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Chiang-Mai Thai Cuisine

#418 of 1,863 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence
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2239 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-2346
+1 808-941-1151
17:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 17:30 - 21:30
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We love Chiang Mai. We love Thai food, and it's our default Thai restaurant. It's easy to find (on King Street), and, though their lot is small, you can usually find street parking fairly easily. The interior is quiet and comfortable, not loud or excessively kitschy. Our favorite dishes are the soft-shell crab panang (I salivate just thinking about it),... More 

Thank Patricia D
Denver, Colorado
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped for take out based on advice. Three dishes, basic stuff, cost $53.60. I tipped 15%, and decided I wanted and extra pint of rice. Another bill for $2.10. Food better be spectacular b/c I am not a happy customer. Plus, the place is empty, the website is totally wrong regarding hours once you get it translate to English..

Thank 3Bluemermaids
Honolulu, Hawaii
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144 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,237 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Haven't dined at Chiang Mai in many, many years but a friend treated us to lunch here today and wow, the food is just as good as I remembered! We had Green Papaya Salad, Stuffed Chicken Wings (better than other Thai restaurants!), Beef Pad Thai, Seafood Tom Yum Soup (this had a lot of seafood!), and Sticky Rice. We came... More 

2 Thank vrite
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112 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I love Thai food, however my husband was not so sure that he would. He finally said yes and now he loves Chiang Mai ONLY. We have tried different items on the menu. So far the green curry (outstanding), garlic beef (it was just okay), seafood platter #32 (outstanding), papaya salad (wonderful) and tofu with eggplant (yummy). Looking forward to... More 

Thank TraveledKat
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Sunday early evening dinner made easy after enjoying Hawaii Opera Theater's phenomenal production of La Boheme. In fact, this cozy & very very friendly restaurant will be due for return visits after future concerts. Staff is professional, swift, considerate & imbued with gentle humor. The food is prepared so that your entire dinner party can be served at the same... More 

Thank Marc M
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Great for takeout or dine-in. Never very busy for dine-in, which is continually surprising. Great options and friendly staff. Highly recommend the fried calamari appetizer and vegetarian spring rolls.

Thank Nash W
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Great little Thai place tucked away on King Street. 100% authentic and great service. My standards (soft spring rolls and green curry with shrimp) were excellent. The curry was thick, creamy, and full of flavor...medium was not as spicy as I like, so will order spicy next time. Singha was icy cold. Fantastic little family restaurant with reasonable prices for... More 

Thank BobBabooski
Honolulu, Hawaii
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57 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Love their stuffed deep fried chicken wings; food is prepared in highly visible area with complex delicious aromas of curries and garlic that surround you. Service is good. Parking can be a challenge.

Thank saffronsantorini
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

We had not tried Chiang-Mai in many years. We were not disappointed. The food was terrific and priced reasonably. The ambiance was gracious in a casual way. It was especially refreshing to find and dine at a restaurant where the acoustics were good and you could carry on a conversation with your guests without yelling. It's our new "go-to" neighborhood... More 

1 Thank WanderlustHawaii
Portland, Oregon
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156 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Neighborhood restaurant, far from the tourist traps, frequented by locals for the most part; very large and extensive menu offerings, old-fashioned decor, poor wine list ( but inexpensive), very good traditional Thai food and preparation, plus they can make the dishes as hot (or not) as one may like. Consistently good, and much, much better than the upscale and expensive... More 

1 Thank 101coastie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2239 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-2346
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-941-1151

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