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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6 Best Thai Restaurants in Patong Beach

Pan Yaah Restaurant

Where to Eat Thai in Patong Beach? There are so many restaurants in Patong Beach; you would think that finding great Thai food would be easy. But if you know Thailand, you soon will realise that too many of them serve a toned down version of Thai cuisine or something that is very far from local food. We understand and respect the fact that many travellers are new to Thai

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No 9 Restaurant in Patong Beach Phuket

No9 Restaurant Patong Beach Phuket

How is No 9 Restaurant in Patong? [toc] No 9 Restaurant is a modest Thai restaurant in Patong beach, quite far from the busy streets, and yet it is much talked about. If you read online reviews, people speak well about it, almost as much as the famous No6 restaurant near Bangla road. However online surveys can be very misleading as we, unfortunately, experience lately: if you never lived in

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16 Best Desserts to Try in Phuket – Thai Sweets

Phuket desserts and sweetsPhuket desserts and sweets

What are the best Thai sweets to try in Phuket? [toc] Thailand is known the world around for its amazing food, but it doesn't stop here. There are also many desserts, sweets and cakes to try during your stay in Phuket. Of course, everyone knows the delicious pancakes (or roti) and the mango sticky rice, but don't stop your culinary exploration here: look around, and you will find amazing treats

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No.6 Restaurant in Patong Beach

No.6 Restaurant in Patong Beach

The Original No.6 Restaurant [toc] If you search for restaurant No.6 in Phuket, you might get a little confused. There are two Number 6 Thai restaurants, and they both belong to the same owner and both are in Patong Beach. The original one is on Ratuthit road, not far from Bangla road, and it probably has been existing for more than 20 years. The second one, called ‘No.6 On The

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Briley Chicken Rice Restaurant in Patong Beach

Briley Chicken Rice in Patong Beach, Phuket

Phuket Best Chicken Rice [toc] If you like delicious Hainanese Chicken rice and you happen to be in Patong Beach, you need to visit Briley. Briley is one of the two famous chicken rice restaurants in Phuket, and it has been open for more than 20 years now, the other famous one is Kota Khao Mun Khai in Phuket town. Already in 1994, I remember enjoying this Briley restaurant because

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Bang Mud Floating Restaurant

Bang Mud Floating Restaurant

Bang Mud Seafood Restaurant [toc] Bang Mud is one of the 3 floating restaurants on the east coast of Phuket island, just between cape Laem Hin and Coconut island (Koh Maphrao). Floating restaurants are a fun and memorable way to enjoy a lunch with a view, or a dinner with a sunset. They are made of several huge floating rafts attached together with little wooden huts built on top. You

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The Charm Phuket – A Beautiful Thai Restaurant in Phuket Town

The Charm Restaurant in Phuket Town

The Charm Phuket The Charm 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] The Charm Phuket restaurant opened in a century-old Thai house of Phuket Town. The location on Dibuk road is the perfect way to end your exploration if you decide to spend a day wandering the old streets. The food is

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Romsai Restaurant near Kamala Beach

Romsai Restaurant Phuket

Rom Sai Baan Nakalay Restaurant [toc] Romsai is a little unusual restaurant well hidden from view, with a beautiful view on the sea and a nearby beach. Serving Isan food for lunch, it definitely has a fun mood, feeling like being far from Phuket. Precariously built the a rocky cliff alongside the seaboard north of Patong, it serves good food on typical round concrete tables or on wooden platforms where

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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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Patong Sunset View Restaurant

Patong Sunset View restaurant

Patong Sunset View Restaurant [toc] Patong Sunset View Restaurant is a great spot to end the day with a nice dinner or even just a drink while enjoying one of Phuket famous sunsets. The restaurant is relatively small but the terrace can welcome quite a few guests and everything is very affordable. To make the best of your dinner, you should really sit at the front of the balcony to

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Blue Elephant Phuket – Thai Restaurant in Phuket Town

Blue Elephant Phuket

A Great Thai Restaurant in Phuket Town Blue Elephant Phuket received a 'Michelin Plate' rating from the new Michelin Guide for Phuket. 'Michelin Plate is the sign of excellent food.’ [toc] Blue Elephant Phuket is not a casual Thai restaurant, but at the contrary of 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

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Tunk Ka Cafe in Phuket Town

Tunk Ka Cafe Phuket

Dinner With a View at Tunk Ka Cafe [toc] Tunk Ka Cafe is one of our favourite restaurants in Town, a long established hillside place beautifully built on top of Khao Rang Hill in Phuket Town. Tunk Ka Cafe is a romantic place, with three separate terraces framed with large trees, and a nice breeze flowing through always keeps the place cool. A shaded wooden walkway leads from the top

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Som Chit Hokkien Noodle Soup in Phuket Town

Som Chit Hokkien Noodle Soup Phuket

Hokkien Noodle Soup [toc] 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 find, near the clock circle in Phuket Town and just next to the famous Mee Tong Poh who is also famous for

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10 Best Street Food to Try in Phuket

Phuket Street Food

Phuket Best Street Food [toc] Phuket Street food is fun, cheap but also a great way to experience basic but real Thai food. It is more real than in tourist restaurants you find in Patong Beach. It’s fast and a lot cleaner than you might think. If you have a sensitive digestive system or if you have allergies you might want to skip this, but I think it’s as safe

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Taokhun Seafood Restaurant near Phuket Airport

Taokhun Seafood Restaurant Phuket

Taokhun Seafood Restaurant [toc] Taokhun Seafood is a hidden restaurant on the east coast of Phuket located somewhere near Phuket International Airport. This seaside restaurant is a great place for a relaxed lunch with views on the Thailand mainland coast across the sea. Taokhun serve a good mix of Thai food and seafood and the price is pretty good. The restaurant is easy to find on the right hand side

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