Don’t you hate when you have to rush to finish your meal in a certain time when you visit a buffet restaurant?
You don’t get to properly taste and take the time to enjoy the variety of food you came for. Instead, you keep getting worried that you might be charged by minutes if you stay past the time limit. Where’s the fun in that?
Luckily for you (and us), we’ve found 16 all-you-can-eat buffet restaurants in Bangkok – that offer unlimited time for you to sit and enjoy the delicious food while relaxing with your friends or family.
And the best part is… they all are under 400 Baht!
1. You won’t believe the massive selection of seafood available here – Yoktalay & BBQ House
“Yoktalay” translates to “Raise The Sea”. That is what this BBQ restaurant is doing – by bringing the massive selection of seafood from the sea right to your table.
You can choose from 4 different types of crabs, 5 different types of shellfish, squid, and prawns.
The bonus is you get both the BBQ grill and charcoal grill without having to pay extra, and for under 400 Baht, you will absolutely get your money’s worth at this restaurant!
2. Scoop your own live prawns and they’re HUGE! – Nud Pob Seafood Suki & BBQ
When you can pick your own live prawns, you are guaranteed to bring the freshness straight to your table.
Nud Pob Seafood Suki & BBQ has an aquarium right in the middle of the restaurant, which allows you to scoop huge live prawns into your own basket and bring it to your table.
Not only will you know for sure that it’s fresh, but it’s also fun!
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!
3. Mega food selection that you won’t believe your eyes – Bar-B-Q Resort
This resort is not for sleeping – it’s for feasting. With over 200+ tables placed in an enormous open air space with a high ceiling, you will never feel crowded.
There are three long stretches of buffet lines with over 200 selections of food to choose – from seafood and meat for BBQ, to delicious prepared Thai and International dishes. (You will need many visits to this restaurants just to try every item!)
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.
We guarantee, you will never leave this place hungry!
4. If you’re crazy about cakes and all sweet things… – Le Boulanger Bakery-Lounge-Bar
As soon as you walk in, you’ll immediately smell the buttery sweet aroma of baking cakes, cupcakes, crisping croissants, and freshly baked bread. It’s one heavenly smell of delectable goodness.
And if you’re crazy about your cakes and sweet treats, how about trying them all? Le Boulanger offers an incredible Cake Buffet. Yes, you read it right. All-you-can-eat cakes, pastries, bread and ice-cream!
Each week, the bakery updates its menu with special items, so each time you go back, you’re guaranteed to try something different.
We recommend the Spinach Vol Au Vent and Yuzu Apple Cremeux, they are to-die-for – and the best party? It’s a pretty sweet deal for your sweet tooth!
5. Craving a good dim sum buffet with all the soup dumplings you could ever eat? – Tai He Xuan Chinese Restaurant
Another alternative to shabu and seafood, is the Dim Sum Buffet at Tai He Xuan Chinese Restaurant.
Serving up traditional Cantonese Dim Sum in bamboo trays, you’ll also get 1 soup, 1 congee, and 1 dessert along with the buffet.
The must-try here is definitely the Xiao Long Bao, also known as Chinese Soup Dumpling – Chinese dumpling with hot and super delicious soup within.
Whether you pop the whole dumpling in your mouth and feel the soup burst out, or nibble on the dumpling skin and slowly slurp the soup out – it’s great either way. (Do be careful and wait awhile to let the dumplings cool down as the soup can be really hot!)
PS: Keep your eyes peeled for their awesome promotions that often include a Peking Duck promo in the Dim Sum Buffet, or a free Peking Duck for large groups for the Dim Sum Buffet.
6. You will feel like you’re sitting in little Tokyo – Daisuke Japanese Mini Restaurant
Don’t let the name and size of this restaurant fool you. Daisuke Japanese Mini Restaurant is not only packed with charm, it’s also packed with good quality traditional Japanese food.
What’s the main star of this restaurant you ask? Big plates full of salmon sashimi!
The restaurant is set up like a small bar in Japan with the kitchen right in front of you. The atmosphere is very cosy and intimate – and the owner and chef often make friendly conversation with you as if you’re visiting their home.
That will definitely make the whole night even more pleasant.
Have we also mentioned that they open until late at night? It’s the perfect stop after work or after drinking at the pub!
7. Free ice-cold beers to go with your seafood! – Anda Seafood Grill Buffet
No gimmicks and no hidden prices. Anda Seafood gives you free beer to go with the varieties of fresh seafood to cook on the charcoal grill!
With its minimalist concept and white tone décor, when you enjoy the food at Anda Seafood you will feel easy and relaxed. Though the restaurant can be packed with many people, you will never feel crowded and the food never runs out.
Have you ever tasted a horseshoe crab? You won’t regret trying it here!
It’s a simply perfect place to duck into and cool down from the hot Bangkok sun with a nice glass of cold beer and delicious seafood.
8. All about the soup and vintage Thai country style – Shabu Ban Rai
The décor of Shabu Banrai will take you back to vintage Thai country-style living in the 60s.
The food even comes in Thai-styled food trays and Thai tiffin boxes, adding a quaint touch to the cute country styling.
The highlight of this restaurant is that there are 5 different types of soup broth to complement the Shabu to choose from.
Spicy clear soup
Spicy cream soup
Pork rib clear soup
Soy sauce soup