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Sombat's Fresh Thai Cuisine

88 Kanoelehua Ave, Waiakea Kai Shopping Plaza, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4670
+1 808-969-9336
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (62 reviews)
“green curry” (21 reviews)
“basil rolls” (7 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
88 Kanoelehua Ave, Waiakea Kai Shopping Plaza, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4670
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1 - 10 of 296 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came across Sombat's while browing through popular places to eat in Hilo, HI. It seemed to be very highly recommended and with good reason. It's a relatively small place but very neat and well maintained. The service is prompt and you are well taken...More

Thank rks286
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By far some of the best & fresh Thai food I have ever had. Their yellow curry dish is absolutely phenomenal. Service was great and the price was right would definitely come back here to eat when in the area next.

Thank StuAG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the second time I had eaten here. I wasn't disappointed either time. The food is fresh, lots of gluten free and dairy free options. Small space but the huge flavors and good service make up for that. Thai food is almost always a...More

Thank ssullivans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tastiest Thai food available in Hilo. Small restaurant but worth the wait. Friendly service staff to help with choices.

Thank 1mrmase
Reviewed 18 August 2017

My wife and I visited this restaurant in August 2017. We had red and pineapple curries with the salad rolls. As avid Thai restaurant go-ers, we can say this is one of the best Thai places we have ever eaten at and we've tried many...More

Thank Sbucklaschuk
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Great find in Hilo! I love Thai food and was glad to find this place. Trust them when they tell you medium is spicy - it packed a lot of heat (perfect for me). I ordered Panang tofu curry and my husband the green curry...More

Thank Kili_Aztec
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Small, around 8 tables, the restaurant decor is very nice and the food is prepared with attention to detail and all flavors of true Thai offerings. The owner makes and sells a homemade Pad Thai sauce that is versatile enough to use with many different...More

Thank KBrownKAT
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This little Thai place, laying in a rough industrial area, makes the best Thai food we've had in a while. We would never have come here without TripAdvisors reviews, and almost tuned away in a door due to the rough outside. However everything we tried...More

Thank Mmaitro
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Came for an early dinner and the place packed. Only maybe 8 tables but so good you have to wait. Quick service and the food was amazing! Spicy Fried Rice ....Pad Thai .. and Cashew Beef all were excellent. Cheerful wait staff ! Yum!

Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Pineapple curry and pad kee mau. The curry was absolutely fantastic, the noodles were pretty good. Def recommend if you're into Thai. Beware, their spicy scale is on the Thai scale.

Thank David M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Kanoelehua Ave, Waiakea Kai Shopping Plaza, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4670
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-969-9336
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