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Som Tam Nua

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  • Jeremy K.
    "Order the fried chicken wings and mix papaya salad (less spicy)."(13 Tips)
    Juliana
    "The garlic fried chicken is a must try"(5 Tips)
    Damian Philipp K.
    "I love the Tam Ma Muang (Spicy Mango Salad), Sai Gok Isaan (Isaa"(4 Tips)
    Yumi W.
    "Pad Kanom Jeen and Kai Tod Aroi"(4 Tips)
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  • Adam W.
    Best place to have fried chicken wing, pork shoulder and somtam! Pair it with sticky rice for extra flavour.
  • Faye C.
    Faye CheangJanuary 21
    Pork neck is so so. I don't really like because a bit dry.
  • Faye C.
    Faye CheangJanuary 21
    Papaya salad is nice but very small portion and spicy. Ask for less spicy if you can't take too spicy.
  • Faye C.
    Faye CheangJanuary 21
    Fried chicken is nice but food is not so hot. It was like pre-cooked.
  • Faye C.
    Faye CheangJanuary 21
    Very bad service. Food is normal and nothing to shout out. The fish is not bad.
  • Liona K.
    Liona KJanuary 16
    Somtam is good
  • Vanessa Y.
    Vanessa YingJanuary 5
    Garlic fried chicken super good!
  • Kwok T.
    Kwok TangDecember 30, 2016
    Isaan sausages, not bad or great
  • Kwok T.
    Kwok TangDecember 30, 2016
    Fried chicken - really good, great with an ice cold beer 🍻
  • Kwok T.
    Kwok TangDecember 30, 2016
    Som tam (green papaya salad)
  • Kwok T.
    Kwok TangDecember 30, 2016
    Highly recommend this place for the fried chicken & som tam (excellent). It's right next to Siam station. Service isn't great though & it's more like a canteen then a restaurant. Gd for a quick bite
  • Christine T.
    Christine TanNovember 25, 2016
    Very flavorful dishes. Recommend to order the fried chicken, pork shoulder BBQ and the tom yum pork soup. Skip the papaya salad though.
    Upvoted Dec 30, 2016
  • Steven D.
    Steven DoyleOctober 15, 2016
    Local favourite. Order first then wait outside for a table - very reasonable prices , smallish serves so don't be afraid to order a few dishes
  • Doug W.
    Doug WOctober 9, 2016
    Good, spicy, authentic. You order when you get there, then wait outside until your table is ready.
  • Cassie P.
    Cassie PitmanOctober 3, 2016
    Great issan food and delicious chicken wings
  • Yvonne Y.
    Yvonne YongSeptember 13, 2016
    Good stuff! Somtam, chicken wings, pork noodles!
  • Jeanette L.
    Jeanette LiowSeptember 8, 2016
    Tasty yummy Siam food
  • Shin Yen N.
    Shin Yen NeohJuly 23, 2016
    Somtam, fried chicken and northeast style spicy pork bone soup
  • Ian T.
    Ian ThomtoriJune 19, 2016
    Must must order the fridge chicken that is very flavourful and has coriander and herbs in batter. #ThomtoriEats
  • Rudi K.
    Rudi KMay 22, 2016
    Fried chicken wing is fragrance and flavourful. Queue for around 15 minutes to get served then only found a lot of empty table inside.
  • ZhiWei L.
    ZhiWei LimMay 8, 2016
    Northern thai food cuisine. Expect to wait outside the shop for table
  • May C.
    May ChavachareonMay 1, 2016
    Good ol' I-San food place. Q'ing can be a dreadful experience. Staff aren't so friendly due to the amount of customers.
  • Zycro W.
    Zycro WongApril 26, 2016
    All I ask is whether they have tom yum soup. And the waiter in all black took my menu away. After that he ignored us all the way even we are 1st in q, ready to order. I went off.
  • Vincent C.
    Vincent ChanApril 9, 2016
    Ordered 2 Som tam and chicken wings ! Food not bad but very pricey ! Bad Attitude especially the one opening the shop! Won't go back anymore !
  • Ky J.
    Ky JihanMarch 28, 2016
    papaya salad and fried chicken and sticky rice. so yam
  • Joy S.
    Joy SanMarch 4, 2016
    Fried chicken and grilled fish are the best of the best!
  • unskilledmaker -.
    unskilledmaker -February 28, 2016
    Fried chicken, som tum
  • Adrian C.
    Adrian CheongFebruary 26, 2016
    Fantastic fried chicken, and som tam (of course).
  • Prisoner
    PrisonerFebruary 26, 2016
    Mango very less....
  • mizz l.
    mizz linFebruary 9, 2016
    The price outside and price after they bill you can be 2 times more ? Basically street food made hip. The locals are there bcos they're nuts over the somtam. Service very very very bad. Not worth it.
  • __auii
    __auiiFebruary 6, 2016
    Dishes are nice but a bit pricey
  • Johan S.
    Johan SFebruary 4, 2016
    A little overrated. Decent Thai food.
  • reza setiawan ر.
    reza setiawan رضا ستياوانDecember 29, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    One of my fave Som Tam place in #Bangkok! Love the Fried Chicken Wings and the Noodle. Try to come during odd hours to avoid long queues! Enjoy!
  • Susan N.
    Susan NataliaDecember 26, 2015
    Food is good, but yeah...the service sucks. ☹️
  • Adam P.
    Adam PDecember 24, 2015
    Service is so so bad. No smiles. Wrong meals. Dishes not available. Bill wildly incorrect. Other than that, the food was pretty good.
  • Alejandro J.
    Alejandro JiménezDecember 22, 2015
    Service is terrible!!! They brought us the bill at the same time as dishes. They kept rushing us to pay.
  • Ryan V.
    Ryan VergerontNovember 7, 2015
    Chicken was great. I liked his place more than Sum Tum Der.
  • kathryn s.
    kathryn sooOctober 18, 2015
    Although food serving looks small but it's actually very filling. Loving the som tam!
  • Sindre S.
    Sindre SorhusOctober 11, 2015
    Disappointing Som Tam. The matcha green tea was awful.
  • Chriszy B.
    Chriszy BandongOctober 8, 2015
    A must visit if you are a chicken lover, yummy fried chicken wings & asked for thai sauce + steam rice! Yummy! Near Siam Square.
    Upvoted Dec 30, 2016
  • YeeFeng L.
    YeeFeng LowSeptember 9, 2015
    Garlic fried chicken best
  • Mark G.
    Mark Graves-MorrisSeptember 9, 2015
    Always need lots of beer to cool down the addictive spicy hot Issan food
  • Maximilian B.
    Onizugolf's advices for food.
  • mejevika
    mejevikaAugust 24, 2015
    The food is good, but the service is a joke.
  • Gary H.
    Gary HorAugust 18, 2015
    Grab your lunch here if you're near Siam BTS. Nothing much to shout about. It's still a respectable spot for Thai food but feels more like a tourist trap.
  • Sam L.
    Sam LumAugust 4, 2015
    Go for the salted egg somtham and fried chicken!
  • KT
    KTJune 24, 2015
    I would come back here for the fried chicken 😍
  • Sanhawan L.
    ONLY CASH!!!!!! NO CREDIT CARD!!!!!
  • Jesslyn J.
    Jesslyn JlynJune 15, 2015
    Must try the fried chicken & Laab 👍
  • Pakki S.
    Fried Chicken is super bomb here.
  • The Hungry Doc
    The Hungry DocMay 28, 2015
    FRIED CHICKEN is awesome! Absolutely finger licking good!
  • TC Boi
    TC BoiApril 26, 2015
    2010 bangkok best Som tam
  • Yin
    YinApril 20, 2015
    Love the fried chicken! Decent som tam (papaya salad) & sticky rice. Sinful snack - pork rinds!
  • JK
    JKApril 3, 2015
    The papaya salad is good! It is regarded as the specialist in Som Tam
  • Aryani K. P.
    Aryani K. PutriApril 1, 2015
    Love the fresh and chily taste from the somtam, plus the unique chicken wing 😍😍😍😍😍 recommended
  • kwik.buck
    kwik.buckMarch 21, 2015
    The somtam is not the best, sauce is two sweet. Fish is small but yummy. Not much selection though.
  • Nicole A.
    Nicole AMarch 15, 2015
    Papaya salad is good. The rest so so. Not worth to queue long for it so come during non peak hours.
  • Alvin B.
    Alvin BooMarch 12, 2015
    Fried chicken and the roasted pork salad, must try.
  • eifeh s.
    eifeh sFebruary 11, 2015
    Delicious papaya salad and fried chicken. Line can be long, but I think it's worth the wait. Service is not great, but whatever. Drinks are ordered once seated. Menu is in English and Thai.
  • Se7enthAngel
    Se7enthAngelJanuary 28, 2015
    This amazing fried fish dish. One isn t enough, its that good!
  • Soumar T.
    Soumar TalJanuary 22, 2015
    Come here for a true local dining experience. We were probably the only foreigners in there. The waiters seemed to have a bad day though...
  • Lit Y.
    Lit YeeJanuary 8, 2015
    Come early as it tends to get crowded. If you are queuing and on the waiting list, you can have your order taken down first. Drinks order will only be taken once you have been seated.
  • Lit Y.
    Lit YeeJanuary 8, 2015
    The chicken wings are highly recommended to try, while the sausages are just so-so and taste abit sour.
  • Lit Y.
    Lit YeeJanuary 8, 2015
    They are famous for this. Quite spicy though! But still very nice~
  • cheamin j.
    cheamin jinJanuary 2, 2015
    Bad services ever !!!!! Rude staff !!
  • Md W.
    Md WongDecember 29, 2014
    We tried so many things. The food was pretty good, and we enjoyed most things including the coconut drink. Go here during off hours because it gets very busy.
  • Adeline S.
    Adeline SinDecember 21, 2014
    Nice but super spicy!
  • saimatkong
    saimatkongDecember 17, 2014
    Som Tam Nua is a Thai eatery situated along Soi 5 of Siam Central, near Novotel Hotel. They specialise in Som Tam (a NorthEastern Thai spicy salad made from shredded green papaya). Read more
  • Karen C.
    Karen ChewDecember 5, 2014
    Reasonable prices and good food! 👍👍👍👍
  • Navid
    NavidNovember 25, 2014
    Interesting and kind of exotic but very unfriendly staff
  • N. W.
    N. W.November 19, 2014
    Excellent fried chicken
  • Jon
    JonOctober 27, 2014
    Chicken was tasty. Convenient location, but just a bit underwhelming when compared to the current 9.0 rating. Didn't feel it was way better than street food places.
  • Pla L.
    Pla LitaOctober 26, 2014
    Always, long line #good test
  • Wendy Z.
    Wendy ZhangOctober 16, 2014
    Great Thail food and reasonable price
  • Isis H.
    Isis HgOctober 7, 2014
    Nice place in bkk to try thai food :)
  • Bank Thanabut
    Bank ThanabutOctober 4, 2014
    Nice atmosphere and good location of the restaurant. The taste of food is something drop compared to the first-opened not like the old day anymore.
  • Affy N.
    Affy NanthakulSeptember 15, 2014
    The price is a bit expensive but compare with taste is worth.
  • MIKR T.
    MIKR TatSeptember 4, 2014
    This is one of the most expensive shop that I come across in bkk . Small portion and yet same as the street food but charge 100 percent to the street . What a rip off :(
  • Jovy L.
    Jovy LohAugust 21, 2014
    Fried chicken is good but the service here is horrible.
  • Pakkanaphong J.
    Pakkanaphong JomAugust 17, 2014
    Her we are
  • Aizhen L.
    Aizhen LinAugust 15, 2014
    came on a Friday night abt 8.30pm local time. It wasn't crowded but waited for abt 15 mins for seats. after getting the bill, One of the waiters offered to help coz the bill was in thai. 👍
  • Arm K.
    Arm KarnAugust 11, 2014
    Fried Chicken
  • Gladys L.
    Gladys LimAugust 10, 2014
    Not too baddddd
  • hellomissjojo
    hellomissjojoJuly 18, 2014
    Looks like very long queue but we waited for 10 mins only. Came inside, the table is not full.
  • Clara
    ClaraJune 9, 2014
    I have to agree with most of the comments. The waiters are so snobbish and they act like they don't need your business.
  • Amy H.
    Amy HowMay 24, 2014
    Som tam (papaya salad), fried chicken, and the thai spicy sausage are very good. A street away from the Siam BTS.
  • bp M.
    bp MokApril 30, 2014
    fried chicken and fried noodles is nice!
  • Joshua H.
    Joshua HaftelFebruary 10, 2014
    Fried chicken. Tam muah, spicy. Sticky rice. Sai krok isaan. Happy mouth.
  • Methiya F.
    Methiya F.January 28, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Always aroi 😋
  • Vernice F.
    Vernice FooJanuary 12, 2014
    THE Rudest Staff in 2014
  • Vernice F.
    Vernice FooJanuary 12, 2014
    FOOD PORTION IS SMALL. STAFF IS RUDE especially the person in this photo. Keep going Som Tam Nua bravo!
  • Gadiy L.
    Gadiy LimJanuary 6, 2014
    Best little Thai place to try out just outside Siam paragon. Affordable and favorable by many locals! It's my 2nd time here.
  • Caryn C.
    Caryn CharmDecember 18, 2013
    The fried chicken and crispy fish is tasty! Don't forget to eat with sticky rice! <3
  • Kantapong K.
    Kantapong KitiyamasNovember 23, 2013
    The food is very delicious
  • Ari A.
    Ari AlanizOctober 11, 2013
    Great papaya salad!
  • Clea R.
    Clea RomeoSeptember 25, 2013
    Awesome Som tam and fried chicken
  • Steffie S.
    Steffie SimSeptember 10, 2013
    the worker here were not polite. Not tourist friendly. The cakes are impressed, but pricey.
  • Michelle S.
    Michelle SantosAugust 25, 2013
    If your palate is into crazy hot/spicy, try their Green Mango salad
  • Jeff C.
    Jeff ChuahAugust 6, 2013
    Garlic fried chicken is awesome..
  • Jeremy K.
    Jeremy KhongJuly 16, 2013
    Order the fried chicken wings and mix papaya salad (less spicy). Super good! Lots of Japanese like this place as well.
  • Gresszy A.
    Gresszy AsawarojpanyaAugust 14, 2016
    สั่งไก่ แต่ไม่ได้บอก size พนักงานก้จัดชุดใหญ่มาให้เลย ไม่ถามสักคำ
  • Lawan V.
    Lawan VejapikulJanuary 31, 2016
    ผัดขนมจีน อร่อยค่ะ
  • Robert B.
    Robert BobJanuary 9, 2016
    Очень дешево и вкусно! Много народа, заказы на еду принимают при входе на улице, потом приглашают за столик (можно дозаказать и выбрать напитки), оплата только наличные
  • Nui C.
    Nui CharairatOctober 26, 2015
    อร่อยนัวนัว
  • JaJar J.
    JaJar JarJaJuly 20, 2015
    แซ่บ..ซี้ด..
  • Duang P.
    Duang PosathornJuly 5, 2015
    คนเยอะตลอด มาทีไรต้องรอทุกที
  • June T.
    June TaohuayJune 8, 2015
    หรอยคะ แซ่บถึงใจจิงๆ👍✨
  • Юля-И-Юра Р.
    Салат из папайи на все вкусы и цвета! И другие вкусняшки 😀
  • Nisawan S.
    Nisawan S.January 13, 2015
    ตำมั่วอร่อยมว๊าก ลาบปลาตะเพียน แต่ทานแล้วหิวน้ำนะคาดว่าชูรสหกใส่
  • MM
    MMJanuary 2, 2015
    ไม่เผ็ดเลย
  • Khachen B.
    Khachen BbDecember 1, 2014
    ส้มตำมั่ว อร่อยมากๆ บริการแอบช้านิดหน่อย
  • Tpop
    TpopNovember 17, 2014
    ไม่หร่อยเลย หวานทุกเมนู สู้ที่เกษตร ไม่ได้เลย แพงด้วย
  • benny A.
    benny AmdaengpinNovember 11, 2014
    ราคาแพง เกิน อาหารเค็ม มาก พนักงานบริการแบบไม่พอใจ ไก่บ้านคั่วตะไคร้ 95 บาท มี ไก่ชิ้นเล็กๆ มันดูแล้วแพงเกินไป ตำซั่ว 85 บาท ก็ ปริมาณนิดเดียว
  • Aniruth P.
    Aniruth PanyakornOctober 26, 2014
    งานเเซบต้องมา after US trip #แซบ
  • Kanomtangz S.
    Kanomtangz STOctober 18, 2014
    เหนื่อยจน ต้องกินนะรู้ยัง
  • arabellra scarf design
    arabellra scarf designOctober 11, 2014
    มานัวหน่อยจิ
  • Elena T.
    Elena TangOctober 9, 2014
    必點:炸豬皮青木瓜沙拉(CNN評比為全曼谷最好吃青木瓜沙拉),裡頭有蝦米、炸豬皮、火腿肉、米線、花生、長豆、小蕃茄、青木瓜絲和泰北豬骨辣湯,還有炸雞。
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