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Kuhio Grille

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214 Hokulani St, Apt A, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-1771
+1 808-961-0331
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Rocky Point, New York
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130 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The food was okay. Nothing to brag about. Diner style with interesting decorations. I took two children and three adults for breakfast and the bill was $80. I love blood sausage but could not eat the one from this restaurant. The taro corned beef hash was the best thing that I ate. Ask for the chili garlic water.

Thank michelle w
Eugene, OR
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277 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Stopped here on way to Blue Hawaiian volcano flight. Lucky find. The loco moto used good beef and an egg on a tasty fried rice. Ono platter came with a good salad and bland brown rice. Lots of locals eating here.

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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This was recommended to us from local friends. Very good range of food, it wasn't expensive. It was just a nice place with tasty food. Not fine dining but great food.

1 Thank Paul H
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65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped here before going to the airport, based on some locals recommendations. Not disappointed! It was quiet, food came fast, and was good...a nice plate dinner.

1 Thank Swelman
Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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100 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Good food from soup to main entre and desserts. Great place for family gatherings or any home cooked meal for 2 people. Quick service with a smile. Wide selection on the menu to choose from. Stopped in on a rainy day and ordered the won ton soup combo (teriaki pork and macaroni salad), and the loco moco. The portions are... More 

1 Thank Shawnee L
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

I chose to eat here based on all the reviews. I do not understand how everyone is rating this place so good. I ordered a chicken dish. The chicken was so fatty that I could not eat it. The rice was dry. My husband ordered the same as I did. We ate a few bites and could not eat the... More 

1 Thank Connie D
Hilo, Hawaii
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

The first time I had one of these, I thought I wouldn't like it. A friend recommended it, so I gave it a try. It's excellent! Kuhio Grille is known for a lot more than burgers, though. Seafood, salads, poke, etc. are all very good. Service is excellent, but make a reservation if you're planning on dining during dinner hours.

1 Thank Terri S
Ignacio, Colorado
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

I went there for the Hawaiian food had a great dinner of laulau , Kalua pork and poi it is located in a mall area so the decor is very plain . great service

1 Thank buffaloman69
Kailua, Hawaii
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

One of the must stops for our annual trip to the Big Island. Good food, good service, great value. Great deserts!

1 Thank Roadkinghi
Keaau, Hawaii
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

If you want a clean restaurant to eat, diner style with most items you usually eat, than this is the place. If you get there before 8am there is usually a breakfast deal. If you want lunch, you can get a great burger meal with Chocolate shake!

1 Thank Janet D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 Hokulani St, Apt A, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-1771
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-961-0331

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