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“Taste of Italy in Thailand ”
Review of Tropicana

Tropicana
Ranked #23 of 174 Restaurants in Lamai Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: "Trattoria-style" Italian restaurant & Pizzeria located in center Lamai on the Lamai Beach road (500 meters before Mcdonalds ).
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommend by guests in our hotel. We loved this authentic taste of Italy whist holidaying in Koh Samui. The pizzas were amazing and we would certainly come back for more. Restaurant was full with a mix of holiday makers and locals so certainly appeals to everyone

Thank James B
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

After eating a lot of Thai food, it was great to find this Italian place for a diversion. You would not think that a place named "Tropicana" would have EXCELLENT Italian food, but it does!! The owners are so personable, Diego is an excellent chef and Karl is a great entertainer, not up on stage, but he will make you laugh if you engage in a conversation with him! He has wonderful life stories to tell you! I high recommend this place if you want some great Italian food! Thank you Karl and Diego, or should I say "Grazie"!

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Thank DOHAJO
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Quiet Sunday night, but this place was packed, had to be a reason.

Great Italian food was the answer Carbonara and a pizza, very nice indeed.

If we had more nights we’d be back

Thank S7evieboy
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

I eat in Tropicana 3 to 4 times a month and the food, service and atmosphere never fail to impress. Having lived for a while in Italy my expectations are high for genuine quality Italian quisine which is what this restaurant delivers. The two owners are attentive and have attitude and charm and the restaurant is spotless and attractive. Today I had a delicious starter of plump and juicy clams in a rich tomatoe sauce which was excellent. The main course of light and fluffy gnocchi in a four cheese sauce with smoked speck and kalamata olives was exemplarary. The negroni’s are the best I have ever had. The owners are flexible and will accommodate personal preferences regarding the food.

Thank Malcolm5251
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Having noticed how busy the restaurant was on our first couple of days in Lamai, we made the trek from our accommodation...again full house, as we waited in line we were brushed aside by some other impatient "ladies" (older European, so no surprise). We were left standing to wait for a table....a worthwhile if uncomfortable wait ensued...the food was good, the service fantastic. The owner, well, he was more awkward than anything...very comfortable in his own skin.

Thank Brad W
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