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Smile Restaurant

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96/18 Moo 3, Kamala-Patong Road, Kamala, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Oslo, Norway
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed 2 weeks in Thailand and had some of the best meals in this restaurant. Situated on the beach, nothing posh, fancy or expensive but a great place to watch the sea and the sunset and the food was superb. Staff was welcoming and friendly too.

Thank Ingrid_h625
Kortrijk, Belgium
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133 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

we had dinner here during our stay in Kamala and the food was nice, prices were correct and the location on the beach is beautiful. They also have a second bar/restaurant a little bit more to the north of Kamala beach which is also worth a visit for a drink/snack (drinks here were cheaper...)

Thank Thibaut T
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had a lovely dinner there. They had a tempting selection laid out front and we selected red fish and shrimp on a skewer to go on the BBQ, which were fresh and delicious. The sauces that came with it was OK, but I asked for more chillies to add a little more kick to the piquant tamarind sauce. Did... More 

Thank Kin Mun T
Fife, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited here whilst on our honeymoon and we would highly recommend it. I had a kebab cooked on the BBQ and it was lovely. We intend to return before the end of our trip to have a fish off the BBQ. Also the price is so cheap we couldn't believe it 😀❤️

Thank SC1516
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well here we go. Second visit sitting at a simply dressed table next to the Thai Sunset.Nothing to fancy,no posh table cloths, no table laid, simply a warm welcoming smile as I am shown to my table. Looking across at the glowering coals on the grill, like little tiny stars. Soft drink at 40bht . Watching the skewers of chicken... More 

Thank corris1998
Oslo, Norway
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the places on the beach that makes you come back. There are 2 Smile resturants one in every end of the beach more or less. They are both similarly good. Red curry with duck is fabulous.

Thank Chafen
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner with friends at Smile Restaurant. What a great place to eat. We had crab and lobster which was cooked perfectly and tasted amazing. The atmosphere is awesome as you are sitting at a table on the sand at the beach. We watched the sunset as we ate. The staff and service were really great.... More 

Thank Warwick K
Melbourne, Australia
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101 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Drop into this quaint little restaurant whilst out for a walk up Kamala Beach. Ordered Pina Coladas in Coconuts. We were only intending on staying for 1. Ended up spending half the day here. Fantastic service and great quality beverages. The girls here were all smiles. We wanted to bring our third friend back here with us a couple of... More 

Thank traci_rae
Cape Town
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68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant, had lunch here and dinner. Dinners were amazing as they had a boat with fish, crabs, calamari etc. Lovely cooked on the fire in the evenings. Didn't have a bad meal here

Thank KathyCapeTown
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional restaurant with one person that speaks good English, but being in Thailand is to interact and not to speak english with Thai people. We had grilled fish (white slipper) and rice in the pineapple. The fish was a bit tasteless but I think it's the Thai wai. And you have sauces to add. Service was kind and attentive with... More 

Thank Tiago G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Seafood, Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96/18 Moo 3, Kamala-Patong Road, Kamala, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Kathu  >  Kamala
  • Phone Number: +66076385515

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