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Big John’s Restaurant

) #348 of 1,081 Restaurants in Ko Samui $$ - $$$ Seafood, Asian, Thai
95/70 Moo 2 Lipa Noi, Ko Samui 84140, Thailand
+66 77 485 775
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  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (7 reviews)
“pizza” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
95/70 Moo 2 Lipa Noi, Ko Samui 84140, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A laid back cafe with excellent food. It's located on Lipa Noi beach which was the best beach we encountered in Koh Samui. West facing beach with sunset views, half moon bay, soft golden sands and almost no people. The food was surprisingly good. Great...More

Thank AndyRaheja
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Beautifully situated well South of Nathon on the road to the Naval base and Raja Ferry and Lipa Noi beach, Big John provides an excellent dining experience right on the beach. The menu choice is excellent and the standard of food and presentation is consistetly...More

Thank flyingdoc1
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We where riding bikes and came accross this cute restaurant on a beautiful beach. The service was as you would expect thailand to be friendly with a smalk language barrier but our waiter really tried his best. Our meals came out and i myst say...More

Thank Angplantzos
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic restaurant. We were staying at in a resort 5 minutes walking from Big John's. The place is simple in a stunning position on Lipa Noi beach. Thai food is great, service excellent and price very reasonable. Truly suggested for families and couples.

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

After the first visit we came here every day! The food is super fresh and we tried everything from seafood, pizza, pasta and of course Thai food! It was delicious and we loved how you can choose from different cooking styles (charcoal grilled, cooked, with...More

Thank lalliv
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Had a lovely evening where the food was incredible and in Thailand all the food is great but I would say they exceeded our expectations. Friendly staff, Great prices and the beer is cold

Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is the second time we have visited Big Johns in numerous trips to Koh SAMUI. Thai food was excellent as usual and staff were very friendly. Added bonus is you can down to the beach and swim. It is an excellent clean sandy beach...More

Thank kgjeff
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Great food and reasonable price Sea view restaurant must try dishes - curry crab and rotti , pancake They close very early so make sure you are in the restaurant and order by 8:30 PM latest

1  Thank Satheesh V
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Staff extremely friendly and helpful. Superb menu - the seafood was an absolute delight. Amazing setting, right on beach, with a view to die for. You cannot come to Koh Samui and not visit Lipa Noi Beach, and, in particular, Big Johns Restaurant at Lovely...More

1  Thank Del S
Reviewed 12 December 2015

setting is great, we found it by complete accident, there's a story why it attracted us but not for this review. The staff were great all very attentive and helpful. We went twice on our travels around the island and loved it. It's not al...More

2  Thank john s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95/70 Moo 2 Lipa Noi, Ko Samui 84140, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui
  • Phone Number: +66 77 485 775
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Our Big John’s Restaurant is set aside the soft sands of Lipa Beach. The varied menu includes the best in Thai cuisine, as well as a delicious selections of Western cuisine all prepared with the freshest of ingredients. A casual beachside atmosphere prevails during the day, Big John’s transforms itself from aspacious, sunny open air ,dining experience in the afternoons to a romantically sultry evening restaurant offering luxury dining close to the beach. Tables are set on the sand, candles are lit,and guests enjoy fine dining into the night. The restaurant also offers a popular fish menu and has a good choice of fine wines, in the evening, Big Johns becomes a truly romantic location with soft lighting and tables set on an airy terrace.
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