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Top 10 Bangkok Street Food Spots – Gourmet Destination

When in Bangkok one must plunge into the incomparable experience of tasting various street food items available across the city. Here is a list of the top 10 street food spots in the city.


Chinatown (Yaowarat)

Yaowarat is the place where street food in Thailand is said to have first originated. If you are serious about street food, simply follow your sense of smell to purchase various types of delectable items in this part of the city. You can either take the MRT towards Hua Lamphong and walk the rest of the way or simply take a taxi to reach Yaowarat.


Bangrak - Charoen Krung

Whether you like the succulent goodness of Chinese roast duck or the sweetness of crispy sponge cake made in a charcoal-heated iron stove, you will find the variety of street food available in the area mouthwatering. To reach Charoen Krung, take the BTS Sky train towards Saphan Taksin.


Wang Lang Market

To reach the Wang Lang market, take the BTS towards Saphan Taksin and board a boat towards the pier. At the Wang Lang market, you can sample a variety of snacks. Don't forget to take small bites of all kinds of snacks to enjoy an enormous range of tastes and textures.


Victory Monument

This area is always jam-packed with commuters and street food stalls have sprung up to offer delicious dishes to the busy crowd. You can find plenty of noodle stands, stalls and even roadside restaurants surrounding this busy part of the city.


Petchaburi SOI 5

Tucked away between Siam shopping area and the Victory monument, Petchaburi SOI 5 offers authentic Thai street food served up by the local community. The food scene comes alive in the evening and you can take the BTS towards Ratchathewi station and walk the rest of the way to reach your food destination.


Sukhumvit 38

Visitors staying at Sathorn hotels and indulging in the area's opulence sometime opt to visit the nearby Sukhumvit 38 to seek a different kind of experience. Sukhumvit 38 is popular amongst the foodies who visit Bangkok from all corners of the world. The area comes to life around 5 pm and stays that way until wee hours in the morning next day. A guest staying at a hotel in Sathron such as the Anantara Sathorn Bangkok Hotel can reach Sukhumvit 38 within 25 minutes by taxi.


Talat Phlu

If you like sticky rice, this is the place for you. Talat Phlu offers traditional Thai street food of the highest quality to visitors. Take the BTS to Talat Phlu station and walk for about 10 minutes to reach the street food market.


Ratchawat and Sriyan market

These two traditional markets offer a tranquil atmosphere dine at your leisure. The best time to enjoy authentic Thai food in this part of the city is the lunch hour. Since the area is a little out of reach, you may have to take a taxi there.



Night owls prefer to roam the Rangnam area to tuck into rib noodles, seafood and much more. To reach the area, take the BTS to the Victory Monument station and head towards exit 2. Once you exit the station, walk ahead a little and turn left to reach Rangnam.


Tha Pra Chan

Tha Pra Chan is an old street food district in Bangkok that offers classical dishes. Located next to the river, the street offers a heady combination of good food and atmosphere.