5 Hidden Gems In Bangkok You Need To Check Out (Available On GrabFood With English Menu)

Foodie fam, ever wondered where to get the best eats in Bangkok? If you’re on the hunt for some of Bangkok’s hidden culinary gems, then you’re in for a treat! As expats vibing in Bangkok, we recently embarked on a major food adventure to uncover some of the city’s best-kept culinary delights. After savouring tons of delicious spots, we found 5 epic places that you totally gotta try! The best part? You can get all these tasty eats delivered straight to your door with GrabFood, and ordering is a breeze with its English menu!

Stumbling Upon 5 Hidden Foodie Gems in Bangkok (Available on GrabFood With English Menu)

1. Guay Jub Mr. Jo ก๋วยจั๊บมิสเตอร์โจ




First up, we have Guay Jub Mr. Jo (ก๋วยจั๊บมิสเตอร์โจ)! This is a hearty spot known for its comforting bowls of rolled rice noodles known as Guay Jub or Kway Chap. Each bowl of noodles is served in a rich, peppery broth and comes with some crispy pork, sliced pork and pork entrails. Yummm!

The best thing about this warm bowl of Guay Jub is the crispy pork that adds a delightful crunch to every spoonful. Psst, we highly recommend ordering extra crispy pork on the side as it will leave you wanting more for sure!

Address: 313/7 Chan Rd, Wat Phraya Krai, Bang Kho Laem, Bangkok 10120, Thailand

Operating Hours: 7.30am – 4.30pm (Daily)

Order on GrabFood here: ก๋วยจั๊บมิสเตอร์โจ (Kway Chap Mr. Joe) – ถนนจันทน์ (Chan Rd.)

2. Nai Uan Yentafo นายอ้วนเย็นตาโฟเสาชิงช้า




If you’re into unique flavours, then you need to check out Nai Uan Yentafo (นายอ้วนเย็นตาโฟเสาชิงช้า)! While Yen Ta Fo is not as well-known as boat noodles, it is one of the more popular local noodle dishes featuring pink soup made with fermented soybean paste.

Nai Uan Yentafo is a famous spot that has been serving this signature pink noodle soup dish for over 50 years! A warm bowl of pink Yentafo has a unique broth that tastes lightly sweet, tangy and spicy from the special Yentafo sauce. The noodles are also topped with an assortment of toppings like fish balls, pork chunks, crispy wontons, coagulated blood, fried tofu and more!

Address: 41 Trok Nawa, Sao Chingcha, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand

Operating Hours: 9am – 8pm (Mon – Fri), 9am – 4.30pm (Sat & Sun)

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

Order on GrabFood here: ก๋วยเตี๋ยวนายอ้วนเย็นตาโฟบะเต็งเสาชิงช้า – สายไหมอเวนิว(Naiuan Yentafo -Saimai Avenue)

3. Sae Lee’s Noodle House บะหมี่คนแซ่ลี




Love a good bowl of noodles? Then, you gotta check out Sae Lee’s Noodle House (บะหมี่คนแซ่ลี) that has been serving Cantonese-style egg noodles freshly made every day for almost 6 decades! Whether you’re craving your noodles stir-fried, spicy or in a bowl of comforting soup, this humble noodle shack’s got you covered~

Their signature dish is egg noodles with roasted duck, drizzled with a special savoury sauce that’s simply irresistible! Not feeling duck? No worries, you can also opt for other toppings like barbecue pork, crispy pork, wontons and more!

Address: 814 Pracha Uthit Rd, Samsen Nok, Huai Khwang, Bangkok 10310, Thailand

Operating Hours: 7am – 11pm (Daily)

Link(s): Instagram

Order on GrabFood here: บะหมี่คนแซ่ลี Sae Lee Noodles’s House – บรรทัดทอง

4. Buntudthong Fishball ลูกชิ้นปลาบรรทัดทอง


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Just as the name suggests, Buntudthong Fishball (ลูกชิ้นปลาบรรทัดทอง) is the spot for some of the best homemade fishballs in BKK! Each bowl of noodles is loaded with an assortment of bouncy handmade fish balls swimming in light, clear broth. It sounds basic, but trust us, this total comfort food is straight-up delicious!

Most food enthusiasts typically come back for the signature fish ball soup with rice noodles, but you can switch it up with the dry version or try other dishes like Yentafo, fried wontons, pork noodles and more!

Address: 667, 669 Buntudthong Rd, Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

Operating Hours: 8am – 9pm (Mon – Sat), 8am – 3pm (Sun)

Order on GrabFood here: ลูกชิ้นปลาบรรทัดทอง ที่1 จส.100 – สาขาบรรทัดทอง (Buntudthong Fishball)

5. Khao Moo Daeng Si Morakot หมูแดงสีมรกตGrabFood



Last but not least, we gotta shout out Khao Moo Daeng Si Morakot (หมูแดงสีมรกต) that serves one of the best Khao Moo Daeng in Bangkok with their legendary 70-year-old recipe! Think tender pork with a sweet-savoury glaze, all over a plate of fluffy rice. Yes, please!

What makes it so good is that everything is homemade from the BBQ pork, pork belly, and Chinese sausage to the special sauce. Until today, they still go old-school with charcoal grilling and roasting to get that rich smoky flavour. It’s definitely an iconic Thai Chinese dish made to perfection!

Address: 80 82 Sukon 1 Alley, Talat Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand

Operating Hours: 9am – 4pm

Order on GrabFood here: ข้าวหมูแดงสีมรกต (Khaomoodang Simorakot) เหม่งจ๋าย – ถนนประชาอุทิศ

Order Using GrabFood’s English Menu: Here’s How

Yes my fellow expats, you can get all these amazing local street food delivered to your doorsteps using GrabFood’s game-changing feature – the English menu!

In most cases where your phone and GrabFood app is set to English, the menu is automatically shown in the selected language. If not, you can also get it done manually:

  1. On your Grab App, click on “Food”
  2. Type the restaurant’s name in the “Search Bar”
  3. Click on “Menu Language” under the restaurant’s name and select English
  4. The menu will be translated to English accordingly!

For those who are new to GrabFood, just download the app and follow these simple steps:

  1. On your Grab App, click on “Food”
  2. Search for your preferred restaurant and select it from the list
  3. Browse the restaurant’s menu and select your preferred dishes
  4. For discounts, click on “Use Offers to Get Discounts” and select available vouchers
  5. Confirm your order and location and tap “Place Order”, your order will be delivered shortly!

Exclusive Promo Codes For Your GrabFood Order!

Ready to order? Use these promo codes to score some discounts while you’re at it:

  • NEWGF80 for a 40% discount (new users only)
  • EXPAT20 for a 20% discount (existing users)

*T&Cs apply.

These exclusive deals are valid until 31 December 2024 only, so make sure to use them while you can! Dive into these hidden gems and bring your taste buds on a Bangkok Foodie adventure, all from the comfort of your home! Enjoy Foodies~

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram | TikTok

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