10 Best Seafood Restaurants in Phuket

Recommended Phuket Seafood Dining Spots

Phuket is renowned for its fresh seafood and it’s almost a rite of passage for visitors to have at least one seafood dinner during their stay on the island. All that is well and good, but one surprising aspect of the seafood dining scene in Phuket is the wide range of restaurants serving fish and the plenty of choices of style, design and environment available for enjoying preparations of shrimp, crab, lobster, calamari and many other fresh catches.

Here are Phuket’s top seafood dining spots that range from simple but immensely enjoyable floating restaurants to well-established island icons of this particular cuisine – the only common denominator being the fare served.

Read More
    1

    Kan Eang @Pier

    Chalong Bay
    Kan Eang@Pier

    Kan Eang @Pier is perhaps one of Phuket’s most loved seafood restaurants,
    which has been going for decades and is a must-visit for most visitors for its seaside location, atmospheric grounds and a wide-ranging menu that covers all the nautical bases. There’s also an onsite wine shop. You can easily find the restaurant next to the Chalong pier. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: Daily from 10.30am to 11pm
    • Location: 44/1 Viset Road Moo 5, Rawai, Muang, Phuket 83130, Thailand
    • Tel: +66 (0)83 173 1187
    Hide Map Show Map
    2

    Floating restaurants in Phuket

    Laem Hin - Koh Maphrao
    Floating Restaurants

    Phuket’s floating seafood restaurants are known as krachang by Thai locals and are a novel way to dine out on the island. You can easily find them along the east coast of Phuket. The trip often involves a fun, brief longtail boat ride from Laem Hin Pier towards the restaurants. Besides the dining experience, it can be a great day out all year round, come rain or shine. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: Most restaurants open daily from 10am to 10pm
    • Location: Laem Hin and Koh Maphrao, east coast of Phuket, Thailand
    Hide Map Show Map
    Mor Mudong Restaurant

    Mor Mu Dong Seafood Restaurant in east Phuket would definitely win it if there were an island-wide competition for rustic, unusual and out-of-the-way restaurants. Essentially a seafood outlet, Mor Mu Dong also serves a full raft of chicken dishes and a delicious pork dish with kruang nam prik – a fiery chilli sauce. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: Daily from 10am to 9.30pm
    • Location: 9/4 Soi Palai Moo 3, Chao Fa Road, Chalong, Phuket 83130, Thailand
    • Tel: +66 (0)88 766 1634
    Hide Map Show Map
    4

    Bang Pae Seafood

    Phuket East Coast
    Bang Pae Seafood

    Bangpae is one of Phuket’s all-time seafood dining favourites and is located not far from Bangpae Waterfall near Thalang. Try their Tom Yam Talay (hot-and-sour Thai seafood soup), steamed blue crab, deep-fried tempura shrimp, stir-fried vegetables with cashew nuts and fresh oysters with local herbs. 

    This seaside restaurant has a lovely backdrop of mangroves. To get there, it’s about 9 km from the Heroines’ Monument towards Ao Por Pier and only a few hundred metres further down the road from Bangpae Waterfall and the Gibbon Rehabilitation Project. The restaurant is on the right-hand side of the road. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: Daily from 10am to 8.30pm
    • Location: Thalang, Phuket 83110, Thailand
    • Tel: +66 (0)87 887 5785
    Hide Map Show Map
    5
    Thanoon Seafood Restaurant

    Thanoon Seafood is just off Phuket Island, right by the Sarasin Bridge connecting Phuket to the mainland. Thanoon is a popular seafood restaurant that serves a wide selection of fish, lobsters, crabs, and all manner of seafood – it has a live tank from which you can choose your fresh meal. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: Daily from 11am to 10pm
    • Location: 13, Khok Kloi, Takua Thung, Phang-nga 82140, Thailand
    • Tel: +66 (0)84 056 5088
    Hide Map Show Map
    Pak Nam Seafood Restaurant

    Pak Nam is a bustling seafood place recommended to those who like a bit of animation along with a good meal and is extremely popular with local diners who make sure that this is a popping spot most evenings. Pak Nam is a great seafood experience in the best of Phuket’s traditions. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: Daily from 11am to 9pm
    • Location: 52/220 Rasadanusorn Road, Rasada, Muang, Phuket 83000, Thailand
    • Tel: +66 (0)76 240 240
    Hide Map Show Map
    Kan Eang 2 Seafood Restaurant

    Kan Eang translates as ‘relaxed’ in English and this is definitely an apt name for this large beachside restaurant just north of Chalong on Phuket’s east coast. The menu is wide-ranging and all manner of fish and seafood features on it alongside a selection of favourite Thai dishes. This is a unique Thai experience and all the better for it. This is the second restaurant of the original Kan Eang, just south of the pier. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: Daily from 9.10am to 10pm
    • MRT: 9/3 Moo 9 Chao Fah Tawan Aok Road, Chalong, Muang, Phuket 83130, Thailand
    • Tel: +66 (0)76 381 323
    Hide Map Show Map
    8

    Chaiyo Seafood Restaurant

    Chalong
    Chaiyo Seafood

    Set by a ‘klong’ (backwater) near Chalong on the island’s east coast, Chaiyo (meaning ‘hurrah!’) consists of wooden salas and a little-used air-conditioned room. The restaurant’s seafood is kept fresh in underwater cages to the side so there are no worries about quality. You’ll find it on Kao Kad Road halfway between Chalong and Phuket Town.

    • Opening Hours: Daily from 10.30am to 10.30pm
    • Location: 25/2 Muang Thong-Khao Khad Sakdidet Road, Wichit, Muang, Phuket 83000, Thailand
    • Tel: +66 (0)76 393 142
    Palai Seafood

    Pa Lai Seafood Restaurant is where you should be prepared for a rough and tumble, totally Thai experience. All the old favourites feature at the seafood restaurant: from tom yam pla (spicy seafood soup), steamed lemon seabass, to seafood salad served with fresh squid. Without being world-class, their servings are good, fresh, and hearty. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: Daily from 9am to 10pm
    • Location: 32 Soi Pa Lai, Chalong, Muang, Phuket 83000, Thailand
    • Tel: +66 (0)76 510 546
    Hide Map Show Map
    10
    Fish for Thought

    The Sea Gypsies Fish Market in Rawai Beach offers the freshest of seafood and the guarantee that your purchase is going to benefit the local community and family-run businesses. Featuring a broad selection of often live fish and shellfish, you need only carry your still-wriggling purchases across the road, where you can find a choice of restaurants to cook them for you there and then. Find them along the dirt road to the left of Rawai Pier, after the stalls selling seashells by the seashore. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: Daily from 10am to 10pm
    • Location: Rawai, Muang, Phuket 83100, Thailand
    Hide Map Show Map
    Rate This Place: ( votes)

    Tours You May Like

    Related Pages

    • Anthem Wake Park

      Anthem Wake Park

      Anthem Wake Park is the latest addition to the water sports scene on Phuket. Located in a green leafy natural area near Read More»

    • Top 10 Bangtao Nightlife

      Top 10 Bangtao Nightlife

      Our Bangtao’s top 10 night spots’ list reflects the image of this beach’s atmosphere – from stylish beach clubs to Read More»

    • Top 10 Hotels for Groups in Phuket

      Top 10 Hotels for Groups in Phuket

      Travelling in a large group has its own unique challenges, with unique requirements of services and facilities. These Read More»

    • Jim Thompson boutique at Central Festival Phuket

      Jim Thompson

      The Jim Thompson outlet in Central Festival is located next to Starbucks on the ground floor. It’s a spacious and Read More»

    • 5 Best Seafood Markets in Phuket

      Enjoy the very best of Phuket’s cuisine - with ingredients so fresh that you can still see most of it moving – with Read More»

    • 5 Best Value Hotels in Surin Beach

      5 Best Value Hotels in Surin Beach

      This list of the best affordable hotels in Surin Beach will help you find the right place for your trip. Compiled from Read More»

    You May Also Like

    First Time in Phuket

    First Time in Phuket? Pick the right beach for your hotel...

    Choosing a hotel in the wrong area can ruin your holiday so it's worth spending a couple of minutes looking at the pros Read More...

    Top 10 Phuket Restaurants

    20 Best Phuket Restaurants

    After long discussions, during which the Phuket.com Magazine team considered and weighed up each restaurant’s cuisine, Read More...

    Top 10 Best Local Thai Restaurants in Phuket

    Top 10 Local Thai Restaurants

    Discover 10 of the most popular local restaurants you can try during your holidays to give you a taste of local Read More...

    Top 10 Best Thai Food

    Top 10 Thai Food

    Discover ten of the most popular Thai dishes you should try during your holidays and where you can find the best Read More...

    Phuket Street Food

    Phuket street food is among the tastiest and is certainly the cheapest way to experience genuine Thai cuisine. You would Read More...

    Best Beachfront Restaurants in Phuket

    5 Best Beachfront Restaurants in Phuket

    Beachfront restaurants in Phuket are the icing on the cake of a successful exotic holiday: is there something better Read More...

    We try to provide free information that is as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, if you are planning to travel it's a good idea to double check specific dates and information to avoid surprises.

    Hotels.com
    Loading...