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209, 209/1-2 Moo 2 Chaweng Beach Rd | at Central Festival Phuket,, Ko Samui 84140, Thailand
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+66 77 962 777
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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2017

The restaurant is located at Central Samui on level 2. The restaurant is very well air conditioned and never too busy during lunchtime, the booth seating is great as it gives you more privacy from other diners The food is good and the prices are slightly more than the food court. We had the set menu a few times, chicken... More 

Thank Dav3Oz
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

It is not the best Japanese restaurant on the island /check my other review or Ageha restaurant Just like another franchise restaurant, they keep their standard of food and service Many young waiters and waitresses, here is the main reasons I ate here several times They supported students who wants to collect some moneys after school My safe-best dish ever... More 

Thank kitsune02
Ko Samui, Thailand
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

Food and pricing are good. But service needs to buck up compare to other restaurants here. Besides Japanese restaurants are famous for being attentive. This is our 7th day here in Samui and full of compliments for the friendly and warm service here.

Thank Daniel W
Zurich, Switzerland
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104 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Yayoi represents a standard food chain overseas. Food is simple and tasty. In this case adapted and a little more spicy. Though it's fresh and taste good, they brought here appetizers after the main dishes... mistaken the order. But ok, it can happen.

Thank Norbi75
Torquay, United Kingdom
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440 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Ashamed to admit that it's the first Japanese we've eaten even though we spent 3 weeks in Japan last year. Despite the negatives about service and bland food we found the service helpful, quick and pleasant with the food tasty and flavourful. 1 teriyaki chicken 1 Al la carté chicken stuffed with cheese, salad, miso soup and rice 1 Al... More 

Thank MatthewASharp
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

The service is good. All the staffs that served us are friendly. Also the portion of food is good. I ordered ramen. The soup of the ramen is very tasty and heavy. The price are very reasonable too.

Thank Connie C
Ko Samui, Thailand
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195 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016

The restaurant is basic, the emplyee nice and frendly, the food average. The food is simple and fresh.

Thank yogicaterina
Singapore, Singapore
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495 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016

We were happy to see Yayoi at Central Festival Samui. This restaurant chain is known to serve cheap, good Japanese food in Thailand. The sets were extensive. We did not know where to start! I ordered the premium bento which consists of saba fish, teriyaki chicken pieces, 3pieces of mini sushi, 3 balls of rice,small portion of salad at the... More 

Thank TrailsOfAnne
Plaridel, Philippines
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016

This place is a gem for me who loves the Japanese culture (specially its food!) They have this unlimited Green Tea for just 26 Baht in a cute beaker-like glass. The price is so cheap, and, the food is so fulfilling. Very large servings, and truly delectable! Also, it has a very peaceful ambiance, service is fast, staff are awesome,... More 

Thank Eunice B
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228 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,626 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

The setting was pretty simple look like fast food restaurant. food serve was pretty simple but taste just fine if you are not so fussy. The price was very reasonable, the staff service was very good...just need to improve the food standard. But for the price paid is acceptable.

6 Thank Mary L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209, 209/1-2 Moo 2 Chaweng Beach Rd | at Central Festival Phuket,, Ko Samui 84140, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui
  • Phone Number: +66 77 962 777

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