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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (64 reviews)
“green curry” (21 reviews)
“basil rolls” (7 reviews)
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88 Kanoelehua Ave, Waiakea Kai Shopping Plaza, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4670
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small place but the food is large on flavor. The servings are quite large and you could easily share--but why when it is so good. The papaya salad is hot and great. Everything we ate was so well prepared. I wish we...More

Thank JAB43
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Small place with maybe 8 tables. Everything is freshly prepared and be careful how hot you order your meal. My wife had an eggplant fish with rice and loved it. I had the Pad Thai and brought half of it home since it was a...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 11 November 2017

small very limited seating, appears more for tourists with locals picking up to go. accommodated us as we were the only 1s with no reservations good food prices a little higher more like a fine dining option setting. wife loved it as she is thai...More

Thank Bern C
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We eat Thai a lot in California, but thought we'd try it when visiting Hilo. Great menu, excellent preparation, just like out of the garden. Wish we could come back!! Thank you for a special meal.

Thank Eloise P
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I went with two friends and ordered the papaya salad, cashew chicken, and Pad See You with shrimps. The papaya salad was excellent. The other two dishes were tasty but a little too sweet for our taste. The Thai tapioca was also very sweet for...More

Thank gone2ge
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Be careful ordering hot or Thai hot. They are not joking. Good food especially the curry. Just be careful.

Thank Homerj64
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Small gem in Hilo. All fresh ingredients. Very friendly service. If you like “American hot” be careful. “2” has some serious kick to it! Wanoderful flavors. Vegans can do fine here.

Thank Beth N
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The fresh basil rolls are amazing so fresh and crispy I had pad see you my husband chow mein both were delicious

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I came across Sombat's while browing through popular places to eat in Hilo, HI. It seemed to be very highly recommended and with good reason. It's a relatively small place but very neat and well maintained. The service is prompt and you are well taken...More

Thank rks286
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

By far some of the best & fresh Thai food I have ever had. Their yellow curry dish is absolutely phenomenal. Service was great and the price was right would definitely come back here to eat when in the area next.

Thank StuAG
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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