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Ka'aloa's Super J's

) #1 of 18 Restaurants in Captain Cook , Hawaiian
83-5409A Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8303
808-328-9566
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lau lau” (130 reviews)
“pork” (74 reviews)
“taro leaves” (9 reviews)
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Polynesian, Hawaiian
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83-5409A Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8303
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11 - 20 of 230 reviews

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped for lunch and the 2 ladies could not be more fun. They recommended pork and chicken lau lau and gladly split the rice and mac. They explained how it is prepared, and served it up in under 10 minutes. It was excellent flavor...More

Thank ceg51
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Lau Lau is pork or chicken wrapped in a Taro leaf, all not only edible, but when served by these guys, melt in your mouth, want to slap your Mama because she never gave you something this good. Oh, and did I mention value for...More

1  Thank Bradzon
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

When we pulled up to Super J's the 4 of us were a bit skeptical but that changed the minute we walked in and were treated like family. We had no clue what anything was on the menu but Jay (sorry for the spelling if...More

Thank Jacquie S
Reviewed 15 June 2017

If you are traveling through Captain Cooks area south of Kona and want to try real Hawaiian Lau Lau's, this is the place to go. We asked several locals for a lunch recommendation and Super J's was always the first on the list. This is...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Pretty damn good lau lau. Made fresh by the owner. You know the place is good when lots of locals go there.

Thank Vic H
Reviewed 13 June 2017

After a day at the beach Super J's place hit the spot! The Laulau was cooked to perfection and the Patele was delicious. I appreciate the time that the aunty's put into making the food. I would recommend this place for those seeking REAL Hawaiian...More

Thank Kapena W
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Super J's has been featured on Bizarre Foods as they are well known for their lau lau's, chicken or pork.

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The food is good, but service is very slow...truly mom n pop operation, so it taste home cook. The owners are very nice, just service slow, but I will return to buy their food.

Thank KonaGramz
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Best hawaiian food In Kona. Laulau's, poi, pasteles, are my faves. Eat in or take out. Price is right. Very reasonable. The best part is that they treat you like family from the moment you walk in to the moment you leave.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Don't miss this place! Super J's is great local Hawaiian food prepared by a wonderful family. The pork lau lau (so tender), lomi lomi salmon, best poi on the island, and mac salad will have you wishing you had come before! Local style. Delicious.

Thank ScubaSue49
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Response from jlcarter1975 | Reviewed this property |
According to an internet search it looks like they open up at 10 a.m. The costs for food is about $5-$8 (very reasonable for a plate of food). This is not a fancy place whatsoever. Imagine eating at someone's house with... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Polynesian, Hawaiian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83-5409A Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8303
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Captain Cook
  • Phone Number: 808-328-9566
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