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Encore By Kuhio Grille - CLOSED

2100 Kanoelehua Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-6500
+1 808-959-0744
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible28%
29 Mar 2012
22 Mar 2012
“Worst Sushi EVER!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Diner, Hawaiian
2100 Kanoelehua Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-6500
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Reviewed 30 March 2012

Local food.... Quite expensive... small portion! Nothing fancy about this place. Huge size desserts but quite pricey!.

Thank Lydia S
Reviewed 23 March 2012

With abysmal service and poorly thawed old seafood, Encore eloquently sets the example of what a Japanese restaurant becomes when quality standards are not enforced or wholly non-existent. Especially bad was the tako (octopus) kimchi sushi. I am usually a big fan of tako kimchi,...More

1  Thank demosthenes_41
Reviewed 29 January 2012

It's an okay place. Nothing special. Would rather go somewhere else.

Thank mamainparadise808
Reviewed 7 December 2011

Came here on a Friday after Thanksgiving so maybe the kitchen crew was not the usual. Simply put, the food was not very good. We had to ask for the topping on the soba and the tofu in the Oyako Domburi was sour (spoiled). I'm...More

Thank KailuaKona3000
Reviewed 29 October 2011

We were really excited to try out this restaurant but the waitress seemed like she was asleep! I asked her simple questions like if they have shrimp tempura roll and she looked at me like she didn't know what I was talking about! I ordered...More

1  Thank Luvieama
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Reviewed 2 February 2008

Ono food, Sister eating place of Kuhio Grill

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Reviewed 24 May 2006

Encore to the popular Kuhio Grille this restaurant is known for its HUGE portions and good prices of tasty local style food. A bit of fusion cooking without the snobbery of most Pan Asian establishments, the food here is good, and no one leaves hungry....More

1  Thank echolynch
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Restaurant Details

Japanese, Diner, Hawaiian
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2100 Kanoelehua Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-6500
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-959-0744
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