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Punaluu Bake Shop and Visitor Center

95 - 5642 Mamalahoa Hwy, Naalehu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96722
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“malasadas” (261 reviews)
“sweetbreads” (53 reviews)
“sandwiches” (109 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00All hours
American, Cafe, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly
95 - 5642 Mamalahoa Hwy, Naalehu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96722
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1 - 10 of 632 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

there is lots of people stopping here and the pastries are very good, sandwiches also available...very much worth a stop through the town

Thank Hibby922
Reviewed yesterday

a wonderful place to stop on your drive from Kona to the volcanoes, sweet bread, malasadas, lunch are all worth it

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are anywhere near the southern tip, stop here for lunch and awesome pastries, ice cream, trinkets, and more.

Thank TKPKFamilyTraveler
Reviewed 4 days ago

My daughter lives off island and has always missed the wonderful breads from this old bakery, taro her fave... I made a trip down and bought a couple of loaves (huge) and requested a couple of extra packages. No Problem. I needed these to cut...More

Thank Kenaijohn
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped here because we saw all the great TripAdvisor recommendations and as always, were not disappointed. We grabbed sandwiches for lunch and the kids had dessert. They have a very nice location outside to eat which was really nice!

Thank MAChivers
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We loved this bakery so much, we stopped twice. The malasadas are delicious and they have a lot of fun Island flavors like guava and taro. The bread is fantastic. They also have a great assortment of souvenirs at good prices. The seating area out...More

Thank KSAngela
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When my husband, daughter and I arrived on the Big Island last Friday at 7 AM, it was overcast and drizzling in Hilo. We were staying at the Kilauea Military Camp inside Volcanoes National Park but check -in time was not until 3:00. So we...More

Thank Not2sweet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sweetbreads are amazing! The store has plate lunch offerings, ice creams, and assorted gifts with hawaiian themes. Parking is easy, and it's on the way to or from volcano. The dinner rolls are exceptional, the taro sweetbread are my favorite, and are purple! This...More

Thank Jul D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great to stop at the south end of the Island . Clean restrooms and great pastries. I have never eaten lunch there but did I say the pastries are yummy????

Thank FlynFritz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful lunch and sat outside And listened to wonderful Hawaiian music. Lots of souvenir options and beautiful scenery.

Thank Dylan D
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Jill P
26 September 2016|
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Response from D0n_V | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 - 5642 Mamalahoa Hwy, Naalehu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96722
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Naalehu
  • Phone Number: 929-7343
  • E-mail
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