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Khin Khao

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21 Aplin St | Shop 3, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 8581
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Cairns, Australia
1 review
Reviewed January 13, 2017

After work, I went to Kin Khao Thai Restaurant, I did order Pad Thai for my dinner....I have never had bad meals from Kin Khao Thai restaurant. Thank you very much for looking after me. Its really excellent Pad Thai.

Thank Pha C
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed January 3, 2017

Just booked my wedding breakfast at this restaurant. The entire menu was available to build our choices of courses. Very helpful preparations with the wedding theme and whilst ours is not a large group (25) the inside and outside option was perfect. I wasn't sure of many eating preferences (vegetarian or vegan) and alternatives are available if required. They will... More 

Thank Noel G
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Was expecting good things- I was sadly disappointed. After being seated was then left for 10-15mins to get a menu, the table beside me wasn't clean I the 45min I was there and the pork dish had 6 pork pieces in it (possibly 10 finger nail size pieces).. I tried to discuss this with management when paying but was met... More 

Thank Sam F
Zurich, Switzerland
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12 reviews
Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

I fell in love with the thai curries here! I've tried couple of others afterwards, but none of them came close to this. Highly recommended. The day I return to Cairns, i will definitely have dinner there. Cheers!

Thank Jeanny96
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved it. Empty at 18.30 (we'd been shopping) but filled to brim by 19.00. SO good. Pop chicken salad sounds like a compromise. But it isn't. Delicate crispy tempura coating but just right flesh. Crisp veg. Pad Prik King medium hot has real bite. Eat here. Off the esplanade but worth 600m walk.

Thank Paul M
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed December 9, 2016

We were staying just across the road from this restaurant and had noticed it was always busy so decided to give it a try. They have a lunchtime menu (cheaper than the evening) and since it was normally less busy we opted for that. On the day we chose there was a "ladies lunch" event taking place which occupied several... More 

1 Thank pandpflynn
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Having travelled to Thailand before, and loving the food and flavours, we were so excited to try this. But it wasn't quite the fabulous food we remembered eating in Thailand, it was a bit less authentic, still tasty but not anywhere near what was expected. Disappointing.

Thank jcuzzy
Montreal, Canada
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Went for an early diner. Good experience. Friendly staff with a smile. Good food, fast service and large portions compared to what I'm used too.

Thank Rogerrlacasse67
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

I love the noodles they use in the pad Thai because they hold the sauce and don't soak it up. The Penang curry was so flavoursome and a reasonable price. 2 thumbs up from me.

1 Thank Marpmaw
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed November 3, 2016

Good service and good food at a reasonable price. Fish cakes for starter were ok but I prefer them shallow fried and these appeared deep fried. We had chicken pad prik and chicken green curry which were both full of flavours with the right amount of heat. These main courses were exceptional. Service was very good, pleasant staff.

Thank retiredfoxy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Aplin St | Shop 3, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 8581
Authentic Thai restaurant located in the Cairns CBD. We specialise in bringing the flavours of Thailand to our customers.

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