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Uncle Noi

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Mae Nam, Ko Samui, Thailand
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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

A very simple little cafe with exceptional food. The owner/chef is an incredibly hard working lady who produces remarkable food. She has a small selection of fresh seafood as well as the regular Thai favourites but manages to give her dishes a taste that is well above what you would expect at such an inexpensive venue. It looks quite ordinary... More 

Thank Garry M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We loved this "Thai" restaurant. The food was amazing - all freshly cooked and delicious. The lady doing the cooking was always smiley and helpful. We would definitely recommend Uncle Noi's for a real Thai experience.

Thank Dejan M
Luton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

lovely delicious food made by a lovely owner. sadly the young waitress is more concerned with her phone than the customers

Thank muse68
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The service we received wasn't very good, the waitresses didn't look like they wanted to be there and they were not exactly polite. The food was alright for the price but I've had tastier street food, overall wouldn't visit again, would rather pay extra money to go somewhere else.

Thank Hannah B
Ko Samui, Thailand
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Food is super delicious! Every meal is very tasty and price is low! I thought I did not like some dishes after I tasted some food at another place, but here they cook everything very delicious. I understood that other thai places just simply can't cook thai food properly.

Thank Eliasz Z
Zug, Switzerland
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

This is insanely good! Best food, so cheap, so friendly and a taste we had never experienced before! This is just delightful! Enjoy any dish, dont be upset by the look of the restaurant, very Thai like, we loved it! Enjoy!

Thank Arjan K
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

We loved this little restaurant. It looks a bit spit & sawdust and you could certainly pass it by in search of somewhere more inviting, however, the food was amazing - all freshly cooked and delicious - and so cheap! My stir fried vegetable main course cost the equivalent of £1 & tasted amazing! The lady doing the cooking was... More 

1 Thank Tab123456
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2014

This is an extraordinary woman that I love. it will prepare hearty meals and qualities. Noil home and you speak a little French. she opened the evening. absolutely place to visit to eat. thank you noil.. Lolo

Thank ddpim d
Upper Moutere, New Zealand
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

During my stay in Maenam went to Oncle Noi twice. Once to check it out, and second time to check if it gets any better. Unfortunately not. All stir-fried dishes were swimming in the same unbiquitous salty brownish sauce with the same set of chopped veges. Sweet and sour fish not really fresh. It's a family-run place, atmosphere is great,... More 

Thank Monika S
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

After arriving late, had no idea where the restaurants were we stumbled upon Uncle Noi. It would not have been our usual choice with plastic cloths and garden chairs, however there were a few people in so we ventured in. We were warmly greeted by a lovely lady who got our drinks and advised us on the menu. Being new... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mae Nam, Ko Samui, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Mae Nam

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