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Original Thai Cuisine

75 Kuakini Highway, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-329-3459
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (39 reviews)
“summer rolls” (11 reviews)
“sticky rice” (11 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75 Kuakini Highway, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had 11 people and 10 entries. Wow did we have a feast. Our friends who live here made all the suggestions and we ate like royalty. Curry Fries, Summer Roll, Phad Thai Chicken; Thai Lard Mild Beef; Chow Mein, Red Curry Chicken;, Panang Curry...More

Thank Jerry B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thai Gravy Noodles is my favorite and only dish I've had here. I love that this restaurant is next to the Dolphin Spit where they will deliver my food for me. I did dine in one night and the service was not that great. The...More

Thank Teri L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the restaurant. I went with two friends for lunch and ordered from the lunch menu. I had the crispy chicken, my friends had the curry with a hint of coconut, and ginger chicken. All dishes were good, nothing spectacular....More

Thank gone2ge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely our favorite Thai restaurant on this island by far. Once they were closed so we went elsewhere and were so disappointed! BYOB if you want to drink alcohol carry in your favorite. Must visit!

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went in for lunch and had one of their specials. Mine was yellow curry and my wife had cashew chicken. Both meals were very good. We asked for medium hot and there was just a hint of heat. Very well done meal and presentation. Service...More

Thank mrjpav
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for healthy delicious food, Original Thai Cuisine is the place to visit. The cook puts ingredients together that has a savory delicious to your palate. Make sure to stop by for a meal or two!

Thank Shirley M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The best Thai food in Kona, by far!!! Always fresh, always accommodating to special requests and always a fun atmosphere that the servers create. Love going here! The Tum Yum soups are perfection... so flavorful. Spring rolls made to order with the peanut sauce that...More

Thank HawaiiHawkGal
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We took 11 people there to enjoy the food and it was very very good. If you're looking to Thai, go. It's pricey but you'll enjoy.

Thank George D
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I tried this restaurant for our first Thai meal in Kona and it was excellent! The food was flavorful and the service was fast. We did try another place later in our visit and although good, it was not as good as...More

Thank Tricia G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

it's a small and very plainly decorated place that serves great Thai dishes. No liquor license but you can bring your own booze.

Thank apollokalele
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22 July 2016|
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Response from Pat G | Reviewed this property |
I do not know if they take reservations. This great reservation is a bit hard to find. I've never had a problem with find a good table without a wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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