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110 Kalakaua St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2870
808-969-3777
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent menu

We were referred here by a local resident so we stopped in to have lunch. Their calamari appetizer was the best we have ever had! I had the Buddaha Rama sauce with chicken (coconut milk/peanut sauce/red curry) and my husband had the Ginger Ahi. Both were excellent! The plates are huge and we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Wildsongs
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Inland Northwest, Us
Good for:
  • Families with children
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Inland Northwest, Us
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166 reviews 166 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We were referred here by a local resident so we stopped in to have lunch. Their calamari appetizer was the best we have ever had! I had the Buddaha Rama sauce with chicken (coconut milk/peanut sauce/red curry) and my husband had the Ginger Ahi. Both were excellent! The plates are huge and we took 1/2 of our food back to... More 

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North Canton, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Enjoyed take out for a late picnic on our lanai after a long day of sight seeing and snorkeling in tide pools. Food was very good...just make sure you dine in or have your own paper products and silverware for take out or a picnic...or that each are eating your own. We were sharing many dishes and they did not... More 

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Moscow, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This was a great stop. Full bar, awesome food and wonderful staff. The peanut sauce was great. If you want a killer fresh app, can't go wrong with the summer rolls. All and all great place.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I got the green curry which was very good and always the safe one for me with my peanut allergy. My boyfriend got the pad thai which has peanut. This is fine as long as my food and his does not touch. I even told the waitress I had this allergy and she proceeded to put my bowl of rice... More 

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Hilo, Hawaii
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Living in Hilo, we have several choices for Thai...I prefer New Chiang Mai. Small, cute, local, decent service and GOOD, fresh food. The view of Kalakaua Park is charming.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This restaurant was a great find! It's just steps off the main drag in downtown Hilo on one of the side streets. Definitely worth looking up! The Shrimp Roll appetizer is great - rolled and cooked differently than usual with a great local pineapple based sweet and sour dipping sauce. For a main coarse, the Budda Red Curry with shrimp... More 

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Rotterdam
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123 reviews 123 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Came in for late dinner. Place was half full. Orders were taken quickly. Orderd 10 dollar long rice salad with tofu (good portioned). And a yellow curry chicken with jasmin rice. We asked the curry to be very mild and the salad very spicy. However the curry was still to spicy for my wife. My salad was also very spicy... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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118 reviews 118 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We fell in love with this place when we lived in Hilo several years ago. After we moved, we tried to find a suitable replacement on the mainland. We had elevated New Chiang Mai food to such a high pedestal, though, no other Thai restaurant ever seemed to quite compare. Close maybe, but just not the same. So we were... More 

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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We have eaten Thai food all over the island. Overall this restaurant has the best food. The Shrimp Pad Thai is amazing! The appetizers are over priced however compared to the entrees so we didn't try any of them. The red curry was full of lots of different vegetables and spiced at medium very nicely. .

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Hilo, Hawaii
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10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My husband and I dined here on a Friday evening. To start with, the wine selection was comprised of wines that are available at the local grocery store for less than$10 a bottle. However, they sell them in the restaurant for double that. I understand that wine mark ups are always high- however, most restaurants do not sell easily recognizable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 110 Kalakaua St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2870
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: 808-969-3777

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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