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Som Chai

1-17-14 Chuo, Okinawa 904-0004, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-937-2208
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (14 reviews)
“coconut soup” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1-17-14 Chuo, Okinawa 904-0004, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live in Japan and are vacationing in Okinawa this week, and after being disappointed by a few highly rated restaurants, were a little skeptical about the quality and authenticity here. I had the B Special, which today was marinated grilled chicken with garlic rice...More

Thank reginayp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, the best Asian place to eat.They do not open until 5pm and the place gets crowded on Friday night, but it is worth the wait.

Thank e8pree
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Love having this take out for dinner. If you want take out on a Fri or Sat night, call as soon as they open. They are very popular and get very busy. Close to Kadena Gate 2. They change the curry daily. The eat in...More

Thank DonnaHMcK
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I have been here 5 times and every time I left feeling full and healthy. The good tastes great and is fresh. I can't wait to try everything on the menu. My only complaint is that customers must put their own trays and eating utensils...More

Thank Kay D
Reviewed 14 April 2017

From the feedback here in Tripadvisor we went hunting for Somchai while we were on vacation in Okinawa. My wife (who is Thai) loved their tom yam soup and the Thai dishes here. Richard runs a nice family run restaurant and we enjoyed his cooking....More

Thank Edmund L
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for the most authentic and delicious Thai food, you MUST check Som Chai out!! It was recommended to me by a friend and it didn't disappoint. Thai food is my favorite and I can say hands down that Som Chai has...More

Thank Rachael C
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I cannot say enough good things about Som Chai. Richard and his wife are great and friendly. The food is delicious. If you want a nice, friendly, family-run dining experience, give this place a shot.

Thank tim22134
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The wife and I were walking around looking for a restaurant and found this gem. I spent a lot of time in Bangkok and enjoy a good Thai food in this place met our expectations. Pad Thai was very good as well as the coconut...More

Thank cprimus
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The specials are good, the service is fast and the owner is super friendly. Many of the customers are American, so the staff can speak English. It's not a fancy place but it has character. It is counter service and you gotta bus your own...More

Thank JuliaNabholz
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Loved the variety of spices you can use on your dish. I mixed and matched some of them. Got the pad thai with the dessert. Definitely must go while on Okinawa.

Thank Jason C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-17-14 Chuo, Okinawa 904-0004, Okinawa Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Okinawa Prefecture  >  Okinawa
  • Phone Number: +81 98-937-2208
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