Looking for a handy list of the best pocket-friendly seafood buffets in Bangkok? Check out these 13 seafood buffet places we’ve found in Bangkok near the BTS and under 399 Baht too!
With so much to see and do in Bangkok, people often forget that the Thai capital is hardly 40km from the sea coast. And this makes Bangkok one of the ideal places to try fresh seafood, any time of the year.
Not just in classy restaurants and hotels, seafood in Bangkok can be found in almost every corner of city.
Here, we introduce you to some of the freshest seafood buffets in Bangkok. And the best part? At under 400 Baht, none of these places will burn a hole in your pocket.
Some with limited time, and some others with unlimited time, these seafood buffets are a steal at less than 400 baht. And the spread? Large enough to make you skip the next meal!
So without wasting time, let’s have a look at our top seafood buffets in Bangkok for less than 400 baht. How many have you been to?
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1. Seafood straight from the port to the plate – Seafood Land
With a name like that, you know you are in for a treat if you are a seafood lover. Seafood Land doesn’t disappoint with its high quality of seafood servings at an affordable price of just 399 Baht! Add 80 Baht, and you’ll get free flow of beer too.
Seafood Land is a very popular buffet in the Udom Suk neighborhood. If you’re visiting on a weekend, be prepared to wait before you can gorge on the delicious seafood.
Seafood Land brings its fresh seafood straight from the port town of Manachai. A must try here is the grilled cheese shrimp dipped in the special spicy lime dip.
Price: 399 Baht / approx. USD $12 Website
Address: Punna Withi 28 Alley, Khwaeng Bang Chak, Khet Phra Khanong, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, Bangkok 10260. Coordinate here
Nearest BTS: 8min cab ride from Punnawithi BTS Station
Contact: +66 94 582 2662
Opening hours: Tue-Sun from 5pm to 11pm (Closed on Mondays)
2. Classy seafood buffet at street food prices – Sumi Grand Seafood Buffet
The cosy and romantic ambiance of Sumi Grand Seafood Buffet is the perfect setting to have a meal with your special one. And it doesn’t put a giant hole in your wallet either.
Sumi Grand has been built on a refurbished garden, so there’s plenty of greenery all around. They even have garden seating for those who want to enjoy the cool breeze and garden views.
There are 3 buffets to choose from. Starting at 299 Baht, this is undoubtedly the cheapest buffet with such elegant settings and ambiance.
The higher priced buffets include the salmon and sushi. Yes, you read that right – sushi. Sumi Grand offers its diners some unique Thai and Japanese fusions in its buffets!
Sumi Grand Seafood Buffet
Price: From 299-599 Baht / approx. USD $9-18
Address: 199/9 Sukhumvit 16, Bangkok 10110. Coordinate here
Nearest BTS Station: 2min walk from Phetchaburi MRT Station
Contact: +66 663 3114
Opening hours: Daily from 11.30am to 2.30pm; 5pm to 11pm
3. Huge seafood buffet for the whole family – Family Seafood BBQ
This self service seafood buffet is usually chock-a-block with the locals – proof of the popularity of any eatery. Add to that the huge spread of fresh seafood, and the courteous and the ever-attentive waiting staff. Oh! And did I mention – unlimited time!
If you’re in the city center of Bangkok then you just can’t give this place a miss, especially if you crave seafood.
Don’t expect anything fancy with the food or the décor. One thing that you are assured is – you will leave the place with a seafood-filled stomach and a big smile.
Family Seafood BBQ
Price: 399 Baht / approx. USD $12 (Adults); 259 Baht / approx. USD $8 (Kids) Website
Address: 1669/9 Soi New Phetchaburi, Bang Kapi, Huai Khwang, Bangkok 10310. Coordinate here
Nearest BTS Station: 2min walk from Phetchaburi MRT Station
Contact: +66 652 9979
Opening hours: Daily from 5pm to 12midnight
4. Ever caught your food from an aquarium? – Nud Pob Seafood Suki & BBQ
There’s a large aquarium right in the middle, where you pick your live prawns and cook it the way you like. Scoop them up, and you’ll find huge prawns to BBQ and tuck into.
No one is questioning the freshness of the seafood in this restaurant, especially when you’re catching your catch straight from the aquarium… Interested?
Then head to the Nud Pob Seafood Suki & BBQ in the Dok Mai neighborhood.
The restaurant has over 200 tables in an open air space that you can easily spot from the street. You definitely can’t miss it!
The buffet price of 229 Baht includes a drink and a dessert.
Nud Pob Seafood Suki & BBQ
Price: From 229 Baht / approx. USD $7 (includes a drink and dessert!) Website
Address: 4/7 ถนน รามคำแหง 2 Khwaeng Dok Mai, Khet Prawet, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, Bangkok 10250. Coordinate here
Nearest BTS Station: Take a 12min cab ride from Bang Na BTS Station
Contact: +66 92 616 8822
Opening hours: Daily from 4pm to 12midnight
5. Over 200 seafood dishes to choose from under one roof – Bar-BQ Resort
With over 200 tables and over 200 selections in a shaded open space, this place is more like a food factory than a seafood buffet. Tasting even a quarter of these dishes is nothing short of feasting.
The 3 buffet lines have a wide selection of seafood and meats. The cuisine ranges from traditional Thai to International. The seafood here is grilled in butter and crushed garlic – creating an enticing aroma that will make you toss your diet out of the window for the moment.
One must-try is the Shrimp Vermicelli Noodle Pot available at the cooking station. Shrimps and vermicelli noodles are baked in soy sauce and chinese parsley, then served steaming hot in a pot – one of the favorite dishes among Thais.
The restaurant is across the road from the Bar BQ Plaza. At just 229 Baht which includes juice and soft drinks, isn’t that a steal?!
Price: 229 Baht / approx. USD $7 Website
Address: 1734/18 จรัญสนิทวงศ์ Arun Amarin, Bangkok Noi, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, Bangkok 10700. Coordinate here
Nearest BTS Station: 20min taxi ride from Hua Lamphong MRT Station
Contact: +66 88 249 5299
Opening hours: Daily from 3pm to 12midnight
6. Seafood or meat? Take your pick – Best Beef Sukhumvit
With that name who would believe that this place is a haven for seafood lovers. Of course, the beef is good, but the seafood – well, the huge crowd by 6pm is proof enough.
The warehouse-styled place is a hit with the locals. If you are planning for dinner, be prepared to wait.
There are several options to choose from. For 269 Baht, you get the food buffet for 2 hours. 329 Baht gets you soft drinks along with the food. And at 399 Baht, you can pair your food with beer.
This is an ala carte buffet which mean dishes can be conveniently ordered from your table at Best Beef Sukhumvit, as it is not a self service buffet!
7. Planning to enjoy a relaxed seafood buffet with your friends & family? – Anda Seafood
Unlimited crabs, scallops, shrimps with some fresh dip, along with soft drinks and beer. And there’s fresh eggs too. This no-frills eatery gives you your own charcoal grill where you can bbq your favorite seafood to your heart’s content.
The relaxed ambiance of the place is ideal for a laid-back dinner with friends or family. We recommend combining a trip to this place with a shopping session at Talad Rot Fai Srinakarin (the one near Seacon Square).
Since it’s nearby, take a short cab ride to the famous Talad Rot Fai Srinakarin after dinner! It’s one of the most popular night markets of Bangkok.
8. Head to this unlimited buffet straight from Suvarnabhumi Airport – King Kaew Buffet
Even though this place is not on the BTS or MRT line, it features in almost every seafood buffet list of Bangkok – because of its huge spread and variety.
In fact, a visit to King Kraew could well be a lesson on seafood – with the spread including lobsters, shrimps, oysters, squid, shellfish, salmon, mussels, scallops, and a variety of crabs.
Being miles away from the city center has not put the slightest dent in its popularity. King Kaew buffet is ideal when you are entering or leaving the city as it is a very short cab ride from Suvarnabhumi Airport.
Diners at King Kaew get to choose their raw fresh seafood, and then cook it on the grill. Garnish it with the seafood or dipping sauce. Each table is equipped with tongs, scissors, and a charcoal grill. Time is unlimited but there is no beer.
9. Looking for a seafood buffet after midnight? – Mungkorn Seafood Buffet
It’s past midnight and you are craving some seafood, and a buffet. No worries!
Head to Mungkorn Buffet, one of the most popular seafood buffets in the Thai capital. So after a late night movie, or a hunt at the local night market, Mungkorn can satiate your cravings.
Mungkorn, which means dragon, lives up to its name with its large spread. This excellent no-frills eatery is ideal for large groups who just want to eat.
There’s a timer on every table for the 105-minute buffet. Do note that each extra minute attracts a penalty of 4 Baht!
Mungkorn Seafood Buffet
Price: 499 Baht / approx. USD $15 Website
Address: 1394 Pracha Songkhro Rd, Khwaeng Din Daeng, Khet Din Daeng, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, Bangkok 10400. Coordinate here
Nearest BTS: 8min cab ride from Huai Khwang MRT Station
Contact: +66 83 096 6379
Opening hours: Daily from 4pm to 2.30am
(Temporarily closed) 10. Gorge on this buffet before hitting the night market – Chills Lay
Lip-smacking salmon? Check. Huge flathead lobsters? Check. Tasty grilled crabs? Check. Large oysters? Check. Beer and beverage? Check. And all of this under 400 Baht? Check!
The owners at Chills Lay make sure that every guest is well catered to. There is one charcoal grill for every 4 guests.
And with a time limit of 90 minutes, that is enough for the grill and the fill. After your meal, take a short ride to the neighboring King Rama IX Park for a stroll – or Talad Rod Fai Srinakarin for a round of shopping!
Price: 389 Baht / approx. USD $12 Website
Address: Soi Chalermprakiat Rama 9 28 Chalermprakiat Rama 9 Rd., Nongbon Pravet Bangkok 10250. Coordinate here
Nearest BTS Station: Take a 15min cab ride from Bang Na BTS Station
Contact: +66 81 822 0692
Opening hours: Daily from 5pm to 12midnight
Special Mention 1: The perfect seafood buffet for that special occasion – Laemgate Infinite
Seafood buffets in Bangkok are not just open-air street food-styled eateries. If you’re ready to shell out some extra Baht, you will find yourself enjoying a whole new experience.
Laemgate, with its stunningly classy interior décor and quirkily served dishes, is one such restaurant. The interiors of Laemagate is as amazing as the seafood. The dancing ocean (or stardust gallery) ceiling display transforms the entire restaurant. It’s spectacular!
There are about 20 dishes in the menu and an unending supply of shrimps and oysters.
There is no buffet line, you have to order the dishes a la carte. In fact, the restaurant claims to be the world’s first ‘a la carte buffet’. There are four 90-minute slots to choose from – 11.30am, 1.30pm, 5.30pm, and 7.30 pm.
Price: 555 Baht / approx. USD $16.50 Website
Address: SJ Infinite One Building Vibhavadi Rangsit Rd, Khwaeng Chom Phon, Khet Chatuchak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, Bangkok 10900. Coordinate here
Nearest BTS Station: 5min walk from Mo Chit BTS Station
Contact: +66 84 959 5959
Opening hours: Wed-Mon from 11.30am, 1.30pm, 5.30 pm, and 7.30 pm (Closed on Tuesdays)
Special Mention 2: Take a buffet break while shopping at this local favourite – Sukiyaki Number One
While it is first and foremost a Sukiyaki place (which means its emphasis is on meat first), it also offers seafood like salmon and prawns. This place has been a local favorite for over 50 years.
Sukiyaki Number One (also called Suki) has spread a few branches over the last half century, with the MBK Mall outlet being the best accessible.
In fact, owned and managed by the MBK Restaurants Group, Suki has evolved perfectly with time – offering the diners a contemporary experience with its spacious and bright décor.
Take a break from your shopping and hop into this place to try the Sukiyaki buffet. You can choose from the small buffet at 199 Baht or the large one at 399 Baht.
Sukiyaki Number One
Price: 199 Baht / approx. USD $6 (for the Small Buffet); 399 Baht / approx. USD $12 (for the Large Buffet) Website
Address: MBK Mall, Pathum Wan, Thep Maha Nakhon, Bangkok 10330. Coordinate here
Nearest BTS Station: 3 min walk from Siam BTS Station
Contact: +66 2 661 7900
Opening hours: Daily from 11am to 10pm
There you have it, our top picks of the pocket-friendly seafood buffets of Bangkok. Did we miss out on any that should have been on the list? Please let us know in the Comments section below!
PLEASE NOTE: All the above information is correct at the date of publication. If you come across any changes or updates, please let us know and we will update the information accordingly. Thank you!
|PLEASE NOTE: All the above information is correct at the date of publication. If you come across any changes or updates, please let us know and we will update the information accordingly. Thank you! |