Somtum Der

Cuisine: Asian, Thai

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While Bangkok has plenty of chic eats, Thailand's spicy northeastern fare, known as Isan food, is sadly under-respresented other than by hole in the walls or street carts. Somtum Der, created by a...  Read More


  • Best Restaurants, Thonglor's Best Restaurants: "Note that quite a few of the Isan somtum dishes use pla ra, a fermented fish paste that won't appeal to every westerner's palate. If fermented fish isn't your thing, you might want to stick to the other dishes, and the menu is wide enough that there is plenty of choice. The meat-based salads, known as larb or yam, in particular are very good."
  • Recommended as Best Restaurants Because: For authentic Isan northeaster Thai fare in a relaxing environment, think Somtum Der.
  • Best for Thonglor's Best Restaurants Because: For Thong Lor's best Isan eats, Somtum Der is the one and only.

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