Top 10 American Restaurants in Phuket (Thailand)

Phuket is full of Western restaurants. And some of them serve down-home American chow. If you want to indulge in some American style comfort food, local foodies say these are the best American restaurants in Phuket. But call ahead to make sure they will be open.

Roast Turkey Dinner at Fatboys Cafe&Restaurant.

links to american restaurants

Americans will celebrate Thanksgiving in 2020 on Thurday 26 November. Needless to say, it is the one of the most important holidays of the year in the United States.

Many of the U.S. nationals living in Phuket will celebrate the Thanksgiving the way it is celebrated in the U.S.

For example, they will feast on turkey with all the trimmings at home.

But you don’t have to hail from the Land of the Free to indulge in American fare in the Land of Smiles.

So why not leaving the cooking to someone else and celebrate Thanksgiving at one of the many American eateries dotting Phuket?

But make sure to call ahead to make sure you can book a table at your favourite American eatery.

Where to Eat American Food in Phuket

Enjoying cocktails at Benny’s Cocktails and Grill, one of the most popular American restaurants in Phuket.

I asked local foodies to recommend the best American restaurants in Phuket. As a result I came up with this top 10 list.

However, not all of these restaurants are exclusively American restaurants. But they do all have American dishes on their menus.

At least five restaurants will be serving special menus on Thanksgiving. While not all of them are exclusively American eateries, they should have turkey on the menu.

Click on underlined links for more information, what’s on the menu, and telephone numbers to make reservations.

Make sure to call ahead to make sure they will be open and have space.

Benny’s Cocktails & Grill will serve turkey!

Benny’s Cocktails & Grill, the most popular American restaurant in Phuket?

Beef tartar. Lamb Rack, beef cheeseburgers, BBQ pork ribs – if this doesn’t get your digestive juices flowing, I don’t know what will!

“We do a Sunday BBQ lunch special, which we’ll make available on July Fourth, also” – BDB.

Best Burger in Thailand”

d, Ribs and steaks (no hotdogs) and the drinks are nice too!” – MJA.


Gallery Cafe By Pinky will serve turkey!

four branches of Gallery Cafe Phuket offer dining at affordable prices. And each branch has an outdoor courtyard
  • Gallery Cafe By Pinky – 19 Yaowarat Rd, Tambon Talat Nuea, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket, Thailand, and three other branches. Telephone: +66 62 079 3737.

Shanti Lodge Phuket will serve turkey!

Shanti Lodge specializes in vegetarian fare served by the pool.
  • Shanti Lodge Phuket – 1/2 Soi Bangrae. Chaofa west. Ao Chalong Phuket, Thailand. Telephone: +66 76 384 114.

Fatboys Cafe&Restaurant will serve turkey!

Roast turkey dinner at Fatboys Cafe&Restaurant.


The 9th Degree will serve turkey!

he 9th Degree is  a restaurant & wine bar on the waterfront of Boat Lagoon.
  • The 9th Degree – เลขที่ 20 หมู่ 2 ถนนเทพกษัตรี ตำบลเกาะแก้ว อำเภอเมือง Phuket, Thailand . Telephone: +66 81 079 1699.


HogFather bbq and more

Barbecue spareribs cooking on the grill at HogFather bbq and more.

Brisket, pork ribs, pulled pork, deep fried chicken with waffle and all served with slaw and mashed potatoes or beans.

Happy Jack Gastro Pub

Steak with all the trimmings at Happy Jack Gastro Bar.

BBQ grill, salads, international food, Thai food, tapas, and desserts.

Pulled pork burger, beer can chicken, pastrami sandwich, burgers, a choice of 14 different hotdogs” HJR.

Supernatural Restaurant

Beachfront dining at the Supernatural Restaurant at the Friendship Beach Resort.

If you are looking to specifically celebrate the 4th of July, then I recommend Friendship Beach Resort” – AB and CS.

  • Supernatural Restaurant – Friendship Beach Resort, 27/1 Soi Mittrapap, Rawai, Phuket, Thailand. Tel: +66 (0) 76 613 580,

Chok Dee Ling Ling

American style barbecue spareribs at Chok Dee Ling Ling.

Smoked slow cooked BBQ meats Ribs etc meat . Burgers tacos, etc.” – JE.

Lucky 13 Sandwich

American Moby Set at Lucky 13 Sandwich.

Burgers, sandwiches, and wraps.

“All-day American breakfasts 🍳 🥓 🥞 and the best sandwiches, wraps and burgers in Thailand 🥪” – DG.

 Kenny Rogers Roasters Thailand

Fried chicken served with a smile at Kenny Rogers Roasters Thailand.

The spotlight is on chicken with home-made muffins, vegetable salads, pasta, soups, desserts.

Kenny Rogers Roasters in Cherngtalay – excellent burgers, ribs and steak” – S.R.

Juicy Lucy Burger & Bar – will close temporarily end of November

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We serve American style smashburgers and our speciality, the Juicy Lucy burgers. Quality ingredients is our goal and we serve French Charlois beef, brioche buns and chicken, lamb, fish and falafel burgers from select suppliers.

Juicy Lucy Burger & Bar87 Yaowarat, Phuket City, Phuket, Thailand. Tel: +66 98 348 6629.

Flipside Cafe

A cheeseburger and fries at the Flipside Cafe.

An amazing array of burgers, sandwiches, fries, homemade chilli con carne, smoothie bowls, and healthy salads.

“Flipside is an excellent choice” – SP and AB.

Stoned Crab Pub

The Stoned Crab Pub is a popular sports bar in Phuket.
Not really an American restaurant, this sports bar serves up some mean hamburgers.
In addition, they play some great American country music when there’s no sports on the big screen!
  • Stoned Crab Pub79 / 79 Sai Yuan Road, Rawai, Phuket, Thailand. Tel: +66 63 827 5269.10

Where to Celebrate July Fourth in Other Asian Cities …

For more on the Fourth of July and why Americans celebrate it as their national holiday, click HERE.

Happy Thanksgiving!









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