Frisbee Gold, Burritos, and the Best Cheeseburgers on Koh Samui
On my most recent stay on the island of Koh Samui Thailand, I came across a few American ran businesses that were just too good not to mention.
Here are my 3 favorite new businesses on Samui for 2015:
Samui Disc Golf (Frisbee Golf)
I can’t say Frisbee Golf is the manliness sport in the world, but it’s a fun activity. Get a couple friends together with a few Thai girls – and bring them here. Unlike real golf, you don’t need a lot of experience to play, just the ability to throw a Frisbee (which most Thai girls can do after a few minutes of practice).
Samui Disc Golf is run by Nigel, who is genuinely a very good guy. The cost is 250 baht (7usd) per person and you can play one round of 9 holes or play for the entire day.
Also, check out the pizza. I haven’t personally tried it, but after I played there, I heard from more than few people that Nigel makes a damn good pizza.
Finding the best hamburger on Samui has been a fun side project for me over the last few years. When I first arrived on Samui 5 years ago, Bikini Bar in Lamai was the best. Then Mamas Burger. But both those places have gone to shit. Currently, there is a new King of the Island…Cheeseburger Cheeseburger – located in Fisherman’s Village.
Hands down, this is the best burger in Asia. In fact, I’d consider it the best burger I’ve had outside of the United States.
Basically, the owner took the idea from “Five Guys” (probably the best burger establishment in the United States) and improved on it. The cheeseburgers are better, the fries are basically an exact copy, and this place added real ice cream milk shakes….which is also the best shake I’ve had in Asia.
Cheeseburgers range from 200 – 400 baht (6 – 12usd) but are well worth it. You will NOT find a better burger anywhere on Samui.
Burritos del Sol
When I take my yearly trip to the United States, my diet basically consists of 75% Chipotle / Baja Fresh burritos. Which for those of you who aren’t American, these are awesome healthy burritos for around 6usd.
For years I’ve been saying that Samui has been lacking a kick ass burrito. But being too lazy to do anything about it, I merely complained about it and hoped that someone would eventually feel that same and do something about it.
That time has finally come. Burritos del Sol makes a solid burrito for 190 baht (6usd). I can’t say it’s a good as Chipotle, but it’s still a decent meal I’d have once or twice a week.
Posted on Gods of Thailand January 26, 2015 in Koh Samui