Restaurants

Top Choice Thai in Nong Khai

Dee Dee Pohchanah

How good is Dee Dee? Just look at the dinner-time crowds. But don't be put off by them: despite having a full house every night, this open-air place is a well-oiled machine and you won't be waiting long.
Thai in Nong Khai

Nakawari

Docked down below Mut Mee Garden Guesthouse, this floating restaurant specialises in Thai and Isan fish dishes, and though the prices are a bit high, the quality is good. There's a one-hour sunset cruise most nights…
Thai in Nong Khai

Sweet Cake & Coffee

It's hard to categorise this place, run by a sweet old lady who makes standard Thai dishes and also many international favourites such as baked cakes and banana pancakes. Enjoy the homely atmosphere for breakfast, l…
Vietnamese in Nong Khai

Mae Ut

This little place, serving just four items, including fried spring rolls and khâo gee·ab þahk mŏr (fresh noodles with pork), is essentially grandma’s kitchen. Look for the green building with tables under a silver a…
Vietnamese in Nong Khai

Daeng Namnuang

This massive river restaurant has grown into an Isan institution, and hordes of out-of-towners head home with car boots and carry-on bags (there's an outlet at Udon Thani's airport) stuffed with their năam neu·ang (…
Thai in Nong Khai

Hospital Food Court

Don't be put off by the name – it isn't 'hospital food'. Located across from the hospital, this food court whips up Thai standards at low prices. The food is delicious, there's plenty of choice and it's conveniently…
Thai in Sangkhom

Tantawan

The first choice for many visitors to Sangkhom because of the good food and big views. It offers all the expected Thai and Isan dishes (the Mekong River fish lâhp is recommended) plus a page of pastas.
Thai in Nong Khai

Saap Lah

For excellent gài yâhng (grilled chicken), sôm·đam (spicy green papaya salad) and other Isan foods, follow your nose to this no-frills shop.
Thai in Nong Khai

Prajak Road Street Food

Nong Khai doesn't have a proper night market, but there's some evening street food action along several blocks of Th Prajak east of Th Hai Sok.
Northern Thai in Nong Khai

Khao Soi

If you're missing the flavours of northern Thailand, the descriptively named hole-in-the-wall will satisfy your cravings.