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Soul Food Mahanakorn

#114 of 9,497 Restaurants in Bangkok
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Thong Lor & Ekamai
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56/10 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thong Lor), Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 2 714 7708
18:00 - 00:00
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Fri - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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Cebu City, Philippines
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was a referred by a friend, I decided to stop by since it's just a walking distance from my accommodation. The moment I step in the restaurant, I saw a bunch of tourists whom I figured was also checking out the restaurant. I was having hard time ordering since the server doesn't speak well in english, good thing... More 

Thank spearhard
Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is wonderful! Service is attentive but not intrusive, atmosphere is lively with great energy. We had the papaya salad, pomelo salad, smoked duck larb, crab fried rice and green curry chicken. Everything was amazing! We will definitely be back!

Thank kristen e
Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being vegetarian is tough in Thailand... this place has great vegetarian food, communicative staff and amazing ambiance(not to mention the art). I'll be back!

Thank sockase1
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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196 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A weekend back in Bangkok and a return visit to soul food mahanakorn was at the top of my list. Everything was as delicious as always, from the Mieng Kham (which they make with bibb lettuce instead of betel leaves) to the duck larb & two excellent specials, the pork cheek and green peppercorn curry & a brussels sprouts stirfry.... More 

Thank Cit-du-monde
San Francisco, California
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great dinner at this fun, trendy spot in Sukhumvit near SkyTrain stop at Thong Lo. Thai food with a contemporary twist - sea bass steamed in banana leaves, Thai "fried chicken", noodles with brisket - all very good. Good bar. The interior is modern and fairly western - it would easily fit in foody San Francisco or New... More 

Thank MarcoPolo344622
Bangkok, Thailand
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to survive in Bangkok's thriving food industry then you must bring your A Game every day and keep it going as long as you're in business. I visited Soul Food for the first time in over a year and was surprised at the decline in the experience. It used to be a treat to eat at this... More 

Thank bourbonslinger
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was invited by a friend of me. It was my first time in this place. The place is nice and the food (we got many tapas) was great. The drinks menu is very good with a lot of wines an other options and the food is excelllent. Was good to go.

Thank Fernando C
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Ordered the chicken wings for starters and after a lengthy wait they came out under cooked and bloody inside, not a great start to our meal and not even an apology to us, maybe a drink on the house as a goodwill gesture would have been nice We ordered the krapow lamb and masaman (excuse spelling) which were very nice!... More 

Thank Daniel T
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124 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

With the proliferation of food blogs and the general trend to simpler food, there has been a departure, away from "royal" Thai food to home cooked, rustic, Thai and Soul Food is right on trend here. But apart from just being on trend, the food is also quite terrifically good. There wasn't a single dish, from the day's specials to... More 

Thank Christian B
Kuala Lumpur
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We visited Soul Food Mahanakorn on another friend's recommendation, and we were not disappointed - it was our favourite meal of the trip. One of our party was pescetarian, and we were pleased the there were lots of options for her to choose from. We ended up with two fish dishes which were delicious - the banana-leaf wrapped fish with... More 

Thank Nur Alia Ahmed A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56/10 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thong Lor), Bangkok 10110, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Thong Lor & Ekamai
  • Neighbourhood: Thong Lor & Ekamai
  • Phone Number: +66 2 714 7708

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Thong Lor & Ekamai

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Thong Lor & Ekamai
Known as Bangkok’s hippest neighbourhood, Thong Lor and Ekamai is where the city's well-dressed and well-heeled spend their nights sipping cocktails in hidden speakeasies and posh restaurants. Live it up in one of Thong Lor's extravagant clubs and be prepared to brush shoulders with a Thai celebrity or two. While great for a night out, the area is nothing short of interesting during the daytime, either. Expect a mix of savvy coffee shops, pop-up bars and loads of vintage stores, brought to you by hip locals with eyes for design.
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