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Shaka Restaurant

95-5673 Mamalahoa Hwy, Naalehu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96772
+1 808-929-7404
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good38%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (16 reviews)
“loco moco” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Hawaiian
$$ - $$$
95-5673 Mamalahoa Hwy, Naalehu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96772
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

1/2 pound ahí sashimi for 5$ with wasabi that makes your chest hair grow. Awesome prices for good variety. Cash only and be proactive. They are polite enough to not shove you out of the restaurant at any point, you have to ask for the...More

Thank carmen502020
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We spend a week in Hawaii and all our impressions of the area are wonderful except for this place. We were starving and on our way back from Volcano park. We were barely greeted at the door and found a place to sit. We sat...More

Thank Sonja A
Reviewed 20 March 2018

This is a super cute little place with great fresh food and friendly service. We had a big group and were seated immediately. We were impressed by the variety of foods on the menu. There was an amazing musician doing an acoustic set on the...More

Thank Colette D
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

The food wasn’t bad. But the waitress was unpleasant, didn’t come back to refill our water or check to see if we needed anything. Facilities were rundown but quaint.

Thank Curtis M
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Service kinda slow for what they were making. Seemed to be a nice place, chatted with a couple at the bar while waiting, seemed to be a friendly regular bar. Sandwiches etc on the menu.

Thank agolddog
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a late lunch after hiking to and from the green sand beach at South Point. Good thing we were hungry! Had the fish & chips and ahi poke bowl, both delicious. Good selection of beers, too. Come hungry!

Thank FontanaBananas
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

I stopped by Shakas on my way through town this week as it holds sentimental to me when my friends and I frequently gathered here in the past while in town. Very sad to say, it seems to be going way downhill. The cleanliness is...More

1  Thank Alison E
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Don’t sit on the non bar side of the property if you want a beer or adult drink. You will have to move. Kona Brew Lavaman Red Ale on tap. Not a bad red ale. Had two. Portuguese sausage patty burger. Service can be slow....More

Thank William C
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Slow unfriendly service, food was mediocre. Bathrooms were disgusting. No soap no paper towels and just dirty. It made us wonder about the cleanliness of the kitchen we were glad we didn't come down Sick the next day.

Thank Lill77
Reviewed 25 January 2018

We arrived in Naalehu hungry at 7:15. My wife reminded me that Hawaii shuts down early and, we aren’t exactly in prime tourist country. I smugly pointed out the 'open until 9' sign as we pulled into Shaka’s. Besides us, there was a group of...More

Thank Jim L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95-5673 Mamalahoa Hwy, Naalehu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96772
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Naalehu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-929-7404
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