Phuket Food

Food to try on your visit to Phuket

Phuket is a lot of things. Apart from enjoying beautiful beaches and great shopping destinations, you will be surprised by the numerous culinary background of this astounding beach. There are hundreds of varieties of food in Phuket, but here are some of the best that you mustn’t miss eating:

Tom Yum Goong

Tom Yum Goong is seen as the national aroma of the people of Phuket and Thai as a whole. It comes in the form of a jumbo shrimp (goong) and mushrooms. It’s most important bit is the soup, which is made with coconut milk, mushroom, red chili, herbs among other spices. You can eat Tom Yum Goong at the start of a meal or with rice.

Pad Thai

This dish is also one of Phuket’s signatures. It comes in numerous variations but generally consists of rice noodles dressed up with tofu, chili, onion, eggs and a brilliant final touch of grounded peanuts. You can eat Pad Thai with accompaniments like chicken or prawns for your dinner.

Khao Man Gai

This delicacy is a unique chicken rice that you can eat for lunch or dinner. It hosts pleasingly textural and flavorful ingredients such as steamed jasmine rice, boiled chicken, chicken broth, garlic, chili, garlic and soy sauce.


There is a wide selection of this dish as you can choose from beef Satay, chicken or pork. It is mostly eaten with a peanut sauce, which is a combination of green onions, ginger, jalapenos, peanut butter, lemon juice, sesame oil, cilantro leaves, and coconut milk.

Roti Pancake

This is a unique version of the sweet pancakes. It is made of two parts, the dough, and the filling. The dough is usually a mixture of flour, condensed milk, eggs, sugar, and salt. The filling, on the other hand, constitutes of fruits of your choice. You can have your Roti pancake served with ice cream or coconut milk on top.

These are just some of the unique Phuket’s cuisines. If you visit a reputable resort such as the Friendship Beach, you will get the chance to explore these and much more not mentioned here.






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