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“Authentic for sure” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Royal Thai Cafe

Royal Thai Cafe
Ranked #52 of 283 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups
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
Henderson, Nevada
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231 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Authentic for sure”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2013 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised with food quality and flavor profiles. Entrees served lightning fast. Beware spicy level 3 out of 5 is crazy hot. Would definitely recommend despite smaller than average portions. Will be back.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
San Diego
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237 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 500 helpful votes
“Very pleasant experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2013

The restaurant is slightly hidden in the Keauhou shopping center, near Long’s Drugs and the Regal Cinema.
Even though it was the week before Iron Man and the restaurant was busy, the staff were able to seat us immediately and were very friendly and attentive.
The dishes were spiced exactly as requested and were decent sized portions.
The star of the evening was the ½ crispy duck in garlic. Not only was it really, really good, but was also a very large portion.
The meal was reasonably priced, service was prompt and friendly, and food good. There is ample free parking right outside the door.
What more can you ask for?

Visited October 2013
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Thank 92075
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Vancouver, BC
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Whole fish a treat”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2013 via mobile

The whole fried fish was a treat. I think it was pink snapper, about 1 1/2 pounds. I ate the eyes as the server recommended. The spring roll appetizer was great. The Tom Yung soup was nice and spicy. They gave us options for spiciness on a scale of 1-5 and we chose two which was about perfect for us.

Visited October 2013
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Thank Khayman
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Reno, Nevada
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1,284 reviews
564 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 420 helpful votes
“Best pineapple fried rice on the island”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2013

This is always a go to place while in the Keahou area. Don't be put off that it's in a shopping center. The food is always good and the servers are friendly. If you haven't experienced pineapple fried rice, give it a try.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Deb W
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Kapaau, Hawaii
Level Contributor
166 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Two reviews, One Royal Thai.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2013

I believe there are two listings for our favorite Thai restaurant in Keahou Hawaii. This restaurant is located at 78-6831 Alii Drive in the Keahou shopping center. Please note: Royal Thai Cafe and Royal Thai Restaurant are one and the same business. We always enjoy our meals there. Seasoned the way we like it. Good prices, great Thai food!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank KD4ML
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