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Blane's Drive Inn

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150 Wiwoole St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-5124
+1 808-935-2259
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Hilo, Hawaii
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted fried fish and french fries, but it isn't on the menu. Had to settle for battered mahimahi plate lunch, substituted their mac salad for tossed. Turned out okay, just paid more than intended.

Thank Stanley S
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214 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I like the town location. The gravy burger is my favorite and when ordering the plate.. you get a lot of fries. Their bentos are a good choice. End with a slush float which is awesome too!

Thank kdooka
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109 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Although filling, there are better places to eat. Try Hiro's instead if taste, flavor and low prices are important to you. Yes, this is a local fast-food restaurant. No, it seems to concentrate on volume and not quality of experience for your palate. There are better choices Trippers.

1 Thank Kahupoo
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

Over priced, small portions, and quality is poor. My wife and I will never go back. I'm surprised it gets good reviews, I guess some people don't know good food.

1 Thank JP G
Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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109 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Blane's Drive Inn is only located in Hilo on the Big Island with 2 locations. There is a wide variety on their menu and the plate lunches come with macaroni salad. I had the teriyaki beef and it was great! It's a typical drive in so the seating is in an open area. Not much of a view but it's... More 

Thank Shawnee L
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
1 review
Reviewed 21 September 2015

The menu at Blane's Drive Inn really accommodates my Ohana and I. The Beef Teri and Fry Shrimp is the winnahz!! My kids are simple, yet picky eaters and always ask for the musubiz, or cheese burgers. The vanilla scoop cherry icee on the side became a traditional choice of beverage for the kids. I usually get hot coffee because... More 

Thank 808HAWAII2015
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Nothing like Blane's Strawberry Icee Float on a hot afternoon! They heap in the vanilla ice cream and fill to nearly over flowing with Icee (Strawberry or Coke) and top with whipped cream if you want. It is heavenly! I also like their fried rice breakfast bento, and just about anything else they have on their menu. Prepare to stand... More 

Thank donnaspeaks
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191 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2015

I always get the fish plate. Ahi or Mahi, I can never keep it straight. Any it is always good. I would like a lot more tartar sauce, maybe I could ask for extra next time. Service is always quick and efficient, and always locals eating there.

Thank capncusp
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 October 2014

My husband ordered a burger which was missing half the beef patty and the bacon was completely raw. As for my blt the bread was not toasted bacon was raw and they decided to leave a hair in it. After spitting it out I returned it to them and they thought it was funny. This place should be shut down.

1 Thank Shutthemdown
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2014

50% off Plate Lunches, regular and mini? We just got two meals for $8. Talk about cheap eats that hit the spot after a day of beach time and errands. I got the yummy shrimp plate. They very busy due t the promo, so were out of Mahi and a few other items.

Thank Stephanie Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Wiwoole St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-5124
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-2259

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