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Bears Coffee

106 Keawe St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2812
+1 808-935-0708
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“salmon” (2 reviews)
“great coffee” (5 reviews)
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106 Keawe St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2812
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely breakfast before going on a tour. The food came out quickly, the service was friendly and the lattes were as big as our heads. Everything was delicious. I had a designer bagel - you can customize your bagel however you want...More

Thank Jasmine D
Reviewed 15 December 2017

We ended up eating breakfast at Bear's two days in a row because we loved it so much! We all loved the hot coco's and so many options to choose from for breakfast. The staff were lovely and friendly and its so close to everything.

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

When staying in Hilo we begin most days with a walk to Bears Coffee. We really enjoy the local Hilo Coffee Mill (Dark Roast espresso blend). Breakfast is a good value with many good choices. My wife likes their yogurt with fruit (many perfectly ripe...More

Thank Colin F
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We had breakfast here twice and loved it. Its not the most creative menu but the portion sizes and quality are fantastic. We loved the egg soufflé. The staff is awesome. Stop in and enjoy a lovely breakfast.

Thank karkeys16
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We went to Hawaiian cafe and they had 30min wait we were really hungry 😋 We decided to skip that place and go to bears cafe that listed as coffee place and not as breakfast, we ordered the Benedict Salmon which was really good, service...More

Thank Erez P
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I had the souffle eggs, very fluffy and yummy, with cheese and spinach on a bagel. It was really good. The place is artsy and feels rustic. It's been there since the 80s

Thank dalhoomist
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Bears was the first coffee shop that opened in Hilo with real espresso, and they are still around serving. Friendly service, and as a special, from time to time they have musical entertainment, this particular morning, there was a man singing and playing a ukulele....More

Thank Miriahm D
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

It's small, but it's a good, laid back place for breakfast. Steamed eggs were good (although indistinguishable from scrambled eggs) and a good-sized portion. Fruit and yogurt was also pretty good. Coffee was just OK and not especially hot. But the place is very casual,...More

Thank ChadH
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I wasn't really hungry but knew it would be a long day, so I chose coffee cake and a coffee mocha for my breakfast. Jeffrey had espresso steamed eggs and a bagel.

Thank Marie N
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We weren't that hungry when we stumbled onto Bear's Coffee and all I needed was one bottled water, which they had and which I drank outside while seated in their outdoor chair. Would do that again, and maybe more.

Thank Royce F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Keawe St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2812
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-0708
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