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Paupau's Kitchen

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9751 N Government Way Ste 10, Hayden Lake, ID 83835-9645
+1 208-762-0169
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered sweet and sour pork and we got breaded chicken and a sweet and sour sauce we poured over the breaded chicken. Also ordered Wor Won Ton soup that was totally tasteless. And we ordered shrimp fried rice that had a total of 3 whole shrimp in the container. Im pretty sure the chicken we got instead of pork... More 

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Thank war1945baby
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

I call in and order take out once in awhile. PauPau's special is my favorite, sometimes there is quite a wait, last time was 30 min wait.

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Thank Theresa W
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We eat here often, best Chinese food in North Idaho by far. Fresh and always tastes great. The war wonton soup, combo fried rice and Kung pow beef is the best. Sweat and sour chicken is great as well.

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Thank Darrell R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Probably is as authentic a plate of Chinese food as you can get in Hayden, Idaho. Oh don't worry, they still have all the sticky heavy sweet stuff Pacific northwesterners have come to love about their version of Chinese food, but the realness settles in. Service and ambience are meh, but the almond chicken & the chow mein are tip-top!

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Thank Scott B
Hayden Lake, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We used to eat here at least once a month for the past 5-6 years. As our area grew, we always made it a point to continue to eat here. There had been times where we didnt always get what we ordered(to go)just thought of it as an adventure and usually liked what we did get. Then about a month... More 

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Thank theperry5
Hayden, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Not only do I love Paupau's my entire family does as well! It's always made to order with fresh and cooked perfectly ingredients. We order to go at least a couple times a month! ! It's perfect for every occasion and finicky tastes. My Favorite!

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Thank heatherconnell
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Although PauPau's is a small restaurant, the food is excellent. The ingredients are always fresh and everything is cooked to order. My family, friends and I have never been disappointed when eating there. Whenever out of town people come to visit, PauPau's is where we take them for Chinese food.

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Thank Bill K
Hayden Lake, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Paupau's is a very small local place. The food is outstanding. The atmosphere leaves a lot to be desired. Just a small well lite place with paper pictures of Hong Kong on the walls. I always get my order to go. The Chinese food can't be beat always fresh and flavorful. One of my favorites.

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Thank Dan B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

It's like Chinese home cooking. Small place, low overhead. Doesn't take debit or credit. Checks okay. When I'm sick I love getting the vegetable soup in mass quantities and adding the chicken curry dish in it to spice it up. The curries are really good. Also good the Bokchoy chicken, egg drop soup, and the noodle dishes.

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Santa Maria, California, Usa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I went there for take out dinners, and there was a poor slection to choose from,the food was good ,as it should be

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9751 N Government Way Ste 10, Hayden Lake, ID 83835-9645
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Hayden Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 208-762-0169

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