Thailand is famous for its special street cuisine, especially when you visiting Pattaya. You will not disappointed about street food in Pattaya because each street food is a harmonious combination of each special spice and fresh ingredients. Moreover, a great thing is that the delicious dishes are all made by talented hands of “street chefs”. In my view, Pattaya is definitely a wonderful place for you and your friends to explore Thai street cuisine. This article will give you information about 3 street food destinations to help you have an unforgettable experience when enjoying street food here.
1. ALONG SOUTH PATTAYA ROAD
Location: Thanon Pattaya Tai, Muang Pattaya, Amphoe Bang Lamung, Chang Wat Chon Buri, Thailand
Street food, snacks in Pattaya are easy to find but they are much cheaper on South Pattaya. Along South Pattaya Road, there is a lot of delicious food sold on the stalls you should try. Here is some famous Thai street food along South Pattaya Road you will like to enjoy:
1.1. Tom Yum
This is one of the most delicious soups in Thailand. Traveling to Thailand without eating this soup is considered as yet to come. The street chefs use seafood or chicken with coconut milk, lemon leaves, gingers,… to cook Tom Yum, whose taste makes tourists only eat once to remember this taste forever. If you cannot eat spicy food, you should say “No spicy please” to the waiter.
Price: 80 – 150 baht
1.2. Papaya Pattaya Crab Salad
This is not only Pattaya’s best delicacy but it is also one of Thai top 10 delicious dishes. Papaya Pattaya Crab Salad is mixed papaya salad with dried beef, fresh chilies, fish sauce, dried shrimp, lemon juice, peanuts, etc.
Price: 35 – 50 baht
1.3. Stir Fried Morning Glory Thai style (Pad Pak Boong Fai)
Morning glory, known as water spinach, is much-loved in Thai cuisine for ít tender shoots and leaves that take on Thai flavors beautifully.
Besides three above dishes, you should also try grilled food on South Pattaya Road to feel all the originality and diversity in Thai street cuisine such as grilled chicken rice, grilled salt carp, grilled snakehead fish, grilled shrimp, grilled squid, scorpion grilled with a variety of grilled skewers.
1.4. Moo Ping
This is amongst the most commonly found quick bite of the various Pattaya street food. Moo Ping is grill pork served on a wooden skewer along with sticky rice and chef’s own sauce. Besides pork, chef also use fat chicken, basted in marinades which has tender taste.
1.5. Mango sticky rice
Mango sticky rice is a famous street food in South Pattaya Road. The dish is a great combin