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Kaleo's Bar & Grill

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15-2969 Pahoa Village Road, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-965-5600
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Cedar Hills, Utah
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Those who got the steaks and ribs loved their food. I had fish and chips and the batter wasn't all the way cooked. What was cooked was very good. My wife loved her tenderloin and I tried a bite and it was delicious. Nice little place that was good and fun.

Thank SugarNative
Keaau, Hawaii
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lately, they do not seem to have enough help. On 2/21/17, in summary, I was given the wrong order (it was slapped down in front of me and then the waiter rushed off), I could not get the waiter's attention, when my order ended up at another table there was a quick exchange. My food, when I got it, was... More 

Thank fly7kayak
Springfield, Missouri
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Good food. The Asian chicken, the coconut shrimp, the ribs are very good. It is pricy, and parking is not good. One of the waiters completely ignored one of our party trying to pay her bill for more than 10 minutes until she got right in his face, then kept her credit card until she got help to get it.... More 

Thank meg833
Lier, Belgium
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

To some this might be the only game in town; but it's not. Cannot begin to say enough bad things about Kaleo's...we waited 30 minutes for a table, noisy, mediocre food, and lousy service. In fact, felt guilty about leaving a tip. Waitress was cold, uncaring, and seemed to be 'on break' (or maybe something else. Save the fare; take... More 

Thank jmk6
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79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Call for reservations. It's a very busy place. Food is excellent. Does not have air conditioning and can be hot. Request outside if possible

Thank Brandi1970
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Welcomed the moment we walk in, already had our reservation table for 14 available in a decent size room away from the busier side of the restaurant, a good atmosphere, a bar available too. Drink menu readily available with a large variety to choose from. Got our appetizers quickly and our order taken efficiently. Customer service was a plus as... More 

Thank Caitlin P
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To begin with, this is Pahoa, not San Francisco, New York, or Paris. A small town with a few decent restaurants and friendly people, except for some tourists who cannot or will not relax and accept the atmosphere of the Hawai'i off the beaten track. That said, Kaleo's was a pleasant experience for our Kona2Kona 5 person group which stopped... More 

Thank KBWestport
Manistique, Michigan, United States
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The big island, like the rest of Hawaii, doesn't lack high priced restaurants that serve good food. Truthfully, you expect it. The food was good. However, the music was too loud and when we asked for outside seating, the waiter responded with attitude and it went downhill from there. We noticed when we came in that nobody smiled.

Thank Robert F
Joliet, Illinois
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We originally tried to eat here on Valentines Day but was turned away. There is really only 2 restaurants in town so we were surprised plus we need to make a reservation for dinner on any night. The food was excellent but a little pricey for the size of town. Very relaxed atmosphere plus nightly entertainment.

Thank FERN L
Beaverton, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found just by chance looking for a place for dinner before a lava cruise. Loved the food and location.

Thank Tracyv44

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood, Hawaiian, International, Fusion
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15-2969 Pahoa Village Road, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Pahoa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-965-5600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?