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Kuhio Grille

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Hawaiian,
111 E Puainako St Ste A106, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-5288
+1 808-959-2336
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“laulau” (44 reviews)
“lau lau” (17 reviews)
“fried rice” (53 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Hawaiian, Polynesian
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
111 E Puainako St Ste A106, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-5288
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1 - 10 of 201 reviews

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I came here many times before and I must say, it’s not very good. For instance, the lighting is horrible. Every other light on the ceiling is out. Now let’s get to the food, it doesn’t wow me. To me, their food is junk. I...More

Thank Connor K
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We had an excellent meal. The waitress was so helpful explaining the variety of food available. She was very proud and informative.. You need to get the combo plate so you can taste a bit of everything. We even purchased the chili water to take...More

Thank susancitysusan
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This was recommended to us by locals and we were quoted a 45 minute to one hour wait, which speaks to its popularity. I had the chicken katsu with fried rice and mac salad. I really liked the chicken. It was breaded well, and came...More

Thank HuskerFlyer
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a nice lunch after a busy morning. Waiter was very nice. Food was good. Price average. Very busy on Easter Sunday.

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great family feel, quite busy which always says must be tasty food. Plenty of choice on the menu. Hubby & I enjoyed the food. Friendly staff always smiling, top service. Learning the origin of Kuhio Grille made it all the more interesting. I bought a...More

Thank Fiona Y
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Obviously popular and beloved by the locals, the Grille was absolutely packed mid-afternoon on a Sunday. A great place to go for visitors who want to get in touch with some real Hawaiian Island comfort food. Hearty, not fancy, big portions. The menu's extensive. After...More

1  Thank UnrepentantFoodie
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Jumped on Trip Advisor and found this local place. First, the place was filled with locals, not tourists, a great sign! Food was unique and tasty! Generous portions, and many choices. Everyone at the table tried something different, no disappointments! Waiter Kip was terrific, friendly...More

Thank JayBiz1912
Reviewed 24 December 2017

After eating here several times, very pleased with the friendly service, and good consistent quality of the food. Known for their one-lb laulau, they also offer a variety of daily specials, delicious and served fresh. Today, their breakfast special was “Shannon’s Special”, a generous 3...More

Thank GinaBRU
Reviewed 22 December 2017

A great stop for any meal in Hilo. Friendly waitstaff and delicious eats await you. We had an ono salad and a yakitori chicken plate with their infamous fried rice. Everything was delicious. We wouldn't recommend the salad though since you get half the ono...More

1  Thank lmricheson12
Reviewed 16 December 2017

If you want an authentic local dining experience, this is one of two places you should go (the other is Cafe 100). The lau lau was the best we've ever had (and we've put away some lau lau in our time), the poi was fresh...More

1  Thank Branwyn_3x3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Hawaiian, Polynesian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 E Puainako St Ste A106, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-5288
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-959-2336
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