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Original Thai Cuisine

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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75 Kuakini Highway, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-329-3459
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food is fantastic authentic Thai. The service is always exceptional and the flavors are cooked to your liking. Fresh produce and family owned and operated.

Thank DBoulevard
Bonney Lake, Washington
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thai food is our go to comfort food so we eat it all the time and at a variety of places. I hate to say i was disappointed by the food here. I had pad se ew and my husband had the phad Thai. Both were seriously lacking in flavor. I found my pad se ew to be bland when... More 

Thank Allyson G
Charlottte, North Carolina
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and good service. Their red and yellow curry is outstanding. Sometimes we get an order of spring rolls which are excellent and split one of the curries. Plenty of food. Bonus is you can bring your own bottle of wine.

Thank Hawaiisue1
Ottertail, Minnesota, United States
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our friends have been having lunch here almost every day and finally took us along. Had the cashew stir fry lunch special and it was delightful. Nice brown jasmine rice, great spring roll and a choice of 4 sauces. My mild lunch had just the right amount of spiciness for me.

Thank Ottergirl0
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is fresh and flavorful. I ordered mild and it was more spicy than I thought it would be but I ate everything!

Thank KathrynJLamp
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am totally addicted to the Thai Gravy Noodles. Spicy with beef. Only drawback is they are closed on Monday.

Thank Teri L
Alberta, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We were very pleased with the service and meal. We shared spring rolls from the Pupus menu and each had Pad Thai with chicken. Both tasted excellent.

Thank 2015jmc2015
Riverside, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We love Thai food and had lunch here today. Service was very friendly and excellent. Food was delicious.

Thank riversidekrishna
St. John's, Newfoundland
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295 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

This is a small restaurant in a strip mall near Kona Brewery. They do not have a liquor license so allow you to BYOB. I dined here twice -- had to go back for the Summer Rolls (as good as I've ever had). They are simply outstanding. I also had a store fry on each visit -- in one case... More 

Thank RAKlein
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Try the beef salad. It is revelatory. Don't go on Mondays. They are closed. Do you know how many times I've had a hankering for the beef salad on a Monday? Whenever I want a beef salad from Original Thai, I know it's probably Monday. So go on Tuesday. Ok, ok, in all seriousness this place is legit. I imagine... More 

Thank Chris G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Kuakini Highway, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-329-3459

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?