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Sombat's Fresh Thai Cuisine

) #9 of 196 Restaurants in Hilo ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
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” (59 reviews)
“green curry” (21 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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88 Kanoelehua Ave, Waiakea Kai Shopping Plaza, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4670
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101 - 110 of 288 reviews

Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

Good selection. Great service. Liked the noodle dishes better than the curries. Bathrooms are in the back. Decent desert

Thank WestsideChuck
Reviewed 25 March 2015

This is a tiny restaurant on the road to the airport. It is byob. We luckily got a table about 6:30 but this place is very popular and it was super busy the entire time we were there. The food is fresh and very good....More

Thank rjb5224
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Always a Great restaurant to visit. Restaurant is small and intimate but not sufficient for large parties. Owner is personable and staff is great.

Thank kehau
Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

I don't know what to say more than that. Our party had ten different dishes and everyone raved about all ten. Desserts were to die for. Literally. We ate them all despite eating everything else. Unbelievable taste and quality.

Thank Kahupoo
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Some of the best Thai food I've had and I've had my share is at this strip mally places On an ugly avenue that is not even that attractive on the inside. Just go for the great great food on offer. I go there every...More

Thank JeffreyPedersen
Reviewed 10 March 2015

Sombat was recommend by the owners of the b& b we stayed at..So glad we went,.. Food was so fresh.. Good size portions and very reasonably priced. service was wonderful. She answered all our questions and the spice level we requested were perfect. Great find!...More

Thank Caryl A
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Sombat Thai isn't a fancy restaurant, but you soon forget that once you are seated. The service is beyond excellent - they have the hardest working and best waitresses you will find anywhere! The food is fresh, flavorful and just plain good! Their prices are...More

Thank mnhiwa-snapper
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Wow. An unexpected surprise of Thai goodness and deliciousness in the small town of Hilo. Food - 4 stars. Authenticity level is approximately 80% when compared to Thailand's local fare. Spice levels however are 100% genuine so take that into consideration when ordering your food....More

Thank DmcOz
Reviewed 23 February 2015

If you like Thai food and you are in Hilo...give this a try. Near the Hilo airport in a very small (bit of a challenge to find) strip mall just by the Hilo airport. Small space with only about 8 tables, but big on taste....More

Thank IYN
Reviewed 18 February 2015

This is truly one of our favorite restaurants in Hilo and upon our return this year, we enjoyed having both lunch and dinner here. The location is a bit of a challenge to find but once inside and seated, you'll be glad you made the...More

Thank PDXBayouBoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 14:00
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10:30 - 14:00
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17:00 - 21:00
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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