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79-7251 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7912
+1 808-322-9140
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“miso soup” (39 reviews)
“sukiyaki” (14 reviews)
“teishoku” (11 reviews)
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17:00 - 21:00All hours
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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79-7251 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7912
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came for lunch. Folks in our group got the Saturday lunch special, udon soup, butter fish, and beef curry. Food was delicious and the atmosphere is old family style restaurant. No frills just great food. I had read in other reviews that the tempura...More

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply excellent! This place is older than your grandma and an institution in West Hawaii. The menu pricing is a bit strange. The specials are great values compared to ala carte, but may have extra things you don't want. Breakfast comes with a free pancake...More

1  Thank Jbrown2700
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh man! The tempura was so good and the butterfish was OUTSTANDING! Melted in my mouth! A must! So good I forgot to take a pic before the food was in my belly!

Thank Kalina R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been there in years but the dinner teishoku, pork chops (little salty but good). The atmosphere hasn't changed in all these years!! Brought back memories of dinners and parties from long ago...btw, tempura still delicious!

Thank Lh W
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Good food, quaint little place, good service. The miso soup is really good, the sukiyaki is also good.

Thank Mostnametaken
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped by Teshimas for lunch on recommendation from a friend. The food was really good and tasty. They have local style goods and Japanese style. Having been in the area for many years, they do cater to the locals and majority of other people there...More

Thank Gnaka1
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Wonderful old school unpretentious family style Japanese restaurant which is a local favorite. A bit out of the way from Kailua Kona center but worth the trip. Not built around sushi bar like most modern Japanese restaurants but you can still get great sushi and...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This is my go to place for Japanese food. Have been going there for 40 years and the food is always consistant.

Thank Barry W
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Great local Japanese restaurant ( not a sushi place). Wonderful, friendly service and great food at a great price. Shrimp tempura, sukiyaki, and beef teriyaki are standouts.

Thank Karnival111111
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Our home town restaurant TESHIMA's is our testiment to qualify fine japanese food and presentation styles. You can have traditional Japanese style with miso soup or american style on a platter. Chop Sticks, forks, hot japanese tea and a whole choice of appetisers await you....More

Thank Clyde T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:30 - 13:45
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 13:45
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 13:45
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 13:45
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 13:45
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 13:45
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 13:45
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79-7251 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7912
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kealakekua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-322-9140
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