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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$6 - $64
CUISINES
Asian, Thai
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

KRUA'S SIGNATURE DISHES​
served w/ jasmine rice
volcanic duck (crispy duck)
deep fried, half de boned, marinated w/ house special herbs & topped w/ tamarind sweet & sour sauce
$23.95
curry duck
deep fried, half de boned duck topped w/ special panang curry or green curry sauce
$23.95
garlic duck
Deep fried, half de boned crispy duck topped w/ krua's Thai garlic sauce
$23.95
lovely duck
deep​ fried, half crispy de boned duck topped w/ krua's sweet & sour sauce
$23.95
basil duck
deep fried, half crispy de bone duck w/ spicy chili basil sauce
$23.95
ginger fish
deep fried fillet fish topped w/ ginger, mushrooms, scallions & celery w/ krua's homemade sauce
$18.95
mahi
ono
salmon
garlic pepper fish
grilled filet fish topped w/ garlic sauce & steamed vegetables
$18.95
mahi
ono
salmon
green or panang curry fish
grilled fillet fish topped w/ your choice of curry & steamed vegetables
$18.95
mahi
ono
salmon
salmon cashew nuts
fried salmon filet on asparagus topped w/ carrots, shitake mushrooms, bell peppers & cashews in house chili sauce
$18.95
mahi
ono
salmon
KRUA THAI LUNCH SPECIALS​
slam's cashew nut
baked cashews, onions, bell peppers, pineapple, green onions & carrots w/ homemade sauce
$9.95
queen of siam basil (pad kra-pow)
mushrooms, bell peppers, basil leaves, sliced onions & bamboo w/ basil sauce
$9.95
sweet & sour deluxe
Onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, pineapple, bell peppers & green onions w/ Thai style sweet & sour sauce
$9.95
oyster sauce broccoli
broccoli & carrots stir fried in chef's special homemade sauce w/ meat or no meat
$9.95
garden delight
mixed vegetables on a bed of cabbage, deep fried garlic pepper sauce on top
$9.95
thai ginger
Young wild ginger, mushrooms, peppers & green onions w/ Thai seasoning
$9.95
eggplant basil
eggplant in basil sauce w/ bell peppers, onions, bamboo shoots & basil leaves
$9.95
pad thai noodles
stir fried rice noodle, eggs, bean sprouts, scallions, carrots w/ our homemade sauce (fish sauce), side peanuts
drunken noodles (pad kee mow)
stir fried wide rice noodles w/ eggs, basils, bell peppers, onions & bamboo w/ our homemade sauce
pad wood sen
stir​ fried mung beans w/ mixed veggies, eggs & mushrooms added w/ our homemade sauce
APPETIZERS​
crispy thai spring rolls
variety of fresh veggies, deep fried come w/ sweet & sour dipping sauce
$6.95
fresh basil rolls
fresh vegetarian (variety) rolls w/ our homemade dipping sauce
$8.95
pot sticker
variety of flavors chicken & veggies w/ a side of homemade dipping sauce
$7.95
golden triangle
deep fried soft tofu w/ sweet & sour dipping sauce topped w/ ground peanuts
$5.95
crab lagoon
deep fried imitation crab meat w/ cream cheese wrapped in a wonton skin
$7.95
sauteed chicken
Marinated in Thai spices on a stick, grilled w/ peanut sauce & cucumber sauce
$7.95
golden shrimp
tempura shrimp w/ sweet & sour dipping sauce
$8.95
sweet potatoes (yam tempura)
Coated w/ Thai style batter, deep fried w/ sweet & sour sauce
$7.95
shrimp in the blanket
shrimp wrapped w/ spring roll skin & deep fried
$8.95
winger
marinated​ chicken wings, deep fried w/ sweet & sour dipping sauce
$6.95
SOUPS​
tom yum
combination of tasty garlic, galangal, lemon grass, kaffir lime leaf & lime juice, mushrooms, tomatoes & Thai herbs
tom khaa
Combination of mushrooms, tomatoes, coconut milk & Thai herbs
house soup
variety of veggies in clear broth
wonton soup
wonton skin w/ stuffed chicken & shrimp w/ napa
with small $6.95
with large $12.95
tome yum ocean soup (poaa taaki)
Mixed seafood w/ Thai basil, tomatoes, ginger & mushrooms
$18.95
SALADS​
house green
cabbage, cucumbers & tomatoes w/ our house peanut dressing
$8.95
green papaya
green fresh papaya, tomatoes, green beans, peanuts, garlic, chili, fish sauce & lime juice dressing
$8.95
grilled beef (yum nuarth)
grilled beef, cucumbers, red onions, green onions, cilantro, mint leaves w/ lime juice dressing
$13.95
grilled shrimp (pra kung)
Grilled shrimp, cucumbers, red onions, green onions, cilantro, mint leaves, lime juice & Thai herbs
$15.95
grilled eggplant (yum)
Grilled eggplant w/ ground chicken or pork, cucumbers, red onions, scallions, cilantro, mint leaves, lime juice & Thai herbs
$13.95
bean thread (yum woon sen)
Mung bean thread noodles w/ ground chicken or pork, shrimp, onions, lime juice & Thai herbs
$12.95
krua larb
ground beef, chicken or pork w/ onions, lime juice & Thai herbs on cabbage bed
$12.95
crispy duck salad
Crispy duck w/ cucumbers, red onions, green onions, cilantro, mint leaves, lime juice & Thai noodles
$16.95
THAI NOODLES​
pad thai
rice noodles, eggs, bean sprouts, scallions, carrots & peanuts w/ homemade sauce (fish sauce)
drunken noodles (pad kee mow)
wide rice noodles w/ eggs, basil, bell peppers, onions & bamboo w/ homemade sauce
black noodle (pas see-ew)
wide rice noodles, broccoli, napa, carrots, eggs w/ homemade sauce
pad woon sen
mung bean noodles w/ eggs mixed vegetables & mushrooms w/ homemade sauce
lard nar
flat rice noodles topped w/ gravy & broccoli w/ homemade sauce
chow mein (pad mee)
thai instant noodles mixed vegetables, mushrooms, eggs w/ homemade sauce
krua thai chicken noodle (kai-krua)
wide rice noodles w/ chicken, eggs, onions & bean sprouts bedded on napa
KRUA'S SIGNATURE DISHES​
served w/ jasmine rice
volcanic duck (crispy duck)
deep fried, half de boned, marinated w/ house special herbs & topped w/ tamarind sweet & sour sauce
$23.95
curry duck
deep fried, half de boned duck topped w/ special panang curry or green curry sauce
$23.95
garlic duck
Deep fried, half de boned crispy duck topped w/ krua Thai garlic sauce
$23.95
lovely duck
deep fried, half crispy de boned duck topped w/ krua's sweet & sour sauce
$23.95
basil duck
deep​ fried, half crispy de bone duck w/ spicy chili basil sauce
$23.95
ginger fish
deep fried fillet fish topped w/ ginger, mushrooms, scallions & celery w/ krua's homemade sauce
$18.95
mahi
ono
salmon
garlic pepper fish
grilled filet fish topped w/ garlic sauce & steamed vegetables
$18.95
mahi
ono
salmon
green or panang curry fish
grilled fillet fish topped w/ your choice of curry & steamed vegetables
$18.95
mahi
ono
salmon
salmon cashew nuts
fried salmon filet on asparagus topped w/ carrots, shitake mushrooms, bell peppers & cashews in house chili sauce
$18.95
mahi
ono
salmon
KRUA THAI LUNCH SPECIALS​
slam's cashew nut
baked cashews, onions, bell peppers, pineapple, green onions & carrots w/ homemade sauce
$9.95
chicken $+1
pork $+1
shrimp $+2
tofu $+2
white jasmine rice $+1
brown rice $+1
sticky rice & tossed salad $+1
queen of siam basil (pad kra-pow)
mushrooms, bell peppers, basil leaves, sliced onions & bamboo w/ basil sauce
$9.95
chicken $+1
pork $+1
shrimp $+2
tofu $+2
white jasmine rice $+1
brown rice $+1
sticky rice & tossed salad $+1
sweet & sour deluxe
onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, pineapple, bell peppers & green onions w/ Thai style sweet & sour sauce
$9.95
chicken $+1
pork $+1
shrimp $+2
tofu $+2
white jasmine rice $+1
brown rice $+1
sticky rice & tossed salad $+1
oyster sauce broccoli
broccoli & carrots stir fried in chef's special homemade sauce w/ meat or no meat
$9.95
chicken $+1
pork $+1
shrimp $+2
tofu $+2
white jasmine rice $+1
brown rice $+1
sticky rice & tossed salad $+1
garden delight
mixed vegetables on a bed of cabbage, deep fried garlic pepper sauce on top
$9.95
chicken $+1
pork $+1
shrimp $+2
tofu $+2
white jasmine rice $+1
brown rice $+1
sticky rice & tossed salad $+1
thai ginger
Young wild ginger, mushrooms, peppers & green onions w/ Thai seasoning
$9.95
chicken $+1
pork $+1
shrimp $+2
tofu $+2
white jasmine rice $+1
brown rice $+1
sticky rice & tossed salad $+1
eggplant basil
eggplant in basil sauce w/ bell peppers, onions, bamboo shoots & basil leaves
$9.95
chicken $+1
pork $+1
shrimp $+2
tofu $+2
white jasmine rice $+1
brown rice $+1
sticky rice & tossed salad $+1
pad thai noodles
stir fried rice noodle, eggs, bean sprouts, scallions, carrots w/ our homemade sauce (fish sauce), side peanuts
drunken noodles (pad kee mow)
stir fried wide rice noodles w/ eggs, basils, bell peppers, onions & bamboo w/ our homemade sauce
pad wood sen
stir fried mung beans w/ mixed veggies, eggs & mushrooms added w/ our homemade sauce
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

We loved our dinner at Krua Thai. We had an eggplant stir-fry with local fish and the Thom Yum soup. Fantastic!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 14, 2020

We ate at the Krua twice on our recent visit to the big island. I am a big curry fan and was very pleased with both choices. Service was great and the food was very good. Don't hesitate to give them a try.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 8, 2020 via mobile

We stopped here on our first night of vacation. As we were walking in we met some locals that like to eat here. They gave us some recommendations and told us how good the food was. So glad we ordered their suggestion which was Rama...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed January 25, 2020 via mobile

It is difficult so far from Thailand to serve fully authentic Thai food, but this small, friendly restaurant offers a wide menu, and the meals were tasty. We ordered the Chicken Green Curry, a signature Thai dish. It was full of flavour, but more like...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

We have fallen in love with ordering Lunch from Krua and with DoorDash it has made it even easier. The food is just amazing!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Ailyn O, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2019

Aloha! Thank you for coming to Krua, we’re glad you enjoyed your meal. Krua

Reviewed June 1, 2019

We split an order of yellow curry with pork and a side order of steamed vegetables - all simple and well-prepared. We'll be back again.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

We looked at Google for Best Thai Restaurants in Kailua Kona, and Krua Thai Cuisine was on that list. The Tom Yum soup with chicken was not up to par. Although the chicken was good, the broth tasted watered down and it did not have...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

We had fresh spring rolls and the sauces were amazing. The yellow chicken curry was equally amazing. The warm tapioca and fried bananas with ice cream were wonderful.The ladies working here were very friendly and gracious. This is the best Thai restaurant we found on...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

We tried a variety of foods &and they were all delicious! The service was great and the staff is friendly.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed March 13, 2019

We had dinner at Krua Thai twice. The first time was around 8 pm. It was crowded, loud, yet we were seated within 5 minutes. The second time was around 5:30 pm. We were the only ones there. Both times we were greeted by friendly...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Ailyn O, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2019

Aloha Michele, thank you for stopping by twice here at Krua and we’re happy of your experience. Witch food did you like best? Krua

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