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Nori's Saimin & Snacks

688 Kinoole St, Ste 124, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-3877
+1 808-935-9133
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“saimin” (43 reviews)
“noodles” (15 reviews)
“mochi cake” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Hawaiian, Asian
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LOCATION
688 Kinoole St, Ste 124, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-3877
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered the large saimin with wonton. Wow! It was more than I could eat. My BF ordered the chicken skewer plate. So much food we had to take it to go. This is a great local place in Hilo! Not a typical touristy spot....More

Thank Vic H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best saimin ever! If you are looking for a saimin place go no further. The place has a hole in the wall kind of vibe, but the servers are super friendly and I just can't say enough about the saimin. They also have other...More

Thank MFMetzger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're a local, you'll love this place. Most of us who eat saimin, have to have a cheeseburger on the side.That's exactly what I had. Sorry no fries, just like Sunnyside in Wahiawa. The saimin is huge and comes piping hot. Because Hilo is...More

Thank miechan2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Smoked Spicy Chicken Wings are chicken wings seasoned with Nori’s own naturally smoked special spice. The smoked flavor definitely came through and flavored the chicken as if it was in a smoker. The mix of spices and Hawaiian salt worked well with the chicken. Great...More

Thank OCFoodDiva
Reviewed 12 May 2017

After a late weeknight community meeting, it can be a challenge to find an open restaurant in Hilo. Lucky for me, I managed to rush back to Hilo just before Nori's closed at 10 p.m. Being the last customer of the day, I was so...More

Thank Stu Y
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Take out from Nori's has always been excellent according to the locals and when I was here in 2015.. But on one occasion it wasn't good. I called ahead as normal and did a pick up. They said it would take 20 mins. I arrived...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Nori's Saimin and snacks was a good restaurant that caters to locals and specializes in Hawaii food. We got the saimin and loco moco, I was looking forward to the food but only found it ok. The saimin broth was a little salty for me...More

Thank Cuong L
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Our last visit to Hilo was 4 years ago. Nori's was closed that particular day but we did not forget about it. Finding it is a bit tricky. It's in the middle of a building and in a lower level. Your GPS will get you...More

Thank 2CAPs
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Had lunch here for the first time and will be back. Extensive menu full of local food with variety of saimin and noodles and daily specials. Price is good, large portions and service excellent.

Thank Terry P
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Not only was the food here amazing, but the service was incredible. We came in late at night on a Sunday after hiking Mauna Kea and we were starving, totally wiped out with altitude sickness, and suffering from low blood sugar. The staff went out...More

Thank Andy E
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larchibsu96
How far is it from the airport?
6 March 2016|
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Response from Craig K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, about 10-15 minutes away. It's right across the old Hilo Lanes bowling alley.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:00
Thursday
10:30 - 23:00
Friday
10:30 - 00:00
Saturday
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 688 Kinoole St, Ste 124, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-3877
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-9133
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