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“Nice with a break from the thaifood”
Review of Bizarro Tapas, Bar & Restaurant - CLOSED

Bizarro Tapas, Bar & Restaurant
Price range: US$1 - US$10
Cuisines: Barbecue, Thai
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Good for: Romantic, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Bizarro is a new and dynamic addition to the Koh Tao food and drinks scene. A comfortable restaurant with great food and service, an amazing atmosphere and superb music. Whether it's tapas, Thai food, barbeque or just some drinks with friends, this is a great place to while away your evenings.
Reviewed 28 December 2013

Thaifood is yummy but after a while you want something else. We tried the grilled chicken and the ribs. Nice and juicy, and the smell from the BBQ was wonderful. The chimichurri however, was a disappointment. Service was excellent and prices decent.

Thank kismet80
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Reviewed 23 December 2013

We were very underwhelmed by this restaurant.
Ok, we probably are foodies, but we went there for the positive reviews.
And were bitterly disappointed.
The welcome glass of gazpacho was amazing and brought up the expectations.
The main course was tuna and chicken bbq.
Must have been a different cook.
Tuna smelled very fishy and didnt taste that good
Chicken bizarro was greasy and dry.
Side dishes (fried small potato cubes have been fried way too long)
All in all a very disappointing evening.
Altough ambience is nice, music is great and waiter (owner?) is very nice.
Need a different cook tho.

Go there for the gazpacho only (dont eat bbq) and have an awesome evening.

1  Thank splintah
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Reviewed 11 November 2013

Tapas & Latin American grill was the last thing we expected to be having on Koh Tao but we loved this place. The Argentine-Italian owner Javier was very welcoming and friendly and has obviously put the time in training his Thai waiter staff who are very attentive which is a refreshing change to the usual 'relak' approach to islander Thai restaurant staff service.

The tapas is very reasonably priced and well pulled together ( would image sourcing some of the ingredients in for Spanish dishes in a somewhat remote SE Asian island would be tricky)! Not sure what recent reviews complaining about the tapas was all about? I too love Spanish food & was in Spain in July this year and this place shapes up quiet well all things considered.

The dining garden is nicely lit but candle light and lamps and the nights we dined there there was some chill acoustic music but Spanish expats. We gobbled up the fresh catch Sushimi , Ceviche, and potatoes bravas. The Thai basil mojitos are killer ; enjoyed several of these. We returned several times during in our stay.

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Thank Andrew H
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Reviewed 8 November 2013

Come here all the time for tapas! Never had the thai food or pastas on the menu but the spanish tapas and the bbq is great! Sangria is fantastic especially when made with dragon fruit! They often have live music and sometimes salsa nights. Its tucked away in a quiet area of koh tao and is a gem. Orders can take a while when busy but its worth it to spend the eveing there sipping on sangria!! love!

Thank Jen778
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Reviewed 27 October 2013

I went there for a meal after a day of diving and I walk looking forward to what was advertised ... Spanish tapas. I love Spanish food and this was just something .... Well awful. We had pat atlas bravas, which were ok. The best part of this dish was the garlic sauce that came with it, plate of shrimps... Just boiled in a water, no taste what so ever and I would go as far as saying that this was one of the first seafood I have had in my life. My friend asked for ribs which looked really good but once you put them in our mouth, it became different story. The amount of salt on the ribs was just unbelievable ... I had to spit them out and ask for another drink just to flush the taste and salt away.

The only food I enjoyed there was the eggplant and the Thai soup.

Never again

Thank Ondrejsrb
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