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El Dorado

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124/104 Moo 3, Lamai Beach, Maret, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand
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+66 94 409 0614
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Food was okay.. Steak and chips and western food which, compared to the Thai food that is in abundance (and is a lot cheaper comparatively) it wages rather poor. There were only three tables dining when we ate and mors staff than customers. The staff rushed us through our meal bringing main courses out almost instantly after starters and all... More 

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1 Thank Izzy O
JBuchwald, Manager at El Dorado, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you so much for choosing to write us a review on TripAdvisor. I would personally like to apologize that we do not meet your expectations during your visit. I also want to thank you for your feedback, it is extremely valuable to us. Today we have had a meeting of staff and leaders. We see the problem and... More 

1 review
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Nice all you can eat BBQ for only 290 baht. Certainly worth it to go on a Wednesday. Good food and nice salads on a nice place.

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Thank Bas B
JBuchwald, Manager at El Dorado, responded to this review

Hi Bas! Thank you so much for your kind words and a great review! Thx! regards /Johnny Buchwald Restaurant Manager More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We had the vegetarian Pizza and it was just perfect! Also the panna cotta and the swedish brownie was really tasty! I can really recommend this Restaurant. The staff was also really nice! Would definitley go there again!

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Thank corneliaZe
JBuchwald, Manager at El Dorado, responded to this review

Hi Cornelia! Thank you so much for your review! Happy to hear that you liked our pizza and our desserts. And I am extra happy to hear that you liked your staff, they work really hard and this will make them happy to hear. Thank you! regards /Johnny Buchwald Restaurant Manager More 

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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

As we are both from Sweden, we were very excited to eat here and was not disappointed. I had one of the specials of the day, beef medallions with garden fries and bearnaise sauce, and it was absolutely delicious. My boyfriend had the meatballs with mashed potatoes, which were also good. We tried the frozen cheesecake with blueberries for dessert,... More 

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Thank Sanna S
JBuchwald, Manager at El Dorado, responded to this review
Google Translation

Hej Sanna! Tack snälla för era åsikter och va kul att ni tyckte om vår mat. Inte lika roligt givetvis... More 

Helsingborg, Sweden
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Swedish place ..clean good service and good food. some days all u can eat barbeque so good and prizeworth

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Thank christerbjork
JBuchwald, Manager at El Dorado, responded to this review
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Hej Christer! Tack snälla, det värmer våra hjärtan. Alltid ett nöje att ha dig här och alltid välkommen tillbaka till... More 

Sparks, Nevada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We went to El Dorado because we wanted a break from Asian food (though they had some too). We had delicious mojitos! The food was decent. We had pizza and nachos. I would go back and try a few other dishes and some of their cocktails.

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Thank TicoW12
JBuchwald, Manager at El Dorado, responded to this review

Hi! Happy to hear that you liked our pizza and natchos...yeah, we would love to have you back to try more of our food...warm welcome back and thank you for a great review! regards /Johnny Buchwald Restaurant Manager More 

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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised that authentic ingredients. Really wanted a fresh Greek salad and pizza. Had been encountering mystery meats and cheese in Thailand but they used the real thing. Great atmosphere and well priced. Going back tonight!

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Thank maria k
JBuchwald, Manager at El Dorado, responded to this review

Hi Maria! Thank you so much for your kind words about our restaurant, makes our day! And we so happy to hear that you liked our food and appreciate our ambition to only use quality ingredients. Thank you and warm welcome back! regards Johnny Buchwald Restaurant Manager More 

Rome, Italy
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner last night, the restaurant / bar is nice, we had mixed grilled barbecue and a caesar salad which was really nice. It was not crowded at all, possibly because is low season now in Koh samui. Not the cheapest but still reasonable and worth it.

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1 Thank Marco P
JBuchwald, Manager at El Dorado, responded to this review

Hi Marco! Thank you so much for your review and kind words. Happy to hear that you liked our caesar salad and the mix grill, which is a great option if you like little bit of everything. Thank you for come and eat at our restaurant and welcome back at any time! regards /Johnny Buchwald Restaurant Manager More 

travelling_annie
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Good menu, awesome fresh pizza. Nightly specials that sounded tasty and friendly service. Good value for money

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1 Thank stamphill
JBuchwald, Manager at El Dorado, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you so much for your kind words. Happy to hear that you liked you visit and our pizzas. Just a small correction, our pizzas is not wood fired pizzas. We heard before that they remind you little bit of a wood fired pizza, but they are not. Anyway...love to hear that you liked them. Thank You! regards /Johnny... More 

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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Every wednesday El Dorado offers a buffet dinner. Strongly recommend to visit and feast on BBQ and salads. Pleasant and friendly atmosphere. A big thanx to the chief!

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1 Thank Julia S
JBuchwald, Manager at El Dorado, responded to this review

Hi Julia! Thank you for your review and we happy to hear that you liked our bbq. Hats off and warm welcome back! regards /Johnny Buchwald Restaurant Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$14
Cuisine
European, Swedish, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
15:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 00:00
Thursday
15:00 - 00:00
Friday
15:00 - 00:00
Saturday
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124/104 Moo 3, Lamai Beach, Maret, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Maret  >  Lamai Beach
  • Phone Number: +66 94 409 0614
Description
Swedish restaurant serving Thai favourites, salads, steaks, pizzas and other international main courses plus Swedish specialities.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?