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Via Vai

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Chaweng Beach Road, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
+66 97 045 8958
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Glenning Valley, Australia
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73 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The wood fired pizza oven at the front of the restaurant drew our attention whilst walking past in the afternoon. We went back later that night after a few drinks and weren't disappointed with the food. My son ordered a Long Island tea and whilst you can get cheaper along the strip he said that this was choc full of... More 

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Thank Bob B
Italy
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My name is Alessandro Michelini. I am Italian. Even for my young age, I have been in many countries and cities worldwide; Italy, London, Madrid, Barcelona, Andalusia, Amsterdam, Praga, San Diego, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Washington, New York, Buenos Aires, Hong Kong, Singapore, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam. As a food lover I have been experienced many Italian restaurants thought those countries.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Woodoven baked pizza at it's best! No need for better explaination! Just straight up great! Plus nice helpful staff. What more do you need to know?

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Thank Arsaell I
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

My friend and I went here after reading the positive reviews and deciding that we needed a break from Thai food. We were not disappointed. The pizza dough was amazing, the best I've had. The ingredients were fresh and tasty. Staff were friendly also. Prices were reasonable and similar to other pizza places that are not done by Woodfire.

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Thank Erin W
Dresden, Germany
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Good authentic Italian pizza! With the super tasty neapoletan dough, must try for everyone who never tried or who wants a proper pizza in Thailand. Nice Thai staff and friendly Italian owner! Buonissima pizza napoletana!! Per tutti che desiderano un buon cibo conoscuito, ne vale la pena! Simpatico proprietario! Torneremmo sempre e con piacere!

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Thank steeeps
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I have recently visited this place as was a bit tired of thai food (not in a bad way) and was very impressed with the quality of the food. My husband had pizza, me-pasta. Pizza dough was amazing! Soft, thin and crispy. Bolognese ragout was cooked to perfection. If you are tired or bored with thai food this is very... More 

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Thank Kris H
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Great food, good price . Friendliness of staff a little to be desired. Pizza was fresh and wood fired. Lobster pasta good size and full of flavour.

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Thank Wanda G
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

You've gotta try one of there pizzas, just beautiful. Cocktails are also really good and you can tell they use good quality alcohol. The lane way beside the restaurant is a bit smelly so sit inside if you can.

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Thank Sandy B
Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

I had a pizza here and it was really good. Great service and location. A bit more on the expensive side but still ok.

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Cessnock, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We ate in the restuarant one night and loved it so much, we got takeaway a couple of times ... the food is so fresh and very tasty. The Bruschetta is the best i have had! highly recommend this place, such a great little restaurant and very friendly staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chaweng Beach Road, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Bophut  >  Chaweng
  • Phone Number: +66 97 045 8958

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