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Orchid Thai Cuisine

74-5555 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3193
808-327-9437
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Ranked #70 of 234 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:45 pm
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Cuisines: Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I've been going to this restaurant for many years. The family that runs it are lovely. I've even had them cater a party. Food is always good. Summer rolls and coconut soup are my favorites.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Orchid Thai Cuisine is on a side street in a light industrial area (car dealerships and watersports shops). DON'T let that scare you away. Inside it is tastefully decorated and the meals are great !! There was a clear, distinctive difference in taste between two red curries, one Panang, the other, Massaman. We will return here whenever were are visiting... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I went with some coworkers for lunch and ordered the ginger stir fry lunch special. The portions are very generous and the food was excellent. We all ordered something different and everyone was happy with their food. The food was reasonably priced and the service was very good.

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Kona-Kohala Coast
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

As a resident of kona for 35 years, this was the outstanding Thai restaurant. Family owned and staffed. All food freshly prepped daily. Other Thai restaurants rely on pre-made foods. In the many years of their operation, they never advertised. However, "word of mouth" in Kona has made them very successful. Call for directions because they are located in the... More 

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Kona, Hawaii
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The food and service was pretty good...albeit, we did encounter a somewhat distasteful experience with the owner and waitress....thus the 2 star rating.. ...we (there were 6 of us) order various dishes and various types of rice...the white sticky rice came and it was off texture and taste...I told the waitress and asked for another black sticky rice in its... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I went to Orchid Thai for dinner after reading good reviews in Hawaii the Big Island Revealed. We went to dinner at approximately 6pm and the restaurant was empty except for one other family. The servers were prompt to seat us, to bring water to the table and take our order. Upon receiving my soup, I noticed... More 

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Kailua Kona, Hi
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56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

One of the better Thai places here in town. Nice atmosphere inside, much better than the impression of strip mall outside.

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Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

$10.95 for lunch many options comes will spring or salad rolls and choice of rice. Curry is very good so was the pork. Service was quick.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This restaurant is small and a local attraction. Excellent food. The pad Thai was so good...we loved everything we ordered. The 4 rating is because the service was a little impersonal.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I tried this Thai restaurant recently with a cousin of mine who recommended it. It's in a little shopping center tucked away from the tourist area of Kona, and I found the homey atmosphere comforting. I tried two appetizers, the spring rolls and the fried Thai Chicken wings, and found them to be excellent. The rest of the menu items... More 

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Additional Information about Orchid Thai Cuisine

Address: 74-5555 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3193
Phone Number: 808-327-9437
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 2:45 pm  5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:45 pm  5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:45 pm  5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:45 pm  5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:45 pm  5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:45 pm  5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Cuisine: Thai

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