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$6 - $64
Asian, Thai
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed July 30, 2021

Driving up from Volcano we Tripadvised our way to trying Krua Thai for a late lunch...and ended up with a huge, delicious meal that put us off dinner that evening. We five of us started with a Chicken Satay, Golden Triangle, Crispy Thai Spring Rolls,...Fresh Basil Rolls, and Green Papaya salad. Then followed with a Tome Yum soup w/shrimp, Phad Woon San, two Massaman Curries and a Yellow Curry (all with sticky rice). All were supremely delicious though the Massaman curries were particularly exceptional and Phad Woon San was pronounced by my son as the best Thai noodle dish he had ever eaten. Thai Iced Coffees were very much enjoyed by four of us though we thought the ones with Coconut Milk were just that much better. Service was wonderful and the atmosphere was perfectly nice - more or less like the countless other Thai restaurants we've been to. I strongly encourage anyone who enjoys Thai Cuisine to dine here.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Ailyn O, Owner at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2021

Much Mahalo for coming to Krua, we’re delighted to have you, we truly appreciate your business. Krua Ohana

Reviewed March 6, 2021 via mobile

So delicious! True authentic and delicious Thai food! Great options for both me (vegan) and my fiancé (non vegan) Looking forward to coming back again!

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed December 23, 2020 via mobile

Amazing Thai food in Kona on the Big Island, my wife and I have been here for less than 10 days and ate dinner from Krua three times. Favorites include the Maui pineapple curry with Ono and the Pad Woon Sen with mung bean noodles.

Date of visit: December 2020
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
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
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...the King. It was so good because I love peanut sauce and it had plenty of it. My husband had the red curry which he also liked. My only disappointment was that they were out of fresh basil rolls which I was really hoping to try. This restaurant is in a convenient location and is definitely worth trying if in the area!More

Date of visit: May 2019
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...a yellow curry, and missing some vital ingredients. Our Shrimp Pad Thai delicious. The Red Pineapple curry was the star. Overall, a good meal within the limitations of supply of treasures like galangal, lemon grass and lime leaves in these parts. The restaurant, strangely, offered chopsticks! Thai food is eaten with spoon and fork!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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
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
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...a rich flavor. Vegetables were lacking. The Green Curry was spiced just fine, but for the Curry with vegetable dish, there were barely any vegetables! And there was an add-on charge for brown rice. The service was poor, and dirty dishes stacked up on our table. The server took our order, delivered it, but then disappeared for the rest of the meal. We got our check from another woman, and once we paid, the server re-appeared saying “Sorry.” Although we left a nice tip, as we are accustomed to, this is not on our list for a repeat visit.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Krua Thai Cuisine is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4