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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (38 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 4 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 30 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
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We tried a couple other Thai restaurants before we found these guys. They are by far the best. Everything was delicious and beautifully presented like we were in Thailand :)

Thank Niloofar K
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We were introduced to Thai food in Thailand and were hesitant to sample some here. No problem. The real thing. We were 3 generations and everyone raved about their food. We had drunken noodles, calamari, fried rice, pad Thai, Rangoon, steamed sticky rice and made...More

Thank BXgal1
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We come across this restaurant by recommendation by a friend so we decided to try it. So glad we did as the food is to die for. Very authentic and tasty, reasonably priced and great atmosphere.

Thank debbietaylor57
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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
Child-friendly, Kids
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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