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“great green papaya salad” 5 of 5 stars
Review of New Chiang Mai Thai Cuisine

New Chiang Mai Thai Cuisine
110 Kalakaua St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2870
808-969-3777
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Ranked #32 of 203 restaurants in Hilo
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Missoula, MT
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10 reviews 10 reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“great green papaya salad”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

One salad is big enough for a meal for two, if you're not starving. The service was quick and the food excellent. We also enjoyed the green bean dish. Both dishes were large.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Charleston, South Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“SUPERB”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013 via mobile

Amazing cocunut soup. Huuuuge bowl. Get it with rice and it is a full entree. I order Tom Kha Guy soup everywhere and this is the best I ever had. Pad Thai was good too

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Meh, not great”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Service-someone took our order, and I don't think we ever saw them again. Had to ask for anything extra we wanted by stopping someone as they went by (as opposed to someone checking on us), the food came out as it was ready (so my wife had her food half done before I got mine), not a big deal for us, but if this is your service standard, let people know. Had to go up to get our bill.

Food- pad thai tasted like pad thai flavoured ketchup, we ordered mild and medium, generally we expect it not to be too hot, but at least to have flavour. I did like the chopped vegetable to add to the pad thai, giving it a nice crunch.
The calamari was terrible with a heavy tempura batter on it.

Thai food isn't really that hard, a decent pad thai sauce is a must.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Alberta
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Great Thai Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Had a fantastic meal here with friends and family. The menu has lots of variety for every taste. Most dishes have a choice of vegetarian, beef, chicken or seafood. Great food, great service what more can you ask for.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Best romantic Thai restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012 via mobile

This restaurant is really a lovely place to go; it is next to a small park, there is lots of parking, and the restaurant is nicely decorated. Both the food and service were excellent and the prices were extremely reasonable. The portions were large and everything tasted so fresh and good. We got Pad Thai and Pumpkin curry, extremely delicious. The background music and atmosphere of the restaurant were pleasant. I love Thai food and this is a great Thai restaurant!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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