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Cafe Concerto

808 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4215
+1 808-934-0312
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“ravioli” (16 reviews)
“panna cotta” (5 reviews)
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808 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4215
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Used to be good and had several excellent meals there. Our last meal there will be the last. Food was terrible and serves slow. Business changed hands last year.

Thank Brandi1970
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Went after reading the reviews. We were very disappointed in the taste of the food. If you're looking for a rather normal Italian red sauce, this is not the place to go because they don't have one. Angel hair pasta predominates, so don't expect regular...More

Thank DragonLady13
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped by before goi g back over the hill to kona. Great food and service. This goes on the list to visit next time we are in Hawaii

Thank Leigh B
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Certain ethnic foods like Italian or Mexican don't always translate well in Hawaii. And why should they? They often end up being some kind of weird fusion situation. But Cafe Concerto is real Italian all the way. Husband had a great four cheese pasta. I...More

1  Thank studying4vacation
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Went out for a birthday dinner. Wanted to real Italian food so we came here. It's a very small hole in the wall kinda place. I ordered the lobster ravioli. Well I got 4 pieces and it tasted like the ravioli was actually won ton...More

2  Thank Purdigerl
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Have wanted to try this restaurant for a while and went here pre-theatre at the University. Loved the quiet, low key atmosphere - you almost feel like you're in Italy - and the food was ALMOST perfect! We started with the Caprese Salad for four....More

Thank keaaugirl
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I was craving some Italian food and decided to give this place I try. This place is not marked well and not easy to see/find from the road. Parking is in short supply, I had to park quite a ways away. Upon arrival I was...More

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We were on our way home from Maunakea and googled a restaurant near us. Cafe Concerto popped up. There is a good selection of pasta dishes and the servings were generous in size. The pasta was cooked perfectly and the toppings were very flavoursome. The...More

Thank Jenine H
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Tucked away with limited parking but very good food. Light and fresh! Our favorite is the summer spaghetti caprese style, for dessert, the panna cotta followed by the "digestives".

Thank Schmidt_Family767
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We made a reservation for 5:30 arrived a few minutes early, the gate was unlocked at 5:30. Our table had not been saved but since no one else was there we had our pick of tables. Tried both salads, the insulata and Caprese. Both were...More

Thank maemae01
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23 February 2015|
Response from Haunani |
The hours are 5:30 to 9:00 Tues to Sat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4215
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-934-0312
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