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Orchid Thai Cuisine

74-5555 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3193
+1 808-327-9437
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (24 reviews)
“green curry” (10 reviews)
“summer rolls” (9 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 20:45All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
74-5555 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3193
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We asked someone who lives and works on the Big Island for a restaurant recommendation. This place was a great find! The spring rolls have a paper-thin shell and the Sweet and Sour Chicken has no breading, just sautéed chicken and delicious fresh vegetables. Rice...More

Thank ddolsons
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By far this is my favorite local restaurant. I have been patronizing this restaurant for four years. Its is a family owned and operated restaurant The owner Charlie always remembers my dietary restrictions (celiac) and either changes a recipe to accommodate my needs, or makes...More

Thank AprilJ1022
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love love their papaya salad! Also try their summer rolls and steak salad with Thai spices. Delicious green curry with very fresh veggies and. Four choices of Rice!

Thank bennybear
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went here on the recommendation of our innkeepers. My wife had the Evil Curry, which was good. I had the meat combo pad thai, that was okay, but not great. Not enough veggies for me. The service is slow. There are...More

Thank Kath M
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Overall, this is a pretty decent Thai restaurant. It is located in an industrial part of town - which is often where you find some gems. The decor is low-end, but still comfortable. The service was good, but not outstanding. We had Panang curry, rice...More

Thank Kepe808
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Orchid Thai resides in a modest, light Industrial area just off the top end of Ali Drive. It is a modest store front restaurant, clearly a family run business, and always— always— busy. It is always busy because it is consistently the best Thai restaurant...More

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

One man (father?) was run off his feet while a teenage boy and girl on staff did nothing to help just sat there chatting and occasionally saying something to the kitchen. The food was OK. Its was prepared locally but did not have a good...More

Thank fufyfhhfhf
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This family owned business is very consistent is serving quality Thai cuisine! The region of Thailand where they came from has the best tasting recipes that are delicious! I have enjoyed every meal I've had here, or ordered to take out.

Thank AlohaNitaL
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Ask for Charlie. The egg plant dish is great, also the pada chicken on a stick, get the 6 version. Anything on the menu is great, order the jasmine tea.

Thank Jeffrey O
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Charlie, the owner, is hands on, making this one of the best dining experiences I have ever had. Food is excellent, the place is very clean, decorated in amazing pictures and sculptures, gives you a taste of his beautiful country. Prices are very affordable, and...More

Thank Sissierae
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74-5555 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3193
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-327-9437
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