10 Best Authentic Thai Restaurants In Banthat Thong Road (Update 2023)

 

Bangkok, renowned as a gastronomic haven, boasts an abundance of registered restaurants, ensuring endless choices of where to eat. You will not run out of places to eat out, as the city is dotted with numerous street food areas, night markets, food halls, street vendors, and many more that offer both affordability and delectable flavors.

 

However, amidst this culinary paradise exists a gem known as Banthat Thong Road. This particular area is a true embodiment of authentic street food and traditional Thai restaurants, some of which have earned prestigious Michelin stars, as evidenced by the long queues forming outside their doors.

 

From the younger generation to the older one, Banthat Thong holds a special place in the hearts of many locals. The road presents an opportunity for dedicated food content creators, as one could explore and feature a different restaurant every day for months and still not run out of restaurants to go to!

 

We gather 10 restaurants and 10 different styles of BEST Thai food in Bangkok! So, let’s find out your new upcoming best Thai food to try with Lub d.

 

 

 

 

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Overview of Banthat Thong Road

 

Stretching over a distance of 2.2 kilometers, the road is known among the older generation for where to get automobile parts and sports equipment. For the younger generation, it is our Bangkok Thai street food haven!

 

Recently, the road has become a hotspot where both Thai people and tourists enjoy authentic Thai cuisine which offers delightful street food, and local vendors, who have honed their skills over the years, serve various affordable yet scrumptious dishes. Many well-known and best Thai restaurants in Bangkok are located in this area in which the sight of people queuing up in front of humble stores is very common.

 

Banthat Thong is also connected to the vibrant Chula-Samyan area, which encompasses university campuses and student apartments. This proximity has made the area immensely popular among Thai teenagers, who flock here to socialize and unwind after their classes or exams. The neighborhood is teeming with a multitude of cafes, bars, and restaurants specifically tailored to cater to the preferences of these young individuals.

 

 

 

 

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1. Jae Keang

 

The word “Jae” “Jay” “Jeh” or “J” means “big sis” in the Thai-Chinese dialect. So, if you see the word Jae followed by the name, in this case, Keang, it is basically “Big sis Keang” — you will see a lot in Thai restaurant names.

 

Our absolute favorite is Jae Keang restaurant! It is nestled in the vibrant Chula Soi 6 (formerly in the Saphan Lueang area) and is renowned for its extensive selection of delectable Thai-Chinese cuisine.

 

One dish that truly steals the show is their incredibly tender and flavor-packed duck stew. But that’s not all! You must also indulge in their crispy pork, mouthwatering stir-fried water mimosa, delectable Cantonese-style stewed bamboo shoots in soy sauce, and the absolute delight of their baked chicken wings in a clay pot. Prepare for a culinary journey like no other!

 

Must-Try Dishes: Stewed duck, fried chicken wing, braised pork, baked chicken wing in clay pot

Services: Dine-in / Takeaway / Delivery

Address: 6 Alley, Khwaeng Suriya Wong, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10500

Opening Times: 4 PM – 11:30 PM

Phone: 086 884 4352

 

 

 

 

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2. Jay Muay Rice Porridge with Fish

 

This place serves delicious comfort Thai food for both young and old generations right across from Soi Chula 30. Boiled rice or rice porridge is one of the delicious Thai cuisines that won’t be heard of much outside of Thailand even though they are very healthy, tasteful, and eaten by most Thai households.

 

They’ve got a whole bunch of mouthwatering toppings to choose from, whether you’re into dry or soupy porridge with a curry kick or extra spicy.

 

Their must-try Thai dishes are called “Mixed Boiled Rice” with different toppings. It’s a flavor explosion with a big ol’ piece of grouper fish and a complete set of rice add-ons like mussels, shrimp, Seung jee (fancy name for shellfish), pork stomach, and yummy fish balls.

 

Trust me, everything’s super fresh and top-notch quality. And when you dunk it all into that hot and flavorful soup, it’s pure satisfaction and comfort in every bite.

 

Must-Try Dishes: Mixed Boiled Rice, boiled rice with grouper meat

Services: Dine-in / Takeaway / Delivery

Address: 1838 Banthat Thong Road Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330

Opening Times: Daily 3 PM -10 PM

Phone: 095 989 2978

 

 

 

 

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3. Chicken Rice by Jay Bow

 

This popular chicken rice joint won the hearts of many! Chicken rice is one of the main staples of authentic Thai food Chicken rice is one of the main staples of authentic Thai food with an influence of Chinese cuisine, and we do love some good fluffy rice topped with tender chicken!

 

They use premium fragrant jasmine rice sourced from Chiang Rai and Surin provinces, giving their rice an unbelievably soft and aromatic quality. Everything in the shop is fresh daily, especially their tender boiled chicken or fried chicken with super crispy skin.

 

You’ll have various menu options, including boiled or fried chicken rice served with rich chicken bone broth. And don’t miss out on their spicy and flavorful chicken sauce with a hint of sweetness. It’s a well-rounded and satisfying taste experience that’ll keep you coming back for more.

 

Must-Try Dishes: Fried Chicken Rice and Boiled Chicken Rice

Services: Dine-in / Delivery

Address: Banthat Thong Road, Rong Muang, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330

Open Times: Daily 11:30 AM – 9  PM

Phone: 085 164 1399

 

 

 

 

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4. Saneh Larb Koi

 

This place is an amazing northeastern Thai eatery that has become a sensation, with foodies flocking in droves to experience its mouthwatering offerings. Their menu is filled to the brim with traditional Isaan delicacies

 

Think som tam (refreshing papaya salad), larb (savory minced meat salad), and nam tok (fiery grilled meat salad). Brace yourself for a flavor explosion because every dish is packed with a fiery kick that will leave you craving for more.

 

If you’re in the mood for a rich and tender experience reminiscent of a comforting stew, go for the “Seua Kluk Foon.” And let’s not forget the “Seua Rong Hai,” featuring non-sticky meat that pairs perfectly with a helping of sticky rice. 

 

It’s safe to say that if you’re a fan of Isaan cuisine or simply crave bold and flavorful dishes, this place will undoubtedly steal your heart. 

 

Must-Try Dishes: “Soy Juu,” a non-spicy dish featuring finely diced meat. “Koi Sop,” showcasing tender slices of meat that will melt in your mouth.

Services: Dine-in / Takeaway / Delivery

Address: 11 Chula 20, Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330

Opening Hours: Daily 4  PM – 11 PM

Phone: 084 239 5692

 

 

 

 

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5. Jeh Wan

 

Indulge in a delightful array of Thai-Chinese treats at this dessert spot, famous for its light and refreshing shaved ice with different choices of toppings.

 

Picture this: Dou Teung, a heavenly combination of cold assorted beans swimming in a luscious longan juice; Dou Huay, a silky smooth tofu pudding served in a piping hot ginger-infused syrup; and Bua Loy, delectable glutinous rice balls floating in creamy coconut milk. The best part? You can dive into these delectable desserts starting at just 12 THB.

 

Must-Try Dishes: Bua Loy, Dou Huay

Services: Dine-in / Delivery / Take Away

Address: Banthat Thong Road Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

Open Times: Mon-Sat 15:00-23:00

Phone: 081 421 3761 

 

 

 

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6. Jeh O 

 

Tucked away in a modest little shop, you might not expect much at first glance, except for the incredibly long line of people queueing up to get inside the restaurant.

 

Jeh O’s signature dish is the famous Tom Yum instant noodles, an original Thai people’s comfort food that is loved by other tourists and can be easily the best Thai food to try! You can also choose a variety of Tom Yum — from Tom Yum Goong (Shrimp Tom Yum), Tom Yum Seafood, or Mixed Tom Yum added with fresh seafood, grilled duck, and crispy pork. 

 

Nonetheless, Jeh O has a whole lineup of top-notch dishes waiting for you. Think Thai-Chinese comfort food that hits the spot, but with a twist—they use only the best ingredients and perfectly cook everything.

 

Crispy fried duck, duck rice, and their signature crispy pork. You can’t miss this place, especially if it’s your first time. Just look for the long line of Thai locals and foreigners eagerly waiting outside, all dying to get a taste of Jeh O’s culinary magic.

 

Must-Try Dishes: Jeh O Famous Mama, Chrispy Duck, Crispy Pork, Yam Salmon

Services: Dine-in / Delivery / Take Away

Address: 113 Rong Muang, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330

Open Times: Daily 4:30 PM – 12 AM (Stop accepting queue at 7:30 PM)

Phone: 064 118 5888

 

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7. Elvis Suki

 

Known for its mouthwatering sukiyaki, you can easily tell that this place is fire as you spot food enthusiasts from all walks of life patiently queuing up, eager to experience greatness. The menu offers a wide variety of sukiyaki dishes, served one after another. 

 

Whether it’s the “Sukiyaki Moo” with fresh, clean vegetables and flavorful broth that makes every bite delightful, or the “Kuay Teow Kua” stir-fried noodles with a tantalizing aroma, perfectly chewy noodles, and crispy-coated fried eggs topped with a generous drizzle of sauce. It may seem like ordinary dishes, but once you take a bite, you’ll understand why it deserves a thumbs up.

 

Must-Try Dishes:

Services: Dine-in / Delivery / Take Away

Address: 1456 Banthat Thong Road, Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330

Open Times: 3:30 PM – 12:00 AM

Phone: 081 994 5168

 

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8. Gui Chai Tod Ar Pae

 

Gui Chai Tod Ar Pae is a Thai street food vendor located in Chula soi 6, serving crispy fried chive pancakes for the price of 40 THB per portion. “Ar Pae” means uncle in Thai-Chinese dialect and Ar Pae and his cart have been creating wonderful chive pancakes for over 40 years.

 

The signature recipe for the deliciousness is that he cracks an egg onto the pancakes and stir-fry it until it’s hot. The dipping sauce is also incredibly tasty which makes the pancake very stand out like no other.

 

Must-Try Dishes: Gui Chai Tod with egg

Services: Take Away

Address: 849 Chulalongkorn 6 Alley, Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330

Open Times: Tuesday – Friday 12:30 – 6:00 PM

Phone: 085 145 5847

 

 

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9. Yotse Hotpot Ice Cream 

 

We move from some of the best Thai food to some of the best Thai dessert shops to satisfy your sweet tooth. Yotse Hot Pot Ice Cream’s signature is how they serve the ice cream inside a hotpot, adding a little gimmick of the smokiness of the dried ice to make it look like an actual hotpot ice cream.

 

Not only that, their ice cream is creamy and flavorful with a variety of creative ice cream flavors available which includes Super Milky flavor, Cookie Monster, Lychee Soju, and many more! The presentation is perfect for taking beautiful videos! Whether you come with a group or with your loved one, it will be a very cool experience.

 

Must-Try Dishes: Hokkaido Milk Ice Cream, Chocolate Ice Cream, Cookie Monster Ice Cream

Services: Dine-in / Delivery / Take Away

Address:  1428 Banthat Thong Road, Rong Muang, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330

Open Times: 4 – 11 PM

Phone: 092 082 5551

 

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10. Tae Teum Roti

 

This famous roti shop is always crowded with people lining up to get inside! They have a variety of roti dishes available — some are very creative and served in massive portions which is ideal for sharing among your group of friends.

 

Some creative dishes include roti served with young coconut and volcano mountain roti (served in a shave of the big volcano on your plate).

 

Must-try dishes: Thai iced tea, volcano mountain roti, sunny-side-up egg roti, cheese roti, golden crepe roti

Services: Dine-in / Delivery / Take Away

Address: 1519 Banthat Thong Road Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330

Open Times: Daily 03.00 – 11.00 PM

Phone: 095 052 7016 

 

 

 

 

To Conclude

 

Banthat Thong Road in Bangkok offers a vibrant and diverse culinary experience for both locals and tourists…all in all, you just cannot miss it!

 

The fun part is that Lub d Bangkok Siam is a walking distance of Banthat Thong Road which makes it super convenient to explore all the best Bangkok Thai street food delicacies while staying comfortably in chic and affordable accommodation!

 

 

Lub d Bangkok Siam is a highly sought-after hostel in Bangkok located in the prime area of Siam Square area. Situated just a minute’s walk from the renowned MBK shopping center and a five-minute stroll from the prestigious Siam Paragon, Lub d Bangkok Siam offers unparalleled convenience for travelers who want to indulge in retail therapy or explore the city’s vibrant shopping scene. It’s the ultimate choice for travelers seeking a memorable and authentic Bangkok experience!