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Paupau's Kitchen

9751 N Government Way Ste 10, Hayden Lake, ID 83835-9645
+1 208-762-0169
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bok choy” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
“chinese food” (11 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
9751 N Government Way Ste 10, Hayden Lake, ID 83835-9645
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Didn't La Choy have an ad in the 60's that said something like La Choy makes Chinese food swing American? The Good: -The restaurant is very clean, however it has no ambiance and the wait staff was very standoffish. -The ingredients are fresh. No question...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I quit going to Paupau's six months ago. I have tried there food at least twice in the past five years. Each time I said I would not go back. I gave it one last chance. The food is all the same, just different sauces....More

Thank TOM Z
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We moved out of Hayden back in 2010 and have not been to Paupau's Kitchen since then. We just came back this summer and ate there the other day and nothing has changed. The food is excellent, made with quality ingredients. We love the owner...More

Thank pdrozin
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I don't understand why Paupau's has so many outstanding and good ratings. I considered a one star rating, but thought it too severe. I have tried Paupau's twice and been terribly disappointed both times. I won't be back again. The place is not going to...More

Thank Anthony T
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Over the years I have tried many different lunch items, all of which have been consistently good. The Szechuan Beef or Chicken is great; the Won Ton soup is a hearty treat; my current fave is the Pork Egg Foo Young, a can't miss item....More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We ordered sweet and sour pork and we got breaded chicken and a sweet and sour sauce we poured over the breaded chicken. Also ordered Wor Won Ton soup that was totally tasteless. And we ordered shrimp fried rice that had a total of 3...More

Thank war1945baby
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I call in and order take out once in awhile. PauPau's special is my favorite, sometimes there is quite a wait, last time was 30 min wait.

Thank Theresa W
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We eat here often, best Chinese food in North Idaho by far. Fresh and always tastes great. The war wonton soup, combo fried rice and Kung pow beef is the best. Sweat and sour chicken is great as well.

Thank Darrell R
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Probably is as authentic a plate of Chinese food as you can get in Hayden, Idaho. Oh don't worry, they still have all the sticky heavy sweet stuff Pacific northwesterners have come to love about their version of Chinese food, but the realness settles in....More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We used to eat here at least once a month for the past 5-6 years. As our area grew, we always made it a point to continue to eat here. There had been times where we didnt always get what we ordered(to go)just thought of...More

Thank theperry5
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9751 N Government Way Ste 10, Hayden Lake, ID 83835-9645
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Hayden Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 208-762-0169
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