Travel Trip to Hatyai, Thailand for Food & Street Snacks!

As it is so near to our borderline, Hatyai makes it one of the most visited places for us, Malaysians. Be it taking a flight, driving or even the ETS train, it is really easily accessible to Hatyai. Filled with so many good affordable food and street snacks, how not to visit Hatyai again? A short trip is indeed what you need to fill up your holiday plans!

Worth-trying Recommended Food:

1. Chok Dee Dim Sum

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A must go restaurant for Dim Sum, and really crowded early in the morning. Might need to wait for tables for quite some time, the Dim Sum here is recommended as they have a lot to choose from and you can see they are freshly steamed on the stoves. Plus they serve Bak Kut Teh too!

2. Burapha Bird's Nest

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Located opposite of Central Plaza, this is the place for bird’s nest. Soothing and refreshing, of course, a must have food item for the ladies, surely worth the try!

清姐豬腸鹹菜 (Qing Jie Pork Leg Rice)

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One of the must have pork leg rice when you’re at Hatyai, else you’re totally wasted! Isn’t hard to look for, it is just a few shops off Chok Dee dim sum restaurant. Tender and soft pork leg makes it the best dish here. Besides, roasted pork and the salted vegetable soup are worth trying too!

4.  Nan Yuan Noodle

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Just near Ambasador Hotel there, come here for the Wan Tan Mee! Different from our style, theirs were cooked just as it is without using dark soy sauce. Pick from dry or soup and try the deep fried wantan that is really crispy! Roast duck too must try – crispy skin and juicy meat!

符美记茶室 (Hainan Chicken Rice)

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Looking for the most recommended poached chicken rice? Serves the Hainanese style chicken rice, many said to be the best in Hatyai and must try. Same too located near Ambasador Hotel.

6. Samurai Pork Burger @ McDonald’s Thailand

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Nonetheless, one of a must try burger from McDonald’s Thailand because you can’t get them elsewhere!

Street Snacks:

1. Mango Sticky Rice

It’s literally everywhere and you know you must try it!

2. Grilled Cuttlefish

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Usually grilled on the roadside, they are good as beer snacks too!

3. Coconut Ice Cream

Dessert time! Easily spotted too around the streets, refreshingly good to chill you on a scorching day.

4. Fried Food (Prawns, Chicken, Sausages, etc)

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Not to be missed as well – fried stuff along the night markets and streets!

5. Thai Miniature Pineapple

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Small in size and handy to be eaten as most of them are already peeled by the sellers. Plus it is really sweet and juicy!

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Food in Hatyai
Mango Sticky Rice
Coconut Ice Cream
Dim Sum
McDonald's Samurai Pork Burger
Hainanese Chicken Rice
Wantan Mee
Pork Leg Rice
Bird's Nest
Lee Gardens Hatyai
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