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“Great Mexican food. You won't leave hungry.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Gringos Cantina Mexican Restaurant

Gringos Cantina Mexican Restaurant
Chaweng Center | 40 meters off the mair road behind The Islander Restaurant, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
077 413267
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Ranked #24 of 137 Restaurants in Chaweng
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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“Great Mexican food. You won't leave hungry.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013 via mobile

Had dinner there on a very quiet night. Service was good, our waitress was new so she kept checking things. The beers were Ivey cold thanks to the frozen glasses and free insect repellant on each of the tables was a handy addition. Food was very good but their idea of hot is not the same as mine, I would have enjoyed a bit more heat. Overall a very enjoyable experience and value for money.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Would definitely recommend”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013 via mobile

We ate here as we were tired of Thai food and it didn't disappoint. The food was great and the owner came over to chat to us and suggested we tried the spicy sauce which was nice. There was also a musician which gave it a great atmosphere but I don't think he is there every night which is a shame. There was a mix up with the drinks we ordered and the same drinks on the bill but the staff rectified this satisfactorily. Not the cheapest but worth a visit.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“YOU'D HAVE TO BE LOCO NOT TO EAT HERE!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

To all of you who have not eaten here you ARE MISSING OUT!! Huge portions, great service and actual AUTHENTIC TASTY Mexican food!! Well priced, This place is awesome!!!
If your in Samui do yourself a favour and get down here you wont regret it!!

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Amazing mexican food - ok prices and great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Our meals came out quickly and the service was good.
This was the best mexican I have ever had. A bit more expensive than most other restaurants we tried in Koh Samui but well worth it and still only a third of what we pay in Australia.

The serving sizes were massive.

We loved it so much we were convinced that they had a mexican chef to make such authentic tasking food. The staff laughed and said the chef was actually thai :-)

I would highly recommend giving this place a go.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“fun time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

nice to see mexican food here! staff was full of fun. i always screamed GRINGO! to the street girl waving ppl in. strong drinks too :)

Visited December 2012
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