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Krua Thai Cuisine

75-5705 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1716
+1 808-327-5782
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (75 reviews)
“curry” (35 reviews)
“drunken noodles” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
75-5705 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1716
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were only four tables, the others couples, but service was SO slow. One service person was busy w a child, obvious a family member... ignoring patrons. Food was good and plentiful. I have been coming here for many years while in town annually. This...More

Thank Charles R
Ailyn O, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, thank you for your response. I would like to know at what time you came? Since we open from 11-3/5-9, we may be in the process of “staff lunch”. We never ignore our customers. I’m sure they have greeted and seated you in and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very impressed with the good service and friendly staff during our recent take out experience. My girlfriends and I had just flown in and were looking for some good food to eat on the beach during the sunset. The food was extremely spicy...More

Thank SavedbyGrace90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got take-out after a long day of tourist activity: Hawaiian pineapple fried rice and vegetables plus tofu sautéed with curry paste. You could smell the fragrant lemongrass the moment we lifted the lid on the container. Not too spicy-hot (they will make it spicier if...More

Thank Lattelover54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have had very good food here. We eat here often and always good service and food. Have tried several dishes and none disappoint. We come back because know what we’re going to get.

Thank tk4683
Ailyn O, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mahalo! We truly appreciate your continuous support, much love from Krua!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for a quick lunch after landing on Hawaii. Krua Thai filled us up with good food for a reasonable price.

Thank MackStWgns
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

We had the panang curry with chicken and the eggplant veggies, both medium spice. The eggplant dish had less eggplant but more other veggies than we anticipated but was delicious. I'd give this 4.5 stars if I could. Only criticism (and it is minor) is...More

Thank 360eileen
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We chose Krua Thai because of the great reviews and Krua did not disappoint. My drunken noodles were delicious, my wife’s red curry and vegetables were better than what we have back in New York. All the food was fresh and the staff was gracious...More

Thank Diego H
Ailyn O, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Mahalo Diego! We’re static to read your response and greatly appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 19 August 2018

As in France, the restaurant packs good food and ambiance, and it appears that they want you to spend a bit of time here. The waiters are very busy and somewhat slow to reach you, or notice you. Although our table was treated in a...More

1  Thank rexpig
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Even if we lived here, we wouldn't return. It Krua Thai Cuisine received an ONO rating in my favorite Big Island guide book, but we give it an "Oh, No!" On the plus side, it seemed clean and the waitstaff was friendly, but I'm not...More

Thank MrHSCounselor
Ailyn O, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for your response. Sorry that your service was an inconvenience and will discuss this with our staff. I believe that this was a hit and miss since we’re well known for our curry dishes. Our Black Noodle as it describes in the menu,...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Best Thai Restuarant in Kailua Kona. Always leave satisfied and happy when I eat there. I really like the staff the taste of the food and even the parking is really easy. I think they have great portions even with the early bird specials. Whenever...More

Thank gmjjo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 64
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5705 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1716
    (Henry Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-327-5782
  • E-mail
Krua Thai Cuisine is the newest favorite within the Kona community. Popular prices and exciting variety make Krua a must experience on your visit to the Big Island. Over 60 menu selections daily means you can return over and over to find your favorite of all the delectables. Truly Authentic Thai food from the Heart in the heart of Kailua-Kona
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