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“Nice food in a cool spot”

Gringos Cantina Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #51 of 515 Restaurants in Bophut
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $24
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Gringos is an open air restaurant with ceiling fans throughout the restaurant. We also have an outdoor area with portable fans if required. We serve traditional Tex - Mex dishes, but we also have a couple of Mex - Thai and Mex - Indian fusion dishes. There is a good sized Vegetarian Tex - Mex selection or you can go the other way and order Burgers, Steaks, chops and some fish meals of the BBQ, the Pork ribs are very popular. For those that want Thai food we have joined with the Thai Garden Restaurant for great traditional Thai dishes and they also specialize in a selection of Issan Food dishes. Want something simple we do salads, pizzas, pasta, we can also make you up a plate of Chicken & Chips. Top it off with a Deep Fried Ice Cream or Homemade Apple Pie Come in between 2 PM & 7 PM and choose one of our 14 flavours of Frozen Margaritas and we will make you up a Litre for only 350 Baht Kids Menu Available This is our 20th year in Chaweng
Reviewed June 16, 2017

Really enjoyed the food and beer. Nice rlaxing music in a quiet street. Good for getting away from the hustle and bustle of the main street.

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Thank chum38
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Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in at Gringos for lunch one day after seeing a sign for Mexican down a side street. The staff were only just setting up but they let us in and we were the only diners.
The restaurant was pretty and the meals were big and absolutely delicious! They were well priced too.
Definitely somewhere I would visit again! Some of the best food in Chaweng!

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Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Me and my friend visited gringos during our stay in koh samui - we'd enjoyed food previously throughout our stay in Thailand but this was our favourite meal by far (and even the best Mexican food I've ever had, including in the UK)! My friend is a vegetarian and I'm a pescatarian so we were both so pleased to find a proper vegetarian section on the menu (as well as lots of chicken beef and fish/prawn dishes too!). The food was amazing, you could tell everything was fresh and home made (including the bottle of home made jalapeño sauce which was delicious!). We also got 1 litre of sangria between us for 400 baht (so 200 each) which gave us a good 3 or 4 small wine glasses each. Despite being just off the main road of chaweng beach road with all the clubs and bars, we could hardly hear the business/music of the main strip meaning the restaurant was like a little oasis! The staff were so friendly and polite, I would thoroughly recommend this restaurant, especially for vegetarians who may have been relying on just pizza and pasta throughout their travels in Thailand :)

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Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Just absolutely great food, served by an awesome team led by a passionate Canadian owner.
This is a must if you enjoy true Mexican food!!

Thank James M
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Kirk H, Owner at Gringos Cantina Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2017

That is a great compliment, I will pass it on to my staff, glad we were able to measure up to Phoenix standards I know they are high.
It was good to meet you, hope to see you again and thanks for the review.

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Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the food here - as good tex-mex as anywhere, I had the fajitas and they were excellent. Only suggestion is that the drinks could be a bit better - margarita was average.

Thank TMerkle
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