Famous Phuket Thai Foods [Should Not Miss]

January 18, 2021 - 214 views

Phuket Thailand is famous for its beautiful beaches. In fact, it has recently been a tourist attraction around the world. In addition to the impressive activities, delicious food, local specialties with unique processing methods of Phuket has brought visitors a great experience. Let's find some kind of famous Phu ket Thai Foods to try when visiting Phuket in this article.

1. Massaman curry

The same as most other curries in Thailand, Massaman curry is made from ingredients such as coconut milk, lemon juice, lime leaves, basil, peanuts, chili, and other spices.  The food is meticulously processed with carefully selected ingredients and spices. When enjoying it, you will feel the sweetness of coconut milk, the sour taste of lemon juice, etc. If you can't eat spicily, you can tell the chef not to put chili in the dish. The best Massaman curry is served at:

  • N.C. Bakery and Food (at 183/6 Phang-Nga, Talad Yai, Muang Phuket)
  • Oriental Spoon restaurant (at 106/46 Moo 3, Surin Beach Road, or Twinpalms Phuket Resort).

Massaman Curry

Massaman Curry

2. Mee Hokkien

Mee Hokkien is the name of mixed fried noodles. It originated from Fujian China. In Phuket Thailand, Mee Hokkien is not elaborately processed with the main ingredients such as noodles (golden noodles, slightly thick), shrimp, pork, squid, eggs, bean sprouts.

You can enjoy Mee Hokkien at:

  • Lock Tien (Thanon Dibuk, Phuket old town, located opposite the intersection of Yaowarat and Dibuk)
  • Mee Ton Poe Restaurant (214 / 7-8, Phuket Road, Tambon Talat Yai, Amphoe Mueang Phuket)

Usually, the restaurant serving this dish is usually open from 10 am to 17 pm every day, even the restaurant is open until 20 o'clock to serve diners dinner.

Mee Hokkien

Mee Hokkien

3. Tom Yum

There is no denying that Tom Yum is a famous dish and once known as Thai Lana's specialty dish. The flavor of the dish is very specific and it is sold in many places in Thailand. The dish is usually enjoyed with rice or noodles. In fact, Tom Yum is a specialty that people in Phuket love.

You can enjoy this famous delicacy at:

  • Ang Seafood restaurant (Soi Phuket Villa California 1, Wichit, Mueang Phuket)
  • Bang Pae Seafood (PA Khlok Thalang Phuket Thailand)

This delicious dish in Phuket has a very affordable price, but before choosing the restaurant, you should refer to the review of the customers about the restaurant!

Tom Yum

Tom Yum

4. Gaeng Keow Wan Gai

Gaeng Keow Wan Gai is a typical dish of Phuket Thailand that you should enjoy when you have the opportunity to come here. The dish is quite similar to Thai curry which is made from chicken, eggplant, and spices such as basil, herbs, etc. This dish will surely make you excited.

The best place in Phuket where you can enjoy this delicious dish is Kaab Gluay Restaurant (58/3 Phrabaramee Road, Patong, Phuket) This restaurant is usually open from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm daily evening. Therefore, after visiting, you can come to enjoy the food both in the afternoon and in the evening. Delicious dishes, specialties in Phuket beaches are waiting for you. So, plan a vacation in Phuket right now.

Gaeng Keow Wan Gai

Gaeng Keow Wan Gai

You have reviewed some famous Phuket Thai foods via our article. You can find more food by joining our Phuket Tours. Don't wait to enjoy the wonderful Phuket.

Jenny Tran

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