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“slow and ordinary”
Review of Royal Thai Cafe

Royal Thai Cafe
Ranked #47 of 287 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Arizona
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202 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“slow and ordinary”
Reviewed October 21, 2012

Food was megar and tasteless for Thai cooking. Waiter was a grouch, and it took forever to get servered, while locals came and went.

Visited October 2012
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Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Good food in little hideaway”
Reviewed October 17, 2012

We really enjoyed the thai styled fried rice and chicken chow mein. Hearty cuts of vegetables and chicken. Prices were reasonable for the area and good size servings for leftovers. Yum. Would highly recommend and would go back again!

Visited October 2012
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Rotonda West, Florida
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132 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem”
Reviewed October 14, 2012

Tucked away in a shopping precinct this family run Thai restaurant is a hidden gem. Been there several times and the food has always been great. They will even cook dishes to the level of Thai heat that you like on a scale of 1 to 5 where 5 is Thai hot.

  • Visited October 2012
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
“Expensive, bland food but service ok”
Reviewed October 4, 2012 via mobile

Having had Thai food around the world, this was a poor example. It was also expensive.
The waiter had great trouble in understanding our English (we are from England) which made ordering embarrassing
The spring rolls were defiantly the type that you can buy in packs in the freezer dept in your local supermarket, cheap and tasteless, the sauce also was not home made. (unfortunately so often the case these days)
Tom Yum soup with a few measly shrimp was well overpriced.
The chicken cashew was watery and tasteless and was served so quickly after ordering it that it was obviously not made to order. We asked for it spicy but instead got it peppery.
The owners, a family with a new baby managed to scream its way through our dinning experiance
We would not visit this place again...

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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230 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“Good Thai”
Reviewed September 25, 2012

Hidden away in the Keauhou Shopping Center is this delightful Thai restaurant. Lunch specials are very reasonably priced. We had Pahd Thai and Chicken Satay, both very good. Menu is extensive. Service was fast and efficient.

  • Visited September 2012
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