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Orchid Thai Cuisine

74-5555 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3193
+1 808-327-9437
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (24 reviews)
“curry” (12 reviews)
“summer rolls” (8 reviews)
5:00 PM - 8:45 PMAll hours
Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
74-5555 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3193
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went here on the recommendation of our innkeepers. My wife had the Evil Curry, which was good. I had the meat combo pad thai, that was okay, but not great. Not enough veggies for me. The service is slow. There are...More

Thank Kath M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overall, this is a pretty decent Thai restaurant. It is located in an industrial part of town - which is often where you find some gems. The decor is low-end, but still comfortable. The service was good, but not outstanding. We had Panang curry, rice...More

Thank Kepe808
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Orchid Thai resides in a modest, light Industrial area just off the top end of Ali Drive. It is a modest store front restaurant, clearly a family run business, and always— always— busy. It is always busy because it is consistently the best Thai restaurant...More

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

One man (father?) was run off his feet while a teenage boy and girl on staff did nothing to help just sat there chatting and occasionally saying something to the kitchen. The food was OK. Its was prepared locally but did not have a good...More

Thank fufyfhhfhf
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This family owned business is very consistent is serving quality Thai cuisine! The region of Thailand where they came from has the best tasting recipes that are delicious! I have enjoyed every meal I've had here, or ordered to take out.

Thank AlohaNitaL
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Ask for Charlie. The egg plant dish is great, also the pada chicken on a stick, get the 6 version. Anything on the menu is great, order the jasmine tea.

Thank Jeffrey O
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Charlie, the owner, is hands on, making this one of the best dining experiences I have ever had. Food is excellent, the place is very clean, decorated in amazing pictures and sculptures, gives you a taste of his beautiful country. Prices are very affordable, and...More

Thank Sissierae
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Don't bother. Service was poor. Portions were small. Lame presentation. 6 tiny tasteless shrimp rolls for 11.95 served by one latex glove on by a man who didn't want to be there.

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Everything is always fresh and delicious. Love the pumpkin curry, pad thai, summer and spring rolls. Not fast food, but well worth the wait

Thank 808mccracken
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We have dined here a few times with family and friends, and the food is consistently good. You can bring your own wine. Prices are reasonable. All the dishes we have tried have been very good. Loved their chicken satay.

Thank Jane923
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:45 PM
5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 2:45 PM
5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 2:45 PM
5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 2:45 PM
5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 2:45 PM
5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 2:45 PM
5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74-5555 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3193
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-327-9437
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