Jay Fai (Raan Jay Fai)

Located in the heart of Bangkok’s Old Town, Jay Fai (Raan Jay Fai) is an iconic culinary destination that has garnered international acclaim, including a coveted Michelin star. Owned and operated by Supinya Junsuta, affectionately known as Jay Fai, this humble eatery has become a must-visit spot for food enthusiasts yearning for an authentic taste of Bangkok’s street food culture. Jay Fai, now an elderly woman often seen sporting her trademark goggles to protect against the intense heat, has been cooking for decades and continues to prepare each dish with unparalleled skill and dedication.

The most sought-after dish at Jay Fai's is her legendary crab omelette, a sumptuous creation generously packed with the freshest, juiciest crab meat encased in a golden, fluffy egg exterior. It's this dish, along with her rich and flavorful drunken noodles and crab yellow curry, that has captivated both locals and tourists. Each plate reflects a harmony of balance and texture, a testament to Jay Fai's meticulous attention to detail and her deep understanding of Thai cuisine principles. Despite the humble surroundings and the open-air kitchen, the quality of the food remains consistently exceptional.

Situated within the characterful Rattanakosin Island, Jay Fai provides an authentic culinary journey amidst historic surroundings. The restaurant is conveniently located near landmarks such as the Grand Palace, Wat Pho, and the bustling streets of Khao San Road, making it an ideal spot for those exploring the cultural heritage sites of Bangkok. Visitors often find themselves waiting in line for a chance to experience Jay Fai’s mastery, a testament to the restaurant's stellar reputation and the indisputable quality of the food.

A meal at Jay Fai is not just about nourishment; it is an experience of traditional Thai craftsmanship in cooking, interwoven with the history and vibrancy of Old Town Bangkok. Here, every dish is a narrative of Jay Fai’s journey, marked by hard work, passion, and an unwavering commitment to culinary excellence. For guests staying at Villa De Pranakorn, a visit to Jay Fai promises a memorable encounter with one of Bangkok’s most beloved street food legends, blending gastronomic delight with cultural richness.

Villa De Pranakorn Hotel
543 Mahachai Road, Samranraj Subdistrict,
Pranakorn District, Bangkok, 10200
Phone : 66 2221 1122
Fax : 66 2221 1268
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