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Thai Lao

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563 Farrington Hwy, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707-2031
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Once again we visited Thai Lao this year. We did take out as 9 of us. The order was prepared in the time frame we were told, it was correct, and we all enjoyed. We even had left overs for another meal. Not expensive and a favorite of locals.

Thank reidbo007
Kapolei, HI
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367 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spend 4 or 5 months each year on the island, and some friends turned us on to this place. We just love it. Good, fresh, flavorful food -- we have yet to find something on the menu that we would hesitate to recommend. Spring rolls are fresh and delicious; so's the calamari; stir frys are good, pad tai's too.... More 

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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171 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I book marked this restaurant on my TripAdvisor app to possibly eat at. I've had Thai many times but nothing as good as this! For appetizer we ordered the spring rolls which were to die for and for entree the Pad Thai again to die for as well as the pineapple fried rice. The restaurant itself is very small and... More 

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Kapolei, Hawaii
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

For the price the food is excellent and full of flavor and fresh. I have yet to have a dish that was bad. This is our go to place for Thai food for take out.

Thank Halfkine
Troy, MO
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Such good thai food. Had the larb (gai, chicken) as an appetizer and it was soooo flavorful. The pad thai was very good, and the basil stir fry (#43) was "to die for." Super thai iced tea, usually don't like normal southern US sweet tea but this thai treatment with the cream (?) was amazing. A very complete menu, we'll... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

We were staying at Marriott Ko Olina and looking for reasonably piced Thai food. We certainly found it here. Everything was terrific, from the food to the service. Especially good were the spring rolls and the Evil Jungle curry. Spicy, but not overpowering. Overall excellent meal at reasonable price.

1 Thank maitaitane
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon the Thai Lao Restaurant on August 28th. I and my husband love Thai food so we try some new restaurants wherever we go "to compare". The restaurant was busy as we arrived around 7PM. There was a big group of Japanese on one side. We were immediately seated. We ordered Thai teas which were okay. We had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Was staying at Disney's Aulani resort and decided to venture offsite for some local Thai. Read great reviews on TA and decided to check out Thai Lao. The restaurant is about a 10 minute drive from Aulani in a small strip mall. The spot is quaint, the service great, and food was extremely fresh and yummilicious good!! I had fish... More 

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Ban Patong, Phuket, Thailand
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220 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

This restaurant opened a second branch, in Honolulu, at the intersection of McCully Street and Kapiolani Boulevard last week. The place is very clean, and the service is very good. The food is excellent. Most dishes can be made Lao style as well as Thai style. I had a soup with fresh fish and som tam salad with raw crab.... More 

Thank Tim K
Chesterfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the Authenticity of the food at this restaurant. Everything was delicious and the staff was attentive. We were a party of 8 and ordered 4 appetizers and 7 dinners . The food came out immediately after ordering and was well prepared, hot and delicious.....maybe a little too fast back to back....hardly any time to finish one before... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 563 Farrington Hwy, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707-2031
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kapolei
  • Phone Number: 8086742262
Phone: 808-674-2262. Thai Lao is located in the Halekuai Center in the heart of Kapolei, Hawaii (Oahu).

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