If you're visiting Thailand for food, this country is a food paradise. Talad Rot Fai Ratchada night market in Bangkok is a fantastic place to check out and try many delicious Thai food dishes and snacks. Here are listed our top picks of Talad Rot Fai Ratchada food that you should try when visiting Train Night Market.
Ratchada Train Night Market (Talat Rod Fai Ratchada) was shut down due to the epidemic. However, the new night market opened in 2022 at the original site under the new name "The One Ratchada".
The original Ratchada Train Night Market has recently been transformed into Jodd Fairs Night Market on Rama 9 Road in Bangkok, just 1.5 km away from the previous location.
Stewed Pork Ribs
Stewed Pork Ribs, the dish called "Leng" in Thai, is another highlight of Ratchada Night Market’s food zone. These huge ribs are very tender and served in a spicy sour soup garnished with spring onions and chili. The meat just falls off the bone.
Seafood from whole fish, crabs, squids, mussels to shrimps is perfect for the grill. There are many BBQ seafood restaurants at Train Market Ratchada where you can choose many types of seafood according to your taste. BBQ Seafood always tastes best with the spicy seafood sauce.
Shabu Hot Pot
Shabu is a popular hot pot dish at Ratchada Night Market. You can order the meat of your choice and bite-sized vegetables to be cooked by yourself in the broth. It's a perfect meal for sharing with friends and family.
For more information check: Shabu Restaurant @ Talad Rot Fai Ratchada Night Market.
Giant Thai Food
Thai cuisine is known all over the world and there is a great variety of Thai food for you to try at Train Market Ratchada. So, why not try Giant Thai Food here?! At Talad Rot Fai Ratchada you will find famous Thai food dishes such as Pad Thai or Pad Kra Pao (Holy Basil Stir-Fry) in a really big size.
BBQ Pork Ribs
BBQ Pork Ribs is the all-time favorite for everyone. The ribs in Thailand are served in different sizes and often served with ice-cold beer. Ratchada Train Market is a great place for trying Thai-style BBQ pork ribs.
Goong Tung (Thai-Style Spicy Mixed Seafood)
Goong Tung is a famous Thai-style seafood dish. Delicious grilled seafood is served on paper and the basket with plastic gloves is provided for you to eat your food. They serve prawns, squids and other seafood of your choice for a local price that is much lower than in restaurants and offers a better value for money. Our recommendation is to come to the market with an empty stomach and to enjoy this Thai seafood dish.
Guay Tiew Gai Mara (Chicken Noodle Soup with Bitter Melon)
Guay Tiew Gai Mara is one of Thai chicken noodle soups. In a bowl, you will get chicken meat, meatballs and as much thinly sliced bitter melon as you want. This dish costs 45 baht.
This dish is one of 10 most famous Thai noodle soup dishes in Thailand.
Crispy Baby Shrimps
Crispy fried shrimps, called "Goong Kaew Tod Krob", are made of baby shrimps coated in butter and seasoned flour then deep fried until changing the color to brown. The dish is served with chili sauce.
Enoki Mushrooms Wrapped in Bacon
Bacon makes everything taste better and when you combine it with mushrooms, it tastes so good. Enoki Mushrooms Wrapped in Bacon costs 20 baht for 1 skewer and normally 50 baht for 3 skewers.
Have you ever tried to eat an insect in your life? Eating insects might be one of the challenges for you. Insects are widely eaten in Thailand and Talad Rot Fai Ratchada is a really good place to try delicious deep fried insects.
Before you try, read A Guide to Thai Taste: Eating Insects in Thailand.
Thai Grilled Pork Satay
Pork Satay is called Moo Satay in Thai. It ‘s 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.
Moo Ping (Thai-style grilled pork)
Moo Ping is Thai-style grilled pork on a skewer. It can be found in every market and on every street corner in Thailand as this simple dish is very popular with the locals. Normally, Moo Ping is eaten with sticky rice.
Boneless Chicken is an easy snack to eat. The chicken comes in bite-size pieces. You can choose various toppings such as chili pepper, cheese powder, and Tom Yum powder to add more flavors to the chicken.
Crispy Batter is so good and it's just impossible to stop eating this nice snack. Crispy batter is slightly sweet. It costs 35 baht/box.
Pancakes seem to be a simple dish but at Talad Rot Fai Ratchada you can find extraordinary ones. Here you can order pancakes that look like various cartoon characters. Kids just love them!
Kluay Ping (Grilled Bananas with Coconut Sauce)
Grilled bananas are one of our favorite snacks. Bananas are placed on sticks and roasted until golden brown. Then a heavy object, such as a rolling pin, is used to press bananas slightly flat and let them soak with the coconut sauce. This snack is very delicious. The price is 35 Baht/box.
Crunchy Crispy Roti
Roti is a Thai snack that is easy to find at all night markets. Stalls at Talad Rot Fai Ratchada serve many kinds of roti for you to choose from and they all taste really good.
Talad Rot Fai Ratchada has many beverage shops available. The coconut juice is a must try refreshment while shopping at the market.
Thai Milk Tea
You can try various kinds of Thai milk tea that costs just 25-30 baht. Milk tea can be really sweet in Thailand so asking for less sweetness when ordering can be a really good idea.
Fried Wontons is a perfect snack. They are crispy and filled with savory meat or egg filling. The sweet and sour sauce makes fried wontons even more delicious.
Thai desserts are a must try when visiting Bangkok. At Talad Rot Fai Ratchada you can find many kinds of them such as Mung Bean Candy, Coconut Rice Dumplings as well as the most popular Thai dessert, Mango over sticky rice.
Thai fruits, especially Mangosteens, Rambutans and Durians, are something you should NOT buy at Talad Rot Fai Ratchada if you’re not willing to be overcharged. We were shocked by the prices of fruits here as they are more than triple the price you would pay for the fruits at the local market.