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65-1227 Opelo Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8401
+1 808-885-6325
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (184 reviews)
“superfood salad” (15 reviews)
“turkey burger” (5 reviews)
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American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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65-1227 Opelo Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8401
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had eaten at this restaurant 2 years ago and liked it, however, today we walked in and were happy to be there. The female co-owner/waitress happened to be on the phone and said she would be "right with us" but the phone call continued while...More

Thank tg_allan
Mike B, Owner at Pau, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi tg_allan, My name is Mike. My wife, Mele, and I own Pau. My wife is the book keeper and does not wait tables or work in the restaurant. We are so sorry you had this experience with one of our servers. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 20 February 2018

We had the classico pizza. One of the best on the island. The sausage was delicious. The wait staff was friendly. Definitely recommend.

Thank krg999
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We stopped by for lunch without knowing what we were getting into and ordered a pizza. The service was friendly and attentive and when it arrived the pizza was excellent. Also, unlike just about every other restaurants we have eaten at on the Big Island,...More

Thank Andy R
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Pau is an informal restaurant in Waimea, serving mainly pizza, salads, and sandwiches. We had what they refer to as the Daily Slice (1/4 of an 18" pizza with a side of salad). It turned out to be 3 generous slices of pizza witih an...More

Thank Caroline H
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

We drove up from Kona just to try this little place. My husband had the portobello mushroom sandwich with the vintner’s salad. I had the slice of the day (pulled pork, onion and pineapple with bbq drizzle) and the same salad. The food was fantastic....More

Thank lauratF3919ZD
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We ordered a pizza to take out to our vacation rental for dinner and we only had to wait about 15 minutes before it was ready. The pizza was excellent and the size was just right for 5 persons. The waiter was right on, recommending...More

Thank Taqulik
Reviewed 21 January 2018

My husband and I had two wonderful dinners here on our way to two performances in and beyond Waimea. My husband’s pizza was yummy (1/2 pepperoni and 1/2 Margherita). My Caesar salad with chicken was perfect. Service was fantastic!

Thank janet g
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We were hungry for pizza and after reading reviews drove up to eat there. We had pizza and shared a Caesar salad. The salad was exceptional, as was the pizza. Our waitress was very attentive and polite. Restaurant is very cute. Highly recommend.

1  Thank pammy1955
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Pau is definitely my favorite restaurant in Waimea. The food is consistently good and I have yet to try something I didn't like. Staff is always friendly and helpful with recommendations. My personal favorites include the grinder melt, cheesey bread, and the super food salad...More

1  Thank Toni S
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick salad and pizza. We were not disappointed! Food was great and the glass of wine complemented everything. Great place in Waimea

1  Thank John M
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Response from Kmosean | Reviewed this property |
They also prepare delicious soups and salads that would provide gluten free solutions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65-1227 Opelo Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8401
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-885-6325
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