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GAON Korean BBQ Restaurant

183 Moo1 | Maenam, Soi 4, China Town, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84330, Thailand
+66 93 734 4680
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (9 reviews)
“kimchi” (15 reviews)
“japchae” (2 reviews)
Open Now
15:00 - 23:00All hours
Barbecue, Asian, Korean, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
183 Moo1 | Maenam, Soi 4, China Town, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84330, Thailand
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from our first visit. Street bustling as was the weekly walking market. Met at entrance by lovely waitress who upon seeing my sweaty face (!) immediately sat us down and then brought over a fan! Made such a difference - thank you! Shared...More

Thank Jo S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have had two dinners at Gaon Restaurant during our last holidays in Samui. This restaurant is very well kept and the food is very tasty. Products are top quality and very fresh. The owner is charming and takes care of her guests. The restaurant...More

Thank John52France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Because I wanted to eat and eat Samnamal beach, I visited Mannam Beach, and I was really surprised. I admired the Korean boned pork belly.

1  Thank onnuri y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Girlfriend and I visited soon after the restaurant opened one day for a late lunch after exploring temples and had the place to ourselves. We're both big fans of Korean food and have been lucky enough to eat some really great examples of it across...More

1  Thank Jake B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

She explained that she moved to Samui from Korea to start her own business, and how she went to the market every morning for fresh ingredients.

1  Thank Prajay P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Relatively pricy and mediocre. Service was good, but not amazing. The food lacked in flavour which was really a downer since the reviews were good and the pictures in the menu (pictures in a menu is usually a warning sign for me) looked fine. There's...More

Thank Coa92
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Our food was cooked for 40 minutes - had to go for a walk, as the lady told us about delay only after we ordered. Fried squid and glass noodles were quite average - we were able to finish the meal, but without any excitement

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I was sceptical of this place because I never see people there. But after checking reviews I decided to give it a try..... wow that was a mistake. The food was dry, salty and flavorless. Being an avid eater of korean food I admit I...More

Thank Toony1987
Chic_Corea, Owner at GAON Korean BBQ Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

This customer came to dine at my restaurant with a couple of friends. They enjoyed theirs meals with drinks and stayed 2 hours to chat and ate up everything they ordered. In fact, I was surprised to see him at my restaurant that night because...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Decided to give Korean food a try and so glad we did. The owner was incredibly helpful, making recommendations and explaining how each dish should be eaten . The food was delicious and service great . We ended up returning a few days later to...More

Thank Tom28
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We had a superb dinner experience last evening in Mae Nam market area. Very good service. Excellent food. Nice to benefit from this typical Korean BBQ. It makes a break after two weeks of Thai food, which I love by the way. Another point, not...More

Thank Benoit S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$4 - US$18
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 183 Moo1 | Maenam, Soi 4, China Town, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84330, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Mae Nam
  • Phone Number: +66 93 734 4680
GAON Korean BBQ Restaurant in Maenam China town, Soi 4 where the Walking Street takes place every Thursday. Authentic Korean Food and Charcoal Brazier Korean Barbecue on table. Excellent quality of beef from Australia and Home-made Kimchi & side dishes. All foods are no added MSG. Open everyday from 3pm to 11pm. Please refer to our restaurant facebook page for closing day.
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