Phuket_s Top Local Seafood Restaurants - Where to Go
Are you a seafood enthusiast currently or planning to explore Phuket? Say no more! We are happy to present the best seafood restaurants in Phuket. Even more so, we have kept it local. Yes, Patong, Karon, and other famous beaches have great seafood, but we genuinely believe that local establishments have the edge. Although they are hard to find, they are every bit worth the effort to reach. Not only is local seafood sometimes more affordable, but are also authentic and fresh.
Here is the list of the best local restaurants in Phuket:
Mor Mu Dong
Located at the eastern mangrove of Phuket island, Mor Mu Dong is one of the top local restaurants in the area. They offer excellent food and a real experience of local living. If you need just one more reason to go there, Mor Mu Dong has also been visited by the famous Andrew Zimmern from ‘Bizarre Foods.’
Address: 32/9 Soi Mu Dong, Chao Fah East, Chalong (past the zoo), Phuket Open: 10:00 am to 9:30 pm Phone: 088-766-1634
Kru Suwit Floating Restaurant
Kru Suwit Floating Restaurant is one of several floating restaurants located between Maphrao Island and the east coast of Phuket Island. It is ideal for anyone looking for a unique and fun experience, or for those feeling lazy and want to relax in the cool breeze. Keep in mind, however, that you may need to spend a little bit more to get a boat ride to the restaurant.
Address: Front of Maphrao Island, Koh Kaew Open: 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Phone: 086-687-0892
Kan Eang 2
The recently renovated Kan Eang 2 has been around since 1973. Set next to Phuket’s east coast, you can eat outdoors to enjoy the brisk winds or eat indoors if it is more your style. Relaxation is this restaurant’s specialty and, of course, their incredibly fresh and premium seafood.
Address: 9/3 Moo 9 Chao Fah Tawan Aok Road, Ao Chalong, Phuket 83130 Open: 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Phone: 076-381-323
Bang Pae Seafood
Bang Pae Seafood offers a large variety of tasty and delicious local specialties. Mangroves surround the area, making it a little hard to reach. However, it is worth the effort to get there. The locals love this place, and you will as well! Address: Soi Bang Toei, near Bang Pae waterfall Open: 10:30 a.m. to 8.30 p.m. Phone: 087-887-5785
Laem Hin Seafood
Looking for a large restaurant to dine? Set at the pier above the waters, Laem Hin Seafood significantly intensifies your seafood experience through their touch of locality. It is a well-known restaurant, so during most weekdays, it is jam-packed in the evenings. However, you can arrive earlier to enjoy some peace.
Address: 90/11 Soi Baan Laem Hin, Thepkasattri Road Open: 10:00 a.m. – 10 p.m. Phone: 076-239-357
Local seafood restaurants are like precious stones; hard to find and get to, but once you do, you will crave for more.
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