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“Bai Tong: The best food in Krabi?”
Review of Bai Tong

Bai Tong
Ranked #11 of 64 Restaurants in Nong Thale
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed December 23, 2013

For us at least, this place proved to be head and shoulders above anything else we tried in Krabi. We explored quite a few other places including Thai food at a 6 star hotel and genuinely we found the food in Bai Tong to be the best. It was better because the sea food was seemingly fresher (both were fresh but Bai Tong was exceptionally so) and also the fish was slightly better quality (and of course Bai Tong was much more reasonably priced! The food here is priced extremely fairly). It is not just the quality of ingredients but also the cooking of the fish and the execution of the dishes. The chef here (also the owner) really understands sea food and everything we tried was cooked to perfection. The cooking was impressive enough but what was arguably even more impressive was the removing of the bones after cooking - I tried to find out how this was done so precisely but I am still not sure, I think it is a combination of perfect cooking and expert craft. It is the type of place where you can ask the chef what is fresh and in turn receive the best food of the day which will invariably include sea food that was caught the same day it is cooked. The chef and owner is incredibly proud of what he serves up and it is clear that he will only give his customers the best Krabi has to offer. For people with even a moderate interest in Thai food this place will be sure to be a delight and I bet with food this good it will spark further intrigue. For serious foodies interested in exploring the freshest sea food in Krabi I would say that this place is an absolute must. We eat there most days during our trip and that was because we ended up speaking to the chef and owners who would entice us with attractive dining options for the next day including crab and lobsters and straight off the boat fresh sea bass and red snapper. I genuinely can't speak highly enough of the place, it is a rare type of restaurant that seeks to be successful solely on the basis of excellent quality food, extremely high standards and is led by a chef with a passion for the freshest possible ingredients. I have posted some pictures below of the dishes we enjoyed most, please consider trying the sea food pineapple rice (the squid was as fresh as it can realistically get and cooked perfectly), but my main recommendation would be to try whatever the chef/owners tell you is fresh as they genuinely take pride in serving up the best to their customers. Also, I would be willing to bet that the spicy mango/papaya salad is pretty much the best you can get anywhere. This place is a real gem and anybody who goes to Krabi and does not eat there will be missing out on outstanding food.

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Reviewed October 31, 2013

We had a similar experience as the folks above. Staying at the Beyond Resort, once we found the Bai Tong ( about opposite the front entry of the hotel across the street) my wife and I went there every night for dinner. Every dish we tried was good.

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Reviewed October 24, 2013

We stayed in Beyond Resort Krabi for 15 days, and every day went to this nice restaurant opposite (and a bit right) the hotel and next to the massage saloon. The owners are very kind, polite and attentive and trying to make you satisfied with their service. The food is excellent, mainly thai food. They had very good options for vegetarians too. The spring roll is fantastic, and we had here the best Pad Thai ever for the best price! Oftentimes we got from the owners fresh fruit as a freebie. We recommend this restaurant to everyone, it`s a very pleasant place! :)

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