Yaowarat Toasted Bun is famous for their toast buns. It is quite impossible not to notice this stall as it is strategically located along the main road – Yaowarat Road in China Town, Bangkok. More specifically, it is located right in front of The Government Savings Bank (Pink Colour). If you are still not sure about the location of this stall, just look for the stall with the largest crowd in China Town.
They normally open at about 7.00pm but even before they are even open, people had already started queuing for their toasted buns. We decided to come back a bit later as they open until 11.30pm. We started queuing at about 10.15pm.
You don’t have queue in lines as they there are order chits with numbers on them. All you need to do is to pick an order chit and fill up your order. There are 9 different flavors of filling:-
– Sugar Butter
– Egg Custard
The buns come in 3 types – Crispy, Coco Crispy and Crispy & Soft.
Each costs 20 baht except for Sugar Butter which is 15 baht.
Then leave your order chit in the pink box and wait for your number to be called. Since they call out numbers in Thai language, we have no choice but to stand close to the stall to monitor the numbers they called.
After queuing for about 45 minutes, they finally called my number. “Chocolate finish. Coco Cripsy Bun finish. Crispy and Soft Bun finish,” they said to me. It was obvious to me that they are running out of buns and I told them to “Give me whatever you’ve got left”. They after finishing up with my order, they declared to the others that they do not have any buns left. I was really happy that we managed to get our orders before they run out of buns! Imagine waiting for an hour and you get nothing.
Yaowarat Toast Bread at China Town, Bangkok, Thailand.