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Hilo Burger Joint

#12 of 186 Restaurants in Hilo
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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776 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4235
+1 808-935-8880
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Lacey, Washington
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stopped in here on a day trip to Hilo. We were looking for something out the busy downtown area and this place was perfect. It's one of those places that's not really attractive on the outside but the food inside is awesome! I had the teri burger which was teriyaki, fresh pineapple and cheese. It was very tasty! The... More 

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Thank Alicia C
Hong Kong, China
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the bar/pub atmosphere. The burgers were delicious, made from local beef, and portions generous.

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1 Thank Dan B
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for a simple dinner in Hilo. This place is great if you want a burger or chicken fingers or a salad. Locals can me here for the fantastic food. Burgers! Delicious! The have vegan, turkey, salmon and regular beef patties, cooked to perfection. Over 20 types of topping, or just simple, or just the patty! They have... More 

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Thank Rashawmd
Annapolis
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The fried were good, but my burger was soggy from the sauce that was with the flavor I got. The meat tasted good on its own, and if I had to do it over I would probably just get a regular cheeseburger. The waitress kind of rushed us out of there, dropping off our check while we were still eating... More 

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Thank cacnie
Hilo, Hawaii
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You name it, Hilo Burger joint will put it on a bun for you! Wide assortment of creative interpretations of the beloved burger! We have tried a number of their burgers- the BBQ burger, the green chili burger, the au jus burger, the Wagyu burger. You can sub a salmon burger or turkey burger in any of their sammies. Board... More 

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Thank wino m
Melbourne, Australia
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70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Bloody good burgers. Friendly service. Very particular about making sure you get what you want and happy to oblige re: changes. Hit all the spots!

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Thank Sass_11
Bakersfield, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

They have the option to substitute a garden burger for any specialty burger on the menu. No extra charge. Great BBQ sauce. French Fries were awesome. Staff very friendly and helpful. Would eat there again for sure.

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Thank Dianne M
Michigan
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The burger menu is extensive, and the burgers are amazing! I had one with goat cheese, a beet, and arugula. OMG. Good beer menu too. The best part? A bacon brownie for dessert! This place feels very local and low key. This would be my go-to spot if I lived in Hilo.

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Thank thaus76
Maui, Hawaii
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Worth the stop! Vegeburger moist and edible (novel). Great fries. Superb wait staff. Nice ambiance. Happy to be hungry here.

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Thank HappyTravelAddict
Menlo Park, California
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Not only was the burger (big island beef) juicy and wonderful flavor but they offered interesting combinations. I had the blue cheese burger served on a bed of lettuce. It was great. Good service too

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 776 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4235
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-935-8880

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