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Black Rock Cafe

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15-2872 Pahoa Village Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778-7720
+1 808-965-1177
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County Durham, UK
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593 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here on the way back from our sunrise Lava viewing tour - great hearty breakfast and nice service. Good value. Basic place but warm welcome and very friendly locals.

Thank Baxie
La Conner, WA
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There was nothing remarkable about this cafe except that it was convenient. Food was good and plentiful.

Thank Judy M
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Have been going to Black Rock for years. Low cost coffee shop with convenient parking. One of their greatest points is that they use locally raised grass fed beef. Very few places can claim that here. The food is reasonably good and the wait staff is friendly they also have a bar which occasionally has live entertainment.

Thank Harlan H
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Our first night here, we were exhausted. We stopped in at the Black Rock, and had one of the best prime rib dinners. And reasonably priced. Oh, you have to try the steak fries with something...yummmmm.

Thank June P
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We were in town for the lava boat tour and found this great restaurant in town. Our waitress was so friendly and welcoming. This is a locals place, but we felt at home. The food was great. If we didn't have to be up at 4am, we would have gone into the bar and enjoyed the amazing band that was... More 

Thank Sanvie
Pahoa, Hawaii
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Black Rock Cafe is a very old style folksy restaurant located in Pahoa town. The boothe are reminisent of the old days. The waitresses are friendly and the food is adaquate. If you want a local breakfast you might sholder up to the Loco Moco which is two eggs over rice and brown gravy. This will surely be your initiation... More 

Thank 377chas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The Black Rock has an awesome breakfast ! We go every Sat morning. They also have a small kine local bar. Love to sit and people watch. If you have never been to Pahoa, Hawaii, come it will take you back to the 70's :)

Thank Patti C
Prosser, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Ordered to go. Took 10 minutes max. Very friendly waitress and I will go back and try the rest of their menu!

Thank rickakers1351
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We were amazed when we got our bill. The food was so good and for our family of 5 we paid around $60. Every other place we are at in Hawaii with comparable food set us back $110 or more. The servers are very friendly and it is in the middle of town with easy access. Recommend for families for... More 

Thank EZ2Plz_13
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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373 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 324 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Although I think our friends liked their eggs benedict (except for the "tough" English muffin), my husband and I had the worst breakfast ever. My waffle tasted and cut like a piece of cardboard (although the bacon was good). His corned beef hash tasted of flour and little else and his eggs were runny and undone.

Thank Teramo48

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15-2872 Pahoa Village Rd, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778-7720
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Pahoa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-965-1177

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