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Som Chai

1-17-14 Chuo, Okinawa City 904-0004, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-937-2208
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (16 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
“curry” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1-17-14 Chuo, Okinawa City 904-0004, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

My favorite place for Thai food in okinawa. Tom kha is spot on. Small shop, but the owners are friendly and food is great.

Thank John H
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Taste is normal, if it is American, you may get delicious, but people who know the home are unsatisfactory. ここは残念でした。 タイ料理なのにソムタムもない。 味もいたって普通でした。 本場を知ってる人は物足りないと思います。 お昼時はアメリカの方でかなり混んでいました。

Thank Adventure782924
Reviewed April 1, 2018

This is hands down our best place to eat here on Okinawa. Richard and his wife serve the best Thai food here bar none. They knew our names by the third time we walked in the door. This is not a place to go for...More

Thank Will58IBEW
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Everything I’ve had here has been fabulous, from the curry to the pad see ew. Very good and the owner is very friendly.

Thank ridesgr8
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Excellent little restaurant. Everything is made fresh to order and you can definitely taste the difference. Highly recommend! Only complaint is cash (Yen) only...

Thank Mike A
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

One of those slightly hidden local restaurants that is worth finding. Delicious food. There are staples on the menu and then an ever changing array of new dishes to true. The staff are really friendly and sleek Japanese and English fluently. Most main meals are...More

1  Thank 971louisep
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

If you want delicious and spicy Thai food in Okinawa, then look no further! Excellent spot for lunch, great service and very cosy feel, staff also speak good English which helps. Best 1000 yen I’ve spent during my 5 weeks in Japan! Chicken Green Curry...More

1  Thank Ayush K
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

We live in Japan and are vacationing in Okinawa this week, and after being disappointed by a few highly rated restaurants, were a little skeptical about the quality and authenticity here. I had the B Special, which today was marinated grilled chicken with garlic rice...More

2  Thank reginayp
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Yes, the best Asian place to eat.They do not open until 5pm and the place gets crowded on Friday night, but it is worth the wait.

1  Thank e8pree
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Love having this take out for dinner. If you want take out on a Fri or Sat night, call as soon as they open. They are very popular and get very busy. Close to Kadena Gate 2. They change the curry daily. The eat in...More

2  Thank DonnaHMcK
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November 25, 2017|
Response from 971louisep | Reviewed this property |
They have a website, but I doubt that you can get a gift voucher. Restaurants on Okinawa are small and family run so don't provide this level of service.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-17-14 Chuo, Okinawa City 904-0004, Okinawa Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Okinawa Prefecture  >  Okinawa City
  • Phone Number: +81 98-937-2208
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