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“Very Disappointing”

Tamarina Bistro & Bar (formerly Big Buddha Cafe)
Ranked #220 of 487 Restaurants in Bophut
Price range: $10 - $40
Cuisines: Thai, International, New Zealand
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Tamarina Bistro&Bar is a Thai fusion seafood spot boating one of the best sunset view on Samui island. We value the art of traditional Thai cooking in combination with locally sourced seafood and a twist of Italian influence. Come relax and unwind under our ocean front Tamarind tree, we are ready to serve you!
Reviewed April 25, 2013 via mobile

Tried this restaurant after reading about it in the local magazines and all I can say is that it has a great view. Food and service was average. It was advertised as a place for couples but they have ths up paying the soccer while you are eating so forget any ideas of a romantic dinner. There are so many more restaurants on the water in Koh Samui that this isn't one you need to go to.

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Thank kazza13
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Reviewed April 21, 2013

Had a pleasant lunch and enjoyed the views of the northern part of Samui at this rather large open planned breezy restaurant. I had the BBC honey roast ribs which was delicious with the meat falling off the bones and it was very succulent. My daughter had the Burger which was fine but my friend's order did not arrive for a good 30 mins. This was the only thing to mar our visit since we had already finished our dishes before my friend's lunch even arrived, and the restaurant was not busy.

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Thank Bangkok_10900
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Reviewed April 17, 2013

Have eaten here on previous visits and loved it but this year the service was poor and the food was worse. When I complained about the food the waiter just nodded and walked away. Great place to visit for a drink and to watch the sunset but sadly I would not recommend eating here.

Thank shelley038
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Reviewed April 11, 2013

we had lunch here a few times during our stay, the food was fresh , tasty and authentic , with good service and brilliant views, the only reason we didnt have dinner here was , we had so many other places to try!!!

Thank phatpheasant
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Feeling is dull. View is great but thats it. Staff messed up our order and food was just average even below average. Mayby good place to watch big screen tv abd have a drink or two but not for nice athmospherich dinner with your love ones, so if you want some romantics, go somewhere else!

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Thank HannuSalonen
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