Best seafood restaurants in Krabi

All coastal towns offer seafood, and Krabi is no exception, with a multitude of seafood restaurants vying for the attention of tourists. In fact, a street lined with these establishments is entirely devoted to seafood. However, it’s important to note that not all restaurants will meet your expectations.

To avoid any unpleasant experiences with overcooked, rubbery or dried-out shellfish, as well as possible food-borne illnesses, we present our compilation of the best seafood restaurants in Krabi.

1. Laem Sak Seafood

Situated at the end of a long road from Ao Luk to the shore, this seafood restaurant is very attractive. Despite its considerable distance of around 30 km, customers come from all over the province to savor the delights of this remarkable yet discreet restaurant.

laem sak seafood, seafood restaurant in Krabi

Taking its name from one of the region’s most renowned fishing ports, “Laem Sak Seafood” offers a feast of the freshest daily catches from local waters. From substantial oysters to pu dam, the robust black mud crabs adorned with large succulent claws, the restaurant offers a diverse range of culinary offerings. These exquisite delicacies can be enjoyed in a variety of preparations, including steamed, grilled or infused with the piquant nuances of Thai cuisine.

  • Address: Laem Sak Pier, Ao Luk, Krabi
  • Opening hours:  Daily from 10am to 9pm

2. Wang Sai Seafood

Nestled along the coast, this restaurant offers affordable prices and exceptional seafood, regularly attracting crowds of tourists. On a positive note, the attentive staff ensures prompt service, reducing waiting times. Despite their vast selection of fish, crabs and clams, it’s unfortunate that the English translation of their menu doesn’t adequately convey the breadth of their culinary options.

Wang sai Seafood Krabi

Don’t miss the yam thale makheua pao, a delectable blend of seafood and grilled eggplant, or the red catfish curry, known as pad phet pla duuk – both come highly recommended.

  • Address: Ao Nang beach, Krabi
  • Opening hours:  Daily from 11am to 10pm

3. Kodam Kitchen

Kodam Kitchen Krabi

Kodam Kitchen offers an exquisite range of authentic Thai delights in an unrivalled atmosphere. Indulge in dishes such as the delicious Pad Thai Goong, a traditional version of fried rice noodles, or enjoy Seafood Jarn Ron, a blend of wok-cooked seafood with chili paste oil and aromatic herbs, elegantly served in a hot pan. For curry lovers, Massaman Gai with Thai Roti is a highly recommended choice. You can also choose from a selection of fresh seafood, such as mouth-watering mussels baked in a pot flavored with Thai basil or garlic-fried snapper.

  • Address: 155/17 Soi Klong Hang, Ao Nang, Krabi
  • Opening hours:  Daily from 12pm to 9pm

4. The Beach Seafood and Grill

Nestled along the beautiful Nopparat Thara beach, the Beach Seafood & Grill offers a diverse range of first-class offerings. The restaurant is ideal for quiet seaside lunches during the day, and transforms into an upscale destination for gourmet dinners.

Best restaurants in Krabi

The kitchen team uses only the freshest ingredients from aquariums and display cases, and prepares an inexhaustible assortment of seafood delights. These dishes, prepared in traditional Thai and European styles, are carefully designed to cater for a wide range of taste preferences.

In addition, the menu features delicious steaks, pizzas, salads and an assortment of popular dishes from around the world. The chef has also developed a range of Thai-Western fusion creations, inspired by some of Thailand’s most famous dishes, such as tom yum, massaman, red curry and green curry.

  • Address: Nopparat Thara Beach, Ban Ao Nang, Krabi
  • Opening hours: 2pm to 11pm (closed on Thursday)

5. Railay Familly Restaurant

Since 2019, this lively and welcoming restaurant has undergone a complete renovation, creating even more space for all the food lovers who frequent it. Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy the Massaman curry or the delectable fried rice – both will leave a lasting impression, and they come at excellent value for money. What’s more, if you’re looking for a refreshing drink, such as a fruit milkshake or other invigorating beverage, this is also the place for you.

  • Address: Ao Nang, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
  • Opening hours: Daily from 9.30 am to 10pm

6. Krua Thara

Krua Thara is a renowned seafood restaurant in Krabi town, renowned among visitors and locals alike. Located next to the fishing pier at the northern end of Nouvarat Tara beach, this comfortable, down-to-earth establishment exudes a welcoming ambience. It perfectly embodies the tranquility and leisurely pace that characterize southern Thailand.

Krua Thara, seafood restaurants in Krabi

A unique feature of the restaurant is the fish tanks and baskets that house the freshest seafood. These aquatic displays keep the seafood lively until you make your choice for the evening meal.

  • Address: 82 Ao Nang, Krabi
  • Opening hours: From 11.30 am to 8.30 pm (closed on Wednesday)

7. Lae Lay Grill

Lae Lay Grill Krabi

Lae Lay Grill, a chic and luxurious Thai restaurant, is nestled on the same slope as “The Hilltop”, behind Ao Nang beach. Overlooking the bay from a breathtaking vantage point, the restaurant’s understated decor deliberately draws attention to its culinary offerings. The chefs boast a remarkable repertoire, masterfully preparing Thai delicacies and grilled seafood to impeccable standards.

  • Address: 89 Moo 3, Ao Nang, Krabi
  • Opening hours: Daily from 11am to 10pm

8. Zaika Krabi

Zaika Krabi

The Zaika restaurant is one of Krabi’s finest Indian establishments. It offers an assortment of authentic Indian delicacies as well as a selection of fresh seafood, accompanied by a range of Thai and Italian dishes. The menu includes such delectable dishes as naan, curry, pizza, fried shrimp, crab and a host of other specialties. Amid this culinary variety, guests can enjoy magnificent ocean views, a serene ambience and exceptional service.

  • Address: Ao Nang, Krabi
  • Opening hours: Daily from 11am to 11pm

9. The Last Fisherman Bar

The Last Fisherman Bar (2)

The Last Fisherman Bar is the ideal place to relax and immerse yourself in the serene charm of Ao Nang beach. Designed in the open air and strategically placed along the shoreline, this establishment is the ideal place to enjoy grilled meats, Thai cuisine or Western snacks while soaking up the sunlight.

  • Address: 266 Ao Nang, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
  • Opening hours: Daily from 11am to 10pm

10. Tubkaek Seafood restaurant

The restaurant’s splendid menu of Thai cuisine is admired by all guests. Impeccably prepared calamari, fish and soups delight the taste buds. The mango glutinous rice is a tempting choice to end the meal on a high note. And when you visit Tubkaek Seafood, you won’t want to miss their delicious selection of beers.

  • Address: 225 Moo 3, Tab Kaek Beach Nong Thale, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
  • Opening hours: Daily from 7am to 10pm

Krabi, with its coastal location and dynamic seafood scene, offers a wide range of seafood restaurants catering to locals and tourists alike. Whether you’re looking for a casual seaside restaurant or a more upscale dining experience, you’re sure to find a variety of options to suit your preferences. 

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