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Chao Phya Thai Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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45-480 Kaneohe Bay Dr Ste AG1, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-2039
(808) 235-3555
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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Mililani, Hawaii
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I love their House Salad. The dressing is very tasty. We also have the Cashew Chicken dish and also the Lamb Shank stew, so very tasty. They have seating inside as well as outdoors, very nice atmosphere. The staff is very friendly, attentive and courteous. If you are in the windward side and have the hunger for... More 

Thank myram529
Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

A bunch of Texans in Hawaii could not have been more surprised at the how much we loved the food and service at this restaurant. Mama' Toy and Chef Guy have prepared an amazing variety of authentic Thai food and Thai fusion food with fresh, local food from the Islands. The panang chicken and basil beef couldn't be beat, and... More 

Thank wsultemeier
Kailua, Hawaii
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39 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016

We 3 thought we'd try a new Thai restaurant. First thing we saw outside was Chao Phya's herb garden so we knew the food would be fresh. We were seated and immediately offered a comp salad which the chef had created: brown rice, seaweed and topped with wasabi if desired. The hostess offered us suggestions with a detailed description of... More 

2 Thank Kathleen W
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016

Our hostess at our AirBnB recommended this restaurant and she was so right. We ordered a variety of appetizers to share among three adults. Delish, fresh, wow. You can't go wrong ordering that way here. Ask your server for suggestions, too. Cleanest restaurant I think I have been in in ages, too. I dare you to find any dust. That's... More 

Thank Karen L
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic dinner and lovely hostess. They were great at offering suggestions but willing to do anything you want. Really fun in a group and the dessert surfboard was awesome too! We will be going frequently!

Thank Shannon C
Kaneohe, Hawaii
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016

Chef Guy, Mina and their wonderful staff is AWESOME. It is like a family restaurant. Excellent food, quality ingredients that can be tasted and the genuine warmth of the staff is astounding. It is more than just thai cuisine. The Prime rib rivals Haleiwa Joes! They cook everything themselves even the desserts.One of those got to go places.

Thank Kahaluu47
Kaneohe, Hawaii
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Friendly stuff. Servicings were small. Does not have as good "Thai" taste as other restaurants. Used pad thai noodles for everything instead of thick noodles for Pai sew ewe.

Thank DoggedTrav
Winnipeg, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

Service was absolutely incredible. The staff are very friendly and took very good care of us. The food was also really delicious. Very cute little patio to eat outside at. I for sure recommend it!

Thank nicoled09
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2015

New interior decorating lends to a better ambiance , Mama Toy is still there to supervise, and the news chef and staff have things going in the right direction! Had a great dining experience, the new chef made a specialized dish for us and was very personable - a great dining experience, great food and atmosphere!

Thank KaneoheMike
Detroit, Michigan
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83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

This place came highly recommended from a neighbor who lived nearby this restaurant for many years. She gave it a rave review so our expectations were high. We had spring rolls which were actually fried and more like egg rolls than the fresh rice paper wrapped spring rolls we are use to. We ordered a yellow vegetarian curry which was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45-480 Kaneohe Bay Dr Ste AG1, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-2039
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kaneohe
  • Phone Number: (808) 235-3555

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