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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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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (65 reviews)
“green curry” (21 reviews)
“basil rolls” (7 reviews)
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
88 Kanoelehua Ave, Waiakea Kai Shopping Plaza, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4670
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1 - 10 of 315 reviews

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

After a long trip from Kona, we decided to have dinner in this restaurant. Being Thai food lovers, we both ordered the pad Thai dishes. We both doubt the freshness that is being advertised. The order was fulfilled within 3 minutes.... Friendly service though, but...More

Thank FallGelb
Reviewed 11 April 2018

This is a fine neighborhood Thai place. We got takeout and enjoyed the food. It's not cheap. When we stopped there (early March 2018) it was very hard to get to the restaurant due to construction.

Thank MarkLOlson
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Miserable trying to eat with no AC, but loved my Basil Green Curry Chicken. Very delicious and great flavor. The sweet and sour pork was not to my husbands liking as the sauce was runny and not really the sweet sticky sauce he loves. I...More

Thank ggerskine
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic Thai food. Had the Pineapple Curry and Pad Thai and both were very delicious. Highly recommended.

Thank sockweasel
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Fortunately, my wife discovered this place as we were driving by. A few times, at first, it looked closed. But we finally found it open and even got in without having to wait. They don't have many tables, so this was just luck. We very...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 13 March 2018

We have tried to eat here many times, but it was always closed when we went. We finally got to have dinner and weren't disappointed. We loved the yellow curry! The serving was huge and we could easily share. We'd love to go back again.

Thank egipto5313
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

For a very small restaurant, they have an extensive menu. I had the pad Thai with tofu and my wife had a stir fry both were very good. It’s easy to see why they have received so many awards.

Thank TexasEagle
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Have ate here in the past but this trip was disappointing. Ordered the pineapple curry, mild with chicken hoping to enjoy a unique curry flavor. Bummer. Was not impressed with flavor and there was zero spice instead of mild. Was a large portion that included...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Travelled all the way here from Kona for lunch & place was closed. Owner was there & said she’s tried numerous times to have you update their hours. Trip Advisor please update the hours open for this place.

Thank Cyndee H
Reviewed 29 January 2018

I was here last week visiting the area and I know there is good Thai food here! This one was close to my hotel and it didn't disappoint! The spices were great and I left a huge fan!

Thank Viking94708
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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