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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (74 reviews)
“curry” (32 reviews)
“drunken noodles” (20 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75-5705 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1716
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The restaurant was understaffed. Two attendant available for ten tables and carry out. They worked very hard but could not keep up. The food was very good. My wife had the drunken noodles and I had salmon with cashews. It was well cooked and tasty....More

Thank Robert I
Reviewed 3 days ago

We discovered this restaurant quite by accident, but have visited twice in the past week. Great Food - love the Pineapple Curry dish. The only thing to remember is that they do not sell alcohol there, but you can BYOB.

Thank Tennis F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was slow and unfriendly. I had a chicken dish; the chicken tasted stale and old, it was not fresh and had that strange taste chicken has, when it´s not fresh. I´ve been to Thailand several times and have experienced what good Thai food...More

Thank joyful b
Krua, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your response, sorry to hear that you were unhappy with our service and food, even though we greet each customer with a welcome. Kitchen will be informed as well. We have been with Krua for almost 10 years and never had we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My brother-in-law, who lives in Kona, and I ate here for lunch this last Saturday. Their special lunch price, $10, is not in effect on Saturdays, which was a disappointment. What was not a disappointment was the quality of food. My brother-in-law had the pad...More

Thank KurtB564
Krua, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Kurt, thank you for your response. We’re glad to help. Yes our lunch specials are only for weekdays. Much Mahalo!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After living here for 7 years and hearing how good Krua is, I finally went! I had a business meeting and since there were 8 of us and we were discussing work, we were given the back room which was nice and private. I had...More

Thank Donvon01
Krua, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha! We’re glad that you have enjoyed your meal. We know how important your meeting was per Mot’s request and hope to serve you and your future meetings ahead.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I have been dedicated customers of Krua Thai forever and have never had problems with our special order. We are vegan and have always been accommodated until recently, even though we go into the restaurant to order and specifically say VEGAN, repeatedly...More

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Krua, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I’m sorry to hear this, but we would like to phrase our part of the story. First of all, this past Dec-now, has been tremendously been crazy busy, FULL HOUSE. Second of all, one honest mistake witch we have tried to occomidate you, makes us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very accommodating, lovely service. Every single dish was excellent. They also carefully accommodated my need for minimum spiciness, which is rare for Thai restaurants. Highly recommend!

Thank Dfoxporter
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We, 6 girlfriends, had lunch here, we lov the lunch special menu, but also the a la cart menu too. The food is now excellent, give them another chance, few yrs ago was not so good, guess they must hav a new cook at present....More

Thank Mei C
Krua, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Aloha Mei- thank you for giving us another opportunity. Glad you’ve enjoyed our food, yes Flouramie “Flower” is one of our many great servers.

Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

We have tried most of the Thai restaurants in Kona. We are vegetarians. We live in Wa where we have a lot o Thai restaurants this one compares favorably!! We definitely will be back in June with friends. Thai fried rice, stirred fried veggie and...More

Thank William Y
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent Eggplant Salad and Garlic Duck... Server was great! Will be back, been there many times. Nice environment.

1  Thank Hugh K
Krua, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Thank you Hugh K, I’m glad you enjoy our fresh made salad as well as our own homemade garlic sauce, we look forward to seeing you again.

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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, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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
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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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