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Royal Thai Cafe

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78-6831 Alii Dr, Ste 402, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-322-8424
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 80
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food

I am not a Thai connoisseur, but the food was very good and the restaurant accessible to our condo. Recommend this restaurant!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Laurie D
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

I am not a Thai connoisseur, but the food was very good and the restaurant accessible to our condo. Recommend this restaurant!

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

If you're staying in Keauhou for a week or more and want a change of cuisine, this will suit the bill. Staff very friendly and accommodating and they are trying really hard. But this isn't a great Thai restaurant -- and that's OK, I don't think that's the goal. Solid and tasty, and a nice change of pace.

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Mesa, Arizona
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Good Thai food....friendly staff, full menu with many options for those seeking, vegetarian or vegan options. Great location and reasonably priced.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Located in a shopping centre I visited for lunch with 3 friends. service was friendly and quick. Food was tasty, well prepared and generous portion sizes. The food can be very spicy but the staff are happy to amend all their meals to suit your personal taste. Would visit again.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The reviews are spot on for this place. Great Thai food. Had chicken broccoli, special fresh fish with garlic sauce, and basil chicken. Fish was broiled and one of the best dishes we have had in a while. Kids loved the chicken and broccoli dish. I got my basil chicken Thai hot and they delivered on the spice and then... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Spent may mealtimes there in my stay on Big Island. Loved the freshness of the thai green veggie curry and couldnt fault it so went back. Simple and awesome.

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pasadena,ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

They warned me about the spice level (2/5 is medium), but even at that level the heat dominated everything. I had seafood curry; the fish was overcooked and there wasn't much sauce. My biggest complaint is that the balance of seasoning & salt was "off". I couldn't sense much coconut milk or salt, just the pepper. The pineapple fried rice... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

unless you have lots of $$$. Very small portions with very small amounts of meat. Great flavors but for the price, not enough food.

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Burlington, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Avoid the Pad Thai unless you like yours to taste smokey. If they call it something other than Pad Thai then it would not have disappointed. The pineapple curry was excellent, not too spivey and very flavorful. The pineapple fried rice was excellent. Filled with fish and a wonderfully delicate flavor. Worth the trip.

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Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We chose this restaurant from the reviews in Tripadvisor. It was close and we all were looking for a vegetarian menu. First the restaurant is beautifully decorated and immaculate. The owner greeted us and seated us promptly. The food was super and seasoned perfectly. Be cautious of the bill as they added 18% on the summary. Then when you get... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 78-6831 Alii Dr, Ste 402, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-322-8424

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?