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Kalbi Express

315 E Makaala St, Ste 106, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-5127
+1 808-935-8900
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5 Sep 2015
18 Feb 2015
“Yummy Yu Kae Jang and Seaweed Soups!”
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Barbecue, Asian, Korean
315 E Makaala St, Ste 106, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-5127
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Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

The kids eat at hot dog on a stick, and daddy eats Kalbi ribs! Located inside the Mall this spot serves tasty Kalbi. Plate lunch around $10 bucks.

Thank DjVinyljunke
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Hilo doesn't have any truly authentic Korean restaurants. That aside, the Korean restaurants are geared to local tastes, thus offer namool (salad sides) accordingly. This is off a cold tray, if you order Kalbi, you get to pick four namools, for example. The food is...More

Thank donnaspeaks
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Bibim Pap is a dish that has a layer of rice on the bottom. It is then covered with different vegetables, barbeque meat, kim chee, and a fried egg. The best is at Kalbi Express. Make sure that you ask for kochujang sauce to go...More

Thank Mrl84
Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

Quick Service, good food, excellent price. Food Court atmosphere of course - because it is on a food court in a shopping mall.

1  Thank Norm-in-Hilo
Reviewed 5 March 2014

The food is great, but it's in a food court, but generally this food court isn't very crowded. Prices are very reasonable, I have a hard time deciding what side dishes to order, because they're all really ono!

Thank Volcano09
Reviewed 30 June 2012

They have good amount of food, and nice staff which make you come back to the place. Korean chickens are my favorite.

Thank s0phiai
Reviewed 11 May 2012

Kalbi has a wide variety of meats on their menu. They have a very good assortment of Korean vegetables to go with your meat. It's very refreshing to get away from the mac salad! They do serve items with the white rice, but their generous...More

1  Thank Tudie54
Reviewed 5 January 2012

This take out counter has yummy korean barbeque, spicy soup and lots of pickled vegtables.

Thank GeekGhoddess
Reviewed 4 November 2009

Kalbi Express smelled so good throughout the shopping center parking lot at about 1600h, when they were BBQing their beef. Yum! This is a little plate lunch restaurant in a small food court of the Prince Kuhio Plaza shopping center. Foodies may snub their nose...More

Thank SFOFlyingTiger
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  • Address: 315 E Makaala St, Ste 106, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-5127
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-8900
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