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GAON Korean BBQ Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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GAON Korean BBQ Restaurant in Maenam China town, Soi 4 where the Walking Street takes place every Thursday. Authentic Korean Food and Charcoal Brazier Korean Barbecue on table. Excellent quality of beef from Australia and Home-made Kimchi & side dishes. All foods are no added MSG. We open every day from 3pm to 10:30pm except Fridays. *Reservation required*. Please refer to our restaurant facebook page for closing day.
$3 - $19
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks
Barbecue, Asian, Korean, Grill
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Table Service
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All reviews kimchi pork belly seafood pancake japchae ribeye soup rice thai food ice cream pancakes side dishes the owner excellent hospitality tender and tasty south korea australian meat koh samui
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a few to many chillies we decided to try a little different type of food, wow we made the right choice, service was fantastic the Korean lady serving was so helpful she realised that we were not to sure what to order so she...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ram-ram-ram-ram-ram
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is always with pleasure that we return to GAON Korean BBQ Restaurant. If you want to change a little food to vary the excellent Thai cuisine come and discover GAON ! The welcome is very friendly and professional and Korean specialties are prepared with...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank francoisc289
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hadn’t been to a Korean restaurant before and weren’t sure what to expect however the lady(owner?) was very helpful and polite and led us through the menu. We had a lovely evening with good food and drinks

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Marie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was first meeting with korean cousine, and we all were eager to try again. We tried bbq, and the australian meat was so soft it melted in your mouth. A great experience with very good service. Will definantely come back next visit to Mae...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank AK E
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

This is an excellent place. The hostess is delightful. She explains the Korean way of eating, spends time explaing the menu to you, then if you choose the BBQ section it's cooked at your table. The best meal I've had so far.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Maggie B
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

The seafood pancake was very fresh and delicious. Fried rice was good. The place is comfortable. The service is a little bit awkward and stiff but respectful. The place is very clean.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank B5556FBjohnl
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

We went to GAON for my sister-in-law’s birthday. Both starters (dumplings & zucchini pancake) and BBQ (beef, chicken, pork belly) were super tasty. The 5 side dishes were delicious as well and the re-filling worked perfectly well. Most products are home-made, also meaning that there...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank rosaf851
Reviewed February 16, 2019

We went here for dinner one night while on Koh Samui for holiday. I've been to Korea for trips and was lucky to enjoy many delicious dishes on my trips. For Thailand, the Korean food at Gaon is very good. The staff is very attentive...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LisaJinDibs
Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

This was our first Korean bbq and we where not disappointed. We started with a kimchi pancake which was awesome and for main we did tenderloin and ribeye, grilled on the table over charcoals. High quality meat and attentive service from the owner herself, who...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Pétur Viðar K
Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

Best Korean food in KOH Samui! We Absolutely loved their Kimchi pancake and soybean paste 🍲 soup. We're vegetarian so the owner custom made us Kimchi fried rice with no meat and it was absolutely delicious. Definitely a must try if you are in the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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October 22, 2018|
Response from Chic_Corea | Property representative |
Hello, yes, we have some vegetarian dishes like bibimbap, japchae, kimch soup, soybean soup etc.
Andreas B
September 22, 2018|
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Response from Chic_Corea | Property representative |
Hello, Sorry for the late answer. We have some gluten free menus like zucchini pancake with corn starch, bibimbap, bulgogi, japchae (noodle made by sweet potatoes) and beef, pork, chicken BBQ etc...
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