For anyone who is looking for a seafood buffet around the Asoke-Sukhumvit area, we have a review of Seafood Market 12 brand new restaurant in Korean Town, Soi Sukhumvit 12 for your consideration. Read on for what’s it like and what is on offer.
• Rooftop seatings, good atmosphere.
• Spicy Thai food, good taste, not too greasy.
• Quite an extensive list of food items to choose from.
• Buffet also includes drinks.
• Parking lot available.
• Close to Asoke BTS station. Convenient access.
• Crabs are on offer, but you have to remove the shells by yourself T_T
• Raw materials are not of premium grade.
• There is a small parking fee.
Seafood Market 12 is a seafood buffet restaurant located on the 4th floor of Korean Town. The restaurant also provides accessibility to the 7th floor, which features rooftop seating.
For anyone looking for a spicy seafood buffet, with reasonable pricing around the Asoke-Sukhumvit area, you may want to give this place a try.
Seafood Buffet Pricing
The Seafood Buffet at the Seafood Market has only one package
Unlimited Seafood [Premium] 1,090 baht net.
• Over 70 seafood and Thai food to choose
• You can choose 1 premium item per person such as oyster, grilled river prawn, stir-fried crab with curry powder
Buffet reservations and viewing of the menu can be made at Hungry Hub. No buffet is available for walk-in diners.
The restaurant consists of several floors with different décor. We liked the rooftop the most.
Recommended Menu Items
Recommended menu items available at the Seafood Market 12
• Scallops Baked with Cheese
• Deep-fried Shrimp Cake
• Som Tum Pla Salmon
• Clear Spicy Seafood Soup
• Fresh Shrimp with Spicy Sauce
Other Menu Items
List below are the food items that we tasted at the restaurant during our review.
The Unlimited Seafood [Premium] package, consists of 1 special food item per person. There were several items to choose from, but we chose 2 dishes:
Imported from Korea. Not a lot of meat but was fresh. Goes very well with condiments, such as fried onions, acacia, chili, lime, chili paste, and spicy seafood sauce.
Fried Crab with Chili Paste
One of Singapore’s well-known national dishes (which we didn’t get to try while on our trip to Singapore), uses a whole crab, chopped into large pieces, and stir-fried with a sweet and spicy sauce, onion, and chili paste.
We loved the taste of the sauce, but the crab’s shell was very difficult to remove, and I had to give up.
Buffet Menu Items
Scallop Baked with Cheese
Very fresh with a chewy texture. Perfectly salted and creamy followed by a milky taste from the cheese. Highly recommended.
Deep-fried Shrimp Cake
Coarse meat and not too firm. Crispiness from the deep-fried breadcrumbs, with a mild shrimp aroma. Not so filling, but overall, it was acceptable.
Charcoal Grilled Squid
The meat was firm and B-grade fresh. Salty and came with a grilled aroma.
Som Tum Pla Salmon
The papaya texture was crisp, and the dish came with a distinct spicy flavor. The salmon was not so fresh but was also not mushy. Liked it.
Clear Spicy Seafood Soup
Large serving, dominantly spicy, sour, sweet, salty, and very flavorful. Fragrant with galingale and spices. Generous portions of squid and shrimp. Great for smoothening out the greasiness.
Fresh Shrimp with Spicy Sauce
Thoroughly cleaned fresh shrimps, firm meat, with no fishy smell nor sliminess. Naturally sweet meat as the restaurant did not soak it in fish sauce. Goes well with the seafood sauce.
Charcoal Grilled Sweet Clams
Fresh, firm, chewy. Fragrant with a freshly grilled aroma.
Charcoal Grilled Cockle
Grilled until dry with no traces of blood. Moderate size.
Location, Opening Hours, Pricing
Seafood Market 12
• 4th Floor, Korean Town Bangkok
• Sukhumvit Plaza, Sukhumvit Road, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110
• Daily 17.00 – 23.00 hrs.
• Buffet: 890 – 1,090 baht
• Minimum booking: 2 persons
• Dining time limit: 2 hours
• Buffet reservations and menu review is available at Hungry Hub
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