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Pepenero Koh Samui

4/5, Moo 1, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84330, Thailand
+66 77 963 353
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4/5, Moo 1, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84330, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

New location is more convenient and accessible. Lovely decor for inside and outside dinng. Paolo does a great job of welcoming diners and explaining every dish. Food is just outstanding. Flavour dancing off the plate. One of our "go to" restaurants when in Samui.

Thank Sioseeker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I scooted here one night from Bophut beach and certainly weren’t disappointed... what a little gem! We really loved the authentic setting and atmosphere, and the service was excellent. The owner who is very friendly and charismatic, came over to engage with...More

Thank Caroline K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great Aperol Spritz kicked off a pleasant meal at Pepenero. The staff and host were all very attentive and the food was good. Not quite the gastro heaven alluded to in other reviews but a genuinely nice meal and a good choice if you...More

Thank elloydn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So after the move and after the great experience with the food last year we decided to go back to Pepenero in their new location. We went there twice and must say the new location is a great improvement. Nicely located in a less busy...More

Thank Danny v
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is nice and clean. The owner is very welcoming Italian man who explains the menu enthusiastically. The quality of food is good but nothing very special.

Thank Shakiba S
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Have been there a number of times recently and always experienced the same high level of service and quality of the food. From the friendly greeting of the owner to the explanation of the menu/specials and the competent service of the waiters it always is...More

Thank HUBSamui
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The people here were very friendly and welcoming with authentic atmosphere and decor. The spaghetti was yummy.

Thank tinascwv
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Visited for dinner with the family, nice ambiance at the venue and owner and staff really friendly and helpful. Food was just ok, the seafood soup was over salty, the cheese fondue on reality was cheese on toast. All of our company had a issue...More

Thank John R
Paolo M, Owner at Pepenero Koh Samui, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear John, Thank you very much for visiting Pepenero and reviewing us. I'm a bit sad for the content of your your review, because both my staff and I remember your presence at Pepenero, and the memory is a positive evening, with final congratulations. Please...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

A friend of mine recommended recently this restaurant few hundred meters far from the place I used to stay in Koh Samui. So close we had to make a try ! On the North coast of the Island, far from the crowd, not that easy...More

Thank YvesHKG
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I don't tend to eat Italian very often on Koh Samui, but Pepenero impressed the hell out of me. There is great attention to detail throughout the restaurant, from the ambience, to the training of staff, the constant presence of owner Paolo, and - most...More

Thank venividivice
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5 October 2016|
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Response from Johnlovesfood17 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. My wife is vegetarian and had lots of choices
16 September 2016|
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Response from Paolo M | Property representative |
Yes, we serve gluten free pasta. Thank you very much for writing us, best regards Paolo
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$59
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4/5, Moo 1, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84330, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Mae Nam
  • Phone Number: +66 77 963 353
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Homemade Italian food dedicated to slow-food lovers. An invitation to sit and enjoy the music, the familiar atmosphere and every bite...without rush. Customers used to a fast food service, will not find in Pepenero an ideal place. We are easily accessible from the main areas of the island (Chaweng, Bophut, Maenam). We prepare the most traditional pasta recipes, accompanied by regional recipes and meat or fishes courses. Appetizers with the best selection of Italian cold cuts and cheese, Caprese with excellent Italian mozzarella, bruschettas and salads. Prestigious wine list and homemade desserts. The common element of all that we propose is the respect for the original recipes In Pepenero you will find the most famous Italian and international cocktails (Spritz, Negroni, Sbagliato, Mojito, Gin Tonic) always using the best brands and the original recipes. We strongly recommended to always book the table. At the moment, we don't accept credit cards.
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