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Restaurant Miwa

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1261 Kilauea Ave Ste 230, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4287
+1 808-961-4454
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Honomu, Hawaii
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love Japanese food, especially sushi, so we thought we'd try this place out since we were in the area. My husband has been wanting Hamachi kama and they just so happened to have it as a special for dinner. We also ordered a couple sushi rolls and nigiri. The service seemed a little slow tonight and they were fairly... More 

Thank Cherilyn D
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96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here several times because the food is delicious and generously portioned. I've had their Tempura Soba and find it flavored similar to restaurants in Japan. The only negative was that the portions of chicken and pork in their Pork Tofu and Chicken Tofu dishes were quite skimpy. There was no shortage of vegetables, but could also use... More 

Thank Elnakaz1
Hilo, Hawaii
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

a friend introduced me to this restaurant on the fly. but I was surprised how ornate the atmosphere and the dishes were arranged. it was a mix of modern service and old japan. what the restaurant offers? the sushi bar can get pricy. they have combination plates are pricey too given the usual cost in the area (up to mid... More 

Thank chuckeedove
Austin, Texas
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Hard to review without trying the sushi. But the Salmon teriyaki was pretty tasty. The calamari was hands down the worst I've had. I think they got it from Gorton's.

Thank ScotKibbe
Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

My family was invited by local relatives to meet them at Miwa's for lunch. We arrived a few minutes early, checked in and found that no reservation had been made, so we decided to wait for the rest of the party before being seated (it wasn't busy so there was plenty of open space). I asked the hostess where the... More 

1 Thank KrisT808
Seattle, Washington
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We hosted a pre-wedding dinner for immediate family and out of town guests. It was a large group of thirty. Food was delivered in a timely manner, tasted great. Personalized service, everyone was satisfied. The coconut pie is to die for. Thanks Restaurant Miwa, excellent service and food.

1 Thank Garrett M
Hilo, Hawaii
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

I had the deluxe combination dinner plate (3-choices). It was worth the $21.00. My combo was tempura (2-shrimp, 1-sweet potato, 1-zucchini, 1-carrot), thinly sliced ginger pork, and thinly sliced teri beef. It all came in a Japanese compartment box with toss salad (house dressing), salted cabbage, miso soup, bowl of rice and Japanese hot tea. Appetizer was a California roll... More 

Thank kisan719
Los Angeles, California
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

We took My husbands parents there on our last night visiting them from LA. My In-Laws are regulars there and raved so much about this place that I wanted to visit and it was worth the visit. Food was perfect and the servers were very friendly , attentive and genuine. The dessert was just out of this world , My... More 

Thank Jynxie
Greer, South Carolina
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265 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

Good service, food was average but just what we needed. Sushi was fresh as you would expect in Hawaii!

Thank Travelers0205
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7 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

We went in September, there were only four people in my group. We ordered a few appetizers and dinner entrees. I order the mackerel and it was overcooked..pretty tough. We had a few beers and hot tea. Our bill with tip was over $270. I guess if the overall meal was exceptional, I wouldn't have minded but nothing we had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1261 Kilauea Ave Ste 230, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4287
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-961-4454

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