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Thongsala, Ko Phangan, Thailand
08 7773 3911
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Ranked #64 of 232 Restaurants in Ko Phangan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $9
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Authentic Mexican food at backpacker prices. Imported spices, slow cooked family style flavors incorporated by an American Chef with over 15 years in the business. Killer Margaritas including out Jumbo 650 ml Margarita made only with real tequila. Come see for your self!
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Kalgoorlie, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

I love Mexican food so I was excited when I saw this place on TripAdvisor. I ended up being overall disappointed. It was packed when we went in with a large party taking up a large amount of space. We found the last open table and looked at the menu. And waited. And waited. And waited. We finally flagged someone... More 

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Frome, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We came here twice it was that good. Service is fast (was very quiet when we came) food was amazing. I had a combo meal and the food was so tasty and very good value for money. Would reccomend any one in koh phangan to come here. If I'm ever back I will be back here.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I've traveled to Koh Phangan for multiple extended visits and the Loco has become a staple. I'm not aware of any alternative Mexican food on the island (perhaps in Haad Rin), but that's okay because you really don't need another option. The food is good, the portions are big, the price is very reasonable, and it's the only place I've... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This is a pearl in an ocean of rice and noodles. Great food ! I recommend the party combo if you are hungry. Service was perfect. The homemade chorizo is an absolut delight. We'll come back :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

It was a long time ago we went there in Sep for full moon on 8. We had 3 dishes , burritos, ships and quesadilla. They all were great! My bf is the kind of kind who is hard to please especially with food hes picky but he loved it! It was so busy as it was a dinner time... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I have eaten here a few times as I have been craving Mexican food for a long time and have not had the chance previously where we have travelled. The first 2 times were during the day and only had snacks i.e. Chips and salsa which were good (hopefully one would not mess something as simple as... More 

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goodfellas_10, Owner at Ando Loco, responded to this review

First off you came in on Jan 1 which turned out to be our top sales day in our more then 9 years of serving Southern Thailand's best Mexican food. So what that means is we were ridiculously busy. Our kitchen closes at 10 pm and we stopped taking new orders at 9pm because we were so backed up. We... More 

Busan,South Korea
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Being a westerner traveling I have the weekly Mexican craving- this is the closest to the real thing I've found! Awesome margaritas and the freshest guacamole! I hope Danny serves you, she's the best! Get the fish tacos, sweet potato fries and your margarita shaken and jumbo sized- we've been here twice in the last two days and will surely... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Had a fabulous vegetarian burrito or tortilla set I don't remember, but it was fabulous, everything was very fresh and flavored, that was proper Mexican food, loved it, and will come back again. Staff was lovely, so was the mango shake. Next time I'll try the Margaritas :)

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Being in Thailand, it's hard to come across any western food that is actually western. The Mexican food here is to die for not badly priced either. The crazy Charlie's nachos with guacamole is by far the yummiest. Clean, friendly place, with excellent service. Def recommend.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Came with low expectations as the Mexcian food in South East Asia has been pretty mediocre at best. Ando's was the only exception. This place rocks! Great food. Lived in California for sometime and I would go to Ando's from time to time even if this place was in California in the midst of great Mexican restaurants.

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Address: Thongsala, Ko Phangan, Thailand
Phone Number: 08 7773 3911
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Phangan
Average Prices: USD 2 - 9
Cuisine: Mexican

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