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Imchai Thaifood

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173/17 Moo 4, T. Maret | Lamai, Lamai Beach, Maret, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand
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+66 81 266 5526
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First of all, Imchai, the owner of the restaurant is one of the sweetest people I've meet in Thailand. The food is really really good, and the portions are huge. And it is also very cheap. It is my go to place here in Thailand. Been here more than 40 times, and I've never been dissapointed.

Thank MichelleBergerS
Utrecht, Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely dinner, ordered 4 dishes and what was left took home. Spicey Salad, Sea Fruit Soup, Fried Rice and Green Curry. Value for money terrific!

Thank KayvanEmstede
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been multiple times during our stay. Very friendly, great food, really can't speak highly enough!

Thank mattsykes
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not bad, but definitely can't understand the great rantings overall. Solid choice for Thai food, not more and not less.

Thank berub84
Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2017

This place is not fancy but has excellent food and cheap prices. We ate here twice we loved it so much , we paid $20 for dinner for two of us. Also they do take away as well. Very friendly and inviting. I ordered the pepper crab it was excellent.

1 Thank petadedes
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

For local thai food, this was average. I ordered mine spicy (ordered in Thai) and it came out very mild - maybe what they believe is spicy for a farang. I had to add my own chili powder etc to my dish to make it taste better. The size was also small but fit the cost. There were some "big"... More 

Thank TokyoSalaryMan
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Great service. Happy and friendly people. Authentic thai food. Really good! Go there if you want a good meal for a good price.

Thank Nils Henrik A
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Visited in March 2017, the food is excellent value, huge portions and very tasty. One of the best restaurants we visited whilst in Thailand.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

Really great authentic Thai food, very kind staff and prices to match. Without doubt the best food we had in Koh Samui.

Thank busjgh
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61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

Sit at bamboo tables and chairs just off the main drag in Lamai Beach and enjoy authentic Thai cuisine. Menu is simple but has all the essentials you'd expect in a Thai restaurant. Staff are incredibly friendly and helpful (who isn't in Thailand?) Excellent value and great food - pad Thai and green curry and drinks approx 250 baht Highly... More 

Thank Andrew W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $7
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 173/17 Moo 4, T. Maret | Lamai, Lamai Beach, Maret, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Maret  >  Lamai Beach
  • Phone Number: +66 81 266 5526

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?