Go-Ang Kaomunkai Pratunam
Cuisine: Asian, Thai
Price Range: $
Open until 2a.m., half a century-old Go-Ang Kaomunkai is legendary, and the perfect spot for a midnight snack. Set next to two other khao man gai (Michelin spells it kaomunkai) Hainanese chicken and... Read More
Open until 2a.m., half a century-old Go-Ang Kaomunkai is legendary, and the perfect spot for a midnight snack. Set next to two other khao man gai (Michelin spells it kaomunkai) Hainanese chicken and rice shops, you can distinguish Go-Ang by the pink uniforms worn by the servers and pink storefront (the other spots are blue and orange), as well as by the Bib Gourmand Michelin award the restaurant has received for its tasty boiled chicken that is served with a chili and garlic dipping sauce over rice cooked in chicken broth. While locals might debate whether it really is the best khao man gai in Bangkok, it nevertheless is representative of this deliciously popular dish (originally brought to the country by Chinese immigrants), and while the crowds of tourists vying for a table here during dinner hours is off-putting, if you show up at midnight, you ought to be able to snag a seat. It's in the perfect spot to head to once the malls all shut, as it's just a short walk from CentralWorld, Siam Paragon, and Gaysorn. At 60 baht for a plate, it's a real late night deal.
- Late Night: "If you are a group, you can order a half or whole chicken separately to go with the rice, which gives you more meat to enjoy."
- Best for Late Night Because: For a great midnight treat, Michelin-awarded Go-Ang Kaomunkai's Hainanese chicken rice can't be beat!