Thip Samai

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in Banglamphu

Men preparing food, Thip Samai.

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This institution reputedly serves the definitive version of pàt tai (fried noodles) – period. Every evening, scores of eager diners queue on the pavement for a table (the queue moves fast, so don't walk away in despair if you see 50-odd people ahead of you). Your patience is duly rewarded in the end with a delicious platter of the iconic dish.