 'Michelin Plate is the sign of excellent food.’ [toc] Black Ginger is a fabulous Thai restaurant in a lovely setting inside the Slate hotel in Nai Yang Beach. Black Ginger cuisine itself is worth the visit, but the setting and enigmatic arrival make you feel very special, like being in

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Rustic Eatery and Bar Phuket – Patong Beach

Rustic Eatery Phuket

A casual restaurant in Patong by Master Chef Croatia winner [toc] Rustic Eatery Phuket is a very popular restaurant found at the south end of Patong Beach, just before the tall bridge that leads to Amari Phuket Resort. Rustic is small and so discreet from the outside, you would easily miss it as you drive, so look for that tiny signboard hanging outside. Rustic Eatery is cozy and casual, with

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Laem Hin Seafood

Laem Hin Seafood restaurant Phuket

Popular with Locals: Laem Hin Seafood [toc] Laem Hin Seafood is one of the best known local seafood restaurants in Phuket. Located on the east coast of the island, Laem Hin is huge but get pretty full on weekdays dinner and even more on weekends. The setting above the water is charming but it's not what you would call a romantic restaurant, it's a little too busy for that. However,

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