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16-586 Old Volcano Rd Ste 103, Keaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96749-8115
(808) 982-8558
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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was okay. The price was not cheap. You have to pay rice $1.5 per little bowl. The restroom in the back is dirty. You have to pass their kitchen which looks not that decent.

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Thank KimberlyX
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Average to poor. Not the best not the worst. Usually is a busy place and is good for a quick meal. Just don't expect a 5 star experience

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here twice this trip to Keaau. Both times delicious and bountiful in flavor and quantity. The pork fried rice is wonderful as is volcano shrimp and other dishes. Service is fast and friendly. I didn't try it this trip, but you used to be able to bring in your own beer for the meal since they don't serve... More 

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Thank Loveacorona
Eldersburg, Maryland
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were driving around looking for something different to try so we stopped there. We had never had Thai food before. Very spicy but also very good. Great service, very friendly !

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Thank sbowers14
Honolulu
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I've had lunch here several times with coworkers while working in Keaau the past 6 months. The food is usually good but the service is just average. Lunch prices are mid-range and for Keaau, this is an upper end, sit down restaurant. Most of the dishes are pretty good with a mix of Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai and local style dishes.... More 

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Thank HawaiiFoodlover
Hilo, Hawaii
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Had dinner in a party of six. Food is excellent. It's a very busy place, so don't expect constant attention from your waiter, but this is Hawaii, so that is the norm anywhere on the Islands. Prices are not cheap but reasonable.

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Thank Communer
Cleveland, Ohio
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This is the best and tastiest bang for your buck in Keaau. The food is consistently delicious. The service is polite and the food comes out very quickly. It is family friendly and seems extremely popular with local folks of all kinds. I don' t mind that they mix the ethnicities in their menu, as long as they keep doing... More 

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Thank 126cleveland216
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

We only got to eat here twice. They do LOTS of business---take-outs the whole time we were there. Sit at a table and order from the menu, and you can tell from the service that they're all business---two nice ladies managed the entire front: inside, outside, and take-out. The food comes when it's ready. It is SO GOOD!!! Don't miss... More 

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Thank Tom B
Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

This is a little unassuming cafe in a strip shopping area in the center of the Kea'au Shopping Village. It has a buffet offering for lunch, but I always order off the menu. Favorite Thai dishes are offered, including Vietnamese and traditional Chinese. The decor is nothing to write about but you came for the food, right? HIGHLY RECOMMEND: Basil... More 

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Thank beachrunner5311
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

We went here based on good recommendations, and had what all 4 of us uniformly considered to be the worst Thai food we have ever had. Perhaps it was because we were there on New Year's Eve, and perhaps the busboy was doing the cooking instead of their normal chef, but every single course was tasteless. I mean, how can... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16-586 Old Volcano Rd Ste 103, Keaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96749-8115
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Keaau
  • Phone Number: (808) 982-8558

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?