Crab meat noodle 2491 @ Yaowarat

Name: ก๋วยเตี๋ยวปู 2491 / Crab Meat Noodle 2491
Cuisine: Chinese
Address: Thanon Ratchawong, Bangkok.
Tel: Nil
Open: (to be updated)
Payment: Cash
Web: Nil
Remarks: ก๋วยเตี๋ยว is 'guay tiao' which is noodles in Teochiew, ปู means 'crab'.
Originally posted: February 2009
Last updated: -
Date visited: January 2009

I wasn't hunting for food when I walked down Thanon Ratchawong. But the framed newspaper cuttings hung on the small pushcart of "ก๋วยเตี๋ยวปู 2491" caught my attention and there, I stopped to take a look at this roadside vendor which serves crab meat noodles. The setup looks clean and they were really busy. I didn't exactly know what to order, so I told them I wanted a bowl of noodle soup and insisted that it must come with crab meat. And voila, few minutes later my order came. The noodle soup was accompanied by char siew (หมูแดง / roasted red pork), wonton (เกี๊ยว), shredded chicken, fresh veg and most importantly, crab meat. Well, the combo looks great but I find the noodles a tad too tough and the soup was also rather mild. I also had a Thai Oliang (Iced Black Coffee) which is, typically, very sweet.

My verdict: The jumbo ingredients were an eye-opener but the noodles can be more tender.

Table for two: THB50 for my noodle combo. THB12 for the Oliang.

Recommended: NA

In a nutshell
Likes:
> Great combo at affordable price

Dislikes:
> Tough noodles

The vendor ...
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Our order ...
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Getting there ...
Take Chao Phraya Express boat to Ratchawong Pier. Exit the pier to Ratchawong Road. About 5 minutes down the road, the pushcart is on your right-hand-side where Ratchawong Road meets Soi Phalittaphon (see map below).


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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

hi bodyholic,

was reading bkkmindscape and recognising your nick, linked up to your blog. would certainly try the poo noodles when i visit again next week. meantime you have a great time there now.

cheers!

dunno.

ps: the bowl of noodle reminds me of that sold at nights at the corner of silom and soi convent only minus the poo.

BODYholic said...

Hi dunno,
Thanks for dropping by. :)
Have a pleasant trip next week.

เพลงใหม่ said...

น้ำลายไหลลล 0*0

Dai Furuta said...

So basically, crab meats are garnish of a bowl of noodle. Kinda disappointed. Crab Meats Noodles so I thought there must be a lot of crab meats on the bowl of noodle but I guess I was wrong. What are inside of wonton? and there are some meats what kind of meats. I might try

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