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The Blue Chair

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Sairee Village, Koh Tao, Thailand
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Flint, Michigan
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was suggested to us by our dive instructor at Big Blue diving. He highly recommended we try the massaman curry. He was right! It was amazing! We got the spring rolls and Tom yum they didn't disappoint either. I only wished we had went there sooner. Just make sure you give yourself ample time there. Service is a... More 

Thank BethanyJ87
Bangkok, Thailand
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

After years living in Thailand, Blue Chair is the only place that leaves me still craving Massaman Curry. Creamy and nutty with a tinge of spice (specify the spice level,) the portion is fit for two and incredibly filling. They are one of the only places I know of that does a vegetarian option as well chock-full of veggies. The... More 

Thank lesliefinlay
Las Vegas, Nevada
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208 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the Pad Thai and fried Vegetables in Oyster Sauce. The food was delicious but the Waitresses didn't really like their job. Else this is 5 stars.

Thank 4FR
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146 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is right on the corner of a busy street. However it is very relaxing and quiet inside. The menu has all the local and some western dishes. We had the massaman curry, which was very tasty. It was so good we had to come back and bring friends. The food does take longer than usual to come out,... More 

Thank Maksi-jazz
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This quiet little family run hideaway was the perfect setting for our last meal on the island. Super fresh food, happy staff and prices are reasonable for the quality. In the night it gets really busy so get there early.

Thank Alex C
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend the fish curry with coconut milk - so good! Great, fresh flavour of lime leaf made this perfect. If you're after a good Thai curry this is where you'll find it! Massaman curry is excellent, nutty, sweet and super chunky... and the welcome change from plain white steam rice was a bonus. Yum!

Thank KelsieUK
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89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The place is quite charming but the food is quite okay, nothing special and more expensive than Su Chilli or 995 Duck. Go for the place but not the food, as the other aforementioned are tastier.

Thank Fabio T
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great chicken Massaman curry and rice here at backpacker friendly prices. Girlfriend thought her Panang curry was average but looking about it seemed like most dishes were a good size, especially for the price. Restaurant filled up quick and the service was fast. Would certainly recommend visiting at least one to see for yourself.

Thank jphillimore
Shanghai, China
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Was recommended by our Airbnb host, think they get a cut from the bill. Anyway it wasn't bad nor overly good, average at best.

Thank scotthoward1983
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We went out for dinner there. It's so yummy and really cheap! If you are in koh Tao you have to go there ! Enjoy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sairee Village, Koh Tao, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Koh Tao
Hi would like to write review on this little restaurant cheap fabulous thai food. all the wooden tables and chairs are painted blue hence the name.

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