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Cronies Bar & Grill

) #16 of 196 Restaurants in Hilo $$ - $$$ , , American
11 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2433
+1 808-935-5158
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Bar, Pub, American
$$ - $$$
11 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2433
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always visit Hilo when on the Big Island , my favorite spot is Cronies! Always friendly , good choice of beers & food. I had the crab cakes , could have been hotter, but still very tasty .It's a sport's bar - but not...More

Thank Mugginsdogsbody
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Expansive hours, reliably good grill food, and good selection of beers. Usual sports decor, but you can find a quiet table away from the rowdier bar.

Thank Phyllis C
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We live 30 minutes away, and when we come to town, we love to stop here and have lunch or dinner. Perfect for casual dining or to watch some sports or simply gaze out the bay front windows. The burgers are great! So big you'll...More

Thank travelwithmorealoha
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The food was OK, you can't really mess up a club sandwich and a burger. But it's in a good location in Hilo and stopped here for lunch on our way to Volcano National Park.

Thank seunghyeh2017
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Location near one end of town had more parking available. Fish and chips were quite good. Bar area is nice. Dining area had an Asian buffet vibe, but met all our needs. Restroom could use some improvement.

Thank BarlowVanDucci
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Been to Cronies 100's of times, the food is always excellent, the service is friendly. Nate, Shay, Cameron all do an excellent job of managing. My only lament is they don't have nachos, LOL. Some day!

Thank Caleb R
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Very nice sports bar. Great drinks and staff. The oldest building in Hilo we were told. Used to be a pharmacy years ago. Very friendly locals. We did not eat but folks at the bar did and it looked amazing! They said the sushi was...More

Thank DeanaG22
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Stopped for lunch and caught the replay of the Kentucky Derby. Decent beer list, good sized portions and fresh fish and chips. Husband got the teriyaki burger - sauce was fantastic!

Thank Shouldercat
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I had the marlin sashimi and it was so awesome. My martini was perfect. The staff was good. Just a lil pricey.

Thank tj13000
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Pretty much what you'd expect from a very good bar and grill. Good bar-esque food (burgers, etc.) with a couple interesting/non-bar food options. Solid beer selection. Not great wine choices (Hilo could seriously use a wine bar, right?). Super convenient downtown Hilo location - if...More

Thank Entiat
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Rick D
3 March 2017|
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Response from CroniesHilo | Property representative |
We do not have the NHL package, but we do have the NHL network channel. We also show West Coast NHL teams playing on Fox sports or Comcast networks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2433
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-5158
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