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ZENZIBAR Beach Bar & Restaurant

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18 33 Maenam, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84330, Thailand
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+66 86 268 8178
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great setting with a great view. Spoilt by really disgusting cocktails and a very bland, oily seafood platter. Place needs some serious TLC as well. I expected lots more after reading the reviews on Tripadvisor.

Thank CarlPeterPesch
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Visited Zenzibar restuarant 2 days ago... Virgin mojito's was tasteless, their seafood noodles was not what i expected.. however their prawn stir fry was good.

Thank Nina A
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Even we had some problems to find the way to the restaurant (just follow the only sign at the main road close to the Ploice station) we had excellent variety of thai and western style food. The location is direct at the beach so nice for any dinner. Also the drinks served are fresh and cold.

Thank Wolfgang M
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

We wanted a beach front lunch today. Read about Zenzibar on TripAdvisor. The signage is very poor and not easy to find the restaurant at all. Very dirty and filthy by the river entrance. We ordered some Thai food. My meal was absolutely tasteless and had difficulty finding the prawns. My worst Thai meal in a very long time.

Thank SAtraveller160411
London, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Great food and good service in a typically ramshackle (by western standards) Thai beach restaurant. The only downside is the location - difficult to find and the creek about 200 yards up the beach has rather cut it off since last year.

Thank 775Antony
Copenhagen, Denmark
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Zanzibar has a great location right on the beach with a fantastic view and super authentic carry. English is not there best language, but there service is great and they will finally understand you

Thank Klaus L
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We went there several times to have a drink and swim in the sea. The service is very friendly and the beach rather quiet. They also have umbrellas against the sun if needed!

Thank Nika B
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing hidden gem on maenam beach!! The seafood was fresh and delicious, (the banana and coconut soup for dessert was superb), the place and beach location felt romantic and the owner was delightful. I will never forget my time here. ❤️

Thank g14da86
Doune, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

We eat here after a long journey from Bangkok. Stunning location on the shore of Mae Nam Beach looking to koh phangan. We all enjoyed our meal and the service was excellent . It's definitely worth a visit if in Mae Nam

Thank Sportstherapyscot
Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner visited Zenzibar this evening. I am always a fan of restaurants with beach views and the setting certainly did not disappoint! Made it there in time for their cocktail happy hour (99 baht) - admittedly the cocktails weren't of an amazing standard, but definitely good value at that price. I had the prawn pad thai, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Seafood, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 33 Maenam, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84330, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Mae Nam
  • Phone Number: +66 86 268 8178
A small restaurant lay in the middle of the clean and uncrowded of Maenam beach, close to the sea and you can feel the sand on your feet.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?