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Bangkok Chef - Manoa Restaurant

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2955 E Manoa Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96822-1852
+1 808-988-0212
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Killeen, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Great Thai restaurant tucked in between a 7-11 and an industrial warehouse. Awesome environment, very European. The food had good flavor and it was very clean. The employees were awesome and quick. Will add this one to my to go list often.

Thank Cashmere24
Honolulu, HI
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

Ordered "take out" for a birthday dinner; pad thai, chicken larb, green curry, tom kah soup, basil chicken, house special, sticky rice, jasmine rice, brown rice. The food was good; even my nephew and brother who have been to Thailand several times said the food was good. My husband loved the Tom Kah Soup! 2 orders of each type of... More 

Thank HI-Garden-Gal
Honolulu, Hawaii
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

When you need Thai food, asap and cheap, this is the place to go. The food is great, the prep time isn't ridiculous, and you're always left full. Each order is a generous portion and given how expensive some places are, this one is one of the best deals you can find.

Thank Chai R
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118 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

You order at the counter, pay, and sit down. Your food comes out rather quickly for such a large, diverse selection. All good quality dishes, well prepared. Lunch portions would have been good enough for dinner, but take-home boxes were provided. We enjoyed the convenience, and the excellent meals. Pretty close in, easy to get to. Good value. And next... More 

Thank FloridaFelix
Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

I haven't been here for awhile. So today, I was in the mood for Green Curry. I was surprised the restaurant was empty. Perhaps, it was the time of day. Ordered Pad Thai and chicken green curry (medium spicy) with sticky rice to go. It was delicious. Now the critic: Need to add more bean sprout to Pad Thai and... More 

Thank BBM M
Kaneohe, Hawaii, USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

I thought it would be better. Food was fast, place was clean. The food was ok. It was tasty but not visually appetizing. Bland looking. I thought it was a sit down dining place but it's more like L & L with Thai food.

Thank Mark M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

This place is fast, cheap and good. Call in and it will be there waiting. Don't be so picky ... its less then 10 bucks ...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2014

We're lucky to have a Bangkok Chef in Manoa and luckier to have the best cooks on the island work there. It didn't start off that way. Liked Nuuanu's location but in 2013 that all changed, especially the day cooks. Our favorite dishes are spring rolls, all curries, pad tai, spicy fried chicken wings, etc. We usually do take out... More 

Thank Hawaiian555
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2014

Went to try Bankok Chef with my family. They only give you take out containers. You can eat there if you want. Pretty good portions and tastes ok. I dod not like the red bean tapioca.

Thank Elizabeth B
Ashland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2013 via mobile

4 of us just had dinner there - including tax and two deserts for $35.... With tons of food to take home. The pad Thai tastes fabulous and somehow-(unlike most other erosions of the dish including a number in Thailand) it isn't overly oily. Just perfection. They now offer a variety of unusually flavored tapioca puddings - taro, Thai iced... More 

Thank Megan M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2955 E Manoa Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96822-1852
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-988-0212

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