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“AA+”

Naung Mai Thai Kitchen
Ranked #10 of 255 Restaurants in Hilo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$17
Cuisines: American, Asian, Thai
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: Naung Mai Thai Kitchen has a long standing reputation for serving the best Thai food in Hilo. This quintessential "hole in the wall" has become a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Located just blocks from the Hilo Farmer's Market, the chefs gather the freshest ingredients, choosing organic and local products whenever possible; the results are simply delicious!
Reviewed 18 May 2014

This restaurant is very good, Monday-Friday it has lunch specials $8; salads are also very tasty, we highly recommend the papaya and cucumber salads. The customer service is outstanding despite it is a plain restaurant the waiter and the chef take care of customers and are nice people, they take care of customer with dedication. We highly recommend this place because of its nice people and its home made Thai seasoning.

Thank Anna S
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Reviewed 2 April 2014

We really enjoyed this restaurant. The decor was bright and clean, and the staff was all smiles. It is off the main strip which made the prices good. Best of all was the great food, we shared the green curry and a cucumber salad. We got both at medium spicy, which was perfect for us but we like hot so choose carefully :) The huge portions were more than enough for two. Highly recommend.

Thank Katy K
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Reviewed 16 January 2014

Good service and variety of menu items enhanced the high quality of food. We tried the summer rolls with shrimp, which were on the large side, crunchy, flavorful, with a good sweet/sour dipping sauce. The pumpkin curry was outstanding, served with "cargo" rice--a nutty, red rice that complimented the curry seasonings nicely. It also made a very fine breakfast the following morning, served with papaya! My husband had a spicy basil stir fry with chicken and it, too, was delectable. We thought highly enough of this place to return to it for a second visit.

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Thank MARIA D
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Reviewed 12 January 2014 via mobile

This is a must try Thai restaurant. Yes it's a hole but what a find. You will be pleased with the specials for lunch, the curries, beef salad, and especially their brown rice. They use the red cargo rice which has a great texture. The prices are extremely good.

Thank Kahupoo
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Reviewed 1 January 2014

Wow - talk about finding a gem in a hole in the wall place! Doesn't look impressive on the outside - very hard to find for someone who doesn't know the town. But SO worth the hunt. We had heard from one of the locals that they had some great food and my oh my they weren't kidding!
Service was so nice, dishes made fresh, place was clean and so quaint. Loved the food - Loved the friendly staff. Highly recommend this place!

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Thank Kika5427
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