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Ning's Thai Cuisine

15 2955 Pahoa Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
+1 808-965-7611
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (51 reviews)
“summer rolls” (16 reviews)
“curries” (15 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 2955 Pahoa Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

My mother in law is a picky eater and this is one of the restaurant she recommends my family to eat when we were around Pahoa . We went after the lava bike ride / walking tour . The restaurant staffs were very friendly and...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 22 July 2017

nice restaurant, very busy and popular with the locals as well as visitors. The service was quick and the food was tasty. Had a screeching toddler sitting at the table next to us which spoiled the atmosphere some, but the staff was very accomodating to...More

Thank tlcsoccermom
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Based on recommendations in the guest book at our rental house, we decided to try out the local Thai restaurant. The food was pretty good, and we enjoyed not having to cook that night. The papaya salad was amazing! definitely the star of the dinner....More

Thank QuinetteTX
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I think MOST Americans will like this food as it is NOT....as spicy or seasoned as TRUE THAI food.....for me it is very bland.....they use NON Thai vegies.....green peas......bell peppers......all real Thai cooks say not Thai if you use bell peppers......the price is high for...More

Thank norman m
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We stumbled onto Ning's at 9pm after trekking to see the Lava. Staff was friendly and orders came quickly. The Tom Yum and Lemongrass soups were outstanding. Fresh spices, vegetables perfectly cooked with lots of shrimp and seafood. Each soup could feed 2 a full...More

Thank Laurie P
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Good Thai food. Had a very good green papaya, avocado salad. Chicken curry was just right. Fast service and reasonable prices.

Thank Rosie R
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Served fast and large shareable portions. Staff and food are first rate Welcome change from Black Rock and LaQuinns.

Thank Duncan1952
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This is only my 3rd or 4th Thai food experience. I prefer mild rather than hot spices. You can ask for your preferred hotness, however, with accurate results. Vegetarian, seafood, chicken and meat were all available in delicious dishes. I had a green soup with...More

Thank dsioux
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This was the perfect way to end the day! We were just in the area and hungry and were so thrilled to see Thai food! We devoured the Green Papaya Salad (we shared, although now I wish I had my own). My friend loved her...More

Thank angie031976
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This place rocks....very courteous wait persons and good food. Try the fresh papaya salad it is great! Check out their lunch specials!

Thank Rev Mark J
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Maryann D
22 December 2016|
Response from Mike W | Reviewed this property |
Ning's is a very small place, sort of cafe size, very informal and the opposite of corporate. Mostly people don't even book. I'd be surprised if they run to gift certificates. But you could contact the owner directly to see... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 2955 Pahoa Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Pahoa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-965-7611
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