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Kuhio Grille

$$ - $$$Hawaiian, American,
111 E Puainako St Ste A106, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-5288
+1 808-959-2336
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“laulau” (46 reviews)
“fried rice” (50 reviews)
“lau lau” (14 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Hawaiian, American, Polynesian
$$ - $$$
111 E Puainako St Ste A106, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-5288
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped in because of the reviews on laulau. It was okay and good value. The place was very busy at noon but the staff were all friendly and accommodating.

Thank twopisces
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped because it was close to the mall. But I'm really glad that I did. I had their famous one pound Hawaiian Lau Lau. It was great!!! I had a side of their wonderful fried rice to go with it. I went at 2:30...More

Thank Lovephotography14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting local cuisine. Reasonably priced. Good food. Staff was great. Lots if locals seemed to eat there. No alcohol available.

Thank ustressed
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

The food is great. The customer Seenot so much. The salad is not all that but the dressing is good. Really liked the teriyaki pork. The fried chicken is good too. Only one bathroom so go before you come.

Thank Daniel J
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We visited here on the recommendation of my daughter. It was great authentic Hawiian cuisine and much more. A must visit that is casual and where the locals go too. Yummy.

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this gem in a strip mall. Looks very nondescript from the outside, but inside was a large diner-style joint filled with locals (that's how I knew I found the right place). Service was awesome. Lots of choices but very meat-based (for those that...More

Thank casey j
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing place with wonderful local flavor and wonderful gormet food with reasonable prices. Definite must try. Food is to die for as well as their desserts.

Thank Debra K
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The servers here go above and beyond to take care of you and make sure you have everything you need. Love the laulau and kalua pork! So tasty and not too expensive.

Thank shannnnn11
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Today rate only...usually it's very pleasant..And friendly by all the girls...Our server was the nicest and her name was Tristan...The attitude seemed like they were angry or mad ..sorry this is how it felt being there for this evening

Thank Deanna P
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We love to find the places where the locals eat and hang out, and this little diner did not disappoint! Casual atmosphere, obviously regular clientele chatting with the servers like old friends, fast service and excellent food. We would definitely return!

Thank Jt F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Hawaiian, American, Polynesian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 E Puainako St Ste A106, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-5288
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-959-2336
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