|Do you like seafood and fish as is Koh Samet is the place for you. In fact all restaurants serve fresh seafood. At Wong Duen beach you can find grill-buffet with the day's catch. One of the dining places is Sea Horse. In Ao Phai, south of Diamond Beach (hat Sai Kaew) is the Naga Bar is a popular place where the menu consists of fine local cuisine and good pastries. Jep's Bungalow, just south of the Naga Bar, has a decent menu, and they also offer a large selection of beers and wonderful freshly baked bread for breakfast.
Sai Kaew and Ao Phai offers a variety of small eateries that serve seafood and fish. Unfortunately, it is difficult to say which places are the best when it varies. Make it a habit to ask around about the different places, studying the menus and check out some of the places that seems to be the most visited. It is usually those that have the best food. In the daytime goes by the street vendors around and sell fresh fruits, dried squids, kokonuts, papaya sallad (som-tam) and other bits and bobs.
Do you want to have simple, locally inspired cuisine and typical island ambience, Sai Kaew Beach, Ao Phai and Ao Hin Khok that you should head over to. Otherwise, most of the resorts and hotels on Koh Samet own restaurants along the beach where they serve thai and international dishes.
Most bungalows have their own restaurants where you can eat the usual rice and chicken and often a little cheaper fish and seafood dishes with locally caught fish. All of the restaurants along the beaches is transformed in the evening to romantic spots settings with chill ambience on the beach for all guests. If you are looking for a hot nightlife, then you should visit the Silver Sand, which is located in Ao Phai. The best food you will find in the northwest of the Na Dan Moo Ban Talay.