Known as one of the major districts in Bangkok, Sukhumvit is the longest road in Thailand. It boasts a rich bounty of cosmopolitan attractions such as fashionable shopping malls, exciting nightlife, and of course, cheap places that feature authentic Thai cuisine. You can choose from budget eateries, food courts, and a variety of restaurants that features not only Thai but different kinds of cuisines such as Italian, Japanese, Korean, Middle Eastern, Vietnamese and so much more. Choose from this quick list of cheap eats in Sukhumvit where you can expect affordable meals.
1. Foodland Supermarket (Sukhumvit Soi 5)
If you are living in a condo for rent in Sukhumvit, you’ll find all the food you need in this supermarket. It’s pretty convenient and it is open 24 hours a day.
2. Took Lae Dee
Located above Foodland Supermarket, this eatery is considered one of the most popular attractions in Bangkok. Took Lae Dee when translated means ‘cheap’ and ‘good’ live up to its name. It has a huge bar full of chefs and food instead of bartenders and drinks.
3. Soi 38
If you are looking for authentic Thai street food, come to Soi 38. Just find a table among the food stalls and order as many as you can. Don’t forget to try mangoes and sticky rice!
4. Food Court in MBK, 5th floor
You can find meals for less than 50 baht in this food court which features mostly Thai food. It is recently refurbished and the mode of payment is through coupons.
5. Once Upon A Time (32 Petchaburi Soi 17)
This restaurant is built from an old Thai house with a garden. The interior is filled with photos of classical Thai film actors. There are special rooms upstairs if you are looking for privacy. And of course, they serve very good authentic Thai food.
6. H1 Complex (Sukhumvit Soi 55)
If you are looking for hip restaurants, the best place to visit is the H1 Complex. Lots of fusion restaurants that feature Thai food with a unique twist.
7. Bangkok’s Little Japan (Sukhumvit Soi 33)
Craving for Japanese cuisine? Visit Bangkok’s very own Little Japan. Get your ramen fix at Ichiban Ramen and Grande Teppanyaki and Grande Ramen.
8. Pier 21 Food Terminal (288 Soi Sukhumvit 21)
A favorite among tourists, Pier 21 offers a lot of food stalls where you can find a wide variety of food. Because of how affordable the dishes are in this food court, expect crowds and difficulty in getting a seat.