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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%
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“thai food” (75 reviews)
“curry” (34 reviews)
“drunken noodles” (22 reviews)
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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 3 weeks ago

Great lunch specials & friendly service. Pad thai, Black noodles, Siam Queen, & Green curry were all excellent & spiced to individual tastes. Very reasonably priced for lunch.

Thank Rachel D
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Lunch today, motivated to try by my Asian wife and by good reviews on Trip Advisor. Service fast friendly 8/10. Ambience 6/10 tourist tacky needs updating unfortunately. Food very average Green curry 5/10 and a ground beef salad 5/10 taste. Thai ice tea excellent. Overall...More

1  Thank TFSCalgary
Ailyn O, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Aloha! Thank you for your honest review. At Krua we are static and happy to serve all our tourist customers for almost 10 years. We have past customers come visit us each year, from all around the world, however we truly are proud to serve...More

Reviewed May 31, 2018

The service can be great and sometimes you wonder why you came back again. The volcano chicken is to die for.

Thank BobZeller
Reviewed May 13, 2018

After eating on the "Strip" one night, we decided that parking and restaurant prices there were just too much. We found Krua Thai and enjoyed it so much that we ate there four times during our week on the Big Island, trying numerous things on...More

Thank facelessdrone2005
Ailyn O, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Aloha! Much Mahalo for the review and truly happy that you’ve enjoyed your meals throughout your stay.

Reviewed April 5, 2018

Side street, up a block from beach, but food was downtown good; the Tom krauw coconut soup especially so.

Thank dinobonz2
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

I loved the atmosphere of this restaurant. The food was really good and came out hit and fresh. Even the restroom was decorated attractively and was very clean.

Thank Yippie-Yi-O
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

Kind of sums up the entire experience. I’ve had far better Thai food elsewhere, although the Tum Yum soup was very good. We had two duck dishes. The Volcano duck was fairly lean and done well. Vegetables served with the dish were stone cold. Didn’t...More

Thank JohntheLast
Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Some reviews about this restaurant mention that the plates are lacking flavour. That’s absurd! We had a two different red curries as main course and three different appetizers; all the plates ware delicious! The portions were big (we were entirely full, so we couldn’t ask...More

Thank Raymond H
Krua, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2018

Aloha Raymond, we’re glad you enjoyed your meal. Yes, our curries are very popular. Much Mahalo for your rating.

Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Red curry is really good, don't miss the Thai tea. From great food to warm service, stop here when visit Kona

Thank live2Spalove2travel
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for a quick dinner. We ordered the crab lagoon appetizer and split a Panang Curry. Best Panang ever. We ordered it medium and plenty tangy for me. If it were not very rude, I might have licked that plate...More

Thank Barbara F
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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