Welcome to the street food capital of the world – Thailand! An integral part of the Thai street food scene here is the endless variety of noodles dishes available. These strands of yum are more than just food – they amalgamate cultures, traditions, innovation, and oh-so-good flavors. However, with this many choices available, it can feel overwhelming. Let’s start with our top five recommended popular Thai noodle dishes for you to explore. Top 5 Popular Types Of Thai Noodle Dishes 1. Goong Ob Woon Sen Imagine a dish where delicate glass noodles meet the succulence of whole shrimp. That’s Goong Ob Woon Sen for you! Traditionally cooked in clay pots, this popular Thai noodle dish features tiger prawns or freshwater shrimps harmoniously blended with soy sauce, peppercorns, coriander, and ginger. Some versions might surprise you with bacon, oyster sauce, garlic, or other tantalizing herbs and spices. A Chinese culinary influence is evident, but today, this dish is a star of Thailand’s seafood cuisine. 2. Yam Wun Sen For our next stop, enter Yam Wun Sen, a salad that’s like a refreshing cool breeze on a hot day. This glass noodle salad has bright, zesty flavors and a delightful crunch. It mixes glass noodles, fried garlic, cilantro, chili peppers, dried shrimp, and more, dressed in lime juice and fish sauce. Adding ground pork or beef turns it into a protein-rich feast. This popular Thai noodle dish is typically enjoyed cold or lukewarm and is a summer favorite in Thailand. 3. Khao Soi Northern Thailand’s creamy dream, Khao Soi, is where coconut meets curry in a divine soup. This type of Northern Thai noodle dish is a medley of influences, featuring a slightly spicy broth with coconut milk and red curry paste. Served with flat egg noodles and a choice of meats like chicken, beef, or pork, it’s garnished with crispy fried noodles and fresh cilantro. Accompanied by lime, pickled cabbage, shallots, and chilis, each spoonful will have you going wowza! 4. Yen Ta Fo You may have spotted these colorful, bright pink noodle bowls on street stalls during your explorations in Thailand – they are hard to miss! Yen Ta Fo is a visual and gastronomic delight. This pink noodle soup is vibrant thanks to fermented red bean curd, promising a delightful array of flavors and textures. It contains different noodles in a rich chicken or pork broth, topped with fish balls, squid, shrimp, tofu, and water morning glory, making it a hearty and satisfying main course. 5. Pad Thai Saving the poster child of popular Thai noodle dishes for last – your noodle tour will be incomplete without the famous Pad Thai! This national dish, born from a quest for culinary identity, is a stir-fried marvel combining rice noodles, tofu, dried shrimp, bean sprouts, and eggs. With chicken or pork, it’s a dance of sweet, sour, and salty flavors. The textures, history, and taste – Pad Thai is quintessential Thailand on a plate. However, these five types of Thai noodle dishes are merely a drop in the ocean among the actual number of varieties available on the Thai food scene. Worry not – this is where Bangkok Food Tour comes in. Why Choose Bangkok Food Tours? Imagine having friends in Bangkok who know all the best food spots – that’s us! Our tours are all about guiding you through the city’s vibrant Thai food scene with a big smile and a sprinkle of fun. Make memories that’ll stick with you longer than sticky rice! Join us for Thai food adventures on our tours like the “Historic Bangrak Food Tasting & Culture Tour” or hop onto a “Yaowarat Street Food Tour” that’s as thrilling as a dash of chili in your Tom Yum! Whether you’re up for a cozy private tour or want to mingle in a join-in tour, we promise a delicious journey. Our enthusiastic team of food lovers and local experts can’t wait to show you around. We’ll ensure you eat, explore, and enjoy Bangkok just like the locals do – with an open heart and an appetite for adventure. The Great Noodle Expedition Awaits Ready to try all the different types of popular Thai food and noodle dishes? Book your unforgettable food journey now and prepare to be amazed. See you on the streets of Thailand!
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Embark on the ultimate Bangkok culinary adventure with our exclusive join-in and private food tours in Thailand. Our Bangkok culinary tour package is your passport to uncovering the city's gastronomic treasures.
Delight in delectable dishes while our seasoned guides reveal the rich tales behind beloved local eateries and their iconic recipes. Along the way, savor not only food but a taste of history, culture, and tradition. Each Thai food tour package features a mouthwatering array of tastings, generously satisfying your cravings for both lunch and dinner. From Thai specialties to ethnic delights, and renowned street food stalls to historic fine dining establishments, we've got your taste buds covered.
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If you want to experience the best of Thai cuisine then this tour is an absolute must, it's converted us to the delights of street food...- BritishTraveller123 on TripAdvisor
This was one of the best food tours we have ever experienced. Our tour guide was great and cery knowledgable...
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The itinerary they made was so good. The food in each place was so delicious. We are so craving for the lotus & those giant shrimps again...
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Highly recommended the tour and the company. Very personal, easy to book, met up with Nuch without an issue...
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The best way to get off the tourist track and visit local markets and experience a totally different side to Bangkok!
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What people say about us
"If you want to experience the best of Thai cuisine then this tour is an absolute must, it's converted us to the delights of street food..."
— BritishTraveller123, TripAdvisor
"This was one of the best food tours we have ever experienced. Our tour guide was great and cery knowledgable..."
— parraazu, Viator
"The itinerary they made was so good. The food in each place was so delicious. We are so craving for the lotus & those giant shrimps again..."
— AngeliLM, TripAdvisor
"Highly recommended the tour and the company. Very personal, easy to book, met up with Nuch without an issue..."
— Harley Sanderson, Facebook
"The best way to get off the tourist track and visit local markets and experience a totally different side to Bangkok!"
— markandmike2010, TripAdvisor
Known as the world’s street food capital, Bangkok’s delightful concoction of flavors, aromas, and traditions immediately awakens your senses. Every nook and cranny in this vibrant city promises an epicurean delight that leaves a lasting imprint on your palate. A Gastronomic Journey Down Soi Nana, Bangkok Ready to dive into a foodie paradise? We recommend starting with a tour at Soi Nana. Bangkok’s heart beats in its street food, and nowhere is this more evident than the lively lanes of Soi Nana’s night market. Wandering through Nana’s night market feels like attending a grand feast where every corner has a new treat. While you’ll spot charming stalls displaying colorful trinkets and stylish attire, the mouthwatering aroma of Thai street food is more likely to catch your eye. Picture this: a sizzling plate of fresh stir-fry with flavors so vibrant they make your taste buds sing or a steaming bowl of noodle soup that feels like a warm hug. And oh, those skewered meats! Perfectly grilled, offering a tantalizing blend of charred goodness and juicy tenderness with each bite. Also, discover an array of stalls brimming with succulent steamed and grilled seafood. Pair each bite with the zesty kick of Nam Jim, a traditional seafood sauce. Let this delightful duo dance on your palate, creating a symphony of flavors you will never forget. For a refreshing break, why not try one of the many fresh juices available? Or, if you’re feeling adventurous, sample some popular Thai fruit paired with a tangy fermented shrimp sauce. Come hungry; leave enchanted! However, if you wish to sit down and relish your meal, the Sukhumvit area surrounding Soi Nana night market offers a plethora of excellent restaurants catering to varied budgets. Thanks to the diverse mix of holidaymakers, expats, and locals, the food variety is expansive and sure to satisfy every craving. Beyond Nana: A Symphony of Flavors Of course, while the Soi Nana night market is enchanting, Bangkok’s vast culinary landscape beckons the eager explorer. And when you want to dive deep into the gastronomic heart of Bangkok, who better to trust than the experts at Bangkok Food Tours? Explore our night tours on offer, such as the Bangkok Best Eats Midnight Food Tour by Tuk Tuk, the Yaowarat Street Food Tour, or the Offbeat Thonburi & Bangkok’s Riverside Evening Food Tour by Tuk Tuk. Bangkok Food Tours ensures you get a bite of everything the city offers. Why Bangkok Food Tours is a Foodie’s Best Friend Bangkok Food Tours is like your friendly neighborhood expert, guiding you through the best culinary spots in the city. Our reputation isn’t built just on showcasing foods but on unveiling the stories, traditions, and people behind those mouth-watering dishes. It’s an all-encompassing experience – from the wealth of knowledge shared by expert tour guides to their impeccable service. And if you’re one to trust public opinion, our rave reviews on Tripadvisor will tell you just how unforgettable these tours are. The Magic of Bangkok Night Tours For those desiring an intimate experience of Bangkok’s vibrant nightlife mixed with its food culture, our Bangkok Night Tours are an unmissable adventure. You have the choice of strolling through some of Bangkok’s most food-rich regions on foot or zipping around the city in the iconic Tuk Tuk. Both ways, you’re promised an authentic experience, navigating through both famous and hidden gems that only a local would know. So, whether you fancy a private escapade or a group exploration, Bangkok Night Tours has got you covered. Seize Your Culinary Adventure! Why wait? The streets of Bangkok are alive with flavors waiting to be discovered. So, put on your explorer hat, bring a big appetite, and let Bangkok Food Tours show you the city like never before with our night tours. Experience Bangkok not as a mere tourist but as a true local. Seize the opportunity now and book your tour with us today.
Thailand, a gem in Southeast Asia, is not only known for its pristine beaches, ancient temples, and vibrant nightlife but also for its rich cultural celebrations. One such celebration in Thailand is the Tesagan Gin Je festival, more commonly referred to as the Bangkok Vegetarian Festival among non-locals. This nine-day vegetarian festival in Thailand is a remarkable Chinese tradition celebrated in honor of the 9 Emperor Gods. Typically observed between late September and October, the festival is determined by the Chinese Lunar calendar. During this period, devotees adopt a strict vegan diet, and refrain from consuming meat, seafood, dairy, and specific vegetables like garlic and onions. Numerous Bangkok restaurants join the festival spirit by offering dishes made with meat substitutes. Flavors without boundaries at the vegetarian festival in Bangkok For those eager to experience this vegetarian festival’s epicenter in Bangkok, Yarowat, commonly known as Chinatown, is the place to be. Here, streets are adorned with stalls offering a diverse range of vegetarian dishes, snacks, and desserts. The ambiance is most vibrant around 5 pm, an ideal time for dining, observing temple activities, and even enjoying a Chinese opera performance. Do carry a camera, as the area is rife with picturesque moments and vivid colors. Vegetarian Delicacies Take Center Stage At the heart of the Tesagan Gin Je festival in Bangkok is a collection of vegetarian delights. The dishes served during the festival are not just a substitute for meat but are a celebration of vegetarianism in its own right. Soybeans and tofu become the stars, served in a myriad of ways, each more delicious than the last. Vegetables of every kind, shape, and hue make their presence felt, promising not just taste but also nutrition. Moreover, in the typical Thai style of ensuring every dish is a melody of flavors, the pungent fish sauce that usually dominates Thai cuisine takes a step back. In its place, soy sauce and mushroom sauce come forward, lending dishes a unique flavor profile that’s distinctly earthy and rich. A Haven for Vegans and Vegetarians The Tesagan Gin Je vegetarian festival is a testament to Thailand’s commitment to offering diverse culinary experiences. Even if you’ve been to Thailand before, experiencing it during this festival is like seeing it through a new lens, especially for vegans and vegetarians. With dishes ranging from spicy curries without the shrimp paste to sweet treats devoid of any dairy, Tesagan Gin Je ensures that there’s something for every palate. Chinatown is the place to be during Tesagan Gin Je Festival Beyond the Festival with Bangkok Food Tours However, the vegetarian journey in Thailand doesn’t end with the festival. If you’re keen on exploring the depths of vegetarian Thai cuisine, look no further than Bangkok Food Tours. A trusted name with a reputation to match, we have consistently received rave reviews from customers who’ve been enthralled by our offerings. Our strength lies in our customization. Recognizing that every traveler is unique, we offer tailor-made vegan/vegetarian food tours, ensuring that you get to taste what appeals most to your palate. And with our expert guides leading the way, you’ll get insights not just into the food but also the stories behind them. Among our most sought-after tours is the Historic Bangrak Food Tasting and Culture Tour. This tour lets you step back in time as you sample dishes that have been a part of Thai culture for centuries. For those seeking an exclusive experience, the half-day Tuk Tuk City Bites: Bangkok Food & Sightseeing Tour is an affair that promises both sightseeing and scrumptious food. And if you’re keen on exploring a side of Bangkok that many miss out on, the Thonburi Food & Canals Adventure tour also offers a blend of scenic beauty and vegetarian culinary wonders. A Feast For The Vegetarian Soul Vegetarian foodies, it’s time to answer Thailand’s beckoning! Whether it’s the Tesagan Gin Je festival or a personalized Tuk Tuk tour with Bangkok Food Tours, a memorable foodie journey awaits. Let us be your compass, guiding you to the best vegetarian dishes Thailand has to offer. Contact us today to book a private or join-in tour.