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3452 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-2648
808-732-0054
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Do no do here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I ordered masaman curry chix to my hotel and no rice showed up!! Battle then began! No one offered to bring me rice...totally crap restaurant! Who charges extra when u order a curry dish and they say rice is extra??? I've lived and traveled all over the world and please DO NOT GIVE THESE PEOPLE... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed September 18, 2014
Temsumbum
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I ordered masaman curry chix to my hotel and no rice showed up!! Battle then began! No one offered to bring me rice...totally crap restaurant! Who charges extra when u order a curry dish and they say rice is extra??? I've lived and traveled all over the world and please DO NOT GIVE THESE PEOPLE YOUR MONEY!!!! Bunch of stupid... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We were the only one there! That should have been our first clue. The food was just OK. The prices were not bad, but I would rather pay more for better food.

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Shaker Heights, Ohio
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Met a local at Buzz's and he recommended Champa. We enjoy spicy, flavorful Thai food and Champa really came through. We had Curry, Soup and Rice entrees with a few appetizers. All were cooked exactly as described. Only complaint.. the water glasses are to small, but they are always being refilled by the great wait staff

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San Francisco, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013 via mobile

A good friend, also from the mainland, took me here as he's a frequent diner there. Very good and fresh. Service was friendly, but dishes arrived with little coordination - pretty much as the cook finished - and no discipline as to whether it was an appetizer or an entree. No liquor license, so BYOB. But, that certainly keeps the... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Champa Thai Restaurant on Waialae Ave. has always been our favorite for Thai food. It's a small family owned restaurant with good prices and good food. They will cook something not on the menu or modify their dish upon request. Normally we have the Stuffed Chicken Wings as a starter, Green Papaya Salad, Tom Yum "Shrimp or Fish" or "you... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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128 reviews 128 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Our first time at this restaurant, which we just happened to stumble upon during lunch time. There was only one other table of 3 besides our table of three. Lady waitress was very friendly and the food served was more 'home style' than fancy. All 3 of us enjoyed your lunch. Will go back when next in HNL!

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Hawaii
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Should have paid bill after MeeKrob came, just straight from bag with a drizzle of flavor/sauce, not even sweet. Garlic Eggplant was made of green as in raw eggplants and had no flavor of garlic and of course chewy. Red curry had some flavor but coconut milk had oil separating so not appetizing looking. After politely informing staff about all... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Great food, my go-to restaurant when staying with family who are a 3-minute drive away but also a regular choice when staying in Kahala or passing that neighbourhood. BYOB if you choose to eat there, quick service for takeout, friendly staff at all times. Papaya salad is unbelivably good. Only ask for very spicy if you really mean it -... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Years ago -- as in 15 -- this was our favorite neighborhood Thai restaurant in Honolulu, then suddenly the cooking fell off a cliff. They swore there had been no changes, but something major had happened. For a few years we'd try it periodically, but no go. We just went back, twice, and hallelujah, the magic has returned. So I... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2011

We enjoy the food but the great service is what keeps us coming back. The Pla Rad Prik is the perfect fish dish and the yellow curry with scallops is divine. This is a comfortable neighborhood restaurant worth the trip out of Waikiki.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3452 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-2648
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: 808-732-0054

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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