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Royal Thai Cafe

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78-6831 Alii Dr, Ste 402, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2495
+1 808-322-8424
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had been here a few years ago and had remembered it to have been a fair meal, not brilliant but fair, so we decided to give it a go. The restaurant is located in a shopping center so their are no views but the inside of the restaurant is pleasant enough. The manager offered a warm greeting and showed... More 

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so ca
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

We ate here a couple of times during our recent vacation. Tried several dishes and all were good, mussel appetizer, Chicken Satay, Green Curry, Red Curry, Pineapple Curry and the fried Opaka-paka. We requested 5 on the heat scale and it was fine, but we like spicy! Friendly service and would return!

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Thank KatamiSoCa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Never been disappointed, eat here once a month probably. Price is about the same as compared to other restaurants

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Best papaya salad we've tried so far. We love Thai food and are always looking for a good Thai place. This place has great service and everything we tried was good. We specially love the papaya salad. If you love papaya salad give this place a try.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

A recent visit definitely satisfied our taste buds! Spring rolls to start were followed by a green curry, red curry and a chicken and garlic sauce option. The waiter asked for heat between 1-5 and reacted with an 'ooh' if we'd gone too high! Good decision as I wussed out with a 2 and my mouth was tingling away!! Beers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed this place alot! Looks fancy but not pricey as it looks at all! My boyfriend and I like spicy and they are true to there "1 to 5" choices of spicy. We got the pad thai and spicy garlic beef. Spring egg rolls were also delicious. Everything was served fast and hot!

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Camarillo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Went for an early dinner with family and wasn't impressed. I had tofu, vegetables with rice and the tofu was the consistency of cardboard. One was cold and had to be heated up in the microwave. The chicken red curry was pretty good. All in all I wouldn't go back, not worth the price.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Fabulous food at surprisingly reasonable prices! The dishes are incredibly flavourful and the service is quick. Seriously folks, need to try this place.

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We ate there for lunch, it was just okay. My fried rice was more like paste, it had very little meat in it.

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Ocean Park, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We had an excellent lunch here. Pineapple Curry was the best ever with chicken as the meat selection. We also had a Thai beer with our lunch, that was recommended, and it was a nice beverage to accompany the meal. Place isn't much to look at but the food and service we had was very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78-6831 Alii Dr, Ste 402, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2495
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-322-8424

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?