The seaside town Pattaya on the Eastern side of Thailand is quite popular among tourists for providing a beguiling range of attractions. In Pattaya, you can explore Thailand’s exceptional religious attractions or you can enjoy the lively party streets.
As a popular city in Thailand, Pattaya is also well known for serving some of the best delicacies in the country. To help you pick the best places to dine, read on our top pick, in no particular order, of the top 10 restaurants in Pattaya.
Mum Aroi is a large local eatery which is really popular among both locals and tourists. And let me tell you why it’s so popular. As the sun sets down in Pattaya, Mum Aroi turns into a funky lighted place with live music and amazing food. You can devour all those delicious seafood while enjoying the lively atmosphere created by live music and the warm lights. And above all that the restaurant is built just beside the sea, so you will feel the cold breeze from the sea touching you all the time.
Location: Naklua Road Soi 4, behind Banglamung Police Station
Opening hours: 11:00 – 23:00
Price range: 180 to 500 THB / dish
Keang Mookata Buffet
While you are walking around the streets of Pattaya, you will definitely get to see a lot of Mookata restaurants and you won’t be able to resist trying one of them. Mookata is a cooking method, originated in Thailand, which is a combination of Korean barbecue and Chinese hot pot.
According to us, you can get the best Mookata buffet at Keang Mookata Buffet and that too at a very reasonable price. At Keang Mookata Buffet you get to eat as much as you want to at only 199 THB. You will even get to choose from a number of options of seafood, beef, and pork. An evening at Keang Mookata Buffet could be a new but worthwhile experience.
Location: 313 275 Pattaya 3rd Rd, Muang Pattaya, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150
Opening hours: 16:00 – 00:00
Price range: 199 THB/ person (excluding drinks)
With franchised restaurants all over Southeast Asia now, Mays started its journey first in Pattaya. Although it’s the oldest branch, Mays in Pattaya looks as impressive as its other branches – dark colored walls, different types of indoor plants, and unique paintings.
But it’s not the looks of the restaurant that made it so famous around Southeast Asia rather it’s the mouth-watering food and the hospitality you will receive by the staff of the restaurants. Just upon entering the restaurant, you will be welcomed by a cold towel and complimentary drinks. And all of the dishes at Mays are really unique as the owner Miss May says that she uses only fruits to sweeten her dishes instead of sugar.
Location: 315/73 Thepprasit Road, Jomtien opposite KTB Bank, Pattaya 20150 Thailand
Website : https://mays.restaurant/
Tell : 098 3740063
Opening hours: 11:00 – 23:00
Price range: 150 to 450 THB / dish
The Glass House Pattaya
The Glass house is certainly a winner when it comes to fine dining with unbeatable beachfront views. This iconic restaurant offers a number of types of sitting arrangements indoor and outdoor – smaller tables for couples, large tables for big groups, and even beachside tables.
And about the food at Glass house – they basically have a large menu for you to choose from. They have 35 pages for the menu and the prices of the dishes are high compared to other restaurants in Pattaya. But if you want to have a special night, no other place in Pattaya can beat the atmosphere at Glass house.
Location: 5/22 Moo 2 Soi Najomtien 10 Tambon Najomtien Sattahip District, Chon Buri .
Opening hours: 11:00 – 00:00
Price range: 150 – 983 THB / dish
Surf and Turf beach club and restaurant
Surf and Turf is a pretty amazing restaurant close to the beach with amazing international and Thai food. It is well known in Pattaya for its great quality of food and service.
Although the prices of food at Surf and Turf are quite high compared to many other beachside restaurants, it’s a cozy atmosphere, great food, and amazing service makes the extra bucks spend here worthwhile.
Location: 499/5 Moo 5, Wongamart Beach, Naklua Soi 16 Banglamung, Pattaya Thailand
Opening hours: 9:00 – 23:00
Price range: 220 – 1374 THB / dish
As the name of the restaurant might suggest, King Seafood is definitely the King of all the seafood restaurants in Pattaya. King Seafood, located in the middle of the popular Walking Street, is quite noticeable because of the shiny yellow frontage. They offer a large menu focusing mainly on a variety of seafood dishes.
And you might end up paying a lot more than you expected to because most of the prices are presented by weight. But if you are a seafood lover and want to enjoy delicious seafood while enjoying a wondrous view by the ocean along with the famously Pattaya city sign, this place is definitely for you.
Location: 94 Walking Street, Pattaya
Opening hours: 11:30 – 01:00
Price range: 220 THB – 990 THB
Fat Belly Pattaya
Fat belly, a modern and lively restaurant, offers comforting international and Thai food and provides a large menu of drinks to choose from. Both their food and service are commendable and they definitely make sure that you leave the restaurant with a Fat belly.
Location: Moo 5, Na Kluea Soi 16, Pattaya.
Opening hours: 11.00-23.00 Close on Wenesday
Price range: 180 THB – 450 THB
This small café has a friendly and beautiful atmosphere decorated uniquely with plants, rocks, and a pond. Although this café might not be like most fancy restaurants in Pattaya, it definitely offers many unique good quality international dishes.
Location: 571 32 Moo 5 Muang Pattaya, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150, Thailand
Opening hours: 08:00 – 23:00
Price range: 150 THB – 400 THB
New York pizza house
Pizza is something that you can crave for any time of the day. And if you crave for pizza while you are visiting Pattaya, don’t wait but head towards New York Pizza House. With two branches in Pattaya, they sell the best freshly made pizza in Pattaya. And to top it all, you can even design your own 21 inches pizza.
Location: 340 18 Pattaya 3rd Rd, ตำบล หนองปรือ Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150
Opening hours: 11.30 – 00.00
Price range: 150 THB – 580 THB
Jim’s Burger and Beer
Craving for some burger or nachos while you are in Pattaya? Just go to Jim’s Burger and Beer Restaurant. Jim’s Burger and Beer have around six branches all around Thailand and sell huge burgers with different types of toppings. They are even famous for their crispy nachos and delicious tortillas.
Location: 160, 20 Central Pattaya Road, Muang Pattaya, Chonburi 20260, Thailand
Opening hours: 11:30 – 00:00
Price range: 300 THB – 500 THB