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Tiger prawn ... Bazaar market vs seafood market @ rawai pier

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Tiger prawn ... Bazaar market vs seafood market @ rawai pier

Travelling to phuket in April, would anyone be able to help to give insight whether the tiger prawn prices are cheaper from bazaar market in patrons compare to seafood market @ rawai pier? What would be the prices to expect for big size tiger prawn?

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1. Re: Tiger prawn ... Bazaar market vs seafood market @ rawai pier

Not sure on prices, but its a long drive to Rawai if you are staying in Patong.

I guess you mean Banzaan Market in Patong. Its known as a wet market and supplies fruit/veg, meat and seafood. At night the carpark is taken over by many food carts.

The seafood market in Rawai is a row of tables selling fish/shellfish caught by the local Sea Gypsies. You can have your purchases cooked in restaurants opposite for a fee.

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2. Re: Tiger prawn ... Bazaar market vs seafood market @ rawai pier

We have been to both but prices depend on what size tiger prawns you buy as they are graded by size etc, so these prices are not set in concrete. The Sea Gypsy Village at Rawai they started from 600 baht a kilo up to 850 baht, we paid 450baht for 3 medium size Tiger prawns. Banzaan they were around 750baht a kilo, we bought good king prawns for 350baht a kilo.

Both places are good but lots more choice at Banzaan.

Cathy

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