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Kinaree Thai

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526A Cumberland Rd, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 2C7, Canada
+1 250-898-8639
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Courtenay, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The first time I ate here I was very impressed. Went back for a second visit and was a little disappointed. The actual meal was as good as I remembered, delicious flavours and perfectly cooked, I could not fault it. The reason I only gave it a 4 instead of a five were a couple of little, but important things.... More 

Thank Nadine T
Comox, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

My husband and I both really enjoyed the food. The portions aren't large; but we're more about quality and could try more things. The prices are very reasonable and the restaurant is clean and tasteful. It was a little cold inside and the coconut rice wasn't as flavourful as I would have liked; but all in all a very enjoyable... More 

Thank Kathy B
Parksville, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The atmosphere was nice, it was quiet, there were few eat-in but lots of take-outs being picked up. The food was not great and the portions were quite small for the cost. We ordered a sea food dish which came with 4 prawns, some squid, and few mussels but little else. The other dish was a crispy noodle stir fry... More 

Thank Disappointed_Mar2016
Comox Valley, Canada
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65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

I was sent her by our realtor. I ordered my favourite thing to eat, Pad Thai. The owner served me and he was very pleasant. I took my food to go and when I got to my picnic I wasn't disappointed. It was the best Pad Thai I have had to date. Thinking about it now makes my mouth water.... More 

Thank Sherry M
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Had the curry chicken rolls for an appetizer and the stir fry curry prawn with coconut rice. Excellent choice at the suggestion of the owner.

Thank Sam S
Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

They put so much soy sauce in the pad Thai, it looked dark and unappetizing and tasted awful! The portion was also very small. Two of us ordered a noodle dish, a rice one, and an entrée but walk out srill hungry!

Thank nextstopheaven
Ladysmith, Canada
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272 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

This is our go to Thai restaurant. The food is so authentic, fresh ingredients and well prepared. The chefs here always get the heat factor bang on the way we order it. It is never to mild or hot. Service is good, owner is friendly. Always look forward to the Kinaree.

Thank fishingguy2015
Comox, Canada
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

For a town the size of Comox, Kinnaree Thai's cuisine is remarkably authentic and pleasing. Be cautious when specifying your heat though, Thai hot is really really really hot. And I like it hot. I've been, I'll be back. The owner is hilarious too, one time I asked for a little bit more rice and he put (maybe) a teaspoon... More 

1 Thank leifjason
Victoria, Canada
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

I love Thai food, and the lack of choice for it in the Comox Valley is sad to me. Kinaree makes decent food that I might not consider to be authentic, but I am certainly not an expert, just someone who eats Thai when I travel and have had some Thai that has been much better to my tastes. The... More 

Thank justabitfarther
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

Whenever I need my "fix" of Pad Thai, I head in to Kinaree. Always good service and of course the Pad Thai is excellent. Our waiter has a most excellent sense of humor and definitely added to the experience. We'll be back!

Thank Audrey D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526A Cumberland Rd, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 2C7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Courtenay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-898-8639

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?