Pattaya Restaurants – Find The Best Pattaya Restaurants In Pattaya
Pattaya has an abundance of fantastic restaurants located all around the city and could genuinely compete with any major city in the world when it comes to variety. It isn’t just different types of cuisine that are available, the city caters for every possible budget with many restaurants in Pattaya open 24 hours a day to suit the nature of the clientele.
Pattaya welcomes visitors from all around the world, many of whom bring their own cuisine with them and this inevitably influences the choice of restaurants that are available. It is noticeable that some restaurants are more prevalent than others in certain parts of the city. For instance, Middle Eastern food is plentiful in South Pattaya whereas in parts of Naklua you will find a fantastic selection of seafood restaurants.
There is a relatively large Scandinavian presence in Jomtien and Pratamnak and in these areas you will find a superb array restaurants. This gives you the opportunity to try dishes that you maybe haven’t experienced before as well as developing your culinary knowledge. As with all the restaurants, the staff are generally very friendly and helpful and more than willing to advise you regarding their menu as well as recommending wines that complement the dishes.
In recent years we have seen a rapid growth in the number of visitors coming to Pattaya from Russia and China. This has led to a rapid increase in these types of restaurant and you will find them in most areas of the city. Often these restaurants are populated by their own countrymen but this certainly doesn’t mean that others are not welcome. This will give you the opportunity of experiencing new cultures through cooking and dining.
If you are looking for something a little more upmarket or looking to find an a la carte menu you will be delighted to know that there are plenty available around the city. Of course, the standards vary a little bit as do the prices so if something is at the top end or above your budget, you will be able to find a slightly cheaper alternative without making too much of a sacrifice on quality.
At the other end of the scale, you will find stalls all around the city serving ‘street food’. This is perhaps something that Pattaya and Thailand are renowned for and generally, the food is fresh and served hygienically. It is worth noting that street food caters for Thai taste buds so be prepared to remind them that you require your food ‘mai ped’ or ‘not spicy’. If you are feeling really adventurous you could try fried insects and bugs to add some protein to your diet.
Thanks to Pattaya’s geographic location,
there are plenty of restaurants that have some impressive sea views as well as others that are the perfect place to watch a romantic sunset. If you head to the south of Pattaya you will find a selection of restaurants that are on the beach and popular with Thais, especially at weekends or public holidays.
Whatever your individual tastes are, you can be confident that you will be able to find your food of choice at a restaurant in Pattaya.