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Bamboo Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, Asian,
55-3415 Akoni Pule Highway, Suite 270, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI 96719
+1 808-889-5555
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
American, Asian, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
55-3415 Akoni Pule Highway, Suite 270, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI 96719
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1 - 10 of 915 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped in while visiting Hawi. The atmosphere is full of aloha, the wait staff is very attentive, especially Jack, who we were blessed to have as our waiter. He even gave me Hawaiian Sweet Bread to go because he knew I liked it! There...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped before hike at the end of the road. Great iced tea ( earl gray), fresh catch of the day - then a lovely surprise with 2 local hula dancers. Very authentic. Great experience! Owner very friendly - charming place

Thank Bluesef12
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was one of favorite meals during our trip to the Big Island. After hiking in Pololu Valley, we split the Bamboozler appetizer sampler, had some limeade and a lilikoi slush, and split dessert. The service was warm and incredibly friendly, the food was flavorful...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove to Kawi to eat at Bamboo. It was o.k. but not especially eventful. Lots of people were dining this day at this restaurant. Difficult to find a good restaurant that food is worthy to talk about and a decent price.

Thank JaneKnoxville
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited this restaurant each time we have been on the Big Island (sometimes we've eaten here more than once per visit!) and the food is always delicious. I ordered the Hawaiian Barbecued Pork Sandwich this time and it was absolute perfection! The lilliquoi...More

Thank ddolsons
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved the egg rolls and the Mac Caesar salad, when I got them. Sadly, though, the Single Woman Ignoring Syndrome was in full effect. I know it’s not intentional, but it’s time to wake up to this unconscious prejudice and bring it to an...More

2  Thank goyogamama
mangogirlhawi, Owner at Bamboo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You know what? I've been a single woman for twenty years now and I dine alone 90% of the time, I am on the West Coast from Seattle and Portland to Monterey nearly half the year and eat out every day, either lunch or dinner....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on the Big Island for about 10 days. We totally loved Bamboo! We arrived to Hawi not knowing what we would do so we shopped a bit and then got hungry. We peaked into the restaurant, but it appeared to be closed. It...More

Thank Toobz2b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For many years and many times we have driven to Hawi to lunch at Bamboo Restaurant. We are never disappointed. It is a memorable Hawaiian experience. The energetic and attentive owner, the staff, and the “traditional” hula dancers all add to an experience not to...More

Thank TKCRhino
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have never been so disrespected as I was here while entertain international guests. I was deeply embarrassed, not so much for myself as for that kind of treatment in our town/state/country being demonstrated.More

3  Thank Kokolulukarin
mangogirlhawi, Owner at Bamboo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I KNOW Karin (small town) and I have written to her, apologizing and trying to find out what happened. Rather than respond, she chooses to leave up this "appalling" review, thereby showing "disrespect" toward us as she ignores my attempts to communicate with her. Thankfully,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are nearby Hawi, make sure you stop at Bamboo. The food is excellent, everyone enjoyed what they ordered. The Hawaiian pulled pork sandwich was so flavourful. The salad dressings were made in house and were wonderful. Lunch started at 11:30 and there was...More

Thank Kimberly F
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misswing
18 April 2017|
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Response from mangogirlhawi | Property representative |
Yes, we have a children's menu, and we even have a place for crumbmeisters. Kids are welcome... and, yes, of course we appreciate well behaved ones. So do you. :-)
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Elaine C
14 March 2015|
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Response from mangogirlhawi | Property representative |
Aloha Elaine, Yes we do! We have brunch from 11:30-2:30. It is off the menu, not a buffet. Hope we see you soon and mahalo for thinking of us. aloha, joan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55-3415 Akoni Pule Highway, Suite 270, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI 96719
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hawi
  • Phone Number: +1 808-889-5555
  • E-mail
Description
Come to Bamboo for a feeling of the "Real Hawaii". Located in a historic building, we offer lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch, and we invented the Passion Fruit Margarita and Mojito. Browse the gallery for local art and crafts. Come and find the aloha of the islands!
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