We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hilo Shark's Coffee Shop

41 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2433
+1 808-933-8685
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (18 reviews)
“ice cream” (11 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
41 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2433
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (154)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 143 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2018

The joy of Hilo is that it's just a slightly grubby, sweet town where sweet people live. No fabulous beaches that I know of, very few weekly condo rentals, a few mostly friendly homeless folks on Kamehameha Ave, and an old Hawai'i vibe indicating that...More

Thank Mike Z
Reviewed 22 June 2018

In the two weeks we were on the Big Island this was the only disappointing meal we really had. Sandwiches were advertised but they only had bagels. Not really a melt on a bagel either. I would dine elsewhere...

Thank DurangoDiner
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Excellent spot for a great coffee - and an amazing hot chocolate too... :-) The staff are super friendly and helpful and the locals are amazing - while drinking our coffee a couple of locals stopped by in their truck and furnished us with a...More

Thank Geoff and Jenni G
Reviewed 28 May 2018

loved the name and look of this place when we drove by so had to stop for some coffee. had a great latte. great atmosphere, definitely feels like Hawaii here. would love to go back sometime for the ice cream or lunch.

Thank wendyc13
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Walking back to the hostel looking for cold ice cream. Happened on this place. A couple outside said it's good ice cream. Perfect. We had the chocolate and Kona coffee ice cream. Stop in cool off.

Thank Seattle60Gary
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Second time here. Second time we’ve loved it. Double expresso to go with coffee ice cubes. Delicious. Deep rich and satisfying coffee. Cup made from corn and fully biodegradable. Aced it. Great service as well from the very pleasant server. If we’d had more time...More

Thank TwoSheds57
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Only had a capo here so can’t say anything about the food. But the cappuccino was so hot I couldn’t hold it let along drink it. When it was finally cool enough to drink it tasted awful.

Thank Rosanna C
Reviewed 19 April 2018

We saw this coffee shop while walking around downtown Hilo,we crossed the street waited in line and when it was almost out turn. The girl behind the counter says " it is four o'clock we are closed so you all need to leave" the doors...More

Thank simpleyme
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Came by twice to try some local coffee, coffee is good. Service however was okay. On our last day in Hilo we stopped for some ice coffee and the barista made a comment before she took our order about the guest before us did not...More

Thank 1990aztraveler
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

A little overpriced. Good service. Good coffee. Cute atmosphere. I had the shark shake. It was quite yummy.

Thank Lorraine67Purple
Nearby HotelsSee all 48 hotels in Island of Hawaii
Dolphin Bay
702 reviews
.46 km away
Waiakea Villas
22 reviews
2.06 km away
Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel
2,047 reviews
2.17 km away
Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo - a DoubleTree by Hilton
979 reviews
2.36 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Moon and Turtle
297 reviews
.08 km away
Jackie Rey's Ohana Grill Hilo
232 reviews
.08 km away
Tina's Garden Cafe
150 reviews
.14 km away
Puka Puka Kitchen
210 reviews
.29 km away
Nearby Attractions
Kalapana Kava Bar
15 reviews
.12 km away
Pacific Tsunami Museum
511 reviews
.09 km away
Mokupapapa Discovery Center
79 reviews
.08 km away
Extreme Exposure Fine Art Gallery
45 reviews
.23 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Hilo Shark's Coffee Shop staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 AM
6:30 AM - 7:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2433
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-933-8685
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing