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Thai Restaurants in Phuket Town

Phuket Town Thai Restaurant Reviews

Phuket Town is a must-visit destination for travellers interested in local Thai, southern Thai, and Phuket-style cuisine. The town’s dining scene is a mix of old-school eateries, trendy cafes, and upscale restaurants, serving a wide variety of dishes that reflect the island’s unique culinary heritage.

Local Thai Food:

Phuket Town has plenty of local Thai food options, including street food vendors, food courts, and traditional restaurants. Some of the must-try dishes include Khao Man Gai (chicken rice), Pad Thai (stir-fried rice noodles), Som Tam (spicy papaya salad), and Khao Soi (curry noodles). For a more adventurous dining experience, try Moo Hong (braised pork belly) or Kai Palo (soy sauce boiled eggs and chicken).

Southern Thai Food:

Southern Thai food is known for its bold and spicy flavors, and Phuket Town is a great place to try some of the region’s most famous dishes. Some of the must-try dishes include Gaeng Tai Pla (spicy fish curry), Kua Kling (spicy dry curry), and Massaman Curry (rich and flavorful curry). For seafood lovers, there are plenty of options, including Pla Tod (fried fish), Hoy Tod (oyster omelet), and Goong Tom Som (sour and spicy prawn soup).

Phuket Food:

Phuket has its own unique cuisine, which is a fusion of Chinese, Malay, and Thai influences. Some of the must-try Phuket-style dishes include Mee Hokkien (stir-fried Hokkien noodles), Moo Hong (braised pork belly), and Kanom Jeen Phuket (rice noodles with fish or beef curry). Another must-try dish is the local specialty, Oh Tao (oyster omelet).

In Phuket Town, visitors can find a variety of dining options that cater to every taste and budget. From street food vendors to upscale restaurants, visitors are sure to find something delicious to eat. Some of the popular eateries in Phuket Town include Raya Restaurant, Kopitiam by Wilai, One Chun Café & Restaurant, and Lock Tien Food Court.

Phuket Restaurant List

Raya Restaurant in Phuket Town

Raya Restaurant (also known as Raya House) is a unique restaurant combining all the right ingredients to make it a perfect local experience. They serve great food, reasonable price, and a superb setting in an old Thai house kept just the way it has ... Read More
Raya Restaurant in Phuket Town

One Chun Restaurant Phuket

One Chun Restaurant is one of the best Thai restaurants in Phuket Town. Serving southern Thai and uniquely Phuket cuisine without compromise ... Read More
One Chun Restaurant Phuket

Tu Kab Khao Phuket – Thai Restaurant in Phuket Town

Tu Kab Khao is a popular Thai restaurant in Phuket town serving great southern Thai food, a chance to try their selection of dishes typical from Phuket ... Read More
Tu Kab Khao Restaurant Phuket

Ko Ang Seafood in Phuket Town

Ko Ang Seafood is a local restaurant serving excellent seafood on the east side of Phuket Town. Ko Ang has been around for a long time and started as a modest shop with no decoration and a zinc roof. But seafood lovers always find ... Read More
Ko Ang Seafood Phuket

The Charm Dining Gallery Phuket Town

The Charm Dining Gallery opened in a century-old Thai house in Phuket Town. The location on Dibuk Road is the perfect way to end your exploration if you spend a day wandering the old streets ... Read More
The Charm Dining Gallery in Phuket Town, Dibuk Road

Kopitiam by Wilai Restaurant in Phuket Town

Never heard of Kopitiam by Wilai Restaurant before? Not a surprise since Thalang road changed from just an old busy street to a full-scale tourist attraction, bars and restaurants started to appear like flies on honey. And thinking of it, it is a good ... Read More
Kopitiam by Wilai Restaurant in Phuket Town

Jadjan Restaurant in Phuket Town

Jadjan is a local Thai restaurant hidden on the outskirt of Phuket Town, and not many travellers know that a former chef from a 5-star hotel in Bangkok runs it. If you are familiar with Thai food, you will appreciate the unique flavours of ... Read More
Jadjan Restaurant in Phuket Towm

Hong Khao Tom Pla Restaurant in Phuket Town (ฮ้องข้าวต้มปลา)

Hong Khao Tom Pla is a discreet and long-established restaurant in Phuket Town, named after its famous fish rice porridge speciality. Behind this modest appearance is a little gem, so good that the Michelin Guide awarded them a 'Bib Gourmand', which is a sign ... Read More
Hong Khao Tom Pla Restaurant in Phuket Town

Piset Restaurant Phuket

Piset restaurant is a fun place on Yaowarat Road in Phuket town that has been very popular with the young local crowd for serving creative oversized Thai food at reasonable prices ... Read More
Piset Restaurant Phuket

O Cha Rot Phuket – Noodle Soup in Phuket Town

O Cha Rot is an unassuming local restaurant, but it serves one of the best noodle soups in Phuket Town, so good that it made it to the Michelin Guide in Phuket. The restaurant has no decoration whatsoever, white wall, stainless cooking station and ... Read More
O Cha Rot Noodle Soup Restaurant in Phuket Town

Lock Tien Food Court in Phuket Town

Lock Tien food court in Phuket Town is a place every person living in Phuket long enough knows. It doesn’t look like much but with 50 years old history, it’s probably the oldest food court on the island. What really matters is that Lock ... Read More
Lock Tien Foodcourt Phuket

Khao Tom Thanon Dibuk Phuket Town

Khao Tom Thanon Dibuk is a local restaurant famous for its morning rice porridge and noodle soup, located on Phang Nga Road in the back of Phuket Town, and only open from 6 in the morning to 12 pm. The restaurant got listed three ... Read More
Khao Tom Thanon Dibuk Phuket Town

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

Go Benz Phuket (or Ko Benz) received a 'Bib Gourmand' rating in the Phuket Michelin Guide. 'Bib Gourmand' means 'friendly establishments that serve good food at moderate prices.' Go Benz has been one of Phuket's most popular local restaurants for over 15 years. Go ... Read More
Go Benz Phuket restaurant

Tunk Ka Cafe in Phuket Town

Tunk Ka Cafe is one of our favourite restaurants in Phuket Town, a long-established hillside place beautifully built on top of Khao Rang Hill, with striking panoramic views of Phuket city ... Read More
Tunk Ka Cafe Phuket

Ko Yoon Restaurant

Ko Yoon Restaurant is a very small and discreet place serving amazing Hokkien Noodles. If you happen to visit Phuket Town, chances are you walked passed it without noticing it, it looks like any other anonymous local hole-in-the-wall restaurant. But Ko Yoon has prepared ... Read More
Ko Yoon Hokkien Noodles

Pa Mai Kanom Jeen in Phuket Town

Pa Mai Kanom Jeen is a modest local Thai restaurant located at the intersection of Dibuk Road and Satun Road, just next to the famous Blue Elephant Restaurant, in Old Phuket Town. Pa Mai has been a popular local place for decades and if ... Read More
Kanom Jeen in Phuket

Chom Chan by One Chun Restaurant in Phuket Town

Chom Chan is an excellent Thai restaurant serving a great selection of Phuket dishes and local specialities ... Read More
Chom Chan by One Chun Phuket Town

Mee Ton Poe Hokkien Noodles in Phuket Town

Mee Ton Poe received a 'Michelin Plate' rating in the Phuket Michelin Guide. A ‘Michelin Plate' is a recognition of excellent food. Mee Ton Poe (Mee Ton Poh) has served some of the best-known Hokkien noodles on Phuket island for many years since 1946 ... Read More
Mee Ton Poe Hokkien Noodles in Phuket Town

Kanom Jeen Saphan Hin in Phuket Town

Kanom Jeen Saphan Hin is a long time favourite restaurant in Phuket Town where mostly locals come for a late breakfast, lunch or even dinner ... Read More
Kanom Jeen Saphan Hin in Phuket Town

Nam Yoi Restaurant in Phuket Town

Nam Yoi is a very discreet restaurant in a remote street in Phuket town. It is difficult to find but worth the effort as they serve excellent local Thai cuisine. The setting is basic, the price is very cheap and the food is really ... Read More
Nam Yoi Restaurant Phuket

Kota Khao Mun Kai – Chicken Rice Restaurant in Phuket Town

Kota Khao Mun Kai is an excellent and famous Chicken Rice restaurant in Phuket Town. Everyone in Phuket knows this place, expats of locals. It has been open for more than two decades and is still running strong without having changed a thing. That ... Read More
Chicken Rice Kota Khao Mun Kai Phuket

Som Chit Hokkien Noodle Soup in Phuket Town

Som Chit Restaurant is famous for its delicious Hokkien Noodle Soup. People from Bangkok who know about would stop for a lunch at Som Chit if they are in the vicinity of Phuket Town. Som Chit (which is pronounced ‘Som Kit’) is easy to ... Read More
Som Chit Hokkien Noodle Soup Phuket

Wanlamun Phuket – Sweet Shop in Phuket Town

Wanlamun is the most popular Thai sweets and Thai desserts restaurant in Phuket Town. The restaurant has been open for decades and serves an astonishingly large choice of local sweets you probably didn't even know existed ... Read More
Wanlamun Sweet Shop in Phuket Town

Esan Bar – Thai Restaurant in Phuket Town

Esan Bar, despite calling itself a bar, is an excellent and affordable Thai restaurant serving Isan food from the northeast of Thailand. The restaurant sits by the busy roadside on the outskirts of Phuket town, near the stadium and not far from the well-known ... Read More
Esan Bar Thai Restaurant in Phuket Town

Natural Restaurant Phuket (Tamachart Restaurant)

Natural Restaurant Phuket looks at first a bit confusing. Locally known as 'Tamachart Restaurant' it has been a long-time favourite for many Thai and expats ... Read More
Phuket Natural Restaurant in Phuket Town

Kaeng Liang Restaurant Phuket

Kaeng Liang Restaurant is a small place in a beautifully decorated old shophouse hidden on Krabi Road in the old Phuket Town. The name Kaeng Liang is the name of a traditional spicy shrimp paste soup from central Thailand. The food is good (we ... Read More
Kaeng Liang Restaurant in Phuket Town

Punte Phuket Local Street Food

Punte Phuket is a beautiful food court serving local street food, hidden in the old streets of Phuket town, tucked in a dead-end street off Yaowarat Road ... Read More
Punte Phuket Local Street Food

Maimorn Forest Phuket

Maimorn Forest is a locally well-known Thai restaurant, hidden from view in Phuket Town, next to Bus Terminal 1. The place has been open for decades and was recently renovated. The new layout is beautiful, with a bit of a forest theme and an ... Read More
Maimorn Forest Restaurant Phuket

Baan Mae Taan Restaurant in Phuket Town

Baan Mae Taan is an excellent local Thai restaurant in Phuket Town. It is slightly away from the old streets of historical Phuket, where the tourist crowd always go for their selfies and therefore addresses more to a local clientele, and that is a ... Read More
Baan Mae Taan Restaurant in Phuket Town

Blue Elephant Phuket

Blue Elephant Phuket is not a casual Thai restaurant, but contrary to what most people think, it is not outrageously expensive (We didn't say cheap though). Blue Elephant Phuket is perfect for a special occasion, a dining experience to share and remember. We wrote ... Read More
Blue Elephant Phuket

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