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Original Thai Cuisine

75 Kuakini Highway, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-329-3459
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“summer rolls” (15 reviews)
“thai food” (42 reviews)
“curry” (16 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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75 Kuakini Highway, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a really great dinner here. We shared the chicken satay which was good. I had the Pa-Nang curry and my husband tried the spicy basil noodles and both were delish! Loved the fact that you could get different sizes of the thai iced...More

Thank dbozzy
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have enjoyed this place several times.. I normally enjoy their yellow Thai curry. The fresh spring rolls with mint and delicious, and something that travels well to take for a snack later at the beach. My husband who enjoys a really spicy meal found...More

Thank AlohaHawaii808
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best curry I have had outside of Thailand. “Spicy” options is hotter than Thailand spice. Definitely will return. Don’t forget to BYOB.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best curry on the western side of the island, which is the only side of the island we've tried Thai food. Always great service. Definitely a place the locals go.

Thank oldatxnative
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Looking for some place different and walk-able from our hotel, we discovered a great Thai place. Not very familiar with Thai, we took suggestions from the server. We found items quite tasty with medium heat as requested. Truly a locals place. There is no wine...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We have typical menu items we order from our favorite Thai restaurants. We tried the spring rolls, laab and pumpkin curry. We, my husband and I thought the spring rolls we dry, and flavorless. The peanut sauce was thick and bland. The Laab had great...More

Thank dolly572016
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

This by far my favorite restaurant on the Big Island. Everything is amazing, try the phad thai, summer rolls, phad pak raum mid but don't miss the coconut lemongrass soup! Go any day except Sunday, because that's when I'm there and I don't like to...More

Thank peaceseeker007
Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is not easy to find but well worth the trip.......It is in the BACK parking area behind another Thai restaurant that is NOT as good......This is what Thai food should taste like....just like in Thailand..........we got our orders quickly and everything was very tasty......the...More

Thank norman m
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Highly rated so we tried. Appetizers were good: had spring rolls, chicken satay and summer rolls. Sauces provided were outstanding. However the green curry was disappointing. No flavor as if something was left out.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Service was very good at 2 pm, the young man who waited on us was cordial and good at his job. The summer rolls were mighty tasty and fresh. I had the panang curry which was spicy as a medium and the Thai tapioca. Love...More

Thank mtsage
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21 July 2016|
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Response from Pat G | Reviewed this property |
I do not know if they take reservations. This great reservation is a bit hard to find. I've never had a problem with find a good table without a wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Kuakini Highway, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-329-3459
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