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Food and restaurants in Hawaii County

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“PAHOA - Innovative Hawaiian-style Asian-American dishes served in a funky, relaxed space with live music”
  • 106 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Enjoy lunch or dinner on the sand and closeup with the water. Excellent food and drinks while watching the bay or sunset. ”
  • 86 locals recommend
Beach Bar
“The ideal destination for your worry-free dream Hawaii Island dining experience. With breathtaking ocean views, Lava Lava Beach club is the place for island inspired cuisine, creative cocktails and toes in the sand ambiance. Recommend for lunch, dinner, and cocktails on the beach.”
  • 80 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Huggos is a local favorite and a place our visitors love to dine and have a few cocktails while enjoying some live local music and a beautiful ocean front view. Best time is of course sunset.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Café
“This place offers a nice breakfast and an incredible view if you just want to sit and enjoy a coffee ”
  • 73 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“I love Thai food so I love this local Pahoa go to when I want to fulfill my Thai Food craving ;) - note hours of operation online or call ahead - and note some menu items are a bit pricey but worth it, at least I think so :)! ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our personal favorite for lunch and dinner. Local-style Hawaiian comfort food with an emphasis on poke & fresh fish. Casual.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Bakery
“PAHOA - This open-air daytime bakery provides espresso, pastries & cafe fare in a cheerful atmosphere”
  • 57 locals recommend

Cafes

Café
“Wonderful Wednesday night market has a large variety of food vendors that will satisfy anyone's tastes and dietary needs.”
  • 94 locals recommend
Bakery
“PAHOA - This open-air daytime bakery provides espresso, pastries & cafe fare in a cheerful atmosphere”
  • 57 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“We love this restaurant for a breakfast. Be ready to wait in a line to get in and enjoy delirious food and amazing view. If you like fish get Ono Benedict with Macadamia nuts. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nice restaurant with good prices that sits up above Hilo Bay. A great place for dinner to watch the sunset behind Mauna Kea. ”
  • 62 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“I teach yoga here Monday and Tuesday mornings at 8:30 but there are classes Monday thru Friday and the view is amazing (so Is the food ) ”
  • 51 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Magical night time setting for this restaurant situated in Holualoa. Call to make sure they will be open and make reservations.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Huge portions and great local fare. Locals suggest you purchase a small side dish and share a plate ---- your waitress will explain. If you share a plate there may still be enough left to take home a bit and have room for a dessert of quava cheesecake. EXPECT A WAIT”
  • 42 locals recommend
Café
“Reservations is highly recommend. Lunch and or dinner here is so deliciously good. Though if you are also looking for some pupu and cocktails they have the yummiest lychee/liliko martini. ”
  • 36 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“PAHOA - This open-air daytime bakery provides espresso, pastries & cafe fare in a cheerful atmosphere”
  • 57 locals recommend
Bakery
“If you happen to be passing by or visiting the Punalu'u beach, you must stop here and enjoy a variety of baked goods. There is also a deli and ice cream counter. Nice quality gifts and souvenirs in the store as well. ”
  • 55 locals recommend
Café
“Eat Desert First - you've heard that before, well, this might be the place where you do just that. One enters through the bakery display, fabulous pies, macaroons. Menu delicious local food, LocoMoco, burgers, Chinese Chicken Salad ... cannot go wrong. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Candy Store
“Big Island Candies offers gourmet Hawaiian chocolates, cookies and candies, including our world-renowned Macadamia Nut Chocolate Dipped Shortbread.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bakery
“MUST STOP! They have fantastic malasadas (like doughnuts) and other baked goods, sandwiches, etc. a very pleasant place to stop for a snack.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Kens House of Pancakes, big menu, consistently good diner food, only restaurant open 24/7. coconut and liliko'i syrup”
  • 18 locals recommend
Market
“Located approximately 10 minutes North of the guesthouse, this is the nearest place to purchase miscellaneous grocery and food items. Recommend the cafe for breakfast or lunch. Ideal spot to get take out food for a picnic on your way to Laupahoehoe Point. Very casual and local. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
“Great place for homemade gelato. You can sample a gelato before you purchase it. The other location is in the Coconut Grove marketplace.”
  • 8 locals recommend