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Saeng's Thai Cuisine

2119 W Vineyard St, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-1697
808-244-1567
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Ranked #16 of 75 restaurants in Wailuku
Price range: $14 - $14
Cuisines: Thai
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Koloa, HI
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This restaurant is a true "find". It's on a back road in Wailuku, and to the causal passer-by, it's not even obvious that there is a wonderful Thai restaurant inside. The dining area is a luscious garden with a soothing water feature. Big comfy booths rim part of the room. The food is delicious. For our first visit, we were... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

From the outside, Saeng's is at best plain, perhaps even a bit shabby. Enough so that we passed it by on a walking search for dinner. Luckily for us, we decided to peek inside the next evening. Amazing! The interior features a large covered courtyard garden repeat with a charming pond and fountain. And even better, the food is excellent.... More

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Oregon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My husband and I were on our way back to the airport (June 23, 2014) to head home and decided that some Thai food sounded good. I checked our Maui Revealed book and found Saeng's. We plugged the address into our GPS and it led us straight to their door. Parking was in their lot--convenient and easy. This is a... More

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Santa Rosa, California
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574 reviews 574 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014 via mobile

We visit this place year after year when in Maui. Casual, generous portions, great flavors and always a hit with friends. On our last visit we had green curry with chicken and Panang curry with chicken! We usually have more of a variety, but there were just two of us on a curry mission! We will be back!

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Haiku, Hawaii
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

if you are not in a rush ....this is a good place to eat.....the food is always good....i love the seafood soup....and everything is made to order.....peaceful setting...semi outdoors...service in slow but the food is very tasty

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Budapest, Hungary
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

the staff were friendly, the place is quiet and the best spot to have cooked food after 11 days of outdoor. I had the tom yum soup and fried bananas with ice cream. More than once. So I'd recommend to eat here.

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Pukalani, Maui
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136 reviews 136 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

I came here to try a different Thai restaurant and out of the ones in Kahului, Kihei, and Lahaina, this one is the worst. While the prices are about the same as the others, the food here is poor. The pad thai had no flavor, was soupy, and didn't have any spiciness to it. The staff, while nice, disappeared at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

I really love this place. It's such a nice environment to sit and eat. It makes me feel like I'm in Asia, and it's rarely busy. Sometimes is just me and my date. The Food is delicious and served piping hot. Just be careful not to spill it on your lap like I did. My leg was red for days:(... More

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Paris, France
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Not cheap but nothing cheap in this island. Stuff is very friendly and kindly, service is not slow. but sometimes inside is very crowdy. I am not an gourmet but the foods are cooked well and tasty and I like Thai foods. Located in a very peaceful garden. I can easily suggest to all my friends and I hope there... More

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Alaska
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Staff is from Laos. Food was not as spicy as Thai people make it. They seemed under-staffed when we went there on a Tuesday night, so we had to wait a while for things. Friendly staff and the food is good, but could use more of a kick.

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