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Krua Thai Cuisine

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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KRUA'S SIGNATURE DISHES​
served w/ jasmine rice
$23.95
volcanic duck (crispy duck)
deep fried, half de boned, marinated w/ house special herbs & topped w/ tamarind sweet & sour sauce
$23.95
curry duck
deep fried, half de boned duck topped w/ special panang curry or green curry sauce
$23.95
garlic duck
Deep fried, half de boned crispy duck topped w/ krua's Thai garlic sauce
$23.95
lovely duck
deep​ fried, half crispy de boned duck topped w/ krua's sweet & sour sauce
$23.95
basil duck
deep fried, half crispy de bone duck w/ spicy chili basil sauce
$18.95
mahi
ono
salmon
ginger fish
deep fried fillet fish topped w/ ginger, mushrooms, scallions & celery w/ krua's homemade sauce
$18.95
mahi
ono
salmon
garlic pepper fish
grilled filet fish topped w/ garlic sauce & steamed vegetables
$18.95
mahi
ono
salmon
green or panang curry fish
grilled fillet fish topped w/ your choice of curry & steamed vegetables
$18.95
mahi
ono
salmon
salmon cashew nuts
fried salmon filet on asparagus topped w/ carrots, shitake mushrooms, bell peppers & cashews in house chili sauce
KRUA THAI LUNCH SPECIALS​
$9.95
slam's cashew nut
baked cashews, onions, bell peppers, pineapple, green onions & carrots w/ homemade sauce
$9.95
queen of siam basil (pad kra-pow)
mushrooms, bell peppers, basil leaves, sliced onions & bamboo w/ basil sauce
$9.95
sweet & sour deluxe
Onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, pineapple, bell peppers & green onions w/ Thai style sweet & sour sauce
$9.95
oyster sauce broccoli
broccoli & carrots stir fried in chef's special homemade sauce w/ meat or no meat
$9.95
garden delight
mixed vegetables on a bed of cabbage, deep fried garlic pepper sauce on top
$9.95
thai ginger
Young wild ginger, mushrooms, peppers & green onions w/ Thai seasoning
$9.95
eggplant basil
eggplant in basil sauce w/ bell peppers, onions, bamboo shoots & basil leaves
pad thai noodles
stir fried rice noodle, eggs, bean sprouts, scallions, carrots w/ our homemade sauce (fish sauce), side peanuts
drunken noodles (pad kee mow)
stir fried wide rice noodles w/ eggs, basils, bell peppers, onions & bamboo w/ our homemade sauce
pad wood sen
stir​ fried mung beans w/ mixed veggies, eggs & mushrooms added w/ our homemade sauce
APPETIZERS​
$6.95
crispy thai spring rolls
variety of fresh veggies, deep fried come w/ sweet & sour dipping sauce
$8.95
fresh basil rolls
fresh vegetarian (variety) rolls w/ our homemade dipping sauce
$7.95
pot sticker
variety of flavors chicken & veggies w/ a side of homemade dipping sauce
$5.95
golden triangle
deep fried soft tofu w/ sweet & sour dipping sauce topped w/ ground peanuts
$7.95
crab lagoon
deep fried imitation crab meat w/ cream cheese wrapped in a wonton skin
$7.95
sauteed chicken
Marinated in Thai spices on a stick, grilled w/ peanut sauce & cucumber sauce
$8.95
golden shrimp
tempura shrimp w/ sweet & sour dipping sauce
$7.95
sweet potatoes (yam tempura)
Coated w/ Thai style batter, deep fried w/ sweet & sour sauce
$8.95
shrimp in the blanket
shrimp wrapped w/ spring roll skin & deep fried
$6.95
winger
marinated​ chicken wings, deep fried w/ sweet & sour dipping sauce
SOUPS​
tom yum
combination of tasty garlic, galangal, lemon grass, kaffir lime leaf & lime juice, mushrooms, tomatoes & Thai herbs
tom khaa
Combination of mushrooms, tomatoes, coconut milk & Thai herbs
house soup
variety of veggies in clear broth
with small $6.95
with large $12.95
wonton soup
wonton skin w/ stuffed chicken & shrimp w/ napa
$18.95
tome yum ocean soup (poaa taaki)
Mixed seafood w/ Thai basil, tomatoes, ginger & mushrooms
SALADS​
$8.95
house green
cabbage, cucumbers & tomatoes w/ our house peanut dressing
$8.95
green papaya
green fresh papaya, tomatoes, green beans, peanuts, garlic, chili, fish sauce & lime juice dressing
$13.95
grilled beef (yum nuarth)
grilled beef, cucumbers, red onions, green onions, cilantro, mint leaves w/ lime juice dressing
$15.95
grilled shrimp (pra kung)
Grilled shrimp, cucumbers, red onions, green onions, cilantro, mint leaves, lime juice & Thai herbs
$13.95
grilled eggplant (yum)
Grilled eggplant w/ ground chicken or pork, cucumbers, red onions, scallions, cilantro, mint leaves, lime juice & Thai herbs
$12.95
bean thread (yum woon sen)
Mung bean thread noodles w/ ground chicken or pork, shrimp, onions, lime juice & Thai herbs
$12.95
krua larb
ground beef, chicken or pork w/ onions, lime juice & Thai herbs on cabbage bed
$16.95
crispy duck salad
Crispy duck w/ cucumbers, red onions, green onions, cilantro, mint leaves, lime juice & Thai noodles
THAI NOODLES​
pad thai
rice noodles, eggs, bean sprouts, scallions, carrots & peanuts w/ homemade sauce (fish sauce)
drunken noodles (pad kee mow)
wide rice noodles w/ eggs, basil, bell peppers, onions & bamboo w/ homemade sauce
black noodle (pas see-ew)
wide rice noodles, broccoli, napa, carrots, eggs w/ homemade sauce
pad woon sen
mung bean noodles w/ eggs mixed vegetables & mushrooms w/ homemade sauce
lard nar
flat rice noodles topped w/ gravy & broccoli w/ homemade sauce
chow mein (pad mee)
thai instant noodles mixed vegetables, mushrooms, eggs w/ homemade sauce
krua thai chicken noodle (kai-krua)
wide rice noodles w/ chicken, eggs, onions & bean sprouts bedded on napa
KRUA'S SIGNATURE DISHES​
served w/ jasmine rice
$23.95
volcanic duck (crispy duck)
deep fried, half de boned, marinated w/ house special herbs & topped w/ tamarind sweet & sour sauce
$23.95
curry duck
deep fried, half de boned duck topped w/ special panang curry or green curry sauce
$23.95
garlic duck
Deep fried, half de boned crispy duck topped w/ krua Thai garlic sauce
$23.95
lovely duck
deep fried, half crispy de boned duck topped w/ krua's sweet & sour sauce
$23.95
basil duck
deep​ fried, half crispy de bone duck w/ spicy chili basil sauce
$18.95
mahi
ono
salmon
ginger fish
deep fried fillet fish topped w/ ginger, mushrooms, scallions & celery w/ krua's homemade sauce
$18.95
mahi
ono
salmon
garlic pepper fish
grilled filet fish topped w/ garlic sauce & steamed vegetables
$18.95
mahi
ono
salmon
green or panang curry fish
grilled fillet fish topped w/ your choice of curry & steamed vegetables
$18.95
mahi
ono
salmon
salmon cashew nuts
fried salmon filet on asparagus topped w/ carrots, shitake mushrooms, bell peppers & cashews in house chili sauce
KRUA THAI LUNCH SPECIALS​
$9.95
chicken $+1
pork $+1
shrimp $+2
tofu $+2
white jasmine rice $+1
brown rice $+1
sticky rice & tossed salad $+1
slam's cashew nut
baked cashews, onions, bell peppers, pineapple, green onions & carrots w/ homemade sauce
$9.95
chicken $+1
pork $+1
shrimp $+2
tofu $+2
white jasmine rice $+1
brown rice $+1
sticky rice & tossed salad $+1
queen of siam basil (pad kra-pow)
mushrooms, bell peppers, basil leaves, sliced onions & bamboo w/ basil sauce
$9.95
chicken $+1
pork $+1
shrimp $+2
tofu $+2
white jasmine rice $+1
brown rice $+1
sticky rice & tossed salad $+1
sweet & sour deluxe
onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, pineapple, bell peppers & green onions w/ Thai style sweet & sour sauce
$9.95
chicken $+1
pork $+1
shrimp $+2
tofu $+2
white jasmine rice $+1
brown rice $+1
sticky rice & tossed salad $+1
oyster sauce broccoli
broccoli & carrots stir fried in chef's special homemade sauce w/ meat or no meat
$9.95
chicken $+1
pork $+1
shrimp $+2
tofu $+2
white jasmine rice $+1
brown rice $+1
sticky rice & tossed salad $+1
garden delight
mixed vegetables on a bed of cabbage, deep fried garlic pepper sauce on top
$9.95
chicken $+1
pork $+1
shrimp $+2
tofu $+2
white jasmine rice $+1
brown rice $+1
sticky rice & tossed salad $+1
thai ginger
Young wild ginger, mushrooms, peppers & green onions w/ Thai seasoning
$9.95
chicken $+1
pork $+1
shrimp $+2
tofu $+2
white jasmine rice $+1
brown rice $+1
sticky rice & tossed salad $+1
eggplant basil
eggplant in basil sauce w/ bell peppers, onions, bamboo shoots & basil leaves
pad thai noodles
stir fried rice noodle, eggs, bean sprouts, scallions, carrots w/ our homemade sauce (fish sauce), side peanuts
drunken noodles (pad kee mow)
stir fried wide rice noodles w/ eggs, basils, bell peppers, onions & bamboo w/ our homemade sauce
pad wood sen
stir fried mung beans w/ mixed veggies, eggs & mushrooms added w/ our homemade sauce
About
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
PRICE RANGE
US$6 - US$64
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Asian, Thai
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at Krua Thai twice. The first time was around 8 pm. It was crowded, loud, yet we were seated within 5 minutes. The second time was around 5:30 pm. We were the only ones there. Both times we were greeted by friendly...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Michelle P
Ailyn O, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Michele, thank you for stopping by twice here at Krua and we’re happy of your experience. Witch food did you like best? Krua

Reviewed 1 week ago

We consider ourselves to be Thai food snobs and this place is one of the best we have been to. We expect Thai food to be spicy, but be careful here since our 7 on a scale from 1-10 is their 3. If you like...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank StephenPDiver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the lunch specials, felt they were a good value. Nicely decorated. Good service. Parking can be a problem but not their fault.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 730p
Ailyn O, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mahalo! We’re happy that you enjoyed your lunch here at Krua.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't write many reviews but the pineapple curry was done with fresh chicken, pineapple, vegetables and coconut milk, served with Jasmine rice. Great flavor and presented very well. Great server with a nice smile, and personally to match.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank baxter09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on a very busy Monday, Presidents Day. They were short staffed but doing pretty good despite that. My "Poor" review is not based on the service at all, just the food. It's a family run establishment and they are very nice and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Johnny B
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

We ordered dinner & some appetizers. The appetizers were tasty, however the Tom Yum Soup arrived with dinner , rather than as an appetizer. The staff seemed very hectic and disorganized, as it took a long time to get our main course, about 50 minutes....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank OneLaker2
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Got a table, sat for half hour with zero service. Menu looked delicious but I guess we’ll never know. Other guests were frustrated waiting to pay. We left to get better service elsewhere.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mike v
Ailyn O, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2019

Aloha Mike- sorry to hear this. It’s unusual for us to not service after you have been seated? We always come back with set(s) of water(s) and come back when you’re ready to take an order? Could you be more specific at what time, table...More

Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

I had the crab Rangoon as an appetizer. It was about the best I’ve ever had! I ordered the chicken pad Thai for my main course. It was pretty good.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Amybthompson
Reviewed January 10, 2019

Krua Thai is one of my favorite Thai restaurants in America. I've been to Thailand and this is as close as it gets to original flavors I've found in the States. Best curry I have ever tried is here at Krua. The Massaman Curry is...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ryanshieldsrj
Ailyn O, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2019

Much Mahalo Ryan! Thank you for your review, we offer a great quality on our coconut milk and fresh cut veggies straight to your plate. Have a wonderful Aloha Friday!

Reviewed January 6, 2019

We ate at this restaurant and I had green curry which was supposed to be a bit spicy. But it was extremely bland with no taste. I was very hungry so ate it anyway. My wife had soup which was just about edible. About $25...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PuneetNagpal
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