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Mae Haad Beach | 16 Moo 2, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
+66 77 456 231
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Fairly good location but made up for with the quality of the food. Massaman curry is excellent. Staff are willing and efficient. Although the terrace is seafront the busy Lompriah pier is adjacent so boats can spoil the ambiance.

Thank kwb4455
Winterthur, Switzerland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

4th of March We visited this restaurant 3 times in one day, cause my wife liked it. For breakfast i had the Farmers breakfast(150thb), which was surprisingly pretty tasty (potatoes,bacon,onion,toast, egg,juice,tea) In my opinion there were to many onions and the juice wasn't a fresh one. My wife had a pancake with honey(80thb), i tried it for sure, yammy! She... More 

Thank Zadok88
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We spent seven days in Koh Tao, and visited Paprika on day five. So far the best thai-food in Koh Tao, big portions and perfect amount of chili and spices for "farangs" like us. Nice wiew also :-)

Thank Kim P
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I really enjoyed this restaurant. I live here in Thailand so when I first saw the name I gave it a pass, until it was recommended by some locals. All the dishes we had (went twice) were wonderful, especially the pla nung manow (whole fish in chili lime sauce). And, the prices were very reasonable. There's not a lot of... More 

Thank Matt T
Koh Tao, Thailand
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I always forget about this restaurant since it sits on the beach side of a dive shop. However, every time I have been it has been wonderful.

Thank Alex F
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The restaurant is almost hidden behind the Dive Point diving shop so, even with its sign, it is easy to miss. Walk through the dive shop to find about 10 tables overlooking the beach. Plastic tables and chairs give it an inauspicious look. But the food is superb and the prices are beyond reasonable. Wonderful massamam curry, coconut soup, chicken... More 

Thank Allen P
1 review
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Just had dinner there with my husband and 2 friends and it was one of the best meals we've all had in 3 weeks in Thailand. Massaman, green, red curry and stir fry seafood and cashews all highly recommended and if you like spicy this is the place to go! Great price for great meal sitting on the beach

Thank Megz2587
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Based on the decor and prices you don't expect much from Paprika. But it surprises big time on food quality and taste. Waiters are very friendly and you have a nice view of the pier. We had out best meal here during our trip to Thailand :-)

Thank Tom D
Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Good place to go in midday, for lunch, to have a nice view of the water in the Mae Haad area. Service is friendly. Thai dishes are very nice. Reasonably prices. Sometimes you can get a pad thai for 60THB there. Bonus: they serve the soda water with lime in a big jar of ice :) that's a nice touch... More 

Thank Dana L
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Ate there a few times. The food is good and prices are fine for the area. The biggest advantage is that it's right on the beach. They advertise some daily specials outside but the menu shows similar options for higher prices so one must confirm what they would like.

Thank ElerTrav

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mae Haad Beach | 16 Moo 2, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Koh Tao
  • Phone Number: +66 77 456 231

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