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“Awesome thai food”

Royal Jade Garden Chinese
Ranked #181 of 287 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
kailua-kona
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Awesome thai food”
Reviewed March 21, 2012

The thai food at this restaurant is really good. But the prices are a bit high with portion size. beverage selections are skimpy. our server was enough after eatting there that we won't be back for awhile.

Visited March 2012
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English first
Keewatin Ontario
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great little restaurant tucked away in the Lanihau center on Palani road”
Reviewed March 20, 2012

We really like the food at this restaurant. Service was fast. We ordered way too much so took home and had as leftovers. Its in a little shopping plaza

Visited January 2012
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1 Thank K S
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Salt Lake City, UT
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530 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 463 helpful votes
“Really good inexpensive food, no atmosphere”
Reviewed December 27, 2011

This is a little very "local" eatery located in a shopping area across from Long's Drug. We have seen it there for many years, but never gone in. Well, I was tired of $12 hamburgers and fish & chip places that all seem to have similar menus and "tourist prices". We went into the shopping plaza to the Verizon store because my husband was having problems with his phone. After resolving the problem, we were trying to think of where to go for dinner. I saw the Chinese decor on the front of this small cafe and I knew it had been there for many years. I thought if it's been there that long we should go check it out. When we got there it was half full of diners, but their main business seemed to be "take-out". The inside eating area has less "charm" than a "Wendy's". I was looking over their menu which was posted by the side of the door as a woman walked out and bumped me with the door. She was very apologetic, although she had hardly bumped me at all. She was obviously a "local" and had a sack of "take-out" food. I asked about the food there and she said it was good, so we walked in to check it out. It was a little confusing, until the woman behind the counter explained it to us. They offer two different choices. The first called the "steam line" which is like Panda Express - already cooked food that you choose, is dished up, and handed to you - fast. The second option is to sit down and order from a menu. We chose the latter. We were unsure of what to get, and figured we could order more if we wanted, so we ordered one order of Cashew Chicken and a bowl of steamed rice. The wait wasn't long and we were served a platter of delicious food liberally topped with whole cashews. There were lots of fresh veges, which I always miss when eating out - chunks of zucchini squash, little corns, I can't remember what else, but it was DELICIOUS! There was enough food to satisfy both of us. At the end of our trip we ate at PF Chang's in Honolulu and ordered their Almond Cashew Chicken and there was no comparison. Royal Jade was at least twice as good at half the price. The cost of our meal was $10.62. It would have cost us more to go to the nearby Burger King! There is a Baskin Robins next door, so we had a cone for desert and felt we had found a treasure. We will definitely go there when we return.

  • Visited November 2011
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1 Thank Saxeygirl
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New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“A wonderful Surprise!”
Reviewed September 15, 2011

Ate at this restaurant twice last week and was surprised. We are a Chinese American couple from NYC so we believe we have the dining experience to differntiate between a good and poor Chinese restaurant. We had a watercress soup and other dishes that held their ground with some of the better Chinese restaurants in the NYC area! The prices are very fair considering what is offered on the island. Even their buffet offerings were all freshly prepared daily. A true gem on a island where finding good affordable dining is NOT that easy.

  • Visited September 2011
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Thank pma888
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great food”
Reviewed August 12, 2011

The food was great and the prices were really good. We enjoyed everything we ate. The Mongolian beef has great flavor and the Scallop and Egg soup was really light and flavorful.

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