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Somsamai Styles Restaurant

) #91 of 191 Restaurants in Hilo Asian, Thai
18 Furneaux Ln, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2828
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“yellow curry” (3 reviews)
“papaya salad” (3 reviews)
“curries” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
18 Furneaux Ln, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2828
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Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

When we walked in, it felt like we just walked into someone's kitchen. There was a very welcoming lady that gave us menus and seated us. She was also the chef, cashier, and also bussed tables. We ordered papaya salad and two types of curries....More

Thank ToastyHam
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I like the food in general. I think the pad thai is the best in town. The prices are also reasonable. Somsamai is known for her green papaya salad. The only reason I gave it a 4 star is because the hours are not consistent.

Thank Peanuts_Gallery
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

The food here is not only reasonable, but very yummy! We got the larb salad, papaya salad, and pumpkin curry and enjoyed it all. We look forward to eating here again.

Thank hope316
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

Hungry for lunch we did a quick internet search and decided to give this little Thai place a chance. We were glad we did. Hands down the best Thai Iced Tea we have ever had! We both enjoyed curry dishes and split an order of...More

Thank Jeremy044
Reviewed 24 February 2015

This place is beyond good, as the saying goes; "It's GRRREAT" The food is fresh, portions are good, and MOST IMPORTANT...the food is "ONOLICIOUS" !!!! The location is a bit hidden in downtown hilo, but the search is MORE than worth it. I had the...More

Thank Hula15girl
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Good ingredients make the food. Excellent cooking to go along with it. Very satisfying lunch (on days they're open), and good prices.

Thank sfendt
Reviewed 27 June 2014

We found this place while searching on foot for lunch in Hilo. We decided to go in after a woman who was coming out of the restaurant told us in passing, "the food here is amazing!" Her statement was spot on. Inside we found a...More

Thank Mariana S
Reviewed 23 January 2014 via mobile

If you stopped next door (Moonstruck Patisserie) put this on your list for lunch. Maybe the best pad thai I have ever had. The yellow curry was also great. It smells so good when you walk in. A previous review said it feels like eating...More

1  Thank Tony K
Reviewed 20 November 2013

We first tasted Somsamai's food at the Maku'u Market (Sundays, Puna, near Pahoa). We soon became spoiled by the freshness, complexity and downright deliciousness of the food and the friendliness of the chef. When Somsamai opened this little restaurant in Hilo we were thrilled to...More

1  Thank moonlightlady108
Reviewed 28 September 2013

I work in Hilo and come here often. The selection of dishes is limited, but if you love spring rolls, papaya salad, Thai curries, and soups, this is the place to be. The chef grows much of the produce she uses. When she asks if...More

1  Thank Hilopatty
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  • Address: 18 Furneaux Ln, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2828
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo