It’s currently the rainy season, marking the official start of the green season. For Thai tourists, this is a great opportunity to visit Andaman tourist destinations like Phuket, Phang Nga, and Krabi with a more budget-friendly approach. During the high season, the cost of living can be quite high. So, if you visit Andaman during this time, even though you might not see clear skies or calm seas, you can still explore various places, especially restaurants that continue to offer a wide array of delicious dishes. Today, we’ll introduce you to 5 must-try restaurants in Krabi.

  1. Go Joi Khanom Jeen

This is an old and renowned Khanom Jeen (fermented rice noodles) restaurant that has been a staple in Krabi for several decades. They serve fresh Khanom Jeen noodles made daily, accompanied by excellent southern Thai curries and sauces, with a variety of side dishes and fresh vegetables. Additionally, they offer delicious fried chicken to enjoy alongside the noodles. Come and experience the authentic flavors here.

Location: Opposite Chao Eng Ju Cho Sue Kong Shrine, about 5 minutes from Krabi Airport.

Opening hours: 06:00 – 18:00 Phone: 075-691 145, 081 894 1932

  1. Ban Ma Ying Fish Farm Restaurant

Ban Ma Ying is a seafood restaurant that you need to take a boat to reach. They use fresh ingredients directly from their fish farm to prepare the dishes. Signature dishes include black crab salad, steamed sea bass with pickled garlic, stir-fried tiger prawns with tamarind sauce, and many more. 

Location: 10 Moo 1, Petchkasem Road, Krabi (in the middle of Khlong Ko Klang)

Opening hours: 10:00 – 20:00 Phone: 063-429 6160

  1. Wang Sai Seafood Restaurant

Wang Sai Seafood is another famous seafood restaurant in Krabi, located between Ao Nang and Nopparat Thara Beach. The restaurant offers a spacious, airy seating area perfect for enjoying the cool breeze. They have a wide selection of fresh seafood. Recommended dishes include soft-shell crab and dressed oysters, but the must-try is the conch shell. 

Location: 98 Moo 3, Ao Nang Subdistrict, Mueang District, Krabi

Opening hours: 10:30 – 22:00 Phone: 075-638128-9, 081-8917640

  1. Baan Ko Lek Riverside

Baan Ko Lek Riverside is another long-standing restaurant in Krabi, situated along a small river not far from the city center and the airport. The menu features both seafood and Southern Thai cuisine, with every dish guaranteed to be delicious. Recommended dishes include Moo Hong (stewed pork belly), stir-fried bai liang leaves with egg, tom yum, stir-fried young pork ribs with curry paste, and boiled giant cockles. The seafood menu offers fresh ingredients that are delicious in every dish. 

Location: 3 Moo 6, Sai Thai Subdistrict, Mueang District, Krabi

Opening hours: 11:30 – 20:30 Phone: 081-5974966

  1. Kha Naab Nam View Seafood

Another famous seafood restaurant in Krabi, Khao Naab Nam View Seafood is popular because it is located on a floating raft with fresh fish cages from which ingredients can be taken directly for cooking. The menu here mainly focuses on seafood dishes. It is recommended to visit in the evening for a beautiful and romantic atmosphere. However, visiting during the day offers a glimpse into the daily life of the locals in the Koh Klang community, a fishing village near Krabi town, which is interesting in its own right. 

Location: Koh Klang Village, Mueang District, Krabi

Opening hours: 9:00 – 21:00 Phone: 085-9333971

The above-mentioned restaurants are must-visit places in Krabi that should not be missed. Besides these, there are many other great restaurants in Krabi waiting for visitors. Don’t forget, if you’re traveling to Krabi this rainy season, stop by these wonderful restaurants and spread the word!