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Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Sairee village, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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+66 87 284 1023
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at Chaba Tapas for the first time yesterday after seeing the big trip advisor sign outside and weren't dissapointed at all. Both plates we ordered were delicious! We tried the fried rice curry powder chicken with cashew, chicken sweet sour and mango rice as desert - everything tasted great. It was so good that we came back today... More 

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Thank alinakla
jjdelaplaya, Propriétaire at Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Dear Sir,Madam, thank you so much for visiting Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar recently.I really appreciate your 5 stars feedback on Tripadvisor. This is because we get such nice reviews like yours that we have been awarded this year by the Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellence 2016. Hope to see you again to Koh Tao. Cheers. More 

towcester uk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Ate here when we first arrived in koh tao. It's buy 1 tapas get 1 free. I liked the fried vegetable. The chicken looked good but we had traditional thai. Food & service was very good and the cold beers went down a treat. Highly recommended.

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Thank jamesharris8
jjdelaplaya, Propriétaire at Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Dear Sir,Madam, thank you so much for visiting Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar recently.I really appreciate your 5 stars feedback on Tripadvisor. This is because we get such nice reviews like yours that we have been awarded this year by the Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellence 2016. Hope to see you again to Koh Tao. Cheers. More 

Terneuzen, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Good restaurant, very friendly people! Comfotable chairs etc. We loved their paella! You should go there, nice small shops around. clean toiletspiegel around the corner of the restaurant.

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Thank 000022228888
jjdelaplaya, Propriétaire at Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Dear Sir,Madam, thank you so much for visiting Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar recently.I really appreciate your 5 stars feedback on Tripadvisor. This is because we get such nice reviews like yours that we have been awarded this year by the Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellence. Hope to see you again to Koh Tao. Cheers. More 

Petten, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a very pleasant one, the staff is extemely friendly and the Thai food is perfect ! We enjoyed every bite and will recomend "Chaba" to anyone that will or is visiting Koh Tao 👍🏼

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Thank G13W
jjdelaplaya, Propriétaire at Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Dear Sir,Madam, thank you so much for visiting Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar recently.I am really appreciate your 5 stars feedback on Tripadvisor. This is because we get such nice reviews like yours that we have been awarded this year by the Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellence. Hope to see you again to Koh Tao. Cheers. More 

Bangkok
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were looking for somewhere for dinner, after being here a week we had tried a lot of places! This place caught our eye as being busy and quirky. We were delighted as every beer or cocktail comes with a free tapas! I was further happy when I saw I could create my own salad! Boyfriend had... More 

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Thank BlondeScouse
jjdelaplaya, Propriétaire at Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Dear BlondeScouse, thank you so much for visiting Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar.I am really appreciate your 5 stars feedback on Tripadvisor.This is because we get such nice reviews like yours that we have been awarded this year by the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers. More 

Mansfield, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to eat! Great food, great service and great price. We ate here two days in a row and enjoyed it every time!

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Thank rachellelovesasia
jjdelaplaya, Propriétaire at Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Dear rachelleloveasia thank you so much for visiting Chaba Tapas restaurant Bar.I am really appreciate your 5 stars feedback on Tripadvisor.This is because we get such nice reviews like yours that we have been awarded this year by the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers. More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

The Thai food here was the best we found on the island, even from the tiny local places. It is the more well known Bangkok style of cooking, rather than the Southern Thai cooking found elsewhere on the island. If you are looking for authentic spicy food, you can find it here. In addition the Thai/French couple who run it... More 

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Thank Seth Q
jjdelaplaya, Propriétaire at Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Dear Seth Q thank you so much for visiting Chaba Tapas restaurant Bar.I am really appreciate your 5 stars feedback on Tripadvisor.This is because we get such nice reviews like yours that we have been awarded this year by the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers. More 

Oslo, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

The food is sooooo good here! The owner (French) with his beautiful wife from Thailand just give us the best service ever. We had to go back many times during our stay. To the owner: Regards from your Moroccan (Norwegian) "brother" and his friend:-)

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Thank JustMeAEM
jjdelaplaya, Propriétaire at Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Dear JustMeAEM thank you so much for visiting Chaba Tapas restaurant Bar.I am really appreciate your 5 stars feedback on Tripadvisor.This is because we get such nice reviews like yours that we have been awarded this year by the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

The food is so delicious!!!! Try the roasted chicken, it is on point! Also the service is very good and the people who work there are really friendly which has been a nice change.

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Thank Samsonbun
jjdelaplaya, Propriétaire at Chaba Tapas Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Dear Samsonbun thank you so much for visiting Chaba Tapas restaurant Bar.I am really appreciate your 5 stars feedback on Tripadvisor.This is because we get such nice reviews like yours that we have been awarded this year by the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers. More 

Santiago, Chile
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Nice local food and great service. You can create your own salad chosing the ingredients. Would be good to grab a drink aswell ( you get free tapas)

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Thank rasapunar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sairee village, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Koh Tao
  • Phone Number: +66 87 284 1023
Description
Traditional Thai cuisine , roasted chicken , paella, burgers , sandwiches, create our own salad

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