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Teshima's

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79-7251 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7912
+1 808-322-9140
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06:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 21:00
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Lilliwaup, Washington
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Went there for lunch and breakfast. Bento box style for lunch very good. Had a Japanese breakfast the fish was awesome!

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Thank Glenna B
seattle,wa
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Old family owned japanese restaurant. Very friendly and homey. Good food. My favofite was the butter fish.

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Thank dave777wa
Kealakekua, Hawaii
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 February 2017

If you crave miso soup on a rainy day, this is your place. I have been here countless times over more than 20 years, and I adore the food, the people and place in time it represents. I have always found the food to be consistent and have pretty much always stuck to about 5 items on the menu, my... More 

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Thank juniperb009
Ocean Shores, Washington
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We spend three weeks on the Big Island every year, and Teshima's is a must for at least 3 dinners while we are there. This is a family run restaurant started many years ago. Food is excellent, and many locals choose to dine here, reservations are suggested, prices are excellent.

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Thank Sissierae
Aydie, France
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

After a first visit with business colleagues I just had to go back. Great sushi and bento but the sashimi is a true delight. this is a traditional family business going back decades. Totally genuine with no airs & graces. fast efficient service and a good menu selection.

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Thank johnmacnish
San Diego, California
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Hubby & I had their special breakfast of eggs, pancake, & meat. It was delicious and cooked just right. Teshima's is a family run restaurant that does maintain specific hours for breakfast, lunch & dinner so always make note of that. There food is always excellent. I have had pork chops before & I really enjoyed them. My husband always... More 

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Thank Happy travelor13
Traverse City, Michigan
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493 reviews
385 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Initially ignored this place thinking fish heads and rice. Finally looked at reviews, menu and pictures and decided to go. Wish I had done this sooner. Got the Friday special which was a tray with 9 different items for $14.95. Miso soup, kimche, sweet cucumber slices, kahlua pork, teri beef, fried tofu, panko ahi and 2 more items. Also includes... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

After ordering Kona Ahi dinner we were served several sides that are included. One of them was a soup. I said that I didn't have a spoon, how am I supposed to eat this dish. I understand chopsticks, but the proprietress proceeded in giving me a lesson on drinking the soup as the Japanese are used to doing. Ladies use... More 

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Thank TNAllison
Heriot Bay, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed the #3 option. It was recommended to us and we were suitably impressed. The ambience is old world and reminded me of the early 1960s. Don't bother with dessert.

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Thank Janet R
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This is a family restaurant established in 1929. They offer a variety of authentic Japanese food from breakfast to dinner. Reservation highly recommended. Their highchair was super clean. A big plus to traveling families!

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Thank Dan X

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 21:00
Monday
06:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:00
Thursday
06:30 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 21:00
Saturday
06:30 - 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?