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Prince Kahio Mall, Prince Kuhio Mall, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We keep giving this restaurant chances and I don't know 🤷‍♀️ why. Food is always terrible to poor. Staff is friendly and is the only reason why I am giving it a 2 rating

Thank Brandi1970
Bellingham, WA
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94 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Everyone knows about Zippy's great food but we take advantage of the take out breakfast. There are three Bento choices for $5.00 that are excellent to take home and enjoy. Portuguese sausage and corned beef hash along with rice and eggs.is adequale for breakfast packing a full meal in small container. Sure Zippy's offers all kinds of great local food... More 

Thank Terry P
Sudbury, Massachusetts
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220 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Zippy's chili is one of our favorite local foods in Hawaii especially the chili at Zippy's. We had zippy's burrito chili. The burrito was deep fried and crispy. The chili was poured over it. So delicious. The saimin was plentiful. It was so delicious too. We also tried their malasadas. They are closer in softness to the ones on Oahu... More 

Thank jo k
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped her for breakfast which is served all day. Delicious homemade corned beef hash and eggs with a side of fried rice. Fresh juice was refreshing.

Thank Susan M
Eudora, Kansas
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89 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Zippy's is a local chain on the Big Island that serves average food. Service was very good - the staff were nice and kept drinks filled (one of my musts). It is a little noisy and a little tired looking but clean. Overall OK.

Thank Deb B
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Surf Pac chicken very salty and seems refried, not fresh. Teri Beef too sweet and strong ginger. Spam was good. Don't know why so different than Oahu.

Thank GFKWaikoloa
Syracuse, New York, United States
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349 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I've been to a few Zippy's in the Hawaiian Islands. Some are more like fast food joints and others like diners. This one in Hilo is located in a mall and is more diner-like with an absolutely huge menu. It's more of a book and the kitchen does it all--from breakfast food to an array of lunch and dinner options.... More 

Thank Warren F
Haiku, Hawaii
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166 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

It was a very hot day in hilo and my friend and i wanted something local to eat in a place that was cool.......this is a very nice place to stop and get something with good food and great service and good portions

Thank norman m
Fairbanks, Alaska
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

A great plate lunch and reasonable price. Our food was ready in a zip. And tasted great. Service was great and verry friendly. Will eat at Zippy again soon.

Thank Will F
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119 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

We have been coming here since it has opened and the service has not gotten better. The food is consistent, the same as Oahu Zippy's. The restaurant is new so it still looks very clean.

Thank kcitygirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Hawaiian, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prince Kahio Mall, Prince Kuhio Mall, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?