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Marco & Jo

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19 8 Ban Chai Chet | VJ Plaza Shopping Center, Ko Chang 23170, Thailand
Name/address in local language
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was great!! I had the special of the day and it teased like a piece of heaven. My girlfriend had a pasta who tasted really refined.

Thank Lawrence B
Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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74 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant offers great home made pastas, and pizzas. The owner is Italian, and, Lord, he knows how to cook. Had an excellent meal, and a great dessert.

Thank Hans R
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice pizza with real Italian ingredients. Friendly staff. Prices are a little high for Thailand, not for Italy ;)

1 Thank Jorik H
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a beautiful and slow night. the owner was more than happy to answer all my questions about the restaurant and Thailand in general. I was very pleased and enjoyed the experience. the pizza was quite good and I took lasagna home for the next day..with how-to instructions written by the gracious italian owner. The parma ham quite good.... More 

Thank Brent P
Trat, Thailand
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We overheard a guy recommending this place while riding on the Tuk-tuk to Lonely beach. He said it wouldn't be cheap but it would be the best food on the island; he was right! Everything about the experience was wonderful and felt extravagant. The owner brought us free Limoncello that he had made himself and the food was unbelievably good.... More 

Thank Flossie P
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

We looked at this place by daylight and thought it was not that cosy but it was totally different in the evening. Had a very nice carpaccio and great pizza with a nice wine. The cream limoncello was also very good. Marco is a very good host. Highly recommended when you want a break of Thai food

1 Thank Marieke B
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Fancied a pizza so stopped by as we were near, greeted by Marco on arrival who then proceeded to turn chef. Went for a special to start, the grande antipasto.. Which was a mega plate of cold cuts, carpaccio, bruschetta and mozzarella cheese. A bit too much for two, but we were hungry. Main was a parma ham pizza with... More 

1 Thank Tom B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Delicious pizza. Best tiramisu I've had in Thailand. Special grappa served with dessert with an espresso. The owner Marco took time to chat with us for a good 15 minutes. There's a lot of heart in this restaurant. We will be back again.

1 Thank Mark D
Hanzhong, China
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016

Average Italian fare, not great. Many reviewers gave it a big thumbs up, and while I will not give it a thumbs down, I was not impressed. Maybe I expected more based on the reviews, which I now think were heavily biased, or have never really tasted good Italian food.

Thank LorenzoChetty
Monument, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I want for dinner tonight. The food was very good. I could have used a little more food on my plate, but the taste was good. And what really made my wife's night. They had gluten free pasta as an alternative. Which is the first place she has been able to find that in Asia. So she... More 

1 Thank mattnajd

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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
$3 - $29
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 8 Ban Chai Chet | VJ Plaza Shopping Center, Ko Chang 23170, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Trat Province  >  Ko Chang
  • Phone Number: 66835413266
Ristorante Italiano Marco e Jo This is simply the best Italian restaurant in Koh Chang. The restaurant is tucked away at the end of Vj Plaza in Chai Chet. Marco and Jo are the perfect hosts, providing a wide range of authentic Italian food and wines and the warmest possible welcome to ‘Little Italy’ in Koh Chang. The owners are young, Italian of course, and always prepared to please their customers. Come to ‘Little Italy’ in Koh Chang and say ‘Ciao’ to Marco and Jo.

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