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AU$6 - AU$17
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Thai, Bar, European, Asian, Fusion
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 October 2023

Absolutely magnificent food! We have never got disapponted to chef Mikkos dishes. He has also a lot of information to give if needed. Staff in this restaurant is also very friendly and care taking. You can also buy different kind of products to go.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 23 September 2023

You can't come to Khanom and skip this place. My boyfriend and I had a wonderful night out here and looking forward to going back again. Everything was perfect. We are also looking forward to trying more from the deli shop which has a selection...of smoked meats, cheese and bread. Everyone in town raves about this place and we are so happy it's reopened!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 16 April 2023

By far the best restaurant in town! Superb western food from great incredients. The pepper steak was mouth watering. The carpaccio the best we have ever had. Delicious deserts too. Finnish super chef Miki is such a warm person 😊

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 17 October 2022

The food was terrific and the casual atmosphere made it a perfect place to meet up with friends. Of all the highlights, the staff was the best...sincerely friendly and engaging. The Dusty Gecko is worth finding if you are in or near Khanom. I'll go...back.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 23 August 2022

If you have a hankering for tasty delicious European Fusion Food while you are visiting Khanom, go dine in at Dusty Gecko Restaurant. We had the lamb rump and the salad, absolutely divine food creations worthy of 5 stars. If you are lucky enough to...be there for their once-a-month dinner buffet, you will be in for an amazing treat. Just check out the selection of tasty dishes, condiments and gravies on offer, at 390 Baht this is a steal.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 14 August 2022

During our short stay in Khanom we discovered the restaurant "Dusty Gecko". The place is run by a real Chef from Finland, with many years of experience in restaurants in Thailand. The food was delicious, the presentation so artistic, we went there twice during our...stay. Social mention fir the Lamb in a "sort of gravy sauce" but some secret ingredient must be there.. spaghetti bolognese simple but perfect, Salad with smoked Dory fish healthy and very tasty. Dessert we had a fusion of cheesecake and crème brûlée, surprising but a beautiful combination, and a toblerone brownie with ice cream....should I add it was delicious also ? A place to go absolutely if you happen to be in Khanom.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Mikko V, Owner at Dusty Gecko Restaurant & Deli Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2022

Thank you very much !! Hope to see you soon again ! ;0)

Reviewed 18 June 2022 via mobile

Had a very tasty dinner at the restaurant. Excellent food and service in a nice, relaxed atmosphere. Tasted some deli products, as well, that you can order to be delivered anywhere in Thailand. A warm recommendation and all thumbs up for Dusty Gecko Restaurant!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Mikko V, Owner at Dusty Gecko Restaurant & Deli Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2022

Thank you very much !! Hope to see you soon again !!!!

Reviewed 7 June 2022

High quality ingredients.Steak was Perfectly cooked. One of the best steaks I have had in Thailand. I also bought some Deli products to home such as Smoked Salmon, Beef Pastrami.. Never fount this good taste in Thailand. Big recommendation to eat here if visiting Khanom.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 1 June 2022 via mobile

Try Gecko”s beef filet or home made cold smoked salmon, or their other home food products. No one cant do those better in whole Thailand!

Date of visit: May 2022
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mikigecko, Owner at Dusty Gecko Restaurant & Deli Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2022

Thank you very much !!!!!! We can send our products everywhere in Thailand with SCG express cold delivery ;0)

Reviewed 2 February 2022

Tried the steak and meatbals at this place. Good and friendly service! Delivery for larger orders through Thailand for prepared delis. Owner operated place!

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 31 August 2020

I have eaten here on a number of occasions and I always have a brilliant time. The Finnish owner and family are always accommodating and the menu is always excellent - as are the specials recommended by the chef. You can't go wrong, but I...definitely recommend the cooked meats that are available, they are top-notch. There is a pool table which is unique in the area, and a good variety of imported beers and wines at reasonable prices.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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mikigecko, Owner at Dusty Gecko Restaurant & Deli Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2020

Thank you very much for your kind words !!!! Hope to see you again soon !!!! ;0). Chef Miki

Reviewed 13 July 2020

Had falafel with freshly made tomato sauce to die for! (Vegan) Mikko is an artist. Food is his artform, passion and muse. You feel love in every bit of it

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 29 February 2020 via mobile

We were here with a group of 13. Mikko had asked in advance our preference of two choises (king fish or beef), and the menu was of course available as well. Most took fish, one beef, some burgers and one falafel. Everyone was really happy...with the food, which was pretty close to fine dining, and the atmosphere. The falafels were the best I've eaten, super delicious. High recommendation!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 24 February 2020

We met the owner, Mickey at coco loco bar (also worth a visit) and he invited us to his restaurant. The food was second to none and the staff were very attentive. Best food in Khanom. Well worth a visit!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 19 December 2019 via mobile

Don't waste your money on Steak anywhere else in Thailand. Super tender steak with delicious sauce and vegetables. The chef here only serves tasty and importantly the best quality food, you can tell they really care about what they serve. Well stocked bar, good music,...attentive staff in a perfect location for combining a great meal with a quick circuit of the Saturday night market. Even if you are only passing through Khanom ask your accommodation if they can take you there or seriously miss out! On a moped it is easy to find. Virtually opposite the Tesco Express on the main road through Khanom. Equally easy to ride to from the beach road too.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Doug L
This is not a question...but a comment. Gerry...my wife and I are accustomed to fine dining here in San Francisco. We spend 4 to 6 weeks every year in Khanom. Your drink selection comment is somewhat ludicrous. My wife acquired a taste for Sambuca years ago. In all of her years of ordering here in SF as a digestif...Miki at DG was the first to ever ask "white or black". As far and the menu, food quality, and value....I can only reference a portion of a post I made back in 2014. ""The restaurant interior is as tastefully eclectic as not only the food, but the music as well, as there is no particular genre...only the best of each...rock...country...jazz...etc. The menu choices run from the casual...to more sophisticated dishes worthy of the chef’s culinary pedigree. From burgers and pizza to smoked red snapper and lamb tenderloin...the food is exquisite and the prices modest even by Thai standards for western cuisine. My wife and I have dined here five or six times during our previous trips to Khanom...and we look forward to doing so again when we return." We eat here at least once a week when in Khanom. I agree that it has a casual feel, but it is not a backpackers bar by any measure. We apparently were there when you posted to TA.....we stand by our previous post. Incidentally...I clicked "like" to your review by mistake. I wish that I could cancel it. Doug and Nittaya
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Janne....thank you for pointing out the confusion in my post. I was clearly referring to the Dusty Gecko....but in my effort keep my comments short...I abbreviated it with DG. You have also praised DG at TA, and I am... More
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Dusty Gecko Restaurant & Deli Shop is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5