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Phuket Noodles: All You Need to Know

August 11, 2021 - 1201 views

Phuket cuisine is a combination of influences from both Thai and Chinese cultures. Most of them are spicy, like many Southern Thai dishes, but they also feature many Chinese cuisines. However, there are many foods originating from Phuket and they are created by their own cooking method and have their own unique flavour, of which noodle is a good example. Let's learn detail about Phuket Noodle in the article below.

1. Hokkien Mee Shake (Hokkien noodles with soup)

Mee Somjit has been selling noodles for over 60 years using a recipe derived from her Singaporean grandfather Pasini Panchamiditi. In fact, Hokkien Mee Shake or Hokkien noodles with soup is the most popular dish at this restaurant. The soup is made by boiling fresh shrimp and pork bones. Thanks to that, it has its own sweet and unique flavor.

A bowl of Hokkien Mee Shake also contains pork, shrimp, spinach, dumplings, bean sprouts, stir-fried shallots, and a choice of either Chinese-style noodles, yellow egg noodles, clear vermicelli noodles, or rice vermicelli noodles, sheet noodles.

This dish is awarded for its delicious and healthy food. In addition, it is awarded for its hygiene. In fact, it received many certifications from the Thai Ministry of Public Health. Hokkien Mee Shake has also received numerous awards for the JakkINA Family Kitchen TV Program. In addition, it was also featured in a TV Show called Priew-Pak.

Some good place to eat:

  • Mee Somjit is open daily from 9 AM – 5 PM and is located at 214/6 Phuket Road.
  • Mi Jirayuwat – open daily from 9.30 AM – 3.30 PM and located at 126 Phang-nga Road.
  • Mee Ao Geh – located at Poonpol Road. Talad Nuea, Muang, Phuket

Hokkien Mee Shake phuket noodle

Hokkien Mee Shake


2. Hokkien Mee (Stir-fried yellow noodles)

Hokkien Mee has been served by Mee Ton Pho since 1946. The current owner of the restaurant is the 3rd generation of this family. The fact of the matter is that Mee Ton Pho is arguably the favorite food of locals when it comes to Hokkien Mee restaurants. Noodles are fried in soy sauce along with Chinese kale, pork, fish, squid, and eggs

Some good places to eat:

  • Mee Ton Pho is open daily from 9 AM – 6.30 PM and is located at 214/7-8 Phuket Road (Circle Clock Tower) Talad Yai, Muang, Phuket.
  • Mee Sapam – open daily from 10 AM – 6 PM and located at 56/8 Moo 1 Ban Sapam Thep Kasatri Road, Koh-Kaew, Muang, Phuket
  • Mee Ao Geh – open daily from 10.30 AM – 4.30 PM and located at 97/1 Soi Phunphon, 3 Phunphon Road. Talad Nuea , Muang , Phuket.
  • Ko Ti Hokkien Noodles – open daily from 10 AM – 5 PM and located at 395/2 Soi Ton-Pho Phuket Road. Talad Nuea, Muang, Phuket.

Hokkien Mee

Hokkien Mee


3. Mee Sua

Mee Sua is the small, white, salty noodles usually eaten for breakfast. Mee Sua is usually cooked by boiling them in a soup and then served with pork, pork, chicken or fish, and wedges with a variety of herbs and spices. In addition, it can be eaten with fried garlic, celery, and green chives.

Mee Sua  Phuket Noodles

Mee Sua

Some good places to eat:

  • Khu-Kwan: open daily from 6 AM – 11.30 AM and is located at 320 Phuket Road, Talad Yai, Muang, Phuket
  • Kopi de Phuket Restaurant & Coffee: open daily from 8 AM-6 PM and is located at 61 Phuket Road T.Talatyai A. Muang Phuket, Talat Yai, Phuket Town


You have learned some kind of Phuket noodles and hope you have a chance to try all of them. If you are looking for Phuket tours please feel free to contact us or visit our website We are always available to help you plan a wonderful trip.

Jenny Tran

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