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Pancake Man

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Mae Nam Beach, Mae Nam, Ko Samui, Thailand
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Brussels, Belgium
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

We have, a lot, of respect, no, admiration, for the man running this place, on his own! Worth the visit only to see him at work! What he succeds to deliver in an hour time... OK, the place is tiny, with just 4, clean, waxed fabric covered tables and 16 plastic stools to go with (free iced water from the... More 

Thank Chriskap
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Sheer delight to watch him in action... And to eat what he prepares! Must visit - preferably after 9pm for a shorter queue.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Hong Kong
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44 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Khun Lek or Mr. Pancake Man is an institution on the island. Open 6 days a week from 5pm to 11pm or until he has sold his daily 400 pancakes. Once sold, he closes. His pancakes are cheaper and much tastier than those of the mobile vendors around the island. He is extremely friendly, serves chilled complimentary water and has... More 

Thank captainkirk1
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth visiting if u are passing by Mae Nam. We stopped there to get banana pancake with milk and sugar. Mr. Pancake Man is super kind and hospitable. Pancakes were delicious!

Thank Veronika S
Auckland, New Zealand
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

stopped at the pancake man after dinner and had the banana and honey pancake, yummy. very good pancakes

Thank Marcus D
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Best pancakes and incredibly kind, hard working Mr. Pancake man! He is just awesome. Must try when nearby Maenam Beach.

Thank Dejan M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Best pancakes we have ever eaten! They are really tasty for very good prices. We can only recommend..

Thank ERES J
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Mr Pancake Man is awesome! Incredibly kind, hard working and makes great pancakes! Must try when coming near Maenam Beach.

Thank Firoz R
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Reading tripadvisors feedback, I was very curious about this pancake place. I wanted to have a pancake for breakfast but it turns out the place opens at 5:00 pm. So in the night I ordered a chocolate pancake, which was delicious. Further, the way how he makes it is fun to watch. He makes his pancakes with a lot of... More 

Thank Maurice R
Seremban, Malaysia
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

The pancakeman 's uncle very nice and always gave us a big smile :) his pancake cheaper than others but delicious too,wish to go back again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mae Nam Beach, Mae Nam, Ko Samui, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Mae Nam

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