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Zest Coffee Shop,Koh Tao

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Mae Hadd | & Sai Ree Beach brance, Koh Tao, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As you have probably found there aren't many purveyors of good coffee on the Thai islands. This is one of them. It came recommended by the lovely owner of Coconut Monkey (Another great place on Koh Tao) and she wasn't wrong. Good by any standards and great by Island ones. 100% Arabica.

Thank Kris K
Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service is great, location is good. Coffee, smoothies, and breakfast is great- lots of options. Very fast service if you only have a couple minutes to eat in the morning. Honestly, great even for just a cup of coffee in the morning.

Thank marianneoc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is super cute and looks underrated however the food is incredible. Freshly made sandwiches on lovely bread and huge salads that looked incredible. I had had 3 separate recommendations for this place and it did not disappoint!

Thank Claire L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Every time when im on the island i will come to zest to eat the Egg Benedict's. Also you must trie the cinnamon rolls....just love it!!

Thank ssc_79
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We only stopped for a coffee and it was a very good cup. Fast service, ok priced. Also do snacks/cakes/smoothies etc

Thank Kellykbhv
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This place was better than expected. The dishes were quite large and prices were great. Service was courteous and nice (while other places in Koh Tao don't have this) and the dishes were delicious. We had breakfast here. Coffee was good too :-)

Thank Rinaaba
Carcassonne, France
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Lovely cafe, open to the road...good place to watch the world go by... great friendly staff and excellent choice of breakfasts at great value. Why go anywhere else !!! The vegetarian plate was my favourite ,even though I am not vegetarian, coconut shake excellent too.

Thank PaulNock
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Probably the best coffee place in Koh Tao. The coffee is unbelievably tasty and everything we had to eat was perfect - the salads, sandwiches, breakfests and lunchs. The place has a great atmosphere and it seems that people are coming here on a daily bases (as we did...) You want this place to be your regular place in Koh... More 

Thank Eyal D
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Had a nice eggs Benedict here with good tea and coffee and friendly service. Good wifi and a western Loo :)

Thank theholidaymaker84
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

When you're up early for a dive, Zest is a savior. Offering hearty, delicious breakfast for some of the best prices on the island, this is a go-to for long term and short term guests on the island alike. Try the vegetarian set breakfast and the chocolate croissant.

Thank Rebecca C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mae Hadd | & Sai Ree Beach brance, Koh Tao, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Koh Tao

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