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Smile Restaurant

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96/18 Moo 3, Kamala-Patong Road, Kamala, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
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+66 76 385 515
09:00 - 00:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Although the setting is even more casual and unpretentious than its competitors, the food here is outstanding, as the chef has appeared on Iron Chef Thailand! The staff are friendly and very efficient. Six of the largest BBQ'd prawns cost me 400 THB (AU$15) and most dishes off the menu are around 200 THB. The BBQ chicken is outstanding!! The... More 

Thank Warren D
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The chicken charcoal grill is delicious and fresh!! Not to dry out and cook perfectly. Go early for dinner because the chicken will finished. Thai food is good and also the have good mojito. The owner/staff is very friendly. Beautiful beach view with meals.

Thank Patsanan J
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss the curry crab, the fresh spicy fish and the various soups. Right on the beach. Very reasonable prices. honest service

Thank Craig D
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food. Good service. Chicken which is grilled in front of the restaurant is really good. Lady running the place is extremely friendly. Very nice place.

Thank Tero T
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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71 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These ladies are crazy nice, friendly, and hospitable. They welcome you with a huge smile and service is fantastic. You can tell they are well loved and respected locally and from travelers alike. We have had several dishes and all fantastic. Som Tum seafood was flavorful and fresh, the chicken rotisserie was juicy and delicious. We will eat here again... More 

Thank Nicholas D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic, best restaurant we've been too - top quality food and fantastic prices, staff friendly and great service - would highly recommend

Thank Keeley H
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had been here before but looks like changed hands? This time I only went for lunch and the staff were so unfriendly and really looked like they couldn't be bothered. Boss not there probably. Went to the restaurant next door for dinner (Moon Restaurant) and service and food were much better. Smile has an impressive BBQ outside that was interesting... More 

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Shanghai, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a dinner, when some poorer weather showed up. They gave us first an umbrella for the table then a tent like roof covering a few tables. We had grilled Chicken - not an menu but gorgeous! And big crab for my wife, eating it so fast, because delicious. Nice simple place to really recommend!

Thank Ralf M
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place! So much so we visited at least 5 times in a ten day stay. The food is great, BBQ chicken and fish to die for and the best pad Thai we had in our whole trip. the staff are very efficient and always running around to make sure everyone has what they need. The lady at... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No wonder this restaurant is called Smile! The lady is very friendly with a beautiful smile. Went her several times, after visiting on previous trips and the food & service is great! Will be back next time in kamala!

Thank Duffz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Barbecue, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96/18 Moo 3, Kamala-Patong Road, Kamala, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Kathu  >  Kamala
  • Phone Number: +66 76 385 515

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