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Krua Thai Cuisine

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75-5705 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1716 (Henry Street)
+1 808-327-5782
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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San Antonio, Texas
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884 reviews
644 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 568 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate here a few years ago. I did not remember anything negative about this place. My BW wanted the Drunken Noodles and she loved that dish so much that it disappeared quickly. Our server was Rosina and I thought that she did a special job helping us. I enjoy food that is spicy but not enough to order Thai... More 

Thank bobemac
Leavenworth, Washington
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed the lunch special at this Thai restaurant. Best done chicken ever! Normally Thai restaurants overdo the chicken. This was so tender. We both had the drunken noodles. Not the best location and no view, but the food is what counts. Will definately be back!

Thank Innkeeper07
Mauna Lani Hawaii
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89 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Always consistent. Fresh vegetables, tender chicken. Great lunch specials. Many entrees to choose from Plenty of good parking

Thank Stephanie C
Columbia, South Carolina
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140 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

15th year visiting Kailua Kona and always include Krua for a meal stop or two or three! Pad Thai is terrific but curries equally as good. Had lunch here three times during my ten night stay. Service may be a little slow sometimes but worth a little wait. Nice also that it's away from the touristy Alii drive.

Thank Charles R
Central Arizona, Arizona
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42 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Friendly, warm service. No alcohol but really good food. We frequently have lunch after market days and have never been disappointed. Our last lunch was Maseman Chicken Curry and it was the best I've had in Kona. I would increase their overall rating if I could have a cold Singha with my meal. Thai Orchid lets you bring your own.

Thank taipan2016
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The place is clean, the lunch specials are great and the employees are so friendly. I had the Eggplant Lover Special and I also had the Massaman Curry. Both were excellent. If you every want good Thai food, this is where you should go.

Thank Patricia L
Malolo Island, Fiji
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Hubby and I have lunch here a few times each month and it is consistently good. It's genuine Thai and they'll make the food as mild or hot as you like. The selections are adequate as are the portions. The food is a bit on the salty side which is why we limit our visits. It's not Burger King (have... More 

Thank Nature_Traveler
Westchester County, New York
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

While we were overall happy with our experience I hate false advertisement! The place was more like a dive but I love a good dive. The wonton soup was fantastic! My kids ordered seconds of the pot stickers! Entrees were just ok but satisfying.

Thank megn670
Erie, Colorado
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

The food at this restaurant must be the best Thai Food on the Island. It was not only beautiful in presentation it was so fresh and clean tasting not greasy and the papaya salad is to die for its a must try but bring your own wine if you want adult beverages.

Thank SheriKonaHawaii
Houston, Texas
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Excellent Thai food that is reasonably priced. Their vegetable spring rolls are very tasty. Their massaman curry dish is absolutely delicious.

Thank William J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$64
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5705 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1716
    (Henry Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-327-5782
Krua Thai Cuisine is the newest favorite within the Kona community. Popular prices and exciting variety make Krua a must experience on your visit to the Big Island. Over 60 menu selections daily means you can return over and over to find your favorite of all the delectables. Truly Authentic Thai food from the Heart in the heart of Kailua-Kona

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?