Koh Tao Restaurants

Koh Tao boasts a wide range of restaurants that serve international dishes and delicious fusion creations. You can explore diverse culinary experiences in just a few days. Below, we’ve curated a list of Koh Tao restaurants for our reviews. To display the location of restaurants on Google Maps, simply click the icon located next to their titles.

The 15 Best Restaurants on Koh Tao

Restaurants in Sairee Beach, Koh Tao


Fizz Beachlounge   

Located directly on the shores of Sairee Beach on Koh Tao, Fizz Beachlounge provides a tranquil and laid-back atmosphere, ideal for unwinding while enjoying funky tunes and refreshing drinks. Whether you’re in the mood for delectable Thai and Western dishes or a diverse range of beverages, Fizz Bar and Restaurant have you covered. Their expansive deck and oversized beanbags create the perfect setting to lounge, people-watch, and savour sunset cocktails. Experience friendly service within a relaxed and inviting ambience at this beachfront gem.

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Sairee Cottage Restaurant, Koh Tao

Sairee Cottage Koh Tao Restaurant   

Sairee Cottage Restaurant is celebrated for its authentic Thai and Western cuisine, all while you enjoy a picturesque view of Sairee Beach from your table. Kickstart your day with fresh coffee and breakfast options like avocado toast, or a delicious panini. Delight in the flavorful Chicken Khao Soi and other Thai dishes prepared to your preferred level of spiciness. Their pizza offerings are a favourite among guests, with Thai fusion toppings like Pad Kraprao, the classic Margarita, and Salami. Witness the stunning sunset while sipping on drinks during happy hour, which runs from 18:00 to 21:00. Be sure not to miss the barbecue options, featuring chicken, beef, or seafood kebabs…

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Choppers Koh Tao Bar & Restaurant

Choppers Sports Bar   

If there is a central hub in Sairee, Koh Tao, it is Choppers. Choppers is an Australian-owned sports bar known for its extensive drink menu and high-quality Gastro Pub food selection. Grab a premium Craft beer, a pint or tower of draught beer, or a delectable cocktail and enjoy the evening with friends from all over the world in Choppers’ lively, exciting environment during sporting and live music events. Their Happy Hours are something that you shouldn’t miss out on—offering drink specials that will please anyone’s palate all night long. You absolutely must try their taco special. The customers’ favourites are the smashed burgers, the classic pub fare dishes, and the chicken parmies, to name only a few on their menu…

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Rim Lae Restaurant

Rim Lae Restaurant

Situated within Koh Tao Cabana Resort, north of Sairee Beach, Rim Lae Restaurant offers a warm welcome from its friendly staff, who will guide you to your table. Choose from their selection of delectable appetizers like Goong Khee Khui; deep-fried shrimp with Thai herbs, then tuck into a main course or one of their daily specials. For a unique culinary experience, try the braised duck breast in coffee sauce or the Massaman curry beef. The tranquil ambience makes it difficult to depart, so why not prolong your stay with an after-dinner cocktail or mocktail, while admiring the serene, private beach setting and observing the passing boats? With its beautiful decor and location, Rim Lae Restaurant is truly incomparable.

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Flaming Hog BBQ Restaurant

Flaming Hog BBQ   

Are you ready for an authentic American BBQ experience in Koh Tao? Look no further than Flaming Hog at the center of Sairee! With a fusion of the owner’s passion and his father’s award-winning recipes, you’re in for a treat unlike any other. Don’t miss out on their popular Combo, offering a delightful assortment of the best hickory-smoked, secret recipe ribs, and chicken. Prepare to dig in with your hands and savor the incredible melt-in-your-mouth, full-flavored ribs, prepared for over 24 hours. At Flaming Hog BBQ, you’ll find Hickory-smoked buffalo wings, giving a unique and irresistible flavor. They are not only delicious but also a healthier alternative to fried wings…

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La Pizzeria da Claudio

La Pizzeria da Claudio   

La Pizzeria da Claudio is the result of passion and dedication. Established in 2015 as a hobby, their exceptional pizza quickly gained popularity, leading to the birth of a successful restaurant on Koh Tao. Situated on the main road at the heart of Sairee Beach, the restaurant has expanded to accommodate more than a hundred customers. Its spacious layout features over 40 dining tables in the serene ambiance created by two magnificent resin trees and live music every night. Enjoy their range of Neapolitan-style homemade pizzas, boasting a variety of over 40 toppings, including vegan and vegetarian options. At no extra cost, you can swap mozzarella or feta for vegan alternatives…

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Koh Tao Restaurants in Mae Haad Bay

Seaside Restaurant

Seaside Restaurant

Experience the best of Southern Thai seafood at Seaside Restaurant, Koh Tao. Situated on a cliff overlooking Sairee Beach, this family-run eatery offers fresh, high-quality seafood with stunning sunset views. Managed by passionate culinary experts, it provides panoramic vistas of Mae Haad Bay and Sairee Beach, making it perfect for romantic rooftop dinners. Open for lunch (11:00-14:30) and dinner (16:30-23:00), their staff guides you through authentic Thai flavours, promoting food sharing for diverse tastes. Coconut-infused dishes like Seafood Hor Mok and Tom Yam shine, and lunch guests can enjoy Northern Thai Arabica coffee. Don’t miss their cocktails, whisky sours, sangria, wine, and Thai beer at the bar…

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The French Market Restaurant

The French Market Koh Tao

Founded in December 2019, The French Market quickly became a culinary gem on Koh Tao. Located in Mae Haad, it offers exceptional cuisine in a chic setting. From freshly baked pastries to artisanal pizzas at Pizzeria Nano, every dish reflects mastery of French and Italian culinary traditions. With over 2,000 wines and 18 available by the glass, wine enthusiasts are in for a treat. The establishment also features a basketball court for free use, perfect for family fun. Join us for a delightful experience blending tradition with innovation…

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Cafe del Sol Restaurant

Cafe del Sol

Cafe del Sol, established in 1999 on Koh Tao, offers a fusion of French and Italian cuisine near Mae Haad pier. Chef Roberto and friends founded it as the island’s first French restaurant, aiming for customer satisfaction. They serve breakfast with options like omelettes, set German, muesli with yoghurt, and fresh juices. Lunch features specialty sandwiches, while dinner offers salads, steaks, burgers, pizzas, and homemade pasta. Desserts include crème brûlée and chocolate mousse. Cafe del Sol uses home-grown organic vegetables, ensuring a “Farm to Table” experience. They also operate a bakery with fresh baguettes and croissants. A must-visit for first-timers and returning travellers…

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Restaurants in Chalok Baan Kao Bay, Koh Tao

The Cape Restaurant at Viewpoint Resort, Koh Tao

The Cape Restaurant at View Point Resort

Located on the southern tip of Koh Tao outside of Chalok Baan Kao, View Point Resort houses a beachside restaurant called The Cape. The Cape provides guests a peaceful ambience while they dine and watch the moon and stars shine above the sea. It is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. For lunch, guests can choose from the Western or Asian menu for their starters or entrees. Popular choices from the Western menu are fresh salads, pasta, or exquisitely prepared meats or seafood. The Asian menu offers some of the best-known national Thai dishes and island favourites, like prawns in lime coconut or curried soft shell crabs with egg…

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Taatoh Seaview Restaurant

Taatoh Seaview Restaurant

Taatoh Seaview serves a delectable array of authentic Thai cuisine on a spacious terrace with breathtaking panoramic views of Shark Bay. Open daily from 08:00 to 20:30, begin your day with delightful coffee and pancakes or choose from a variety of breakfast options. For lunch or dinner, savour their Tom Yam, Tom Saap (Northeastern Thai spicy soup), and deep-fried freshly caught fish. Most of their main dishes are generously portioned, perfect for sharing. Don’t miss their Happy Hour promotion starting at 17:00, where you can enjoy a range of beverages, from beer to cocktails and smoothies, while basking in the tranquil evening atmosphere…

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Koppee Espresso Bar

Are you dreaming of a delightful coffee by the pool or savouring a great meal while overlooking the ocean from a terrace? If so, then Koppee is the perfect destination for you. This environmentally-conscious restaurant on Koh Tao offers a wide variety of Western, Thai, and fusion cuisine, along with desserts, and gelato. They make their baked goods, yoghurts, pickles, and sweet treats with the finest ingredients. Koppee opens from 09:00 to 21:00. The friendly staff and pet-friendly atmosphere eagerly await your visit. Be sure to try their organic Thai Arabica Coffee, cold-pressed juices, draft beer, and hand-selected wines. Whether you’re looking to quench your thirst, satisfy your hunger, or simply unwind, Koppee is the place to be.

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Taoni Restaurant

Conveniently located by the main road in Chalok Baan Kao, Taoni immediately captures your attention with its modern and spacious Balinese-style decor. Kickstart your day with one of their delectable and healthy homemade breakfast options, such as Avocado toast and Pain Perdu. Their extensive menu includes a variety of bagels, wraps, salads, dips, pasta dishes, and the chef’s recommended Thai and Burmese specialties, including Pad Thai and chicken curry. Quench your thirst with refreshing juices and smoothies like Happy Juice and Detox Juice, or indulge in a not-too-sweet hot chocolate made from high-quality cocoa. In the evening, unwind with a selection of beers and cocktails, such as Sexy Gin…

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Croissant & Ko Restaurant

Croissant & Ko

Croissant & Ko introduces a delightful food experience to Koh Tao with freshly baked baguettes, pastries, and their signature croissants. Leveraging their extensive culinary knowledge, they have expanded to create a charming ‘concept store’ where you can enjoy delicious meals at any time of the day. Situated in the peaceful town of Chalok Baan Kao, away from the hustle of Koh Tao, Croissant & Ko offers a wide menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Kickstart your day with classic French or English breakfasts, eggs benedict, or healthier options including ACAI smoothie bowls or smashed avocado. For lunch, enjoy favorites like a chicken pesto & emmental sandwich or the highly recommended Ahi tuna poke bowl…

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Koh Tao Restaurants in The East Coast

The Terrace Restaurant at Jamahkiri Resort, Koh Tao

The Terrace at Jamahkiri

Experience the perfect blend of stunning sea views and a delightful ambience at The Terrace, making it an ideal spot for a memorable fine dining. Their menu boasts an impressive array of options, including both Western dishes and traditional Thai cuisine. Don’t miss the opportunity to savour the flavorful Tiger prawn in tamarind sauce or the mouthwatering Fish of the Day À La Meunière as your main course. Complement your meal with a selection from their extensive wine cellar collection. The Terrace & Pool Bar extends a warm welcome to outside guests, offering a 1,000 Baht food and drinks voucher along with access to their expansive infinity pool from 10 am to 7 pm…

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Baan Talay Restaurant, Aow Leuk, Koh Tao

Baan Talay Restaurant

Baan Talay is a family-owned resort, yoga retreat and restaurant nestled in the remote part of southeast Koh Tao. With an incredible view of Aow Leuk Bay, Ang Thong National Marine Park, and the neighboring islands, this restaurant of Koh Tao embraces the surrounding nature for a relaxed dining experience in a scenic setting. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Baan Talay serves a mix of Thai and Western food, along with coffee, homemade baked goods and sourdough. The perfectly spiced sour curry and the chicken with cashew nuts are excellent choices and can be served with coconut, brown, or jasmine rice. Enjoy the food and the atmosphere at Baan Talay.

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Chabalay Restaurant

Chabalay Restaurant, Koh Tao

Chabalay is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, offering guests unobstructed views of Aow Leuk against a mountainous backdrop. At certain times of the day, diners may even catch glimpses of reef sharks from the restaurant’s deck! The menu features a blend of Thai and Western cuisine, with the highlight being freshly caught fish. The chef sources fresh fish daily and grills some fillets with her signature Thai-French-inspired sauce featuring thyme, rosemary, paprika, and garlic. This delectable dish pairs perfectly with an organic coconut picked at the peak of sweetness…

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