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Ning's Thai Cuisine

15 2955 Pahoa Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
+1 808-965-7611
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (51 reviews)
“summer rolls” (16 reviews)
“curries” (16 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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15 2955 Pahoa Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
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1 - 10 of 219 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are arrived late into the area, this place was highly recommended and it was the only place still open. They were in the process of closing their kitchen, but were happy to still provide us with a wonderful meal to take with us. Only...More

Thank Asithaps
Reviewed 4 October 2017

For years I have heard their food is good. They were always closed whenever I was in town so this was my first time. On the "Big Island" there is a Thai restaurant around every corner. This one stands out as wonderful. An awesome menu...More

Thank BobZeller
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Consistently good Thai food. Rice paper rolls were lovely and fresh. Only complaint is that it can seem rushed.

Thank swagman1
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This restaurant was a very nice surprise. The place is very simple, very good and very conveniently priced. We went back twice during our vacation :-)

Thank stefanom209
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Casual, home-y, friendly. Good service. Very tasty and extensive menu. Highly recommended. The summer (not fried) rolls are very good. One appetizer serving is plenty for two (four large pieces). Also very good: massaman curry with coconut milk, chicken, onions, and potatoes. We had enough...More

Thank lionel77
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

My mother in law is a picky eater and this is one of the restaurant she recommends my family to eat when we were around Pahoa . We went after the lava bike ride / walking tour . The restaurant staffs were very friendly and...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 22 July 2017

nice restaurant, very busy and popular with the locals as well as visitors. The service was quick and the food was tasty. Had a screeching toddler sitting at the table next to us which spoiled the atmosphere some, but the staff was very accomodating to...More

Thank tlcsoccermom
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Based on recommendations in the guest book at our rental house, we decided to try out the local Thai restaurant. The food was pretty good, and we enjoyed not having to cook that night. The papaya salad was amazing! definitely the star of the dinner....More

Thank QuinetteTX
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I think MOST Americans will like this food as it is NOT....as spicy or seasoned as TRUE THAI food.....for me it is very bland.....they use NON Thai vegies.....green peas......bell peppers......all real Thai cooks say not Thai if you use bell peppers......the price is high for...More

Thank norman m
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We stumbled onto Ning's at 9pm after trekking to see the Lava. Staff was friendly and orders came quickly. The Tom Yum and Lemongrass soups were outstanding. Fresh spices, vegetables perfectly cooked with lots of shrimp and seafood. Each soup could feed 2 a full...More

Thank Laurie P
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Maryann D
22 December 2016|
Response from Mike W | Reviewed this property |
Ning's is a very small place, sort of cafe size, very informal and the opposite of corporate. Mostly people don't even book. I'd be surprised if they run to gift certificates. But you could contact the owner directly to see... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 2955 Pahoa Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Pahoa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-965-7611
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