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Kohala Burger and Taco

61-3665 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kawaihe Shopping Center, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7709
+1 808-880-1923
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (128 reviews)
“burger” (288 reviews)
“fries” (65 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
61-3665 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kawaihe Shopping Center, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7709
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First off, NO SUBSTITUTIONS on their burger combos. I requested the hula burger minus the cheese since I'm not SUBSTITUTING I'm subtracting. I can't have cheese because I'm leaving intolerant. But she said no, and I'd have to do a "Build your own burger" and...More

Thank Fay D
Reviewed yesterday

A very unique restaurant - order at the counter, find a table, and out comes great fish tacos and terrific burgers. You can't go wrong at Kohala Burger and Taco. Great Food!

Thank charles R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by Kohala Burger and Taco as I was craving a burger. We ordered the mushroom burger and fries. It was so moist and tasty and the fries were crisp and hot. The brioce bun was soft and fresh. It was worth every penny. I...More

Thank 808Irisheyes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Escape the hotel-priced food and drive up from the Kohala resorts for a casual experience. Great grass-fed burgers. Friendly staff.

Thank fly4points
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious burgers and fries. A little pricey, but not out of line with the rest of the island. Service was quick and friendly. Stopped after visiting Pololu Overlook.

Thank luvvacation58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were staying at the Fairmont Orchid and after a long day, wanted a quick casual dinner. We seared on Goggle and found this place. Small with about 5 tables - has tvs with sports. You order and they bring the food...More

Thank tandt0710
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was good! My husband got the fresh fish tacos and I got the tiki burger. We enjoyed the food throughly but felt that it was overpriced for the portion size and atmosphere. It felt more fast food than sit down. However, despite...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch here two different times. For Hawaii the prices are reasonable and the food comes out fast. Everyone we dealt with was friendly and had a smile. The seating and ordering is a little funky but I don't have any complaints. I really...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a burger! Small place Big Burger in every way. This place is amazing, nothing fancy. Just a self sit down place, first come first seat, but how perfect. Nice people here and one of the best burgers I have tasted, just a perfect burger...More

Thank Joachim C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Little hole in the wall on way to Macadamia Nut Factory. We entered door on right but were told that was only if you ordered off the menu without customizing - any changes to the menu and you had to go next door. Odd, but...More

Thank DoreneH_12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61-3665 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kawaihe Shopping Center, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7709
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kawaihae
  • Phone Number: +1 808-880-1923
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Located just a short distance from the glorious white sand beaches of the Kohala Coast, Kohala Burger and Taco is an affordable and friendly spot with a feel good, nostalgic flair. We serve 100% local grass fed beef and fresh, sustainably caught fish in burgers and tasty tacos. Daily specials, Milk Shakes and kids meals, too! Stop in for an Authentic Dole Pineapple Whip! This tasty Soft Serve Treat was once only available at Disney Parks and at the Dole Plantation on Oahu. KBAT has got it!
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