Ko Kret is not a tourist spot and the majority of visitors here are locals going out for eating Thai food on weekends. If you are looking for a place to try new local food in Bangkok, Ko Kret is a fantastic place to check out.
Khao Chae (ข้าวแช่)
Khao Chae is the most popular of Mon food dishes which is made from a mix of jasmine rice in icy water with a hint of fragrant jasmine flower. The dish is accompanied by stringy strands of pork, fish, shrimp paste, radish and green chili. The price is 60-100 baht/set.
Thod Man Nor Kala (ทอดมันหน่อกะลา)
Thod Man Nor Kala is a spicy fish cake with a local vegetable that is similar to galangal. The price starts at 30 baht/set.
Mon Tempura (ผักทอด)
There are many deep-fried flowers, vegetables, fish, or shrimps you can try at Ko Kret. The vendors put them on a banana-leaf. The price starts at 30 baht/set.
Hor Mok Nor Kala (ห่อหมกหน่อกะลา)
Hor Mak is a traditional Thai food dish made from fish with curry paste and coconut cream and cooked by steaming. At Ko Kret they add Nor Kala, which is the popular vegetable, and serve the dish in the pottery. The price depends on the size of pottery and starts from 30-50 baht.
Thai Grilled Pork Satay
Pork Satay is called Moo Satay in Thai language. Moo Satay is a famous street food dish in Bangkok. Moo Satay is served together with cucumber pickles, the sweet sauce made from peanuts and often a few slices of grilled bread.
Traditional Thai Desserts
Traditional Thai desserts are a must try when visiting Ko Kret. At Ko Kret you can find many kinds of them such as Sweet Golden Drops and Golden Egg Strips. Traditional Thai Desserts cost only 5-6 baht/piece.
Khanom Thuai (ขนมถ้วย)
Khanom Thuai literary means "dessert in a bowl". Khanom Thuai is made of rice flour, coconut milk and sugar. The dessert is placed in small ceramic cups for steaming.