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Pesto Restaurant

81 Moo 3, Mai Khao, Phuket 83110, Thailand
+66 63 242 7383
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good52%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“pasta” (10 reviews)
“italian food” (2 reviews)
“portions” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Thai
€€ - €€€
81 Moo 3, Mai Khao, Phuket 83110, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The seafood pasta and bolognese pasta are both delicious and the setting next to the beach is a nice touch, but the constant presence of flies was bothersome. If the restaurant can find a way to limit the bugs and flies, it would be a...More

Thank PrivateBanker
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Was staying at the Holiday Inn and ate at Pesto before I knew there were 5 local open air restaurants close by. It was nice to be beachfront but it was a bit too breezy for me. Wait staff was marginal - demeaner flat -...More

Thank dalamont
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Portions are good sized. Quality is reasonable as well. Love the bacon pasta; can't go wrong with that. The steak was good too. Lovely sunset view if you don't mind the wind in your face. :D Kids-eat-for-free scheme is available here as well! So kids...More

Thank EvelynNeo
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

A nice open feature restaurant in Holiday Inn resort Serves Italian style food. Nicely cooked. Took a little while longer than expected Quality good. Prices ok for Hotel.

Thank Dkkeeling
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The chef has a 5 years experience in hotels at Sainte Maxime in South of France, and the menu is quite interesting. You have a large choice of Thai or international dishes, and great French dishes (desserts are fantastic, especially the home made hot chocolate...More

Thank EmmanuelEsnault
Reviewed 13 April 2016

we was stay again in holiday inn, that's why every staff is kindness and helpful, beautiful garden with beach, so we expect general service to this restaurant The 'Pesto' is looking so good, front of beach, and looking cool we ordered, cream pasta with sirloin...More

Thank sungwanc2016
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

The pizzas are delicious - wonderful light, crispy bases and excellent toppings. the lamb one and the pork ones are particularly good (sorry - I can't recall the exact names!). Also had pasta on a second visit - ravioli came in a nice creamy lemony...More

1  Thank Jono B
Reviewed 24 April 2015

Stumbled upon this place by chance, we were beach hopping from the North to the South. Here, you can build your own pizza with fresh and various ingredients. I ordered mine with Massaman curry paste, spinach and Thai basil, topped it up with anchovies and...More

Thank Se7enthangel
Reviewed 13 March 2015

Overall some of the worst "Italian themed" food that I have had the misfortune to eat anywhere. From the ice cold red wine served in a dirty glass to the garlic bread with no taste it was a disaster from beginning to end. My partner...More

Thank 83poolie
Reviewed 17 February 2015

We spent nearly 2 weeks at the hotel so ate breakfast here twice, lunch a couple of times and dinner three times. The location is pretty nice - 50 odd metres back from the sea, the prices were reasonable, the pizza is done in a...More

Thank mhbarker
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Moo 3, Mai Khao, Phuket 83110, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Thalang District  >  Mai Khao
  • Phone Number: +66 63 242 7383
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Enjoying a breezy beachside location, Pesto Restaurant’s al fresco setting showcases spectacular views over Mai Khao Beach and the Andaman Sea. Casual seaside dining in an idyllic setting, Pesto gives you hearty, authentic Italian cuisine, with pizza, grilled mains, seafood dishes and pasta, and an extensive wine list to match.
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