Pattaya must be one of the best locations in the world when it comes to cuisine. The city has everything you crave and much, much more.
You can think of almost any country in the world and be able to go to a restaurant that serves their delicacies. You could eat at a different restaurant every day for a month and get a different nationalities food!
When it comes to international dining in Pattaya you don’t have break the bank to find something that takes you fancy. Many international restaurants are very reasonably priced and of an excellent quality. The ones that use locally produced products are of course much cheaper but if you want to push the boat out and opt for imported food – you are naturally going to pay more although it is often worth it.
Over the last few years, we have seen a dramatic increase in the number of food options that are available – not that there wasn’t a good choice in the first place! There are a number of reasons for this, firstly the demographics have changed so the food now needs to cater for more nationalities whilst also, the raw materials are now easier to get hold of.
OK, Pattaya has always had a great selection of Indian Restaurants, Alibaba and Indian by Nature are prime examples that have been treating locals, expats and tourists to authentic Indian food for years. The same could be said for the range of Italian Restaurants that have been hugely successful over the what seems like forever. Marco’s Restaurant and Pizzeria offer an excellent menu as too does Trattoria Pizzeria Toscana one of the mainstays of Pattaya, thanks largely to most of their food coming from the owner’s own farm.
When it comes to US and an English versions of international food once, again you have met with an abundance of choice. This might because the Americans and the Brits have been around a long time but regardless you could opt for Tigglebitties which offers great ribs as well as Mexican options. When it comes the British options, the Butcher’s Arms or The Caddy Shack are up there and don’t always get the recognition that they deserve.
The Scandinavians and the French are other groups that have been coming to Pattaya in numbers for decades and of course their traditional foods are widely available at throughout the city. New Nordic Steaks, Grill and Winery and Pratamnak is a firm favourites as too is Restaurant Oscar in Jomtien which manages to combine French, Mediterranean and Scandinavian food into their menu! There are also lots of German restaurants around the city and finding these in never hard to achieve.
Of course, sometime you may want something completely different such as Lebanese which is expertly prepared at Anwar’s on Pattaya 3rd Road in South Pattaya. Greek food is also available at Pattayanis and has been ranking highly on Trip Advisor for a few years.
Finally, no guide to international food in Pattaya would be complete without a mention of the Mantra. Here you can be served with dishes from various countries all in one sitting. The food and service are excellent and this is one for a special occasion.