Top 11 Restaurants in Pattaya

 

Pattaya is a famous tourism city not only brings tourists from all over the world, but also brings together the cuisines of various countries - Thai cuisine, Italian food, French food, European cuisine, seafood, and so on. Besides beautiful sceneries, 'eat' is a big thing. Just follow me and explore the best restaurants in Pattaya.

 

1. Mantra Restaurant and Bar

International Cuisine, Expensive

Mantra Restaurant is chic, stylish and unlike anything else you will find in Pattaya, blending a range of world cuisine with an open-kitchen style of dining. It has been ranked best restaurants in the city for years with an extensive menu including Japanese, Indian, Chinese, Italian, charcoal grill, and seafood specialties. All the food will more than you have ever expected. The service is excellent like food as well. The decoration creates a cool and relaxed ambiance.

Opening Hours: 17:00 – 01:00

Location: Amari Ocean Pattaya, 240 Pattaya Beach Road, North Pattaya

Tel: +66 (0)3 842 9591

 

2. Royal Grill Room & Wine Cellar

Western Cuisine, only restaurant in Thailand has a wine cellar, Expensive

This is a well-defined western restaurant certified by the French International Food Association. The restaurant offers grilled food, European dishes, and special wine cellars for delicious wines. Food is the biggest highlight. I would highly recommend imported meat and seafood, especially steak. The meat is tender and juicy. In addition, this is the only restaurant in Thailand that has a wine cellar. Of course the price here is not cheap in order to give you the best atmosphere, food, service, and drinks.

Opening Hours: 18:30 – 22:30 (except Tues)

Location: Royal Cliff Resort, 353 Phratamnak Road, Phratamnak Hill

Tel: +66 (0)3 825 0421 (ext. 2007)

 

3. Radius Restaurant

International Cuisine, Expensive

The cosy and romantic setting of the Cape Dara Resort's Radius Restaurant gives unique views across Pattaya Bay. It is one of the best restaurants in Pattaya for a romantic meal. There you can enjoy fabulous buffets and goodies straight out of the Tandoori or Pizza ovens while overlooking the sea and its majestic horizon. The food is exceptional and it is wonderful to enjoy the slow sunset. Highlights of the Asian and European menu include the generously-portioned lasagne and first-rate sushi and sashimi.

Opening Hours: 06:00 – 22:30

Location: Cape Dara Resort, Naklua Road Soi 20.

Tel: +66 (0)3 893 3888

 

4. Café des Amis

French, International, Expensive

Café des Amis takes great pride in the freshness of their food, which their imported meats, lobsters, oysters, mussels, salmon and Foie Gras are never frozen. The food is literally the new and exciting innovations which will definitely tease your taste buds. The service is excellent as always. With soft piano, vocal jazz music, and a bar with over 150 spirits and liqueurs creating a cosy, unique, exclusive experience, this is a romantic restaurant you definitely won't miss. 

Opening Hours: 16:45 – late (except Sun)

Location: 391/6 Thappraya Road Soi 11, Jomtien

Tel: +66 (0)84 026 4989

 

5. Casa Pascal

European, Thai, Affordable

Casa Pascal is an upscale restaurant serves excellent European and Thai cuisines. Their place on Second Road stands out as one of the best restaurants in South Pattaya, with a particular focus on the use of high quality ingredients to provide a sumptuous yet surprisingly affordable fine-dining experience. The food is outstanding which will always satisfy your taste buds, also, the service was impeccable.

Opening Hours: 08:00 – 14:00 and 18:00 – 23:00

Location: 485/4 Pattaya Second Road, South Pattaya

Tel: +66 (0)3 872 3660

 

6. The Glass House

Thai Seafood, International, Wonderful ocean and sunset view, Expensive

The majority of the choices available are the Thai seafood but still has many western and international choices since the menu has over 170 items. This includes crisp-fried sea bass with sweet fish sauce, rock lobster with garlic, and grouper fillet with black pepper. Costing between 200 and 500 baht per dish, the prices are a little higher than the average for Thai food in Pattaya, but are still surprisingly affordable for such good quality. I would say that The Glass House is one of the best Thai seafood restaurants in town. It's pricey but a lovely location for sun set.

Location: Na Jomtien Sattahip, Pattaya

Tel: +66 38 255 922

 

7. Mata Hari

European, Thai, Affordable

An exquisite fine dining eatery, the reputation of Mata Hari is well-known throughout Pattaya. Although this is not the cheapest dining experience, it is a superb restaurant with a good selection of European and Thai cuisine. The wine list is comprehensive and not too over-priced. The food is freshly cooked to order and is of very high standard. Like its namesake, much of Mata Hari's fare is of Dutch origin, but with influences from around Europe. There is also a top-class Thai menu available, containing the same quality ingredients and expert preparation. With a choice of an intimate interior or tranquil al fresco seating, Mata Hari creates an exotic, romantic experience – also much like its namesake.

Opening Hours: Tues – Sun 18:00 – 22:30

Location: 482/57 Moo 12, Thappraya Road, Jomtien

Tel: +66 (0)3 825 9799

 

8. Sugar Hut Restaurant

Thai, Affordable

The Sugar Hut Restaurant is a restaurant for anyone who looks for a traditional Thai meal in pleasant surroundings. As part of the Sugar Hut Resort, this restaurant is set at the heart of a small forest, giving it a sense of seclusion and remoteness, despite it being in the middle of the city. The food is excellent, and so does the service.

Opening Hours: All day

Location: 391/18 Thappraya Road, Jomtien

Tel: +66 (0)3 825 1686

 

9. King Seafood

Thai Seafood, Affordable

The longest-established of the seafood restaurants on Pattaya's famous Walking Street, it also offers probably the best view over the bay. King Seafood has a very nice view, excellent and fresh seafood, and fun live music. Being in such a tourist hotspot, some of the Thai dishes may have their chilli level reduced and might not be 'totally Thai', but they are still very tasty.

Opening Hours: 14:00 – 01:00

Location: Walking Street (opposite Soi 15), South Pattaya

Tel: +66 (0)3 842 9459

 

10. Marine Seafood

Thai Seafood, Affordable

Situated right next door to the famous Marine Disco, this is one of the cheaper Walking Street fresh seafood restaurants. It is an open air restaurant. Although it is open-air, the environment is very good and the staff is very warm. It is an underrated seafood restaurant. It serves fantastically fresh first class food at the most reasonable prices. If you are reading this, don't hesitate to give a try.

Opening Hours: All Day

Location: Walking Street, South Pattaya

Tel: +66 (0)3 841 0180

 

11. Flying Vegetables Restaurant

Thai, Super Affordable

If you think that everything in Pattaya is overpriced, Flying Vegetables Restaurant will totally change your mind. Firstly, this is not a vegan restaurant, but it does have plenty of vegan choice. Flying Vegetable Restaurant Pattaya has a setup very similar to many of the street food vendors of the town, with simple gas stoves in the kitchen alongside displays of the ingredients in use, with the food served on plastic plates and metal tables. It has an extensive range of Thai, seafood, and Chinese dishes that are hygiene, authentic, and delicious. Service is attentive, and serving is reasonably fast.

Opening Hours: 17:00 - 04:00

Location: Pattaya Central Road, North Pattaya

Tel: +66 (0)3 837 0115

 

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