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Ando Loco

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Thongsala | 100 meters towards town from Makro, Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
+66 87 773 3911
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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2015

I've traveled to Koh Phangan for multiple extended visits and the Loco has become a staple. I'm not aware of any alternative Mexican food on the island (perhaps in Haad Rin), but that's okay because you really don't need another option. The food is good, the portions are big, the price is very reasonable, and it's the only place I've... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2015 via mobile

This is a pearl in an ocean of rice and noodles. Great food ! I recommend the party combo if you are hungry. Service was perfect. The homemade chorizo is an absolut delight. We'll come back :)

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Thank Olivier O
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

It was a long time ago we went there in Sep for full moon on 8. We had 3 dishes , burritos, ships and quesadilla. They all were great! My bf is the kind of kind who is hard to please especially with food hes picky but he loved it! It was so busy as it was a dinner time... More 

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Thank Asanee B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2015

My husband and I have eaten here a few times as I have been craving Mexican food for a long time and have not had the chance previously where we have travelled. The first 2 times were during the day and only had snacks i.e. Chips and salsa which were good (hopefully one would not mess something as simple as... More 

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goodfellas_10, Owner at Ando Loco, responded to this review

First off you came in on Jan 1 which turned out to be our top sales day in our more then 9 years of serving Southern Thailand's best Mexican food. So what that means is we were ridiculously busy. Our kitchen closes at 10 pm and we stopped taking new orders at 9pm because we were so backed up. We... More 

Busan,South Korea
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2014

Being a westerner traveling I have the weekly Mexican craving- this is the closest to the real thing I've found! Awesome margaritas and the freshest guacamole! I hope Danny serves you, she's the best! Get the fish tacos, sweet potato fries and your margarita shaken and jumbo sized- we've been here twice in the last two days and will surely... More 

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Thank Lo P
Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014

Had a fabulous vegetarian burrito or tortilla set I don't remember, but it was fabulous, everything was very fresh and flavored, that was proper Mexican food, loved it, and will come back again. Staff was lovely, so was the mango shake. Next time I'll try the Margaritas :)

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Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2014

Being in Thailand, it's hard to come across any western food that is actually western. The Mexican food here is to die for not badly priced either. The crazy Charlie's nachos with guacamole is by far the yummiest. Clean, friendly place, with excellent service. Def recommend.

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Thank Jenna B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014

Came with low expectations as the Mexcian food in South East Asia has been pretty mediocre at best. Ando's was the only exception. This place rocks! Great food. Lived in California for sometime and I would go to Ando's from time to time even if this place was in California in the midst of great Mexican restaurants.

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chicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014 via mobile

After reading the reviews on ando loco me and my friends just knew we had to come here as we are huge mexican fans. The margaritas are amazing and so much to choose from we drank here amost nearlly every night. The food was also great with such a wide variety of choice, the fish tacos, burritos and enchilladas were... More 

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Thank Ellaoxx
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2014

Me and my husband have been travelling around asia for quite some time now and seeing as we are americans we miss mexican food. When we heard about ando loco our first impressions were that it is not going to be decent food, but we were soon proven wrong! this has got to be the best mexican that i have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 9
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thongsala | 100 meters towards town from Makro, Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Pha Ngan
  • Phone Number: +66 87 773 3911
Description
Authentic Mexican food at backpacker prices. Imported spices, slow cooked family style flavors incorporated by an American Chef with over 15 years in the business. Killer Margaritas including out Jumbo 650 ml Margarita made only with real tequila. Come see for your self!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?