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7 Eleven Toasties Must Try Cheap Eats in Thailand

7 Eleven Toasties Must-Try Cheap Eats in Thailand

Even when I’m not on a budget, I still enjoy eating tasty the tasty 7 Eleven Toasties – Ham & Cheese is best!

Thailand, Taiwan, Japan, and Malaysia, has an abundance of 7 Eleven convenience stores. These are great places to hang out and shop.

For some, 7 Eleven is a great go-to place for cigarettes, condoms, and two large Chang beers to get the night started or even keep the night going.

We head here for families with young children as a safe hangout to browse and get a few snacks without traveling far by taxi or tuk-tuk. We often look for a hotel with a 7 Eleven or a MacDonald’s in its vicinity.

7 Eleven Toasties Must Try Cheap Eats in Thailand

A typical selection of sandwiches at 7 Eleven Thailand convenience store.

Ham & Cheese Toasties are great for a Quick Breakkie!

On my last trip to Bangkok, we stayed at STAY Hotel Bangkok, which is excellent. It has a 7-Eleven directly opposite the hotel.

The FamilyMart is a 5-minute walk away, and MacDonald’s a mere 7minutes from the FamilyMart outlet.
Our breakfast and supper!

Confession, the hotel’s breakfast cost THB250, and in comparison, Ham & Cheese Toastie is only THB25!

I know, I’m cheap in a way, but then those darn toasties taste so good, they’re practically addictive. I even repurchased some sandwiches home for my breakfast!

For my 4D3N trip, I must confess that I packed in 4 Ham & Cheese Toasties!

I foresee a rise in that number by the end of the year with more trips coming up.

The grilled sandwiches are enough to warm our tummies and souls.

7 Eleven Toasties Must Try Cheap Eats in Thailand

What is a 7 Eleven Ham and Cheese Toastie?

It’s a simple concept. It’s just a slice of ham, a slice of cheese sandwiched between 2 slices of white bread.

You purchase one for about THB25 (remember to watch out for offers!)

The cashier will ask if you want this toasted, and she pops it in a sandwich press, and 3 minutes later, you have a delicious treat.

There are other variants to this culinary delight. Some have double cheese or ham slices.

Others are in a croissant. But I still love the winning formula.

7 Eleven Toasties Must Try Cheap Eats in Thailand

Another favorite is 7-Eleven Tom Yum Shredded Pork with Chili Paste Toasties for breakfast. Photo: 7-Eleven Thailand

Do I read the nutritional information on the 7-Eleven Ham and Cheese Toastie?

Not that I can read Thai. I don’t bother. It also depends on the neighbor you stay in.

Krung Thep Maha Nakhon is a posh area with high-end condos, so there was still some toastie to find at night.

In all the beach towns, you’ll be lucky to find a toastie on the shelf by lunchtime!

I’ve heard stories of a budget traveler buying 5-10 toasties at a time for lunch and dinner later in the evenings.

7 Eleven Toasties Must Try Cheap Eats in Thailand

What are the 7 Eleven Toasties to try in Thailand?

  • Ham & Cheese
  • Double Ham & Cheese
  • Spinach Cheese with Ham
  • Sausage & Cheese
  • Tuna & Cheese
  • Pork Cutlet
  • Pork Floss
  • Thai Tom Yum Chicken
  • Chocolate

Ugh, decision!

7 Eleven Burgers

These days there is an impressive range of burgers at the 7-11.

I tried the burgers, which are reheated in a microwave.

The heated meats and fillings taste good, but the bun turns out greasy and soggy.

A better bet is to try the more Thai inspired sticky rice burgers.

You can get the locally inspired sticky rice street food staples, such as Moo Ping (marinated pork) or a spicy Kaprao.

Moo Zaap (pork and holy basil) is tasty, although I stick to the street food originals because I don’t fancy eating microwaved food.

7 Eleven Toasties Must Try Cheap Eats in Thailand

Ham & Cheese Sandwich

7 Eleven Toasties Must Try Cheap Eats in Thailand

Double Ham & Cheese Sandwich

7 Eleven Toasties Must Try Cheap Eats in Thailand

Spinach Cheese with Ham Sandwich

7 Eleven Toasties Must Try Cheap Eats in Thailand

Pork Cutlet Burger and Arabus Coffee

7 Eleven Bangkok Store Locator Click the 7-Eleven logo for GPS locations!

7 Eleven Toasties Must Try Cheap Eats in Thailand

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