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Smile Restaurant

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96/18 Moo 3, Kamala-Patong Road, Kamala, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
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+66 76 385 515
09:00 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Smile 1 is half way along Kamala beach front. Outside tables, great selection of fresh fish and shellfish. Good selection and prices on menu. Most staff speak English, super friendly, welcoming and accommodating.

Thank J&GShoreham
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My favourite restaurant in kamala beach, food was amazing, BBQ in front of you, friendly staff amazing views sat on the beach can't recommend enough 👍🏻

Thank nwcrob123
Lehi, Utah
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I took a walk down the beach from our hotel and looked at all of the restaurants. I wanted to try the fish grilled with salt. On this night as we looked over all of the choices , they are all very much the same, selected the Smile because the fish was so fresh it was still... More 

Thank Tim E
Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has friendly staff and great Thai food. It is right on the beach where you can see the sun set

Thank simon B
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went three times to this place. First time was ok. Waitress eager to take your order. Restaurant looks out to the sea. Good spot for watching sunset and downing a beer or cocktail. Third visit the chicken skewers werent marinated and just seasoned before cooking. Had a freshly grilled thai flavoured fish. Lacked taste. Second time was amazing had the... More 

Thank mrrax
Moree, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best fried rice, chicken and seafood we have had in Thailand so far. Absolutely delicious and highly recommend

Thank Jay9_french
Denver, CO
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our stay in Kamala we visited this restaurant several times. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. We loved the location on the beach with the views of the sea. They always had chicken on the rotisserie and it was excellent. The Pad Thai was the best that I have ever had. We were very pleased to find this... More 

Thank Corvano
Gold Coast, Australia
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been travelling to Kamala beach for years and always walked past Smile. This year we were talking to other guests in our hotel and they mentioned how great the food was at Smile, so we tried it. I think Smile has the best location and atmosphere, right on Kamala beach with a sunset set you can't go past.... More 

Thank Bertygerm
Lewiston, Maine
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

As the title states " this is by far the best Pad Thai we ever had." Not greasy, delicious. Service is fast, located right on the beach. We had an amazing papaya seafood salad as well. Everything is simply delicious, the mojito is nothing like in Mexico but not bad. Highly recommend to check it out if you happen to... More 

Thank Artem S
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and i always come back to the best restaurant on Kamala Beach. Smile Restaurant is is a great cheap restaurant that sits right on the beach in Kamala. Great food and beautiful chicken cooked on a spit. Staff are always friendly and the prawn green curry is the best. Will always come back to a fun friendly place.

Thank Warwick K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Barbecue, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96/18 Moo 3, Kamala-Patong Road, Kamala, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Kathu  >  Kamala
  • Phone Number: +66 76 385 515

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