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“Delicious, fresh and fast!”

Tamari Japanese Lunch Shop
Ranked #73 of 246 Restaurants in Hilo
Cuisines: Japanese
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

I eat here almost every day, and have tried almost all the menu items. I've loved every dish I've tried! Can't beat the super reasonable prices either.

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Reviewed 19 April 2015

The owner works the counter and cooks the food. He cooks small batches, so nothing sits for very long.

We came after the lunch rush, and the specials (as well as most lunch selections) were gone. No big deal - the owner whipped up something yummy for us fresh and hot. When he learned that one in our party was vegetarian, he modified a dish to accommodate.

Great local food, great service.

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Reviewed 5 April 2015

Although it's a small take out place with difficult to find parking place, it has the best vegetarian lasagne, best everything. And you can't beat the prices. If I could, I'd go back everyday to have lunch.

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Thank Europe02
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Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

One guy who does everything. Cooked my ten-don bowl right there infront of me, so fresh, tasty, not oily at all!!! Very polite owner, i did not have to wait long for my food. Loved the sushi! So fresh & ono!!!

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Reviewed 14 October 2014

This place is very small -- only three tables. We had sushi one day there and it was delicious! Also, the small space assures you will talk with any other patrons while you are there. We were so impressed with the quality that the next day we returned, selected a different set of rolls, and took them home for dinner later. Everything was well-prepared and flavorful.

Thank Kitty4805
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