Krua Porn Lamai noodles


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Walking through the many street-side food stalls in Bangkok is already an exciting activity for foodies, but Krua Porn Lamai is here to bring your food adventure to a new level.

Super famous with the locals for their signature “lava gravy” fried noodles, this shop had humble beginnings. 

It first came to the bustling Yaowarat (Bangkok Chinatown) 25 years ago with only 2 tables. Now, they have around 20 to service their customers – this takes over most of Plaeng Nam Road! This really shows how popular the place has become. 

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Our first dish, Rad Na Phu Khao Fai Seafood (Regular: ฿70, ~USD2.32 | Large: ฿100, ~USD3.31) arrived just shortly after we ordered – it was quite fast considering how all the tables were packed with customers.

Rad Na Phu Khao Fai Seafood noodles

We have to say – this dish is pretty pan-tastic!

Our stomachs started grumbling as soon as the waiter poured the gooey gravy over the sizzling hot pan with noodles. But the star of the show was definitely the fried egg that had a perfect runny yolk. 

Rad Na Phu Khao Fai Seafood

Once it coated the noodles and was mixed with the gravy, the egg added an extra creaminess to the dish. So don’t forget to mix it thoroughly with the other ingredients.

In each mouthful, we were treated to soft noodles, tender shrimp and squid, and boiled Chinese kale. All the different textures came together very well with the gravy. 

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Another dish we had was Dry Sukiyaki Seafood (Regular: ฿70, ~USD2.32 | Large: ฿100, ~USD3.31), which was also served on a heated pan. If you want something to slurp on, you can also choose a soup version of this dish.

krua porn lamai dry sukiyaki seafood noodles

The dish consisted of glass noodles, crunchy morning glory and Chinese cabbage, as well as juicy shrimp and squid. Just be warned – the sauce is pretty spicy, so pour it over your pan with caution. 


Ambience at Krua Porn Lamai


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Like many other street food vendors in Chinatown, the seating area here was situated on the pavements and street.

Although sharing the road with vehicles can be quite nerve-wracking, all the cars drove carefully around us, so there’s not much to worry about in terms of safety.

krua porn lamai street

Our favourite thing about dining here was the view. We got to see rows of vintage buildings with Chinese neon signs at night, making the entire place seem vibrant. 

Do keep in mind that you might need to wait for quite some time to get seated. We arrived early and noticed that most of the tables were occupied. 


Grab a delicious dinner here when at Yaowarat 


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Since Krua Porn Lamai is located on the road that connects the nearby MRT station to Yaowarat Street, you can conveniently get a quick hot-pan meal before starting your Chinatown walk, where you can munch on desserts later on.  

Or, you can drop by after all that walking around. It’s open till 2am, making it a perfect supper spot before heading home.

Krua Porn Lamai
Address: 64 Plaeng Nam Rd, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100
Opening Hours: 6PM – 2AM, Daily
Nearest Train Station: 1 minutes from Wat Mangkorn MRT station by foot.
Telephone: +66-99-249-5414
Website


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