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Sombat's Fresh Thai Cuisine

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner


Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Asian, Thai

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Monday - friday 10:30 am to 2:00pm. (Or until dishes are sold out. To-go only after 1:30 pm until 2:00 pm) changes daily, made from ingredients available locally and from my garden.
Choice 1 $7.00
Choice 2 $8.00
Choice 3 $9.00
New fresh $+7.00
Healthy $+7.00
Lunch Specials!
Spring rolls, fresh basil rolls, chicken satay, fried tofu, thai salad, somtum
All regular menu items can also be ordered!
(4) Spring Rolls
Mixed vegetables with bean thread noodles deep fried and served with sombat's special pineapple sauce with hawaiian macadamia nuts
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Asian, Thai
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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All reviews thai food green curry basil rolls curries tapioca cashew chicken fries thai hot spice level industrial area fresh ingredients small restaurant limited seating bring your own stir fry strip mall generous portions
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food and generous portions. We would definitely return if in the area. Staff was friendly, quick service and typical ambiance for this type of restaurant.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mthebaker
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Sombat's on recommendation of the Hawaii Revealed guidebook. Spot on. The place is small and unassuming, but very inviting. Service is friendly, helpful, and quick. Food is absolutely delicious. There is a nice explanation of the different levels of spiciness you can order....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Pierre B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love going to Sombat's when I visit family here. the food is amazing. But know, if you ask for spicy, you are going to get SPICY and I like my food hot. I order medium and that is perfect for me. My sister's favorite...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank galleywitch
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is in a small "strip mall" and is easily missed but don't pass it by. The food is flavorful and fresh. The servers are friendly and attentive.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 624MikeP624
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing taste , lovely staff ...im thai food lover and definitely would recommended , place not to be missed on visits in Hilo

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jana M
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The food was moderately priced and was very good. The servers were more than willing to make your meal enjoyable. The meals were large portions and a great value for the price

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Poiboyz
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

The Tom Yum soup was super tasty and the hot measure was true Thai hot. Pineapple curry and Pad Thai staple also well received.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LauzzaG
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner at this restaurant. Staff are attentive, warm and friendly. The dining area is clean and tables are well spaced. There is outdoor seating as well. Dishes were served hot with fresh ingredients. Fresh basil rolls w/shrimp, green papaya salad, spicy basil fried...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank charlieo122
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I've been eating at Sombat's for about 15 years since I first arrived in Hilo, and it's my favorite restaurant here. The food is the best quality that you will find in our little town, and the vegetables and herbs are always fresh. I like...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Harry Keith E
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The food here is always fresh, complex, and beautifully presented. The ambiance is relaxing service is friendly and efficient, and in Hilo, it’s a bonus to enjoy the air conditioning.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Karen H
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