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Bamboo Restaurant

) #2 of 8 Restaurants in Hawi ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Asian,
55-3415 Akoni Pule Highway, Suite 270, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI 96719
+1 808-889-5555
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pot stickers” (86 reviews)
“lilikoi” (71 reviews)
“kalua pork” (29 reviews)
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American, Asian, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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55-3415 Akoni Pule Highway, Suite 270, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI 96719
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11 - 20 of 862 reviews

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I was very disappointed in in my lunch meal. We started with fried calamari that was very dark and tasted over cooked. I've had it before and it is usually good. The rest of our meal was average. The ambiance is quaint and, the servers...More

Thank ladykona
mangogirlhawi, Owner at Bamboo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Oh good heavens Lady Kona - I sure hope you said something! We would certainly have re-done your calamari strips. I don't know what else you had, so I'm not sure what was below par about it. I am so sorry. Please, please, please TELL...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017

Great stop on a trip to Hawi. Different, cute, lots of atmosphere and you will feel like you are in "Hawaii". We shared The Big Bamboozer and a salad for lunch. The pot stickers were excellent and everything else was good, too. Service was good...More

Thank Lois908
Reviewed 1 June 2017

It's a throw back to the 1950's. The food is somewhat different but a delight to try. There may be a wait for a table but it's worth it.

Thank Bigmama621
Reviewed 30 May 2017

During our sightseeing trip on Big Island, stopped at Bamboo Restaurant for lunch. Large selection on Menu had a great Kalaua pork sandwich. Friendly and fast service. Would recommend if in the area for lunch.

Thank Coconut88888
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed ourselves. Service was great as soon as we walked in the door to when we left. Food was good. Had a real Hawaiian feel with live band and all. Definitely recommend.

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We ate at the Bamboo restaurant three years ago and enjoyed the food, the atmosphere and the adjoining gift shop and gallery of so many things Hawaiian. Our waitress was attentive and the manager as well asking how our meal was. There are a number...More

Thank JCCCLC86
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Meandering along the coast driving north on the Big Island of Hawaii you can’t help but find yourself in Hawi. The hub of a now defunct sugar industry, Hawi is a great place to lounge sightsee and even better - eat. We parked, walked into...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Fantastic restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere and DELICIOUS food and fantastic service - we will return!!!

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Worth a trip to Hawaii just for this wonderful old Hawaiian Restaurant...small town...crowded all of the time!

Thank york2017
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is a great place for Sunday brunch! Food is outstanding, especially the Hawaiian Sweet Bread french toast! Service staff is friendly and fun! If you plan to go make reservations - it's a popular spot. Great gift shop too!

Thank Pernrider
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Questions & Answers
19 April 2017|
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Response from mangogirlhawi | Property representative |
Yes, we have a children's menu, and we even have a place for crumbmeisters. Kids are welcome... and, yes, of course we appreciate well behaved ones. So do you. :-)
Elaine C
14 March 2015|
Response from mangogirlhawi | Property representative |
Aloha Elaine, Yes we do! We have brunch from 11:30-2:30. It is off the menu, not a buffet. Hope we see you soon and mahalo for thinking of us. aloha, joan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55-3415 Akoni Pule Highway, Suite 270, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI 96719
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hawi
  • Phone Number: +1 808-889-5555
  • E-mail
Come to Bamboo for a feeling of the "Real Hawaii". Located in a historic building, we offer lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch, and we invented the Passion Fruit Margarita and Mojito. Browse the gallery for local art and crafts. Come and find the aloha of the islands!
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