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Puff City - CLOSED

187 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2907
+1 808-961-6964
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good38%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 Apr 2014
“I think we found it..??”
4 Jan 2013
“Totally awesome dessert.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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187 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2907
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 2 April 2014 via mobile

Found a bakery in the block where Puff City is supposed to be. Enjoyed a yummy cinnamon bun and blueberry muffin. Did not see the sign shown in the tripadvisor photo

Thank Pam D
Reviewed 4 January 2013

I love the lilikoi, my friend think's the originals are the best. Either way you can't go wrong. Wish they were open a little more often. Well maybe limited hours of operation keep me from over indulging.

Thank RedRoadPunatic
Reviewed 5 November 2012

My favorite is still the lilikoi (passion fruit) puff, but all the other flavors taste just as awesome! Coffee, mocha, chocolate, vanilla, lilikoi, guava and coconut are some of their standard flavors. The lilikoi hi-lites sounded good too, but they were sold out, so I...More

Thank Erik W
Reviewed 3 October 2012

I have had many of these creative ladies pasteries and they are all wonderful so endulge your tastebuds and find them in Hilo town.

Thank Rev Mark J
Reviewed 22 June 2012

I needed to pick up dessert for a family event and asked a local bank where would a good place be to pick up pastries. I was directed to a place called PUFF CITY in Hilo town. It wasn't very hard to find but street...More

1  Thank vadams
Reviewed 11 May 2012

As good cream puffs as we have ever eaten. Made with fresh, local ingredients.

Thank LoongTom
Reviewed 2 May 2012

Popped in for a mid afternoon banana puff and was an instant addict, went back 5 days later for 16 cream puffs. Unbelievably light and delicious with a variety of imaginative fillings ranging from plain cream, mocha, chocolate, chocolate with hot pepper, banana, vanilla custard,...More

Thank victoria_BCLeam
Reviewed 5 March 2012

Puff City is only open from 10am to 2pm so you have to be quick. After our first visit we were too late after spending too much time doing the volcanos and waterfalls. I wanted to try all the different flavours but only had the...More

Thank Lee T
Reviewed 27 February 2012

I'm not normally a sweets eater, but there's something to be said about not missing a thing while on vacation. And they had me at liliquoi cream puffs. Seriously. I have a thing for liliquoi. Imagine my dismay and horror to walk in and find...More

Thank CaliGirl510
Reviewed 14 October 2011

This place totally deserves more reviews and more attention. The only reason I gave it a "very good" instead of an "excellent" is that superior cream puffs like these deserve to be served ultra fresh, as in out of the oven and into your mouth....More

Thank tikiznbamboo
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  • Address: 187 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2907
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-961-6964
Description
Puff City is a bakery/restaurant in Hilo HI offering the most unique and delicious desserts imaginable, including November's special, Roasted Kabocha (local pumpkin) mousse with a cinnamon/white chocolate ganache and Cranberry mousse dusted with powdered sugar. Of course they have the usual chocolate cream with white chocolate ganache cream puff, and liliko'i cream filling with coconut frosting. They also have sandwiches (they bake their own bread) and will do cakes to order. Every month they do fundraisers for East Hawai'i charities. They're located right in downtown Hilo, with easy parking. I think they're the most wonderful bakery in America and think you should list them.
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