The Top 8 Thai Streets Food You Must Try!
Thai street food is one of the most well-known street foods in the world. The distinct
exquisite taste of unique, delicious, and good quality at an affordable price attracts tourists
from many different countries. The desire to try Thai street food is universal. This article
will highlight 8 of the most well-known Thai street food restaurants. Let’s check it out!
1. Heng Hoi Tod ChawLae
Heng Hoi Tod ChawLae is a famous Thai street restaurant with 7 branches that are
located in Charoennakorn, Chokchai 4, On Nut, Ekkamai, Emporium, Banthat Thong, and
Tonburi Fresh Market. All branches are open daily from 10.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. Heng Hoi
Tod ChawLae is well known for its crispy and yummy flour. Their signature dish is Aor Lua
which is crispy fried oysters and it’s a must-try. Their other recommended menus are crispy
mussels, crispy oysters, crispy seafood, crispy shrimp, etc.
2. Thipsamai Pratu Phee
Thipsamai Pratu Phee is a really famous and well-liked Thai street food restaurant
among tourists with 5 branches; Pratu Phee (The original branch), Phutthamonthon Sai 4,
Icon Siam, King Power Rangnam, and Siam Paragon. Each branch has different opening
days and times. Their recommended dishes are Padthai with shrimp fat and eggs, Padthai
with shrimp, Padthai with fresh deep-sea prawn wrapped in eggs, and several other choices
on the menu to choose from.
3. Nay Lek Uan Yaowarat
Nay Lek Uan Yaowarat is a Thai street food restaurant in Chinatown that is open
from Tuesday to Sunday from 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Their top 3 recommended dishes are
Kuay Jab with crispy pork and entrails, Kuay Jab with crispy pork/ sliced pork or minced
pork, and Kuay Jab with crispy pork with sweet soy sauce. Nay Lek Uan Yaowarant has
many branches, so everyone can try their food at the location closer to them.
4. Elvis Suki
Elvis Suki is a Thai street food shop that is very famous for their Suki which is the
Thai version of a variant hot pot dish. Suki can be stir-fried or cooked in broth with chicken,
pork, or seafood. There are 3 branches to visit and try; Soi Yotse (the original branch),
Banthat Thong Road, and Victory Monument. Every branch is open daily from 12.00 p.m.
to 9.00 p.m. Elvis Suki offers other good dishes such as Kua Tiew Kua Kai, Kua Tiew Kua
Kai with seafood, grilled scallops, grilled shrimp, and grilled seafood.
5. Guay Tiew Kua Gai Suanmali
Guay Tiew Kua Gai Suanmali is a Thai street food restaurant that tourists like to visit to try
their Guay Tiew Kua Gai Tao Tarn which is a must-try menu. Guay Tiew Kua Gai Suanmali
has up to 3 branches; Watcharaphon, Central Hospital Intersection, and Amarin. They are
open every day from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Each branch may change its service date and
6. Cheng Sim Ei
Cheng Sim Ei is a famous Thai street food restaurant among Thais and foreigners with its
signature of the first shaved ice in Thailand with a wide variety of dessert options for
customers to create menus they like. However, their top 3 recommended menus are Cheng
Sim Ei (Tao Tueng), Rim Tim Prao, and the 8 Sian (Formula 1). There are 4 branches of
Cheng Sim Ei for foodies to try which are located in Suan Luang Square, Udomsuk,
Stadium One, and Salaya. All branches are open every day without holidays.
7. Jae Wan Desserts
Jae Wan Desserts is a Thai street food restaurant that is as popular as Cheng Sim Ei and has
only one branch on Banthat Thong Road, Soi Chula 22. This place is open from Monday to
Saturday from 1.45 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. Their recommended menu is soy milk which has a
unique aroma and deliciousness. There are many other menus such as Tao Huay, Tao Tung,
black sesame dumplings in ginger, boiled potatoes, boiled mung beans, or boiled red beans,
8. Yaowarat Toasted Buns
Yaowarat Toasted Buns is a Thai street food dessert that has been open for over 40 years.
Their bread is soft and freshly toasted with over 10 delicious fillings to choose from. Most
importantly, the price is only 25 baht per piece. They currently have more than 10 branches.
If you want to taste the bread from the original branch, you will need to go to the Yaowarat
branch and they are open from Tuesday to Sunday from 5:30 p.m. to 0.00 p.m.