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Seaside Restaurant

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1790 Kalanianaole Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4916
+1 808-935-8825
16:30 - 23:59
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El Sobrante, California
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252 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great views of the pond, esp when the egrets are coming in for the night. Seafood...not so great. Chinese style fish was dry and bland = needed more sauce. Standard desserts.

Thank yvonne p
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner reservation for 2 at 630pm, we had to wait 15 mins for a table. We were seated at a 4 person table near the entrance door and noticed they had installed privacy walls between the tables a change from when we were there 2 years ago. It made you feel a little less out in the open. Service was... More 

Thank Jim T
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Seaside restaurant, sited next to a fish farm, serves some really good food. Despite the fact that it is not locally caught, my husband had the salmon done with furikake. He loved it. I had the mahi-mahi mani. It was excellent but I almost did not have room for it because of my overdose of the Calamari. This was... More 

Thank keerist
Hilo, Hawaii
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seaside Restaurant is a hidden gem. Surrounded by fish ponds, Seaside offers the freshest of fish, right from their pond! Situated across the street from the tide pools of "4-miles" in Keaukaha, Seaside is a nice place to wine and dine.

Thank LaneM422
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

I have eaten here several times oner the years and the food and service has always been great. It is located on a small lake where some are their fish are located.

Thank Frank E
Seattle, Washington
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158 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We ate here our last night in Hilo. We both chose fish dishes prepared in Hawaiian ways and were not disappointed (salmon and ahi). Though several fish dishes were priced at market on menu, I did not ask prices in advance. Each entree was a large portion and came with soup or salad, rice and a side. in the mid... More 

Thank syncomm1
Enfield, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

A good place to eat. It was a little pricey but overall a good place to grab a bite. Try the volcano shrimp!

Thank mersop
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The food was wonderful. I had one of the specials, Moi and loved it. I had it deep-fried and it was nice and crispy. My friend had another fish, maybe Onaga, but she thought it may have been a bit overcooked. I am not sure if we were supposed to have bread or rolls but it seemed something might have... More 

Thank TWongAiea
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Seaside Restaurant and Aqua Farm. This is a very special restaurant where locals go to celebrate special occasions of just for eclectic fine dinning. Only opened for dinner and closed on Mondays.

Thank Laura K
San Diego, California
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103 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This place rocks. It's the best seafood in Hilo by a long shot. The service from the bartender, hostess and servers was so good. The cocktails are mixed well and worth the price. The calamari and and poki nachos were amazing. Shrimp scampi and campachi fish special were perfection. Tons of vegetables and get the butter noodles, they are delicious!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Hawaiian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
16:30 - 23:59
16:30 - 23:59
16:30 - 23:59
16:30 - 23:59
16:30 - 23:59
16:30 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1790 Kalanianaole Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4916
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-8825

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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