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This is an old part of town with many restaurants and food stalls that have been there for decades! These guys know some cooking secrets that would put the finest French chefs to shame. The stretch of road going from Saphan Taksin BTS station to the crossing of Charoen Krung Road and Silom Road is a foodies dream walk.
Prachak – Bangkok`s best roasted duck
There are simply too many food gems along this road to mention them all but here lies Prachak Pet Jang famous for its Chinese-style roasted duck with a dark, spicy sauce over rice. It is delicious! The skin is perfectly crispy while the duck meat is super juicy. The rice is cooked perfectly and the Chinese sausage is delicious slightly sweet. Mmmmmm!
Prachak is an institution, and has served roasted duck to hungry Thais since 1909!
Address: 1415, Charoen Krung Road, Silom, opposite Robinson’s department store
How to get there: Take the sky train to Saphan Taksin sky train station, and walk from there.
Opening hours: 08:30 – 20:30
Boonsap Thai Dessert
After having delicious crispy duck at Prachak, walk across the street for some mouth-watering Mango sticky rice dessert at Boonsap Thai Desserts. You can either sit there and have your dessert or have takeaway. They also sell other lovely Thai desserts, cookies, and sweets.
Address: Along Charoen Krung from Saphan Taksin BTS to the crossing of Charoen Krung Road and Silom Road
How to get there: Take the sky train to Saphan Taksin Station
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Some other great places to sample street food in Bangkok is around the Victory Monument and on Pectchaburi Soi 5 and many others. Bangkok’s street food is everywhere and is almost always tasty and freshly made, so step out of your hotel and explore!
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