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Krua Thai Cuisine

75-5705 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1716
+1 808-327-5782
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (73 reviews)
“curry” (32 reviews)
“drunken noodles” (20 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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75-5705 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1716
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Eggplant Salad and Garlic Duck... Server was great! Will be back, been there many times. Nice environment.

Thank Hugh K
Krua, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Hugh K, I’m glad you enjoy our fresh made salad as well as our own homemade garlic sauce, we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found Krua when I first arrived in Kona and tried it for lunch. I had the pork drunken noodles and they were delicious. The peanut sauce that is served with the noodles is amazing. This place was so good that I had the same...More

Thank Ben S
Krua, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Ben, thank you for coming and enjoying your lunch, we truly appreciate your comments. Have a wonderful rest of your stay here in the Big Island.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten here 5 times during our stay here and the food is always delicious. We love everything we have tried here . The service is fast and the employees are friendly.Great food great service and friendly employees! What more can you ask for?

Thank jsfollett
Krua, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comment, we truly appreciate repeat customers.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't write many reviews but this is a must visit. Wife said best pad thai ever,the waitress was very on spot with service, heading back this week before we leave.

Thank baxter09
Krua, Owner at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We’re truly delighted to hear your comments. We hope to see you soon before heading back home.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was among the best Thai food I've eaten and coming from the San Francisco Bay Area I've eaten at lots of Thai restaurants. All 4 of us raved about our meals. Entrees included fresh vegetables sauted yet crispy and a beautiful melding of...More

Thank dlh22
Krua, Owner at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you and I’m glad you all enjoyed your meal💜

Reviewed 22 August 2017

Actually we live here on the Big Island and this is my ALL TIME FAVORITE PLACE to eat. Their service is wonderful and friendly and their food is AMAZING! The BEST! Just love this place. If you haven't tried Thai food ~ this place will...More

Thank livedakaiola
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Beautiful and large room for this restaurant situated a short distance from the main busy street of Kona. The welcome is really kind, discret, friendly and in the real Thai spirit. The main dish was good, done with fresh products and cook at the moment....More

Thank gil40100
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Had an awesome curry with chicken and mango. We stuck with a mid level heat and that turned out to be perfect and complemented the mango sweetness with the curry flavor. Yum. Also ordered the drunken noodles dish which we loved. Worth the walk away...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for only the ones who are fans of paying more for tiny portions, who prefer food with no flavor, and very slow service. Compare to the Original Thai restaurant (that is located very close to this place), it is not...More

Thank Rose2728
Krua, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Aloha @Rose278. Thank you for your response, sorry to hear that you find our restaurant "mediocre at best" some of the comments you made is unclear. Tiny portions? Did you come during our lunch special- a smaller portion that's $9.95 (an antre with Jasmine rice...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

I have to admit we stubbled across this restaurant by accident our plan was to visit another Thai place however they were closed. So we decided to eat at Krua the staff was amazing very attentive and service was fast and efficient, food was lovely....More

Thank MichelleESydney
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$64
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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