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Cafe 100

969 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4216
+1 808-935-8683
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“loco moco” (146 reviews)
“rice” (55 reviews)
“mac salad” (16 reviews)
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Fast food, Diner, Hawaiian, American, Cafe
969 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4216
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Reviews (373)
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1 - 10 of 278 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Cafe 100 has cheap and tasty food. It is popular. I recommend the Loco Moco. I went at 11:40 am on a weekday and this is what I observed: parking lot half empty, half of the tables open, only two people in line to order,...More

Thank Huckleberry_Finn_808
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We read about Cafe 100 from a Serious Eats article, and decided to make a pit stop here for dinner after a whole days worth of activities. You know a place is worth visiting when there's a wait for food to be ordered and picked...More

Thank plaingal79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I picked here after reviewing high reviews about this place. There are lots of outdoor place to sit and was veryvery crowded with mostly local customers; we had to stay in line. Its famous for "Locomoco"which is a breakfast kind of food consisting of rice...More

Thank luckydog172
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Arrived with a group of eleven during the lunch rush and still had food in front of everyone in 12 minutes! We had several of the Locos, couple of plates and two of the shrimp specials. Everyone finished the food and had good things to...More

Thank Brad J
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The tour guide book said that this the origin of the loco moco, so we had to try it even though I do not like loco moco. I ordered a loco moco just to try one and was pleasantly surprised that they have wonderful gravy...More

Thank Jane T
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Cafe 100 is home of the Loco Moco so I tried it and my husband ordered the Super Moco (rice, hamburger, Portuguese sausage, Spam, 2 eggs, brown gravy and a side of mac salad. Both were great and filling!

Thank veritas2578
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This cafe has been around forever,(1948) it would be hard to find a more "local" eating place on the island, well, maybe Kawamoto Store, but this place is amazing also. I always come here when I return to the island. They are the old meeting...More

Thank Miriahm D
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Heading back to Kona after a long morning hike up at Volcano. We stopped off here for lunch. Our family of 4 ate here and were quite satisfied for our ride home. We ordered the tonkatsu plate, the mix plate, and fried shrimp plate. Food...More

Thank twinmom8
Reviewed 20 April 2017

After checking out the Volcano National Park and before driving back to Kona side, we stopped by this place for some local food; do try the Super Local, which has a lot of food; the drinks are pretty good. I also ordered a peach turnover,...More

Thank RaymondOC168
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We were recommended this local favorite. The fish was nice but nothing special or really fresh. The potato mac was good but no special flavor. Seek out other local favs with good ratings.

Thank PhoenixReviewer1958
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:45 - 08:30
06:45 - 08:30
06:45 - 08:30
06:45 - 08:30
06:45 - 08:30
06:45 - 07:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 969 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4216
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-8683
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