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On the Rock, Karon Beach

Marina Phuket Resort
47 Karon Road
Karon Beach , Phuket
Tel: 66 76 330 625's insider take:

A grottolike seafood-and-barbecue restaurant carved into the southernmost rocks of Karon Beach (it's part of the Marina Phuket Resort), On the Rock has both an exemplary menu and a spectacular ocean view. It puts out the full spread of standard Thai dishes plus some delectable combinations like baked mussels served in a hot pot and rock lobster baked in an oven and topped with cheese. But what makes the uphill climb worth it are the seafood satays: all manner of marine creatures impaled on sticks and grilled over a flame. The place is no secret, so call ahead to secure a table.

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