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Krua Thai Cuisine

Menu

KRUA'S SIGNATURE DISHES​
served w/ jasmine rice
$23.95
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
$18.95
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salmon
ginger fish
deep fried fillet fish topped w/ ginger, mushrooms, scallions & celery w/ krua's homemade sauce
$18.95
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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
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ono
salmon
salmon cashew nuts
fried salmon filet on asparagus topped w/ carrots, shitake mushrooms, bell peppers & cashews in house chili sauce
KRUA THAI LUNCH SPECIALS​
$9.95
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
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​
$6.95
crispy thai spring rolls
variety of fresh veggies, deep fried come w/ sweet & sour dipping sauce
$8.95
fresh basil rolls
fresh vegetarian (variety) rolls w/ our homemade dipping sauce
$7.95
pot sticker
variety of flavors chicken & veggies w/ a side of homemade dipping sauce
$5.95
golden triangle
deep fried soft tofu w/ sweet & sour dipping sauce topped w/ ground peanuts
$7.95
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
$8.95
golden shrimp
tempura shrimp w/ sweet & sour dipping sauce
$7.95
sweet potatoes (yam tempura)
Coated w/ Thai style batter, deep fried w/ sweet & sour sauce
$8.95
shrimp in the blanket
shrimp wrapped w/ spring roll skin & deep fried
$6.95
winger
marinated​ chicken wings, deep fried w/ sweet & sour dipping sauce
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
with small $6.95
with large $12.95
wonton soup
wonton skin w/ stuffed chicken & shrimp w/ napa
$18.95
tome yum ocean soup (poaa taaki)
Mixed seafood w/ Thai basil, tomatoes, ginger & mushrooms
SALADS​
$8.95
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
$13.95
grilled beef (yum nuarth)
grilled beef, cucumbers, red onions, green onions, cilantro, mint leaves w/ lime juice dressing
$15.95
grilled shrimp (pra kung)
Grilled shrimp, cucumbers, red onions, green onions, cilantro, mint leaves, lime juice & Thai herbs
$13.95
grilled eggplant (yum)
Grilled eggplant w/ ground chicken or pork, cucumbers, red onions, scallions, cilantro, mint leaves, lime juice & Thai herbs
$12.95
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
$16.95
crispy duck salad
Crispy duck w/ cucumbers, red onions, green onions, cilantro, mint leaves, lime juice & Thai noodles
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
$23.95
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
$18.95
mahi
ono
salmon
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
KRUA THAI LUNCH SPECIALS​
$9.95
chicken $+1
pork $+1
shrimp $+2
tofu $+2
white jasmine rice $+1
brown rice $+1
sticky rice & tossed salad $+1
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
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
About
Krua Thai Cuisine is the newest favorite within the Kona community. Popular prices and exciting variety make Krua a must experience on your visit to the Big Island. Over 60 menu selections daily means you can return over and over to find your favorite of all the delectables. Truly Authentic Thai food from the Heart in the heart of Kailua-Kona
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $64
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Asian, Thai
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews thai food curry drunken noodles duck jasmine rice soup ono lunch specials peanut sauce my favorite the big island quick service spicy dish medium vegetables basil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Krua Thai is one of my favorite Thai restaurants in America. I've been to Thailand and this is as close as it gets to original flavors I've found in the States. Best curry I have ever tried is here at Krua. The Massaman Curry is...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ryanshieldsrj
Ailyn O, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Much Mahalo Ryan! Thank you for your review, we offer a great quality on our coconut milk and fresh cut veggies straight to your plate. Have a wonderful Aloha Friday!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at this restaurant and I had green curry which was supposed to be a bit spicy. But it was extremely bland with no taste. I was very hungry so ate it anyway. My wife had soup which was just about edible. About $25...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PuneetNagpal
Reviewed November 12, 2018

We ordered Massaman Curry, shrimp Pad-Thai noddles and couple Thai ice teas. I thought it was okay. My husband thought the pad-that was excellent. We did not care much for the curry. Service was good. Prices was moderate for the area. My rating: 3.5

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HappyPets
Reviewed November 12, 2018

We had two dishes: Ono with Panang Curry with veggies and Red curry with Ono. These dishes were paired with a Matua Sauvignon Blanc -2016 which paired well (BYOB) Both dishes were awesome. Great service with Ashely as our server.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank HokieMan80
Ailyn O, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Aloha! This sounds splendid we appreciate you dining with us. Will definitely share your good word to Ashley. Mahalo!

Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

There were only four tables, the others couples, but service was SO slow. One service person was busy w a child, obvious a family member... ignoring patrons. Food was good and plentiful. I have been coming here for many years while in town annually. This...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Charles R
Ailyn O, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Aloha, thank you for your response. I would like to know at what time you came? Since we open from 11-3/5-9, we may be in the process of “staff lunch”. We never ignore our customers. I’m sure they have greeted and seated you in and...More

Reviewed October 4, 2018

I was very impressed with the good service and friendly staff during our recent take out experience. My girlfriends and I had just flown in and were looking for some good food to eat on the beach during the sunset. The food was extremely spicy...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank SavedbyGrace90
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Got take-out after a long day of tourist activity: Hawaiian pineapple fried rice and vegetables plus tofu sautéed with curry paste. You could smell the fragrant lemongrass the moment we lifted the lid on the container. Not too spicy-hot (they will make it spicier if...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lattelover54
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

We have had very good food here. We eat here often and always good service and food. Have tried several dishes and none disappoint. We come back because know what we’re going to get.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tk4683
Ailyn O, Manager at Krua Thai Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Mahalo! We truly appreciate your continuous support, much love from Krua!

Reviewed September 17, 2018

Stopped in for a quick lunch after landing on Hawaii. Krua Thai filled us up with good food for a reasonable price.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MackStWgns
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

We had the panang curry with chicken and the eggplant veggies, both medium spice. The eggplant dish had less eggplant but more other veggies than we anticipated but was delicious. I'd give this 4.5 stars if I could. Only criticism (and it is minor) is...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 360eileen
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