=

Hawaii

454 expert recommended restaurants

Filter results

What's Shakin'

  5.62 miles from Botanical World Adventures 70 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Your fondest memory of the Pepeʻekeo 4-Mile Scenic Drive might be this roadside eatery. Just over a mile from the north end, look for the cheerful yellow cottage, which pumps out... — Lonely Planet

What's Shakin' is a fantastic local food spot located outside of Hilo, on the Big Island, along what is labeled the 'Pepe'ekeo Scenic Drive — Afar Magazine

  • 2
  • 55

Bears Coffee

  12.28 miles from Botanical World Adventures 69 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Hilo’s hippest little place is where locals gather to gossip, read the paper, and enjoy coffee, tasty breakfasts of Belgian waffles, or quick lunches such as a Greek salad or a burrito — DK Eyewitness

Bears Coffee Restaurant Review: We don't know what's up with the cool collection of stuffed bears in this downtown street-side café, but we know that you'll find superb breakfasts,... — Gayot

This favorite breakfast spot is much loved for its fresh-fruit waffles and tasty morning coffee — Fodor's

  • 17
  • 21
  • 6

Ocean Sushi Deli

  12.42 miles from Botanical World Adventures 69 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Think sushi deli, not sushi bar — Lonely Planet

What this restaurant lacks in ambience it certainly makes up for in quality and value. We're talking about light and crispy tempura; tender, moist teriyaki chicken; and about 25 specialty... — Fodor's

Ocean Sushi Deli Restaurant Review: This Hilo spot offers fried limpets and octopus salad. Or you may settle for steamed scallop, or udon instead. Indeed, this is not your typical sushi... — Gayot

  • 2
  • 6
  • 21

Cafe Pesto

Italian   12.45 miles from Botanical World Adventures 74 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Café Pesto. In the sleepy harbor town of Kawaihae, the original Café Pesto ranks as a hidden find. Gourmet, wood-fired pizzas are topped with eclectic goodies like pork and pineapple,... — Fodor's

Café Pesto is a safe choice, whether for business lunches or dinner with your mother-in-law — Lonely Planet

Cafe Pesto Restaurant Review: Located in Hilo Downtown's historic S. Hata building, right on the Bay, this well-established Italian eatery has adopted distinct Asian flavors and fresh... — Gayot

  • 6
  • 2
  • 21

Pineapple's Island Fresh Cuisine

Barbecue   12.5 miles from Botanical World Adventures 67 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Pineapple's is carving a name for itself as a bastion of locavore, sit-down dining offered at midrange prices — Lonely Planet

From burgers to the catch of the Day, Pineapples Island Fresh Cuisine will not disappoint. Locally sourced food including grass fed beef and sustainably caught fish make up some of the... — Afar Magazine

  • 2
  • 55

Hilo Bay Cafe

Cafés   12.62 miles from Botanical World Adventures 77 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Hidden in a strip mall for years, this ambitious restaurant now lives up to its name. — Frommer's

Found in the unlikely spot of the Waiakea Center strip mall between Walmart and Office Max is Hilo Bay Cafe, which offers American Nouveau cuisine. — Travel + Leisure

This popular restaurant, previously located in a Walmart strip mall, now overlooks Hilo Bay from its towering perch on the waterfront. — Fodor's

It'€™s not easy to characterize this healthy-gourmet bistro, an offshoot of Hilo's Island Natural Market health-food store. — Gayot

Since 2003, this casually sophisticated eatery has wowed critics and put Hilo on the foodie map. — Lonely Planet

  • 1
  • 12
  • 6
  • 21
  • 2

Ponds

Seafood   12.88 miles from Botanical World Adventures 67 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

This steak/seafood/pasta restaurant will suit those hankering for familiar American food with an island twist. A big plus is the airy dining room overlooking 'Ice Pond.' — Lonely Planet

Visitors to Hilo will find a delightful restaurant on Reed’s Pond — DK Eyewitness

  • 2
  • 17

Ken's House of Pancakes

Burgers   12.91 miles from Botanical World Adventures 72 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

This 24-hour 1950s-style diner is best known for its incredible all-day breakfasts – exceptional omelets, potent coffee, and warm, friendly service. — DK Eyewitness

For years, this 24-hour diner on Banyan Drive between the airport and the hotels has been a gathering place for Hilo residents and visitors. — Fodor's

There's something comforting about a 24-hour diner with a mile-long menu. — Lonely Planet

One of Hilo's favorites, Ken's has been going for 30-plus years and is one of the few places on the island where you can eat around the clock. — Gayot

  • 17
  • 6
  • 2
  • 21

Sombat's Fresh Thai Cuisine

Thai   12.96 miles from Botanical World Adventures 69 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

There's a reason why locals flock to this hideaway for the best Thai cuisine in Hilo, and the name says it all — Fodor's

“Fresh” is the key word here; Sombat grows a lot of the ingredients used in her flavorful dishes. Choose your heat level – mild, medium hot, or Thai hot – and enjoy traditional Thai... — DK Eyewitness

Eat healthy Thai classics made with local produce and fresh herbs (grown by the chef without pesticides) — Lonely Planet

  • 6
  • 17
  • 2

Cafe 100

Fast Food   13.2 miles from Botanical World Adventures 75 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Invented in Hilo, the Loco Moco is a very local breakfast item with its own following. Most restaurants put their own little twist on the meal. Cafe 100 in Hilo serves theirs in more than... — Afar Magazine

This friendly family operation is where local residents go for a quick, good meal at a low price. — Gayot

An "institution" in Hilo, this "family favorite" is reputed to be the "home of the original loco moco", claiming to have "invented" this "cholesterol bomb of ground-beef patty. — Zagat

Locals love this drive-in for its generous plate lunches and 20 rib-sticking varieties of loco moco, including fish and veggie burger options. — Lonely Planet

Established in 1948, this family-owned restaurant is famous for its tasty loco moco, prepared in more than three dozen ways, and its dirt-cheap breakfast and lunch specials. — Fodor's

Seaside Restaurant

  13.24 miles from Botanical World Adventures 69 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

This old-school seafood restaurant specializes in fresh fish, from locally caught mahimahi to pan-size aholehole (flagtail fish) raised in on-site Hawaiian-style fishponds. — Lonely Planet

The Nakagawa family has run this Hilo institution for more than 70 years. — DK Eyewitness

The Nakagawa family has been running this eatery since the early 1920s. — Fodor's

  • 2
  • 17
  • 6

Miyo's

Japanese   13.43 miles from Botanical World Adventures 69 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Miyo's Restaurant Review: This is one of Hilo's greatest culinary secrets. The small, unpretentious, authentic Japanese restaurant on the second floor of a condominium development... — Gayot

A longtime local favorite, Miyo's is known for homestyle Japanese meals and nightly crowds — Lonely Planet

  • 21
  • 2

Hawaiian Style Cafe

  13.44 miles from Botanical World Adventures 72 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Hawaiian Style Cafe Restaurant Review: Hawaiian Style Cafe is a locals’ favorite tucked into a nondescript strip mall. Hungry crowds assemble for breakfast and lunch so get there early... — Gayot

Think you can eat a lot? If the portions at this local favorite greasy spoon don't satisfy you, we nod our heads in awe (and maybe a little in disgust) — Lonely Planet

  • 21
  • 2

Island Naturals

  13.47 miles from Botanical World Adventures 66 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Large, well-stocked Big Island chain with a smoothie counter and a gourmet deli — Lonely Planet

  • 2

Restaurant Miwa

  13.48 miles from Botanical World Adventures 67 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

This neighborhood Japanese restaurant in the Hilo Shopping Center is stark and clean, with light-wood tables and a sushi bar — DK Eyewitness

Tucked away in a mall, Miwa is a low-key local favorite for traditional Japanese cuisine, including sushi — Lonely Planet

  • 17
  • 2

Kuhio Grille

  13.68 miles from Botanical World Adventures 67 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

There's no atmosphere to speak of and water is served in unbreakable plastic, but if you're searching for local fare—that undefinable fusion of ethnic cuisines—this the place — Fodor's

When in Hilo, eat as the Hiloans eat – at this unanimous-favorite, family-run diner — Lonely Planet

  • 6
  • 2

Cafe il Mondo

Pizza   25.35 miles from Botanical World Adventures 71 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

If you want to order a medium or large version of the pleasantly crusty, stone-oven-baked pizzas, you’ll have to get it to go. — Frommer's

Neighbored by dusty stores, this modest espresso bar captures the energy that fills the old sugar plantation and ranching town of Honokaa. — Gayot

Honokaʻa's gathering place specializes in pizzas, pastas and enormous calzones packed to bursting point. — Lonely Planet

  • 1
  • 21
  • 2

Malama Market

  25.36 miles from Botanical World Adventures 66 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Pahoa's biggest grocer is in the marketplace at the end of Pahoa Village Rd — Lonely Planet

  • 2

Pahoa Fresh Fish

Seafood   30.13 miles from Botanical World Adventures 69 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

This utterly unassuming spot, which has the atmosphere of the moon and is slotted in an ugly strip mall, serves, hands down, the best fish and chips around — Lonely Planet

  • 2

Luquin's Mexican Restaurant

  30.32 miles from Botanical World Adventures 69 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

If you're craving Mexican fare, go to Luquin's for a fix, but it's nothing to write home about. The lilikoʻi (passion fruit) margaritas are memorable (though after a few, you won't be... — Lonely Planet

Luquin's Restaurant Review: So the place is a little funky, seemingly stuck in the time warp that has the little colorful town of Pahoa under its spell. Still, the fare is good,... — Gayot

Long an island favorite for tasty, albeit greasy, Mexican grub, this landmark is still going strong in the funky town of Pahoa. Breakfast includes huevos rancheros. Tacos are great (go... — Fodor's

  • 2
  • 21
  • 6
Back to Search Results

Filters  

  • Budget
    73 results under $30
  • Midrange
    155 results between $30 and $60
  • High-end
    38 results over $60

or use your email address:

Register Login

Already have an account?

Log in →
Forgot password?

Don't have an account yet?

Register →