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Paupau's Kitchen

9751 N Government Way Ste 10, Hayden Lake, ID 83835-9645
+1 208-762-0169
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible2%
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“chicken” (4 reviews)
“chinese food” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
9751 N Government Way Ste 10, Hayden Lake, ID 83835-9645
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Paupau has a decent menu, the food is standard Chinese fare, sauces seem to have a lot of sugar. It is the only Chinese restaurant in the area and works well for that occasional urge.

Thank William H
Reviewed May 22, 2018

We have been to Paupau's several times for dinner, but not for a while. Not necessarily because the food is not good but because it is run solely by a Chinese couple who do quite a lot of take out service but have some difficulty...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed February 8, 2018

The food is always amazing and they make it to order so you know it is fresh. The staff is attentive and friendly. Love Pau Pau's!! They are cash or check only but don't let that stop you.

Thank Karen Y
Reviewed February 2, 2018

We eat at Paupau's at least a couple times a month. So good, veggies are always crisp and the meal is filling. Always a ready smile and fast service. Not a fancy place, just filling, good food served with a smile.

1  Thank Sonia S
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Great food. Don't let the outside looks fool you. Also this is a cash only place and no ATM inside. You won't leave hungry.

Thank Engine40
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Didn't La Choy have an ad in the 60's that said something like La Choy makes Chinese food swing American? The Good: -The restaurant is very clean, however it has no ambiance and the wait staff was very standoffish. -The ingredients are fresh. No question...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed August 22, 2017

I quit going to Paupau's six months ago. I have tried there food at least twice in the past five years. Each time I said I would not go back. I gave it one last chance. The food is all the same, just different sauces....More

Thank TOM Z
Reviewed August 22, 2017

We moved out of Hayden back in 2010 and have not been to Paupau's Kitchen since then. We just came back this summer and ate there the other day and nothing has changed. The food is excellent, made with quality ingredients. We love the owner...More

Thank pdrozin
Reviewed July 16, 2017

I don't understand why Paupau's has so many outstanding and good ratings. I considered a one star rating, but thought it too severe. I have tried Paupau's twice and been terribly disappointed both times. I won't be back again. The place is not going to...More

Thank Anthony T
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Over the years I have tried many different lunch items, all of which have been consistently good. The Szechuan Beef or Chicken is great; the Won Ton soup is a hearty treat; my current fave is the Pork Egg Foo Young, a can't miss item....More

Thank Scott M
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9751 N Government Way Ste 10, Hayden Lake, ID 83835-9645
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Hayden Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 208-762-0169
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