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3 Local Foods to Try in Hua Hin, Thailand

Strong spices and fresh seafood are the dishes of choice for tourists or new residents of Hua Hin in Thailand. Gorgeous properties are available for rent or purchase in close proximity to delicious local eateries.

When traveling or living in a new country, one of the most highly anticipated experiences individuals crave is a taste of the local food. With large amounts of good-looking dining options to choose from, it can be difficult to decide where best to eat first, especially for those with short-lived stays in the city.

Hua Hin is home to some of the most delicious food in Thailand, and the world. Visitors have made their satisfaction with the restaurant industry known on social media with positive reviews of local dining spots.

World travelers and food connoisseurs have combined pallets to bring the following comprehensive list of some of the local foods that are most deserving of a taste while visiting Hua Hin, Thailand

1. Som Tam Pu Ma or Spicy Blue Crab Papaya Salad

One of the best dishes many have claimed to try in the Hua Hin area is this spicy seafood dish. It is healthy with ingredients at all levels of the food pyramid, and prepared to be the perfect gourmet meal for a fancy date night out. Whether traveling as a couple looking for a delicious, gourmet taste of the local culture, or a lover of food with a little kick to it, this is a local meal that many say is one of the best they’ve ever had.

Spicy food is a common theme among Thai dishes, and can be seen in restaurants all over Hua Hin. Most dishes on the menu contain the word “spicy” in the title. This adventurous pallet is part of what makes dining in Hua Hin such an exciting part of visiting or living in the area. Popular local eateries like Chao Lay Seafood which overlooks the Gulf of Thailand, or Orchids Restaurant on the main beach area of Hua Hin fill their menus with tasty spicy food options for adventurous eaters.

2. Tom Yam Goong or Spicy Shrimp Soup

This recipe is a tourist favorite, as it combines delicious fresh seafood with the flavors of lemongrass, lime leaves, lime juice, chilies, and many other ingredients. Guests simply can’t get over how flavorful each bite of this dish can be.

The seafood included in this dish is a common theme among many delectable Thai dishes. Because of the proximity to the ocean, Hua Hin, as well as other areas in Thailand, focuses heavily on the preparation of quality seafood.

Shrimp, blue crab, oysters, sand whiting, and other seafood can be some of the best local meals to try while visiting Hua Hin. You can’t get seafood like this just anywhere.

While any Hua Hin restaurant will do a delicious job of preparing local catches, the restaurants many recommend to try seafood from include You Yen Hua Hin Balcony which is located right on the beach and Let’s Sea Pub & Restaurant which includes a gorgeous outdoor patio and Breeze Bar for clients to relax all night long.

3. Gaeng Keow Wan Kai or Green Chicken Curry

Thai food is known for its many delicious, strong flavors. Chefs prepare meals with lots of spices in order to blend tastes that really excite the tongue. Curry is a common dish to be found in the area, with this curry in particular being a local favorite. Coriander, sweet basil, coconut milk, bamboo shoots, and eggplant all add to the mouth watering flavor of this tasty dish.

Many visitors praise this dish for its flavor and for its subtlety. Despite being a combination of incredibly flavorful ingredients, the dish isn’t overpowering. It provides a lovely taste of local cuisine for newcomers to the Hua Hin area.

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