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Pesto Restaurant

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Moo 1, Laguna Road, Phuket 83110, Thailand
+66 82 423 0184
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

One of our favs. Long, exhausting menu with well cooked western and Thai dishes. Something for everyone, literally. It's the type of place you would be happy with a nice bottle of vino or two. Service can be pretty annoying and you get your food when you get your food. Don't even attempt to space it out...go with the flow...

Thank Albatruff77
Phuket, Thailand
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The prices are one of the lowest there in the row of restaurants, but the quality of food is similar to them as well. I only tried their Thai food, and not other cuisines, but I am very pleased by what I had. Their Pad Thai especially was quite good, ordered an entire fish for a very low price that... More 

Thank ngjingshun
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Visited Pesto for the first time today and we will definitely go back. The prices are incredibly reasonable and the quality of the food is high. Being slightly set back from the road makes it a little quieter and also perhaps easy to miss. The space is fairly open and neutral in its colour palette. Service was efficient and friendly.... More 

Thank Ruth_12B
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Had 2 delicious meals here. Whole white snapper was a highlight! All of the dishes were authentic, tasty, and the service was great. Free transport to and from our homestay was a bonus.

Thank Brett M
Singapore, Singapore
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234 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

It's an unassuming restaurant, quite easy to miss even if you walk past lest along drive. They do have complimentary pickup/return service but call them to check if they serve your hotel. Our favorites is Italian. Servings may not appear large but they will be sufficient to fulfill your cravings. Pricing is reasonable from our perspective for each course. The... More 

Thank Melvin M
Thalang District, Thailand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Pesto has been my favourite restaurant for many years. Top quality food for a very friendly price. Superb menu. Friendly people. The Thai chef has worked in European 5 star restaurants. The best in town!! You won't find any better. Highly recommended!

Thank omshantimunayki
Manchester, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant & the food did not disappoint. A very high quality menu. The scallop starter was delicious, as was the beef fillet. Don't expect a fine dining experience. The venue is typical rough round the edges. But the staff were lovely, & you would pay much more for a swanky place.

Thank Anneyakka
Bangkok, Thailand
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Babey~, this is what I came for~ No.32 I would recommend to anyone that likes creamy and (tomato) saucy pasta at the same time. Reasonable price for good ingredients and perfectly cooked pasta. This place is my fix every time I crave good European taste (of pasta).

Thank amontien
Hong Kong, China
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We visit Phuket quite often and always enjoy eating at Pesto the owner chef is very talented both his Italian & Thai dishes are outstanding and very good value!

Thank iwanev2016
Hong Kong
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We went to Pesto for dinner for 2 times in our Phuket trip. Free pick-up service from our hotel, nice and sincere staff, and tasty food at a low price. We ordered steamed and deep-fried fish, one for each, both fresh and yummy. Our kids love it! The smoothies there is a must-try! Fresh and chilly! Only 55B each!

Thank UStravelerHongKong

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
European, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Moo 1, Laguna Road, Phuket 83110, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Thalang District
  • Phone Number: +66 82 423 0184
Everything we do in the kitchen, from using subtle textures and flavours, to seeking out the freshest local produce has the same objective: to stimulate the palate and delight the senses.

Our menu which is inspired by authentic Mediterranean and Thai flavours creates a fusion of tradition and innovation, uniting yesterday and tomorrow.

Our aim is to transform classic Mediterranean dishes through the use of bold, Asian inflected seasonings and unexpected flavor combinations to draw the basic essence and nuanced flavours of quality ingredients to the fore and allow them to truly shine.

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