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Royal Thai Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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78-6831 Alii Dr, Ste 402, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2495
+1 808-322-8424
12:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, excellent service, zero ambience, but if you like Thai Food, you will love this restaurant.

Thank U3578VIkarent
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Thai food, very quick service, and good food! Good for a cheaper meal or carry out you want to bring home or to your hotel!

Thank Miller B
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is very bland and poor quality. Small portions.Slow service I would recommend Fish Hoppers. Mahalo

Thank Greg B
Huntington Beach, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came in, 8 of us, and were seated no problem. The service, food, and staff were excellent. Small little place, super friendly and not overpriced.

Thank djpt1
San Antonio, Texas
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898 reviews
654 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 575 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

This a nice little place that's been here 17 years. They don't have lunch specials just a la carte so it is quite costly. We ordered the black mushrooms and Napa cabbage. It came with lots of vegetables and small pieces of chicken. The cashew chicken had a stale taste, but plenty of veggies. The owner has some issues with... More 

1 Thank bobemac
Riverside, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We love Thai food and had lunch there few days back and it was good. Went there again for dinner yesterday. Wrong choice. Food was awe full. I ordered their item Royal Flush which has shrimp, scallops and vegetables. Scallops and mushrooms tasted and felt like rubber. Felt like they microwaved the food. Bad taste. Not worth going there for... More 

1 Thank riversidekrishna
Medford, Oregon
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100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Really good Thai food. The Pad See Ewe was solid, would highly suggest it. Service was slow, not really the servers fault, there was only one to cover the entire dining room and take out orders. Still was a little frustrating. I would say go here if you're staying in the Keauhou area and want to eat local. Better than... More 

1 Thank bolts4life22
Los Angeles
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Always aware that judging food is very individual I always hesitate to knock a restaurant's food but I have no hesitation here. I can only caution that we only tried one menu item, pad thai, but that said, it was not good. The texture and taste made us believe that it had been made at an earlier time and reheated,... More 

1 Thank ajkwawer
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We stopped here for dinner before our flight home and thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of our meal. The spring rolls and Tom Yun Gung soup were both a great starter to the meal which was capped off with the mango sticky rice and fried ice cream. Definitely great place for a meal if you are looking for something outside the... More 

Thank James H
Edmonton, Canada
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186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I think this is a family buisness. The food is really good. It seems like quite an athentic place, although we were only given a fork to eat with usually a large spoon is provided. It was a Tuesday night and only a few tables were occupied. If you are interested in world travel visit our not for profit blog... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Asian, Thai
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
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?