Krabi is commonly visited by tourists on their way to the region’s famous beaches; however, for those who take the time to explore it, this friendly town can be an enjoyable stop. Krabi’s dining scene is made up of both local Thai restaurants and international restaurants run by residents who are enthusiastic about bringing the best of their home country’s cuisine to this small corner of Thailand. If you’re in town, here are ten of the best restaurants to check out.
1. Gecko Cabane
Gecko Cabane serves European and Asian fusion cuisine in a casual atmosphere. The dining room is eclectic and cozy, with deep green walls, lace tablecloths, wooden accents, and lush vegetation hanging from the ceiling and peeking between the tables. The dishes range from chicken burgers and steaks to tamarind sauce curries and shrimp. The spice level can be selected on a scale of 1 to 10, making it ideal for tourists who want to gently introduce the taste of Thailand. Book yourself a low cost Krabi tour package and enjoy scrumptious meals at these amazing Krabi restaurants.
2. Frog and Catfish
Frogs and catfish serve a variety of excellent Thai dishes using ingredients from nearby farms and fresh seafood from local fishermen. The restaurant is the perfect place to taste the best Thai food, including flavorful salads, soups, curries, whole fish, and fried foods. Seafood dishes such as fresh crab spring rolls and Plata tabim brine with whole tilapia fried fish and special sauce are great. Just outside the busiest area of Krabi Town, the restaurant is set in a tropical garden and surrounded by a pond with fish. There is also a library with over 2,000 books, and you can enjoy an English beer at the bar.
3. Mr. Krab-i
This casual restaurant is popular with both locals and tourists for its attentive service, excellent food, and relaxed atmosphere. Owned by a friendly Italian Thai couple, Mr. Krabi will showcase their collective culinary knowledge with an Italian and Thai menu. Dishes range from Thai soft shell crabs, stir-fries, and curries to European pizzas, burgers, and pasta. Some are generous and the restaurant also offers an extensive wine list. With rustic brick walls, dim lighting, laid-back music, and small walls, the restaurant’s interior is warm and cozy.
4. Khaothong Terrace Restaurant
Khaothong Terrace is known for authentic Thai food and beautiful scenery. The restaurant itself is relatively simple and simply decorated with a focus on the stunning views of the Andaman Sea. Surrounded by lush trees, the restaurant has a relaxed and cozy atmosphere. The menu offers a wide range of Thai and international dishes with an emphasis on fresh seafood. There are several vegetarian options and staff are always prepared to customize the food based on each guest’s spiciness tolerance.
5. Carnivore Steak and Grill
As the name implies, Carnivore Steak and Grill is one of the top spots for prime meat in Krabi. The restaurant serves typical meat dishes such as beef, chicken, and pork, as well as rare Thai meat dishes such as ostrich, duck, and lamb. The restaurant’s elegant and rustic decor goes well with simple yet high-quality food. All meats are easily cooked and you can choose from 10 side dishes such as potatoes, hot vegetables, french fries, and rice. The menu includes a variety of fish and seafood dishes, as well as hearty salads that can be ordered in three sizes.
6. Jenna’s Fine Bistro & Wine
Jenna’s Fine Bistro & Wine is one of the region’s most elegant restaurants, known for its sophisticated European and Thai cuisine. Menu highlights include red curry ducks with seasonal fruits and freshly baked snow fish with mashed potatoes. The restaurant also offers cold cuts and cheese platters that go well with its excellent wine selection. Jenna’s also offers a rich vegetarian menu and a special Sunday roast with Yorkshire pudding.
7. Chalita Café & Restaurant
Chalita Café & Restaurant is another facility that can serve a combination of Italian and Thai cuisine without compromising the quality of either dish. Recognized by TripAdvisor as the third best restaurant in Krabi, Chalita uses fresh ingredients to create a menu of pizzas, salads, curries, and stir-fries. The interior is a wooden building with soft lighting, comfortable wicker tables and chairs, and a front terrace. Restaurants are often full, but owners are attentive and can provide advice on what to do and what to see in Krabi and neighboring islands.
8. Lae Lay Grill
The Lee Lay Grill not only offers the best seafood in Krabi but is also one of the best spots to watch the sunset in the town. Located on a hill overlooking the beach, this restaurant is a bit far away but crowded with guests every night. Fortunately, we offer a free shuttle service to and from your local hotel for easy access. Lee Lay Grill specializes in seafood and offers a menu of crabs, squids, red sea bream, shrimp, sea bass, and other fresh seafood. The menu ends with some Thai dishes to choose from both meat and vegetarian options.
9. Wanna’s Place
Wanna’s Place, part of The El Resort Krabi, has been loved by locals and tourists for over 25 years. The menu has a combination of Swiss and Thai dishes with highlights such as Zürcher Geschnetzeltes, schnitzel with cream sauce and noodles, and bratwurst with hash brown veal. The typical dish of the restaurant is “Steak Hot Stone”. It is served in hot stones with three dip sauces, allowing the eater to cook the meat to his or her taste. In addition to excellent food, the restaurant offers spectacular views of the table overlooking Ao Nang Beach.
10. Diver’s Inn Steakhouse and Restaurant
Diver’s Inn Steakhouse and Restaurant are best known for their New Zealand or Australian fillet, sirloin, ribeye, and lamb steaks. In addition to steak, the menu also includes several Thai and European dishes, from green curry and pad thai to lasagna and schnitzel. The menu is available in four languages and is a selection for virtually all tastes. More than double the size of the restaurant since its opening in 2000, the restaurant has bright interiors with wooden tables and a small courtyard seating area.
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