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Ning's Thai Cuisine

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15 2955 Pahoa Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
+1 808-965-7611
09:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A small and quaint family owned restaurant in "downtown" Pahoa. Don't let the simple decor deceive you as the food is complex. fresh, and spiced to your taste. We love spicy foods in general....found their Hot level to be be more super-hot. Nose blowing/forehead wiping hot. Can't imagine the Thai Hot level that they offer. Great for take out or... More 

Thank BunkieFL
London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super restaurant. BYOB. The food is hot - medium would be considered hot anywhere else so don't go mad. We ate here three times. The staff are super efficient for such a busy place. It has a lively vibe without being too noisy. Perfect Thai.

Thank Lawrence S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was recommended to me and it was great!! Clean, Friendly, great prices, good food! A must go to! Try the calamari

Thank Ambra G
Adelaide, Australia
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered this as take out to eat at our air bnb. When I walked in I was happy to see it was busy, it usually means its good! The food was fantastic and pretty decent serving size too. I wanted to eat it the following day too but my family voted otherwise for exploration reasons!

Thank AmyDickenson
London, United Kingdom
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321 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were staying in Pahoa for a few nights and the dining options didn't look great: we don't like live music so the number one rated restaurant was out of question. The menu at the Paolo's bistro didn't look appealing to me (I'm Italian), and peering through the windows the dishes looked quite heavy. This left just Ning: we were... More 

Thank Granduelle
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to Pahoa to try Ning's Thai because there we read a great review from a fellow Vegan traveller. We found the service was not very friendly and the service a little slow for just us in the restaurant. My husband really enjoyed his food but I was disappointed with the summer rolls and the curry.... More 

Thank Callie K
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

great thai food in the old historic area of pahoa. take out eat in ; the place does get crowded during the rush. family owned; food made to order. beef satay my favorite

Thank William W
Pahoa, Hawaii
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Ning's is my favorite place in Pahoa to eat. The food is always very good. Be careful not to order it to hot though. These authentic Thai people take their heat seriously. The spring rolls are great. The green papaya salad is excellent. But my favorite dish is 'Evil jungle Prince.

Thank PF B
Pahoa, Hawaii
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

As a lover of Thai cuisine, I've tried them all over the state. Ning's is far and away the best. Prices are best for lunch, but not bad for dinner.

Thank marksavoid
Pahoa, Hawaii
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Have been eating here for years. The food excellent, the atmosphere comfortable and relaxed and you can BYOB which is nice

Thank alohagirl61

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 2955 Pahoa Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Pahoa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-965-7611

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?