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Smile @ Waterside

142/44 Moo 2 ,Bueng Kaen Nakhon ,Nai Mueang Subdistrict, Khon Kaen, Thailand
+66 43 320 777
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good57%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“som tam” (2 reviews)
“live music” (4 reviews)
“air con” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
142/44 Moo 2 ,Bueng Kaen Nakhon ,Nai Mueang Subdistrict, Khon Kaen, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although you need a car or taxi to get there it is a lovely restaurant as it’s on a lakefront and there are outside tables, which makes it very pleasant in hot weather. The menu is great too and I just loved the modern vibe.

Thank russianliz
Reviewed April 18, 2018

Really nice and various here can everyone eat, and drink good days they have 100percent bad days 85 Good also for a rare steak

Thank 323andersb
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Had a number of dishes thai dish very good European not so service ok are waiters poor under standing of english deserts very good said no stoch look at menu there it was ?? But served in brandy glass

Thank bcc8354
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Had a delicious meal which was fresh and flavoursome and catered for Thais and foreigners. Location by the lake with plenty of indoor and outdoor seating with nice ambiance during day and night offering different perspectives. Good pricing and worth going back

Thank Russell P
Reviewed January 24, 2018

Taken to this restaurant by a friend who lives and works in Khon Kaen. Had a selection of dishes all of which were delicious, particularly liked the Lab Moo and my father said that the sweet and sour chicken was the best he had tasted...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Personal opinion, I think the taste of the food is not at its best. Too few choices of alcohol beverage. Clean space. Bakery is highlight. Parking lot is too dark. And I think the exit way is quite dangerous because it faces directly to the...More

Thank Anchalee O
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Apparently, these are new premises by the lake, but i had never been to the previous one. This site is lovely ... nicely positioned and very nicely appointed within, with live music [though not loud]. The food was delicious: we chose numerous dishes, including fish,...More

Thank MacLancashire
Reviewed September 18, 2017

We went to this place for lunch and it was great! Ordered many dishes e.g. spring rolls, pad thai, ribs, som tum. Everything was nice and well presented. Price was in the mid-range. The only thing is we used public transport and because of the...More

Thank Parl R
Reviewed March 30, 2017

The Smile Restaurant is at a good location if you have a car, near a large lake. The building is modern style with air-con rooms inside or you can eat outside in the court yard. I have known this restaurant for many years, good food,...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed October 17, 2016

I had been to Smile when it was at Bueng Kaen Nakhorn, but this was my first visit to the new location. We went as a business dinner with Thai and American participants. The service and the food was very good. We were in a...More

Thank Tony C
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July 24, 2015|
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Response from Rasana_28 | Reviewed this property |
As they have music and bar section, they should close quite late at night. I checked their Fb and the service time is 11:00am-11:30 pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142/44 Moo 2 ,Bueng Kaen Nakhon ,Nai Mueang Subdistrict, Khon Kaen, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Khon Kaen Province  >  Khon Kaen
  • Phone Number: +66 43 320 777
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