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Ning's Thai Cuisine

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15 2955 Pahoa Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
(808) 965-7611
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Pahoa, Hawaii
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have been eating here for years. The food excellent, the atmosphere comfortable and relaxed and you can BYOB which is nice

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Thank alohagirl61
Kalapana, Hawaii
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best Thai food in all of Hawaii! The family uses all fresh herbs (you can see them cooking), clean kitchen, amazing spices and flavors! We are locals who run the lava tours down the road so we always pick food up to-go here and it is always delicious. Cute scene when we have time to dine-in also. Amazing, mouth-watering, authentic... More 

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Thank Kalapana_CT
Pahoa, Hawaii
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Some of the best Thai food on the Island. Large portions and the price is right. No charge for corkage if you bring your own wine!

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Thank James S
Gurnee, IL
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

....this joint is downmarket even for a downtrodden area! First, let me qualify myself beyond merely being a tourist who wandered into Pahoa. I've been coming over to BI since 2007, wearing a variety of hats. From my first poisonous taco in "Hippietown" back then, to recent meals which rated decently against my better BI chows, I've watched the area... More 

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Thank HarryBGurnee_IL
Connecticut
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food, good value. The portions are huge. They give options for mild, medium, hot, and hotter, but the medium is very hot, so be careful what you order. Tastes good though.

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Thank csv0nb
Austin, Texas
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

This place had a great ambiance - quiet and cozy. It is a favorite amongst travelers who are fortunate enough to hear about this place from the locals who frequent here often. Very distinctive and inventive curries - pumpkin, vegetarian green. The green papaya salad here is the best on this side of the Big Island. The staff are efficient... More 

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Thank lmais
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

They serve some of the best Thai food on the island. Great aosphere in this family run establishment. Well worth a visit. Bring your own beer or wine.

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Thank Mike W
Minturn, Colorado
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Sitting at the table next to a busy street in Pahoa, one gets the feeling they are in Central America... maybe Belize - this is some of the coolest "old school" Hawaiian ambiance I've found on the Big Island. It is a little gritty; and creaky wooden store fronts, ukulele-playing hippies, and open-minded people frequent the area. In addition, the... More 

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Thank homestake
Palm Springs, California
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104 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

This restaurant is located on Pahoa Rd. in downtown Pahoa, Hawai'i and has been at this location for many years. They do a hefty take-out business but the dining room is very nice as well. The service is prompt, the food is delicious and the price is reasonable. What more could anyone want for?

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Thank Jay A
Bellevue WA
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108 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Neighborhood is a little sketchy, so park your car where you can view it from the restaurant. The food here was great and the waitstaff was pleasant and couldn't do enough to please you. Eveything was fresh and had good flavor. The chai tea was good too! Great please to stop for lunch after swimming at the tide pools.

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Thank LoveToTravel1962

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 2955 Pahoa Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Pahoa
  • Phone Number: (808) 965-7611

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