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"Thai-rrific Eats on Koh Tao: Phoenix Divers' Take on the Island's Tastiest Spots"

Hi, Scuba Divers!

So, you've just explored or are about to explore the underwater wonders with Phoenix Divers, and now it's time to dive into another kind of adventure – Koh Tao's drool-worthy Thai food scene. We're not just about the underwater action; we've got the inside scoop on where to get your taste buds doing the happy dance. Koh Tao Restaurants are our playground, and trust us, the Thai food game here is strong. From street-side sizzlers to tucked-away gems, join us as we spill all the deets on the island's tastiest Thai joints. Get ready for a flavor explosion, because at Phoenix Divers, we believe the fun doesn't stop when you're out of the water – it just gets tastier!


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Quick, cheap and great Thai food very close by to the dive center. Try the chicken on rice, you won’t be disappointed.  $


Right next door to the dive center and serving locally caught fish in a variety of innovative ways. 1 minute walk from Phoenix Divers $$


Located just next to Bai They Chicken Rice Restaurant this is a great place for Thai curries, spring rolls and everything else you would expect from a Thai restaurant. 4 minute walk from Phoenix Divers $


Great Thai food directly next door to our dive center and directly on the beach, a great spot for after dive sunset and food. 0 minute walk from Phoenix Divers $$


Located on the main road around a 10 minute walk from the dive center. All of the Thai food is great but we would definitely recommend the Tofu special, green curry or Laab Moo. 12 minute walk from Phoenix Divers $


The clue is in the name, this place serves some of the best Som Tam (Papaya Salad) on the island. Everything else is good too, try the dried pork (Moo Tod) and fried chicken. If you want a different version of Papaya Salad ask them to replace the papaya with sweetcorn. 15-20 minute walk from Phoenix Divers $


One of the most famous spots on the island that you may have to queue for if you go at busy times, but the wait is most definitely worth it. Very quick Thai food centered around fresh roasted duck. Duck on Rice, in noodles, soup and all of the regular Thai food. 20 minute walk from Phoenix Divers $


If you’re a Pad Thai lover then this is the place for you. The menu if focused around one of Thailands most famous dishes. We would recommend the crispy pork Pad Thai. 15 minute walk from Phoenix Divers $$


Check this spot out if you’re a big fan of Massaman Curry. Cooked fresh everyday with juicy chicken, potatoes and onions you need to make sure you try this famous northern Thai dish. 10 minute walk from Phoenix Divers $


Serving up great Thai food for a great price in a cosy setting, Tukta is one of our top picks for Thai food. We would definitely recommend their Thai fusion pizzas, curry on a pizza might sound weird, but trust us, you won’t be disappointed. 15 minute walk from Phoenix Divers $


Awesome Thai restaurant in a nice setting with a friendly family serving you delicious Thai food. Our top pick would be the vegan duck cashew nut or raw prawns (Goong Chae Nam Pla). 5-10 minute drive from Phoenix Divers $


Traditional Thai food in an amazing setting with great ocean views. 5-10 minute drive from Phoenix Divers $

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