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Via Vai

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Chaweng Beach Road, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
+66 97 045 8958
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Here it was the Italian restaurant with A little advantage The pizza made in a wooden oven. The crisp an taste was really great, thin pizzas off course. While waiting We ate There great grisinnis together with A little taste of there homemade spicy tomato sauce - excelent. Next time We will have A look at pasta dishes which also... More 

Thank knudsenjan1
Reggio Emilia, Italy
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We waited 50 minutes for 3 Thai plates and 2 pizzas when there were only 3 tables engaged. Owner apologised for the long awaiting but offered us nothing or discounted something on the check. Anyway thsi food was good and pizza pretty good.

Thank DocEmmethBrown
Oslo, Norway
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54 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I doubt that this is the best italian on Chaweng, but the location is good and the food is eatable. Pizza was a bit undercooked, and the tomato sauce could have been more tasteful. That said, the food was decent and the service was fine. The house wine on carafel was good compared what you get most places in Thailand.

Thank Sihanoukville
Glenning Valley, Australia
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78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The wood fired pizza oven at the front of the restaurant drew our attention whilst walking past in the afternoon. We went back later that night after a few drinks and weren't disappointed with the food. My son ordered a Long Island tea and whilst you can get cheaper along the strip he said that this was choc full of... More 

Thank Bob B
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

My name is Alessandro Michelini. I am Italian. Even for my young age, I have been in many countries and cities worldwide; Italy, London, Madrid, Barcelona, Andalusia, Amsterdam, Praga, San Diego, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Washington, New York, Buenos Aires, Hong Kong, Singapore, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam. As a food lover I have been experienced many Italian restaurants thought those countries.... More 

1 Thank Brian F
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Woodoven baked pizza at it's best! No need for better explaination! Just straight up great! Plus nice helpful staff. What more do you need to know?

Thank Arsaell I
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

My friend and I went here after reading the positive reviews and deciding that we needed a break from Thai food. We were not disappointed. The pizza dough was amazing, the best I've had. The ingredients were fresh and tasty. Staff were friendly also. Prices were reasonable and similar to other pizza places that are not done by Woodfire.

Thank Erin W
Dresden, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Good authentic Italian pizza! With the super tasty neapoletan dough, must try for everyone who never tried or who wants a proper pizza in Thailand. Nice Thai staff and friendly Italian owner! Buonissima pizza napoletana!! Per tutti che desiderano un buon cibo conoscuito, ne vale la pena! Simpatico proprietario! Torneremmo sempre e con piacere!

Thank steeeps
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I have recently visited this place as was a bit tired of thai food (not in a bad way) and was very impressed with the quality of the food. My husband had pizza, me-pasta. Pizza dough was amazing! Soft, thin and crispy. Bolognese ragout was cooked to perfection. If you are tired or bored with thai food this is very... More 

Thank Kris H
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Great food, good price . Friendliness of staff a little to be desired. Pizza was fresh and wood fired. Lobster pasta good size and full of flavour.

Thank Wanda G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, European
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chaweng Beach Road, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Samui  >  Bophut  >  Chaweng
  • Phone Number: +66 97 045 8958

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