Bangkok is one of the best places in the world to eat cheaply and eat well. You’ll find countless cheap restaurants in Bangkok to indulge your love of food. Whether you want to dine out on Italian fare or eat cheaply at a Thai food stall, Bangkok has something for everyone.
Here are some of our favorite restaurants in Bangkok to eat cheaply and eat well. Try one of these Bangkok restaurants for tasty, affordable eats.
P’Aor Kuay Teow Tom Yum
P’Aor serves lots of Thai favorites including noodle dishes and soups, which are both filling and cheap. You get plenty of food in your bowl and this place is open all day. It’s on Soi Petchaburi 5 in Bangkok.
Wattana Panich Kuay Teow Neua
Wattana Panich serves up noodle soups that represent great value for money. This place is one of many that offers high quality beef noodles and is located on Ekkamai Soi 18.
You’ll certainly get fresh food here at Pepper Lunch. You get all the ingredients raw and you prepare it yourself. The flavors are very well balanced and there are a variety of dishes to choose from, including steaks and rice dishes, spaghetti and omelets.
Khao Neow Dam Sangkaya
One of the best places to eat cheaply in Bangkok is at a food stall. And this little place is located at the corner of the morning market called Silom Soi 20. It’s a very cheap place to eat and it also serves some delicious food that satisfies all your cravings for favorites like black sticky rice. It’s only open in the morning, so go early.
This German-style restaurant is located in Patpong and serves schnitzels washed down with German beer, as well as some Thai dishes. While this is not the cheapest place ever to eat, since it is serving Western food, it is good value and satisfies some cravings.
Guptaji Ki Kitchen
If you’re looking for well-priced Indian food you can do no wrong with Guptaji Ki Kitchen. One of the cheapest things on the menu is the vegetarian Thali, which offers a wide selection of lovely morsels from chutneys to breads, masala and salads. The restaurant is very small and basic but the food is wonderful. It is located in Baiyoke Tower 2.
If you’re looking for Pad Thai, this is a great place to eat. Thip Samai makes its Pad Thai over charcoal wok grills, and the flavor is marvelously defined and a great balance between smoking and spicy. The location is Maha Chai Road and it is open in the evenings.
Looking for pizza? There are some really hit and miss options in Bangkok, but if you don’t want to spend a lot then Narai Pizzeria is the place to go. It is located in the Phra Ram 9 area in the Fortune Town mall. The pizzas are well-priced but they are also very tasty, and there are other dishes on offer like curry and soups.
Daniel Thaiger Burgers
This is one of the best places in Bangkok to eat burgers and they are always fresh and tasty, using great ingredients which makes them great for the price. The popular burger place is on Sukhumvit Soi 30/1 and it is generally open from 4pm.
Another street stall favorite, Lookshin Tongchai on Soi Rambuttri, makes perfect meatballs and has them served with a spicy sauce. The sticks of meat are small but make the perfect snack and are very cheap to buy.
Great Punjab Bangkok
The Great Punjab runs a lovely Indian buffet and also offers Thali dishes. It offers an all you can eat deal which is perfect when you are hungry and don’t have much money. The restaurant is located on Sukhumvit Soi 13.
Black Canyon is a good place to go for coffee and it also serves a wide variety of other dishes that are great value for money. Pad Thai is always a good option here, and there are sandwiches, soup, and other Western dishes.
Prachak Bet Yang
Prachak Bet Yang is opposite the Robinson mall in the Bangrak district in Bangkok. This popular place is the destination for roast duck, served with rice and noodles. It is open all day offers a good selection of dishes for very reasonable prices.
This is a curry restaurant whose style and food comes from Japan. The food is plentiful and the cheapest options are the vegetable curries with rice. It is not the cheapest place to get a curry but it is a good option if you are in one of the touristy areas as they will often have a Coco Ichibanya.
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