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  • 10 Best Restaurants in Ao Nang

    Most Popular Places to Eat in Ao Nang, Krabi

    Our list of the 10 best restaurants in Ao Nang below features an eclectic choice in matter of cuisine style (Thai, seafood, international) and budget. 

    Ao Nang is the most popular resort town in Krabi and features an impressive choice of dining options. From Thai to Italian to Swiss to Indian to German to vegetarian, this international town has restaurants able to satisfy the choosiest of customers. As in all famous tourism destinations it can be noted that, by Thai standards, prices can sometimes get pretty high.

    From beach dining to upper-class venues, you should find something for your taste in Ao Nang, Krabi. Bon appétit!

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    Ao Nang’s Seafood Street is one of the most frequented dining places in Krabi’s most popular resort town, and this for some good reasons: firstly, its location overlooking the northern end of the bay means a superb sundowner spot; secondly, the choice opportunities between six restaurants, each of them offering slightly different décors and ambiance; thirdly, fresh seafood at affordable rates – a full lobster thermidor at 1,600 baht for instance; fourthly, the only venue in Seafood Street that doesn’t serve food is a massage parlour at which you can spend a relaxing digestive time while enjoying a reflexology session… pretty good, no?

    Located in the northern corner of Ao Nang Beach Road, Seafood Street is indeed a haven for seafood lovers and epicureans in general who can indulge themselves in a great choice of seafood delights prepared according to their taste. Read More...

    • Location: toward the northern end of Ao Nang Beach
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    Carnivore Steak & Grill
    Carnivore Steak & Grill

    Carnivore Steak & Grill is one of the most reputed restaurants in Ao Nang. Located in the northern part of the beach on Khlong Hang Road, the restaurant is in the middle of a block of businesses diagonally opposite Krabi Thai Village Resort. Opened in 2003 and under Dutch management, Carnivore did not take long to become the top favourite destination for meat lovers in Ao Nang. Featuring a stylish rustic décor, the restaurant serves a good choice of western favourites besides its specialty of grilled meats, from soups to seafood dishes to salads. Prices are pretty steep (from 200 to 800 baht per dish), but quality always comes at a certain price.

    • Opening Hours: daily from 15:00 to 23:00
    • Location: on Khlong Hang Road 350m off the main road in the northern area of Ao Nang
    • Tel: 075-661061
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    Bombay Palace is one of the best (if not the best) Indian restaurants in Ao Nang, the most popular resort town in Krabi Province. Opened in 2007, and located on the Ao Nang’s southern road to Krabi Town at about 500m from the beach, it offers a great selection of authentic Indian dishes prepared with imported spices, as well as a good choice of Thai and Western favourites. Set in a simple yet elegant décor, Bombay Palace is under Indian management, and most of its staff members are also Indian, therefore guaranteeing a high level of spoken English. The restaurant’s managers are discreetly hands-on, passing from table to table and paying attention to customers’ satisfaction without being too obsequious. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 10:00 – 23:00 daily
    • Location: 500m from Ao Nang Beach on the right-hand side of the southern road to Krabi Town (opposite Siam Commercial Bank)
    • Tel: 086 9523829 or 080 5514396
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    The Last Fisherman is a tropical restaurant dream come true: set right on Ao Nang Beach – on its southern part – this bar and restaurant made of recovered materials, thatch and bamboo and driftwood (the only modern material used is the white plastic chairs), offers its punters a chill-out place at which they can dine with their toes in the sand under the shade of coconut and tropical almond trees. The Last Fisherman is certainly not a fine-dining venue, but it serves pretty decent food – western snacks, Thai favourites, and daily barbecue in the evening – as well as a great choice of excellent cocktails that are highly appreciated while things are cooling down at sunset time. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: daily from 11:30 – midnight
    • Location: toward the southern end of Ao Nang Beach
    • Tel: 075-637968
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    Bussaba Thai Restaurant is a modern, neat, and charming venue located diagonally opposite Krabi Thai Village Resort in the northern part of Ao Nang. Formerly known as E-San Seafood Aonang, Bussaba Thai opened in 2005 and soon became a well-known and popular restaurant due to the quality of its food. The venue is rather small – 12 tables that can accommodate up to 48 diners - and nicely decorated in contemporary Thai style. Under local management, Bussaba Thai is a recommendable place for those who wish to enjoy genuine and tasty Thai dishes along with international favourites. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 12:00 – 23:00 daily
    • Location: Khlong Hang Road, diagonally opposite Krabi Thai Village Resort
    • Tel: 075-661409 or 081-8946486
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    Diver’s Inn Steakhouse is one of the most popular restaurants in Ao Nang. Opened in August 2000 by Jürgen Weber and Jeab Saenubon, it was the first German restaurant in Ao Nang, a simple and small place with only 10 tables and four staffs. Through the years, the quality of its food and service made it gain in popularity, and it hosts nowadays 22 tables and nine staffs. The restaurant’s Chef Jakkird ‘Eak’ Somchit has been trained in many hotels’ kitchens before to join Diver’s Inn Steakhouse, and he can cook in style mostly anything, whether be Thai or international dishes. The restaurant’s wine-list is also reputed and features a great selection of new and old world labels. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 11:00 – 23:00
    • Location: 500m from Ao Nang Beach on the right-hand side of the southern road to Krabi Town (opposite Siam Commercial Bank), right before Bombay Palace
    • Tel: 075-637297 or 089-5873533
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    Azzurra (Pizzeria – Ristorante Italiano – Vineria) is, quite simply, the most popular Italian restaurant in Ao Nang. Opened in 1998 and located in the middle of Ao Nang Beach Road, this long-established Italian-run diner has had throughout the years only one goal in mind: to serve the highest-quality food as possible to its customers and Azzurra’s success and longevity speak for themselves. The restaurant’s location is also certainly an asset to its success: Ao Nang Beach Road is always busy at sunset time, and Azzurra’s front tables offer a great sundowner spot where to sip a cocktail or a glass of wine, despite the road traffic and the trees bordering the beach. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: Mon - Sat: 11:00 - 23:30, Sun: 16:00 - 23:30
    • Location: in the central area of Ao Nang Beach Road
    • Tel: 075-637848
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    If you’re a seafood aficionado and find yourself in Ao Nang you’re in for a pleasant surprise. Almost every restaurant in the area sells spanking fresh shrimp, crab, squid, sea bass, red snapper and much, much more but perhaps the Big Daddy of all Ao Nang seafood restaurants is Lae Lay Grill just to the north of Ao Nang. Here, 40 metres up in this lofty restaurant, you’ll find a fabulous selection of not only seafood but Thai dishes, steaks and poultry, but the main focus is definitely on seafood, with the welcome addition of one of the most striking views in the province. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 11:00 – 22:00 daily
    • Location: on Khlong Hang Road 300m off the main road in the northern area of Ao Nang
    • Tel: 075-661588 or 081-7879799
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    Wanna's Place
    Wanna's Place

    Wanna’s Place is a stylish restaurant facing the sea on Ao Nang Beach Road. Built in a contemporary Thai style, it is a long-established venue offering a great choice of Swiss and Thai dishes. Its specialty is the ‘hot stone’ which is set on guests’ dining table and on which they can sizzle the meat of their choice to their taste (premium 220g Angus beef tenderloin steak with side dish at 690 baht plus VAT). Wanna’s Place longevity speaks for itself as the venue serves delicious food in a great atmosphere and enjoys a superb location. The service is pretty good but can be sometimes a bit slow due to the popularity of the place.

    • Opening Hours: daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner
    • Location: Ao Nang Beach Road
    • Tel: 075-637484
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    The Massaman Restaurant & Bar is a casual venue serving excellent food at fair rates on the southern road to Krabi Town in Ao Nang. The restaurant (which is also a guesthouse) is located some 500m from the beach and is flanked by Spaghetti House on its left, and a Siam Commercial Bank branch on its right. The setting is rather simple but comfortable as The Massaman is open-air with a large covered terrace offering its customers a cool people-watching site over the busy street. Unpretentious, relaxed and reasonably priced, it is a nice place to discover the flavours of Thai cuisine. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner
    • Location: 500m from Ao Nang Beach on the left-hand side of the southern road to Krabi Town (next to Siam Commercial Bank)
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