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I vacationed Oahu 2 yrs ago and Opal was closed due to the owner being on vacation, I was bummed. We came back for our family vacation with our kids and thanks to the help of friends who live on the island we got in....More
We read so many reviews on Yelp and TripAdvisor about this place! We were craving Thai food and were excited. We waited a little bit since the place is small. When we were seated, we waited for a while with no menus. We got our...More
My family and I had dinner at Opal's. We have lived in LA and NYC, and so have been fortunate to enjoy great Thai cuisine before. Opal's (the proprietor) food compares very well to the best Thai restaurants in those cities. Opal and his son...More
Opal's is a favorite whenever we visit Haleiwa. Opal, the proprietor, works tirelessly and is in control of all aspects of the dining experience. He greets each guest with a smile and a warm handshake, hugs the babies, and pats children on the head. As...More
We learned about Opal Thai through diners drive-ins and dives and have been fans of the restaurant since day one. The owner opened our palates to flavors we were previously unaccustomed to. We love this place and while it can get very busy here, it's...More
A friend of mine introduced me to Opal's a few years back. Ever since, I've considered it a staple of Haleiwa. The food is not only good, and authentic, but the service is quite friendly and not only will the owner come around and chat...More
Opal, is a character. He offered to take care of us, after a short interview of our likes dislikes, spice level, allergies etc, we had the most amazing meal ever. The flavors of the Larb started us off, best Thai appetizer I have ever had....More
Every time I visit Haleiwa it is a must to eat at Opal's. Warning: he doesn't let you order. He will just make you something. You never know what he will charge either. Also, there is always a wait.
All that to say, it is...More
Opal is hilarious and memorable. He loves to share his knowledge of Thai food and will greet you with questions on your previous Thai food experiences. I think he waits on every single table so you are sure to meet him. Don't even attempt to...More
My son and his family visited here last evening with friends. They raved about the food. My husband and I only had a couple of days left to visit the island so we decided that we needed to have this experience ourselves. We made reservations...More