15. Lazy Panda

Sticky, sweet and always satisfying American-Chinese cuisine arrives in Bangkok. 


14. Lhong Tou Cafe

This neon-tinged cafe in Chinatown dishes out Chinese-influenced snacks that pair perfectly with coffee or tea. 


13. Saawaan

Sujira “Aom” Pongmorn reinvents fermented beef salads, crab fat dips, grilled pork neck and spicy-sour soups as delicate tasting portions that compete with the top tier of Bangkok dining but at a surprisingly low price.


12. Taco Bell

America’s finest, most shame-inducing export finally reaches our shores. 


11. Ash Kickers Briskets & Bourbon

You won’t find any gas or charcoal at this authentic American smokehouse in Ekkamai—only traditional wood smoke.


10. 80/20

Charoenkrung’s hipster hangout went upscale in 2019—kitchen bar seats, tasting menu, wine pairing, craft cocktails—and earned itself a much-deserved Michelin star.


9. Bo.lan

One of the city’s best Thai restaurants since forever keeps on doing laudable work both in and out of the kitchen.


8. Mahanakhon Bangkok SkyBar

The highest restaurant in Bangkok, sprawled over two levels and an outdoor terrace, looks like an urban jungle floating atop the city.


7. Suhring

The years since Suhring’s 2017 debut have only seen it move from strength to strength.


6. Ici

Rarely have desserts been given the kind of care and attention they receive at Ici. 


5. Olta

British comfort food gets an upmarket twist at this sleek Suan Phlu restaurant. 


4. Jay Fai

Thailand’s doyen of street food is still riding high. 


3. Gaggan Anand

He’s back, and sooner than expected. 


2. Sorn Fine Southern Cuisine

Seats are hard to come by at this awesome southern Thai specialist, but do yourself a favor and try to nab one. 


1. Sarnies Bangkok

Come for the photo ops, stay for the excellent coffee and cookies.