Numerous of Pattaya restaurants with Thai, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Western and even Arabic food are scatted all over the city especially, in shopping malls such as Central Festival, Royal Garden Plaza, Mike Shopping Mall and etc. As there are a lot of people from the Northeast (Isarn) living and working in Pattaya, there is an abundance of Northeast food such as Spicy Papaya Salad (Somtum) and Spicy Sour Chopped Pork Salad (Larb). Mostly local people like to eat street food such as barbequed chicken and pork. The prices are much cheaper and the taste is real Thai favor without adapting taste for foreigners.

Pattaya has variety of fresh seafood such as King lobsters, King crabs, big tiger prawns, mussels measured by weight. Seafood restaurants can be found near beaches and Walking Street. Most hotels have high quality restaurants. Those who want to dine out for special treats in air conditioned rooms are recommended to go to top premium hotels

Recommended Pattaya restaurants :

  • Great Ambiance
  • Good meal & local rate & local design
  • On the shoping mall and shopping area

Pattaya restaurants : Great Ambiance

Rimpa lapin 

Serve Thai fusion cuisine with best view from the specious cliff side of Pattaya. It is about 10 minute drive from Pattaya town. It is really breathe taking view and worth trying yummy food such as stir-fired rock lobster with salted egg, shrimp baked with cheese and scallops in cream source for instance. TH PTY Rimpa

5 Icebar & 5 Supperclub 

is a club and restaurant located in Amari Nova Suites Hotel in the Central Pattaya providing not only upscale accommodation with a serviced apartment concept but also unforgettable Eclectic dining. In -5 Icebar you can chill out in with family and friends, as well as the coolest bar in this bustling city, -5 Ice Bar, where chilled drinks and funky tunes are served at minus zero temperatures

A revolving restaurant on the top of Pattaya Park
is the first and highest seaside tower with a revolving restaurant. It is located on the East Coast of Thailand; 240 meter high. It takes about 1 hour revolving around to see the city of Pattaya.

Pattaya restaurants : Good meal & local rate & local design

Precha seafood
A yummy restaurant future of southern Pattaya. This a typical Thai seafood restaurant where you can pick live sea animal which is trap on the fish tank. They sale real live fish, rock lobster, lobster, pawn and big crab by weight and it will cook in authentic Thai style. Hightly recommend for those to like to taste the real Thai food.
Mum Aroi
located at 83/4 M.2 Naklua Banglamung, Pattaya is posted in the following Frommer’s Review. This seafood restaurant is popular among resident Thais and Thai visitors. In addition to premium-quality seafood, it is known for its laid-back beach ambiance. Live music adds to the atmosphere. The restaurant is just 5 minutes from Pattaya, close to the luxurious Ananya, a block of condo flats. Main courses are approximately Baht 180 and up (US$5/£2.60).

Pattaya restaurants : On the shopping mall and near shopping area

Kings, seafoods
good ambiance sea food restaurant right inside walking street . The restaurant has a large outdoor terrace standing above the water.
in high season reservation is requested to get outdoor terrace seat with a view on Pattaya bay while enjoying your dinner.
Example of meal rate River Shrimps (170 BHT) + Baby clams (90 BHT) + 2 Beers (120 BHT)
Sizzlers 
is an American chain of restaurants at Royal Garden Plaza and central festival offering western food, from burgers to steak, from ribs to seafood. It will be free of charge of unlimited salad bar aside with different kinds of soup and jello topped with chocolate mouse when you order a main dish in a menu.